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:

 

Center for Supportive Schools to Engage and Inspire Student Leaders in Baltimore City with $386,569 AT&T Aspire .
BALTIMORE, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Baltimore's Academy of College and Career Exploration (ACCE), students are required to carry clear or mesh backpacks to school for security purposes. When Principal ...


Volvo Starts Vocational Training School in Morocco
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Schools' wait lists called a drag on the economy - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Schools' wait lists called a drag on the economy
Boston Globe
Many vocational and technical schools across Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission, creating a bottleneck in worker training even as thousands of well-paying jobs go unfilled for lack of skilled labor, according to a new .
Northeastern Study: Not Enough Spots In Massachusetts Vocational SchoolsWBUR
Study: Many Massachusetts vocational and technical high schools have waiting .The Republican - masslive.com
Vocational H.S. waiting lists are getting longerwwlp.com

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Vocational High School Programs an Option for Teens - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Vocational High School Programs an Option for Teens
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
In vocational high school programs EUR which are also known as career and technical education programs EUR students study a skill or trade, such as engineering or plumbing, in addition to completing academic core requirements. Career and technical .

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Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw signals return of grammar schools
Ofsted head Sir Michael Wilshaw, pictured,said that children should be streamed at 14, before they start their GCSEs. He said pupils could go to a school to learn a trade or a skill for industry...


CNH Industrial's TechPro2 Training Programme Arrives in China
SHANGHAI, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has launched its TechPro 2 Technical Professional Programme at the Changshan Vocational Secondary School in China's Zhejiang ...


KUKA Robotics Corporation debuts the KORE of STEM Education at ACTEs CareerTech VISION 2014
KUKA Robotics to debuts KORE, the KUKA Official Robotics Education program at ACTE CareerTech VISION 2014...


Funding uncertainty worries teachers
The teachers' union says schools still do not know how much funding they will get for vocational education and training programs next year...


Why the funding of second-level education is inequitable
Opinion: Only voluntary schools have to pay for insurance, lighting, security and secretarial services..


Germany Grants Master Scholarships To Vocational Teachers
VIENTIANE: The government of Germany last Friday awarded ten scholarships to Lao vocational education teachers for international master training course...


The Return of Vocational High Schools: More Options or the Kiss of Death? - U.S. News & World Report

The Return of Vocational High Schools: More Options or the Kiss of Death?
U.S. News & World Report
That's because Fuller is graduating from Philadelphia's Mercy Vocational High School, which aims to ensure that students leave not only with the basics they need to earn a high school diploma in the state, but also an industry certification. Working .

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German Students Snub Vocational Schools - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

German Students Snub Vocational Schools
Wall Street Journal
The country's 200-year-old two-tier education system, credited for building one of the most productive workforces on the planet, is sputtering as young Germans increasingly shun vocational schoolsEUR”the gateway to manufacturing careersEUR”for universities.

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Vocational high schools: Where job skills are the goal - Marketplace.org

Vocational high schools: Where job skills are the goal
Marketplace.org
But Liz King, who grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts, has known since middle school that college was not for her. EURœI'm not a book person,EUR she says. EURœYou know you are or you're not.EUR So, when the time came, King asked to go to Minuteman, a vocational .

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10 Minutes Away From Swarthmore, America's Finest Vocational School - The Daily Gazette

10 Minutes Away From Swarthmore, America's Finest Vocational School
The Daily Gazette
The Wednesday before fall break, The Daily Gazette took a field trip to the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades, one of the top vocational schools in America, often described as the EURœHarvard of trade schools.EUR We wanted to see what going to a .

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