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:

 

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Vocational training has become a key focus in Brunei Darussalam as it aims to meet the shifting demands of its economy as well as the challenges that economic integration with the rest of Asean is expected to bring after 2015...


Regional voc-tech schools face increasing interest and demand
Vocational technical schools throughout the state EUR” including several on SouthCoast EUR” have long waiting lists for students seeking admission, even as employers struggle to find workers trained in the trades, an advocacy group says...


Smith urging vocational training in schools - Omaha World-Herald

Smith urging vocational training in schools
Omaha World-Herald
Smith said a perception that vocational training is less prestigious than an academic education has caused schools to underserve students whose aptitudes lean toward the trades. EURœWe need to expose them, inspire them, and provide an opportunity for them .

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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
In the wake of a recession and the slow economic recovery that's followed, more students are rethinking the traditional educational paths and opting for the one less traveled. Take Gloucester County's Institute of Technology for example. In the past .

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Prosecution expands probe of lawmakers, vocational schools - The Korea Herald

Prosecution expands probe of lawmakers, vocational schools
The Korea Herald
The prosecution is set to conduct another round of investigations into allegations that some lawmakers may have had irregular connections with several vocational schools. In addition to their ongoing scrutiny into three opposition lawmakers and Seoul .

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Demand is high for Diman education
Students who enroll at Diman Regional Vocational High School get the best of both worlds:Academics that prepare them to continue onto college, and vocational training that enables them to enter industry directly from high school, earning a respectable starting salary.In other words, they can graduate, at 17 or 18 years old, with solid options. The school also offers competitive athletic teams ...


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 Mass. Vocational Schools Have Waiting Listsabc40
Conflicting Admissions Issues For Western Mass. Vocational SchoolsNew England Public Radio
The Republican - masslive.com -SouthCoastToday.com
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For thousands in Mass., vocational education a waiting game - Lowell Sun

For thousands in Mass., vocational education a waiting game
Lowell Sun
LOWELL -- More than 100 students awaiting a vocational education at Greater Lowell Technical High School are part of a statewide struggle of need versus space, a new survey finds. The survey, conducted by Northeastern University law students in .

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Prayut to lift vocational schools' status - Bangkok Post

Prayut to lift vocational schools' status
Bangkok Post
Efforts to raise the status of vocational education must go alongside tough measures to curb inter-school violence, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday. In his weekly address to the nation, Gen Prayut said the Office of the Private .

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Testing times ahead for China's education reform
Hebei native Guo Yongqiang, 22, did well enough in high school to qualify for an accounting course at university - the path his parents preferred him to take..


Study: Many Massachusetts vokes have waiting lists
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...


Vocational schools can be a true turning point for urban youth - Boston Globe

Vocational schools can be a true turning point for urban youth
Boston Globe
The article EURœLong waits at key schoolsEUR (Page A1, Sept. 15) points out many consequences of having waiting lists at vocational and technical schools in Massachusetts, but perhaps the most significant outcome of the lack of spots is not mentioned. With .

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Kenney: Provinces clamouring for TFWs should invest more in vocational schools
OTTAWA - Jason Kenney is taking aim at provinces and territories complaining about Ottawa's crackdown on temporary foreign workers, asking why they aren't spending more federal transfer funds on vocational schools. The federal employment minister says he's raising questions with the provinces ...


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...


Wake's vocational high school needs fine-tuning - News & Observer

Wake's vocational high school needs fine-tuning
News & Observer
The Wake County school board probably should have done a little more pondering before opening the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy. It's a school that gives students a chance to earn a high school diploma, college credit and a certificate in a .

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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 EURœDual Vocational EducationEUR scheme by providing in-company trainings to vocational students...


 

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