About Vocational Degrees

Before you start any job, however prestigious or simple, your prospective employer will consider what skills and talents you can bring to the position. Whether you just need a pleasant personality to work in a shop, or you are required to have a long list of qualifications to work in the medical field, you can only be the right person for the job if you meet those requirements.

Knowing just what an employer is looking for before he hires is key in being able to get the job. You want to be just the person they’re looking for! You want your resume to stand out and your confidence and skills to make you a prime candidate. Education is a major key to having what it takes.

You can attend a four year college and get a degree that might fit the bill, or you can attend a vocational school and have a specialized degree that will ensure potential employers that you have studied and work intensely toward being the best employee you can be.

There are a huge number of vocational degrees that you can earn. Vocational schools have so many different focuses that you can choose from. Take almost any career field and you will find numerous different degrees and certifications that can be earned in the field. For example, in the field of nursing alone there are over 200 vocational degrees and certifications you can choose from!

Because vocational school is so specialized, you need to go into it knowing what you want. There is not time for goofing off for a year or two before choosing your major, like so many college students do. Decide what position you’d like to hold, one that you can be passionate about and get satisfaction from every day. Then find out what requirements there are to get such a position.

One of the great things about vocational degrees is that you can get one on top of your other education. Maybe you’ve been to college for a year or two and just now decided what you want to do for your career. You can switch to a vocational school and quickly get the degree that will help you find the job you want. Or maybe you’ve been working in one field for a short or long period of time and finally decided that this is not what you want to be doing for the rest of your life. You can head to a vocational college and get a degree quickly that will allow you to change jobs with good prospects.

Everyone should be able to have their dream job. Vocational colleges make this a possibility for many people, helping them gain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their field and a vocational degree to prove it. Find out what type of degree is required for your dream job and go out and get it!

 

Vocational Schools News:

 

Inappropriate teacher postings defy educational professionalism
The posting issue in which 51 teachers trained at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) were posted to boarding and vocational schools has caused an uproar in the Chinese community...


Pinda Lays Stress On Building of Trade Schools - AllAfrica.com

Pinda Lays Stress On Building of Trade Schools
AllAfrica.com
Same EUR” PRIME Minister Mizengo Pinda has ordered districts in the country to construct at least one trade school with a view to combating unemployment. The premier gave the directive when laying a foundation stone for Gonja Mheza Vocational Training .

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Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of...


Let education take care of its own
Last Wednesday, the cabinet instructed second education minister Idris Jusoh and minister in the PM's department Wee Ka Siong to negotiate the best solution on the transfer of teachers. More than a week now, but we have yet to hear anything positive from the ministers...


Yap clarifies posting of Chinese teachers
Kota Kinabalu: There is widespread misunderstanding over Chinese Language teachers' postings to fully residential schools (SBP) and vocational colleges (KV) that needs to be clarified for public knowledge, said Deputy Education Minister I, Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching...


Punjab government to offer vocational training and guaranteed jobs to youth - PrepSure

PrepSure

Punjab government to offer vocational training and guaranteed jobs to youth
PrepSure
Under NSQF, students who will pass out of the vocational courses will be offered industrial training inputs and industry exposure to enhance their employability. Those who graduate the senior secondary level of the vocational school will get guaranteed .

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Broward tech centers are county's new colleges | Video
Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of...


Report card for New Mexico schools is mixed
More schools receive A's and B's, and more schools receive D's and F's..


Jobs guaranteed to vocational school passouts: Cheema - Hindustan Times

Jobs guaranteed to vocational school passouts: Cheema
Hindustan Times
Giving details about the programme, Cheema said it would provide guaranteed employment to the senior secondary passouts of vocational schools. He said from August, the state is going to initiate exclusive vocational education programme for which 100 .
Punjab govt, NSDC to introduce vocational education at senior secondary schoolsindiablooms

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Godrej shows the way to hone skills
Workers and students learn the tricks of the trade through LabourNet..


Resolve teacher posting issue wisely: Teo
Kudat: The posting of the 51 Chinese language teachers who graduated from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) to boarding schools, vocational schools and colleges was a serious issue as the Education Ministry has neglected the shortage of Chinese language teachers in conforming schools...


Gun ban still in effect at local colleges, university - Statesboro Herald

Gun ban still in effect at local colleges, university
Statesboro Herald
A EURśschool safety zoneEURť includes the real property or buildings of public or private elementary schools, secondary schools, technical schools, vocational schools, colleges or universities, she said. Georgia Southern, like Ogeechee Tech and East Georgia .

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Do your homework when choosing a vocational school - Jackson Sun

Do your homework when choosing a vocational school
Jackson Sun
The FTC suggests exploring other options before enrolling in a vocational school. Call employers in your chosen field and ask what kinds of training and experience they look for and what programs they recommend. Look into alternatives like community .

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Vocational classes for troubled youths
A royal initiated project is helping students prone to violence to turn their lives around..


A call to fix or shut Madison Park school - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

A call to fix or shut Madison Park school
Boston Globe
Boston's only vocational school needs to improve quickly or be shut down, replaced by an independent regional vocational school, according to an internal School Department memo obtained by the Globe. The recommendation, one of 27 made by an .

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Hong Kong parents need to recognise benefits of vocational education - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Hong Kong parents need to recognise benefits of vocational education
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Students in band three schools should not have the same curriculum as those in band one from Form Four onwards. A curriculum designed to gain entry into the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) after graduation from Form Six would be more suitable.

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Activists want mismatched Chinese language teachers re-deployed
KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 EUR• The Education Ministry must ensure that teachers trained to teach Chinese language classes at SPM and STPM levels are sent to national-type secondary schools, education...


THE GRADE: Frontier grad earns state fair prize; vocational school closes - Bakersfield Californian

THE GRADE: Frontier grad earns state fair prize; vocational school closes
Bakersfield Californian
The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools denied the California College of Vocational Careers' accreditation application Feb. 11 for nine findings including continued financial losses in which liabilities exceeded assets by a ratio of more .

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