What is

Vocational Education

Vocational education help to prepare students for a specific career. This type of education can take place in trade schools, technical schools or on-the-job training programs. These trades or crafts include, but are not limited to, plumbing, nursing and architecture. 

Vocational education usually consists of a mix of theory and practical, hands-on experience. Typically, instructors use competency-based grading, over a standard grading scale, to check if students have mastered a skill. Modern vocational education allows students to develop transferable creative and personal development skills specific to a chosen job.

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