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!

 

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Newark's strategy for vocational schools provides a model for Buffalo - Buffalo News

Newark's strategy for vocational schools provides a model for Buffalo
Buffalo News
In Newark, N.J. EUR practically the American prototype for urban decay EUR Essex County Vocational Technical Schools are graduating 96 percent of their students, many of them earning professional licenses. With 85 percent of students qualifying for free or .

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Study: Many Massachusetts vokes have waiting lists
BOSTON EUR” A study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission at a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor. The Northeastern University School of Law study found that at least 3,500 students were unable to get into public vocational schools in the past two years...


Many tech schools have waiting lists
BOSTON (AP) -- A study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission at a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor...


Two Valley colleges could close by Friday
Students at two Valley colleges are scrambling to figure out what to do after finding out their schools may close this Friday...


Report: Many Mass. Vocational Schools Have Waiting Lists, Study Says
At a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor. a study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission...


College Corner: Alternatives for higher education
Last weeks College Corner introduced the U.C. and Cal State school systems, and this week details the many alternatives for higher education, including community college, vocational/trade schools, and private schools...


Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need - ArmyTimes.com

Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need
ArmyTimes.com
For years, some government officials have argued that private-sector technical and vocational institutions are not an economical choice for veterans utilizing their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, suggesting these types of schools do not help students .

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Skills Gap Bumps Up Against Vocational Taboo - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Skills Gap Bumps Up Against Vocational Taboo
Wall Street Journal
The students, paid by the companies, spend three to four days a week doing on-the-job training within companies and the rest of the time taking classes at public vocational schools. Curricula are developed by employers' associations, trade unions and .

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Is university best for your child?
TWO years out of high school, Evan Fischbach is earning US$40,000 (RM128,000) a year. His secret: shop class (industrial arts).In...


S.J.'s vocational high schools see new identity in changing economic . - Gloucester County Times - NJ.com

S.J.'s vocational high schools see new identity in changing economic .
Gloucester County Times - NJ.com
Public vocational schools are clearing those paths in two different ways, said Dundee. First, they have their traditional occupational hands-on training programs that prepare students for careers in trades such as HVAC, culinary arts and auto mechanics .

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Trade school pushes for bill allowing charter, vocational schools - Marianas Variety

Trade school pushes for bill allowing charter, vocational schools
Marianas Variety
THE Northern Marianas Trade Institute is asking the House of Representatives to pass a bill that creates a higher education commission that will enable charters and vocational schools to certify its graduates for employments. In their joint letter to .

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Site Last Updated 8:51 am, Monday
SIBU: Sarawak Teachers Union (STU) calls for building of more vocational schools in line with the growing emphasis on technical education. Its president Jisin Nyud said this was necessary to train students for a specific trade and undergo courses that would prepare them for jobs in the real world...


Pattaya Mail
BANGKOK, Sept 10 - Thailand and Germany have addressed the skilled labour deprivation in the Greater Mekong Sub-region through the promotion of the EURśDual Vocational EducationEURť scheme by providing in-company trainings to vocational students...


Fixing Buffalo's Schools: Why vocational schools in Newark, NJ, were chosen - Buffalo News

Fixing Buffalo's Schools: Why vocational schools in Newark, NJ, were chosen
Buffalo News
The district is one of 21 vocational school systems that exist in New Jersey, offering career-focused programs that allow students to take vocational courses while earning a high school diploma. Although New York has the regional Board of Cooperative .

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Union County vo-tech schools among top 25 in northeast, survey says - The Star-Ledger

Union County vo-tech schools among top 25 in northeast, survey says
The Star-Ledger
SCOTCH PLAINS EUR” Three Union County vocational-technical high schools were named among the top 25 high schools in the northeast by The Daily Beast, in a nationwide survey. The Union County Magnet High School for Science, Mathematics and .

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Rwanda: Students Showcase Unique Innovations At TVET Expo
[New Times]A TEN-DAY mini exhibition, featuring mainly works from students from various technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools across the Southern Province, has opened in Huye District...


Vocational education scheme to be launched in 500 schools next year - Hindustan Times

Vocational education scheme to be launched in 500 schools next year
Hindustan Times
At a function at Rupnagar Press Club, Cheema said the scheme had been implemented in 100 schools this year. He hoped it would be beneficial for students. He said since books related to vocational education were in English, the education department had .

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