Vocational Schools Database

Construction Schools

Training at a construction trade school can prepare you for exciting roles in the building professions. Career training can prepare you for a number of positions, including carpentry, roofing, construction management, electrical work, and more. Construction remains one of the nation's largest industries and the building and construction trades employ more than 7 million salaried workers along with nearly 2 million self-employed professionals.

Depending on your career choice, your educational options may vary. Many construction workers complete an apprenticeship as well as class work through a local trade school or community college. Apprenticeships may last up to five years as you learn the skills necessary to succeed in your field. If you are interested in eventually moving into a management position, you may need to complete a four-year degree in a related field.

Construction Trade Career Opportunities
In this diverse field, you should be able to pursue a variety of training and career opportunities. However, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the contraction trades have "relatively high earnings" and rely upon a large number of self-employed workers. In 2008, these positions earned the following median annual salaries:
  • Carpenters: $38,940
  • Electricians: $46,420
  • Construction Managers: $79,860
  • Construction Laborer: $28,520
Today, more than half of all jobs are in residential and commercial construction, with specialties in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical leading the way after general contracting. Armed with career training from a construction trade school, you should find yourself prepared to join a diverse field of career possibilities.

Construction Schools

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Heald College
Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.
Construction Management, and more.
  • Honolulu: 1500 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814
  • San Francisco: 350 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Westwood College
Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures.
Construction Management (B), Construction Management (A), and more.
  • Torrance: 19700 S. Vermont Ave. Suite 100 Torrance, CA 90502
  • Calumet City: 80 River Oaks Center Calumet City, IL 60409
  • Arlington: 1901 North Ft. Myer Arlington, VA 22209
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Fortis Institute
At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information
Construction Management, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, HVAC and more.
  • Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506
  • Montgomery: 3736 Atlanta Highway Montgomery, AL 36109
  • Columbia: 246 Stoneridge Drive Suite 101 Columbia, SC 29210
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Ashworth College
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
Carpentry, Heating and Air Conditioning, Electrician and more.
  • Norcross: Norcross, GA

Penn Foster Schools
Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
Carpenter, Home Remodeling & Repair, HVAC Technician and more.
  • Scranton: Scranton, PA 18501

Everest Institute
Reach your career goals with a degree or diploma from Everest Institute.
Carpentry (Diploma), Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (Diploma), Electrician (Diploma) and more.
  • Houston: 9700 Bissonnet St Suite 1400 Houston, TX 77036
  • Austin: 9100 US Hwy 290 East Building 1, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78724
  • Southfield: 21107 Lahser Rd Southfield, MI 48033
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TCI College of Technology
Get a quality technical education and prepare for a better job at TCI College of Technology in New York City.
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology, and more.
  • New York: 320 West 31st St. New York, NY 10001

Stratford Career Institute
Earn Your Diploma from Home!
Home Inspector, Electrician, and more.
  • : , PA 94404

Everest University
Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Electrician, and more.
  • Tampa: 3319 W. Hillsborough Avenue Tampa, FL 33614
  • Orange Park: 805 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 32073

Florida Career College
Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.
HVAC Technician - DIP, and more.
  • Miami: 8200 SW 117 Avenue Miami, FL 33183
  • West Palm Beach: 6058 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33417
  • Pompano Beach: 3271 N State Road 7 Pompano Beach, FL 33063
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