As goes the saying that there is no end to learning, the trade schools of the age are opening new opportunities to the adult learners. With the advent of vocational training centers and technical training institutes, more and more adult learners are being able to start their professional careers.
With little or no college education, these vocational institutions are creating opportunities. The students of these trade schools are very soon establishing themselves in their own fields. Soon after finishing their courses, the successful students hit the market with lucrative salaries and industry benefits.
Trade schools equip their students for different industries, such as medical, construction, engineering, computer, food, fashion, beauty, healthcare, and so on. Some popular roles that the students can opt for are laboratory assistants, construction site engineers, chefs, beauticians, fashion designers and many more. Depending on your inner drive, choose your type of course and jumpstart. You can either set up your own business or search a suitable job by the time you complete the course.
You can also consider advancing in your existing career by gaining some specialized knowledge. Short term or crash courses offer you classes on special subjects. Moreover anytime you can consider pursuing some classes on management skills. These would be applicable for any career or business that you pursue or plan to pursue.
Like all other states in the United States, Colorado offers multiple opportunities for its people for vocational training. Here is an account of ten renowned schools in the capital of Colorado, Denver and also in the other nearby cities. All of them offer financial aid for students who quality. Moreover they offer career services for students to start and advance their professional lives.
1. Heritage College and Technical Institutes
This school trains students to pursue interesting careers, such as that of X-Ray Medical Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technician, Medical Assistant, Cosmetologist, Personal Fitness Trainer, and Massage Therapist.
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Visit their website http://www.heritage-education.com/gtradeschool5a.htm?gclid=CJWGuYqotqoCFecaQgodICfJ4w or call at 888-334-7339 for more information on their courses.
2. ITT Technical Institute
This institute offers both classroom and online trainings to prepare for various fields, such as Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Computer Drafting and Design, Computer Network Systems, Web Development, Multimedia, Software Applications and Programming, Technical Project Management, Information Systems Security and so on.
Their curriculum offerings lead primarily to associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. Currently they have two campuses in Colorado; one in Wolff Court, Westminister, CO 80031 and the other in East Iliff Avenue, Aurora, CO 80014. Their courses are classified into five schools in both the campuses. They are
– School of Information Technology
– School of Electronics Technology
– School of Drafting and Design
– School of Business
– School of Criminal Justice
For more information on their courses, activities, and brochure, visit their website http://www2.itt-tech.edu/masgoogle/?code=6183785430|trade%20schools
3. Lincoln College of Technology
Situated in South Lipan Street of Denver 80223, this school has rich 65 years of history. It has seen thousands of graduates move on to successful careers in a diverse range of fields, such as automotive, skilled trades, nursing, allied health, culinary, cosmetology, business, information technology, and many more.
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Their career training programs emphasize experiential learning and employability thereby helping students achieve personal and professional success. For more information you can call the Dean at 303-722-5724 or visit their website: http://www.lincolnedu.com/lincolnconsumerinfo
4. Everest College
One of the leading accredited colleges of the state, this institution voluntarily undergoes periodic accrediting evaluations. With wide range of courses on medicine, legal, accounting and others, Everest provides practical hands-on training. Moreover they offer job assistance, like any other leading institution. It is located in Aurora area. For more information, visit their website: http://www.everest.edu/
5. Keller Graduate School
Affiliated under DeVry’s University this school offers graduate program in Business Administration and Accounting and Finance. They claim to be offering personal attention due to small size of their classes.
Faculty is from trained industry professional, who are successful in their own fields. This school has three locations across the state in Denver and Colorado Springs. For more information, visit their website: http://www.keller.edu/index3.jsp
6. Colorado Technical University
This is a network of colleges offering career-oriented programs on subjects, such as business, health, legal, information technology and many more. Its state of the art campuses located across the country offer flexibility in terms of choosing your location of study. Both degree and certificate programs have intensive curriculum designed by skilled trainers. This university offers job-aid after studies and an online network to connect from anywhere anytime. For more information, visit their website: http://www.coloradotech.edu/
7. Argosy University
This university offers doctoral, post-graduate and graduate degree in some specialized disciplines, such as psychology, education, business and health sciences.
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Located in the Denver area, this university focuses of personal development in tandem with offering quality education. For more information, you may call 1.800.377.0617 or visit their website: http://www.argosy.edu
8. Kaplan College
This network of colleges offers real-time education for both finishing school and continuing education. The curriculum reflects career goals and professional needs. It has the standard set of courses on Allied Health, Criminal Justice, and Legal, keeping the current market need in mind. Students enjoy a digitized learning platform through new media technologies. Both degree and diploma courses are offered. Moreover career services and part-time jobs are offered at the end of your study. Its college in Colorado is located in the capital city, Denver. For more information, call 888-323-0521 or visit their website: http://denver.kaplancollege.com/Pages/Homepage.aspx
9. The Art Institute of Colorado
This institute specializes in graphics and film-making. The courses include graduate programs in Design & Technical Graphics, Design Management, and Digital Filmmaking & Video Production and many more. Located in Lincoln Street, Denver, this institute claims to be preparing you for tomorrow’s art, fashion, and cuisine.
Top employers eyeing the students of this college are Macy’s, JCPenny, Marriott International, Home Depot, Best Buy and many more. For more information, call 1-888-624-0300 or visit their website: http://www.artinstitutes.edu/
10. Ecotech Institute
If you are looking at an alternative career, something with a cause and difference, this institute is your choice. It is the first and only college that is solely focused on preparing students to enter the growing fields of renewable energy and sustainable design. The programs offered include subjects, such as, Electrical Engineering Technology, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Paralegal, Environmental Technology, Renewable Energy Technology, Solar Energy Technology, Sustainable Interior Design, and Wind Energy Technology. For more information on their curriculum, visit their website: http://www.ecotechinstitute.com/landings/ppc-contact-us.cfm/?gclid=CKy12rrctqoCFQIFbAodzz2D5Q