Vocational and Trade

We believe that real work matters, and that includes vocational and skilled trade jobs. Get the latest information on trends in vocational education in the U.S., including salary data, educational requirements, school listings, and more.

By Kay Easton

If you're wondering how to choose between one vocational education program and another and what you should know about choosing the right vocational school, there are important questions to answer regarding accreditation, career placement and more.

By Justin Boyle

Gone are the days when people were given a single purpose for their skills and stuck to it like factory machines. Learn how you can find your transferable work skills and make the sort of career connections that can beef up your employability.

By Maryalene LaPonsie

Looking for a rush? Here are 15 jobs that make every day an adventure -- and you don't even need a four-year degree to do them.

By Michael Kushman

Trade schools, also known as vocational schools, offer specialized programs for those who want to dive headlong into a new career. And they may even have benefits that outweigh those of a four-year college.

By Greta Brewster

Middle-skill jobs are gaining notoriety as an appreciation for practical skills gains steam. Learn why technical and vocational programs are becoming popular choices for career training.