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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 Holly Johnson

The art of welding involves taking a variety of metal pieces and using heat and other means to create something useful. Welders work in construction, maintenance, manufacturing, and repair. Highly skilled welders are in demand and may be able to find jobs in several industries.

By Kay Easton

Vocational school accreditation can make or break a graduate's prospects for employment or to transfer credits to another school. Check accreditation of all vocational schools before you apply.

By Kay Easton

Before looking at vocational schools, you need to decide whether you should earn a certificate or an associate degree. Asking yourself these three questions can help you decide.

By Kay Easton

Vocational certificates and other educational programs are available both online and on campus to help you prepare for a number of different careers that are in high demand and have earnings potential.

By Judi Sandall

Before deciding what vocational school is right for you, make some decisions about the career you want and the good educational path to take you there.