Technical and Vocational Training


You may be eligible for financial aid. Inquire with each individual school.

Internet Links
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)
ACCSCT accredits nearly 900 postsecondary schools and colleges in the United States. Click on “Resources,” then “School Directory” to search by school, state or program. Check here for contact information on local career and technology schools that do not have Web pages.
All Allied Health Schools: Your Guide to Allied Health Education and Careers
Lists of schools in New York and throughout the United States for careers in the allied health field.
All Nursing Schools
Lists of nursing schools and programs throughout the United States.
ASA Institute, College of Advanced Technology
151 Lawrence Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.522.9073 Accounting, bookkeeping, business computer facility operations, business computer programming, business courses, computer & information sciences, income tax preparation, laboratory assistant, marketing management, medical assistant, sales training, secretarial. Financial aid for low-income applicants.
Berk Trade and Business School
383 Pearl Street (corner of Willoughby St.) Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.625.6037 Electrical wiring, plumbing maintenance, building maintenance, comprehensive plumbing, electrical installation. Has a Fee.
Career & Educational Consultants, Inc.
270 Flatbush Avenue Extension Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.858.8500 Computerized bookkeeping, administrative skills, administrative office support, data entry, general office skills, customer service training. Job placement. Free to low-income families and those receiving unemployment, laid off, or terminated from a job in the past year.
Commercial Driver Training
600 Patton Avenue West Babylon, NY 11704 800.649.RIGS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) for trucks (Class A & B) and buses (BP).
Hair Design Institute
6711 5th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11220 718.745.1000 Courses lead to license to work as a hairdresser, nail technician and esthetician. Financial aid for low-income applicants.
Institute of Audio Research
64 University Place New York, NY 10003 212.677.7580 Audio recording and production.
Institute of Design and Construction
141 Willoughby Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.855.3661 Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree in architectural technology/building design; architectural technology/interior design; building construction technology. Financial aid for low-income applicants.
New York City College of Technology
300 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.260.5500 Trade, technical and industrial training. Vocational, associate’s and bachelor’s degrees; Continuing Education certifications. Financial aid for low-income applicants.
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
783 Fourth Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11232 718.369.0303 Computer (MS Office) and clerical (filing, typing) skills. Certificate for pharmacy technician (18 and older), GED, ESOL. Free.
Links to vocational/technical, adult and general education information and websites.
Technical Career Institute (TCI)
College of Technology 320 West 31st Street New York, N.Y. 10001 800.878.8246 Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) or Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) technology; building maintenance technology; digital media arts technology; business administration – accounting; office technology; electronic security systems; basic electronics technology; electronics engineering technology; industrial electronics technology; networking technology; health information technology. Fee; financial aid for low-income applicants.