Alabama Trade & Vocational Schools

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So, you are beginning your search for a trade school in Alabama! That is exciting news!

Whether you are looking to attend a school in a big city like Montgomery, or in a smaller, more rural area there are definitely options. Our list of schools provides some of the most important information you may want to know before making a decision to enroll. From net price to total enrollment, you can find the best match for your needs. Our data is updated annually so you can be assured the information is as accurate as possible.

So, scroll through the list, see which ones sound like good possibilities and reach out to the school for more information.

No matter which choice you make, just know that attending trade school in the Yellowhammer State is a great choice for a brighter future!

Alabama Trade Schools

The vocational schools listed below are in alphabetical order and include programs from barber to welding and everything in between. No matter what career you are interested, there will be a vocational school just for you in Alabama!

Our partner schools are those that we do receive a commission for, but they are amazing schools with lots of opportunities in all different vocations. Just click a button to reach out to any school to learn more about them.

Trade Schools By City In Alabama

Are you looking for a vocational school in a specific city in Alabama? Below are some of the cities that offer the most opportunities for those looking for a technical or trade school.


Partner Trade Schools Near You In Alabama

Already have an idea of what kind of vocational training program you are looking for? Our partner schools are a great place to start!

Go ahead and select a program, enter your zip and find the schools that are closest to you in what is known as the Yellowhammer State.

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Additional Vocational Schools In Alabama

The  data below is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) which is a great resources for finding trade schools all over the country.

The information shows some of the most important items you may consider when choosing a school. Much more information is provided on the IPEDS website if you want to dive deeper!

Alabama Pipe Welders Academy

Address: 715 St Emanuel St, Mobile, AL 36603
Housing: No
Cost Range: $5,250-$13,500
Job Placement: No
Programs: /


With a 5:1 student teacher ratio, this plumbing school is a great opportunity to learn how to become a plumber on a deeper level. Each student gets the attention and education needed, from the basics to advanced courses that will turn you into a true craftsman.

The Alabama Pipe Welders Academy also immerses students into 12 “real life” scenarios to help prepare you for what is to come.

Alabama Power

Address: 3711 Industrial Court Jasper, AL 35501
Housing: No
Cost Range: $385-$1,400


Alabama Power offers a 53,000 square foot facility where students can learn all anyone needs to know to become an HVAC technician. They also work with some community colleges as well to delivery instruction.

Alabama School of Nail Technology & Cosmetology

Address: 202 Commerce Street, Jackson, Alabama 36545-2718
Enrollment: 30
Housing: yes
Graduation Rate: 71%
Average Net Price: $16,048
Job Placement: Yes
Accreditation: Northwest Renewable Energy Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

APC Crane Training

Address: Various
Cost Range: $3,000-$6,000


APC Crane training offers classroom and field training in classrooms across the country in a variety of cities. They only offer training and certification for crane operators.

Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound

Address: 2936 North McVay Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36606
Enrollment: 54
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: NA
Average Net Price: NA

Forestry Works

Address: 555 Alabama Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Housing: No


If becoming a logger is your thing, then Forestry Works is the school for you. As a logging equipment operator school you will leave understanding all of the concepts around logging. Learn how to use equipment like skidders, dozers, grades, and feller-bunchers.

This four week program will have you ready to start a logging career and allow you to receive a Professional Logging Manager status.

Fortis College

Enrollment: 301
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 56%
Average Net Price: $19,417.00


Fortis offers programs in several states across the country. Each location may differ in the programs they offer so be sure to check the school location and see what programs they offer.

School details shown here are for Mobile, Alabama.

International Union of Operating Engineers


With over 1,000 instructors and many locations throughout the United States and Canada, IUOE is a great choice for learning how to handle heavy duty equipment. Each location offers different types of opportunities for training and apprenticeships. Classroom instruction, simulators, and working onsite with an experienced journeyman are all parts of the training you will receive.

J F Ingram State Technical College

Address: 5375 Ingram Rd, Deatsville, Alabama 36022
Enrollment: 400
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 22%
Average Net Price: $4,212.00

Madison County Career Tech Center

Address: 1275 Jordan Road, Building A Huntsville, AL 35811
Housing: No

Midfield Institute of Cosmetology

Address: 26 B Phillips Drive, Midfield, Alabama 35228-2233
Enrollment: 16
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 0%
Average Net Price: $12,763.00

New Beginning College of Cosmetology

Address: 421 Martling Road, Albertville, Alabama 35951
Enrollment: 57
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 73%
Average Net Price: $12,945.00

Reid State Technical College

Address: 100 and Hwy 83, Evergreen, Alabama 36401
Enrollment: 374
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 27%
Average Net Price: $931.00
Programs: /

University Academy of Hair Design

Address: 2204 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401-5621
Enrollment: 54
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%
Average Net Price: $8,941.00
Programs: /

Winonah’s International School of Cosmetology

Address: 1870 Chace Drive, Hoover, Alabama 35244-7310
Enrollment: 118
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 64%
Average Net Price: $12,475.00