Vocational, trade, correspondence, or specialty schools can be a great way to get the training and education needed for a variety of jobs.Below are links to information about technical and vocational schools, apprenticeships programs, culinary schools, design institutes, and visual and performing arts schools, as well as a career-exploration website:
CAREER TECH SCHOOL/PROGRAM
California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association Search Engine.
Department of Industrial Relations
Search available apprenticeship programs by county and occupation.
Culinary Institute of America
For more than six decades, the Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education.
Culinary Art Program @Delta College
Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program are preparing for a career in the exciting and expanding foodservice industry. Hands-on experience in all facets of food preparation is provided.
International Culinary Center
In 600 hours, the International Culinary Center takes you from basic knife skills through training on every station on the line, providing you with real-world knowledge that will support you in any field of the culinary industry.
Le Cordon Bleu Schools
Schools across the world with the certification of Le Cordon Bleu, strive to provide you with the cooking training and culinary education that is second to none. www.lecordonbleuschoolsusa.com
DESIGN, VISUAL& PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOLS
Academy of Art University
Discover your creative potential. Our Academics programs are designed to equip aspiring artists and designers like you with a comprehensive toolbox of knowledge and marketable skills that you will use in your future career. www.academyart.edu
Fashion Institute of Design & Manufacturing
At FIDM, we prepare you to launch your career by providing a supportive, creative, and professional environment from which to learn practical skills, build a network of industry contacts, and gain real-world experience. You’ll have the opportunity to generate innovative design and business solutions for top brands, collaborate with companies, build your portfolio, and put what you’re learning in the classroom to work. fidm.edu
School Search Engine
National Association of Schools of Art & Design https://nasad.arts-accredit.org/directory-lists/