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Thinking About a Career Where You Don't Need a College Degree?
You Can Get Started in a New Career at a Trade or Technical School
There are Lots of Different Career Options to Choose From
The Tuition is Affordable and Classes Start Soon


Are you considering a trade school diploma?

There are lots of terrific careers you could prepare for by joining your convenient junior college, private trade school or vocational institution.

Group of Dallas TX tech school students waiting for class to startOur website is just a really quick guide to looking for some of the affordable and convenient technical training schools which could provide you the desired vocational instruction you need to have started in your new occupation fast.

A working adult shouldn’t have to stay in a conventional college classroom for several years in order to get into a good career.

So if you have a pretty good idea of the type of work you think you hope to go into, you can get rolling right now by obtaining some data on courses and training programs from a couple of the many technical, vocational, trade, or job-specific schools and career education facilities around the country.

Anyone can quickly receive a diploma in a variety of practical careers in an assortment of categories including engine mechanic, electrician, nursing, paralegal, plumbing, furnace repair, and veterinarian, to mention just a few.

In case you are unable to find just the proper institution in your city, you might be able to sign up at one or more of the better online schools.

What Sort of Courses Are Available?
• Paralegal classes for paralegal and legal assistant diplomas or law career preparation.
• Electrical specialist training programs and electrical technician courses and career prep.
Young Houston TX students making notes for later
• Engine mechanic instruction classes with auto, diesel, plane, motorcycle and motorboat courses and training.
• Building maintenance education programs for residential building and facility service technician certificate courses.
• Air conditioning and furnace maintenance technical instruction with HVAC, heating, and cooling degree courses.
• Building construction trade class and cabinetry trade degrees and career preparation.
• Welding job programs with welding instruction certificates and specialty curriculum.
• Legal reporter training with court reporter certification courses and specialized occupation training.
• Plumbing apprentice specialty classes and apprentice training sessions.
• Cosmetology school for spa-related and beauty cosmetology position programs.
• Land surveying technical education with industry-certified surveying training.
• Vet specialist qualification with vet tech training.
• Property inspection certification program with focused house examiner education.
. . . plus many others.

There are some good options:

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At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won't just train for a career. You'll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you'll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you'll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with leading manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops. 


  • Automotive
  • Diesel
Locations: Avondale

Get hands-on training with South Texas Vocational Technical Institute. We offer a number of diploma programs in the skilled trades and health and wellness fields at our campuses in Weslaco, Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Brownsville, Texas.


  • Automotive Service Technician - Diploma
  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration - Diploma
Locations: San Antonio

Our mission is YOUR SUCCESS!

When you succeed, we succeed.  That is why we provide high-quality, specialized career preparation for all our students. Our goal is to help you find your rewarding career.

Our Mission Statement:

To provide high-quality, specialized career preparation or enhancement to meet and cope with technological changes resulting in employment and career success.


  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Diploma
Locations: College Station


Take the step to get a new career today



Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 50 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.


At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Cosmetology, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.


We are Texas born, Texas proud.


  • HVAC
Locations: Harlingen

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