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Florida Trade & Vocational Schools

So, you are beginning your search for a trade school in Florida! What a great choice you are making!

Whether you are looking to attend a school in a big city like Tallahassee, or in a smaller, more rural area there are definitely many 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 Sunshine State is a great choice for a brighter future!

This list of Florida vocational schools are broken out into our partner schools and then a list of additional schools for you to consider.

We do not include any 4-year schools in our lists!

The schools listed below are all specifically trade schools with a few community colleges as well if they offer a diverse selection of trade careers.

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 Sunshine State.

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Trade & Vocational Schools In Florida

The  data below is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) as well as some manual research we have done.

When we can, we include data around cost of education, financial aid, and the courses each school offers.

American Advanced Technicians Institute - Estimated Cost: $22,728.00

Florida
Address: 6801 W 20th St, Hialeah, Florida 33014
Website: www.aati.edu

Programs Offered

Automotive Trade Schools

School Details

Enrollment: 48
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 62%

Aparicio-Levy Technical College - Estimated Cost: NA

Florida
Address: 10119 East Ellicott Street, Tampa, Florida 33610


School Details

Enrollment: 345
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%

APC Crane Training

Various
Address: Various


School Details

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. Courses include aerial lift, forklift, mobile crane operator, overhead crane training, rigging, and signalperson.

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. Courses include aerial lift, forklift, mobile crane operator, overhead crane training, rigging, and signalperson.

Atlantic Technical College - Estimated Cost: $11,693.00

Florida
Address: 4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, Florida 33063-3902

Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Estimated Cost: $23,291.00

VA
Address: 4455 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452


School Details

Enrollment: 529
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 45%

Aviation Institute of Maintenance has several locations across the country. Their aviation programs include courses in aircraft power plant technology, airframe mechanics, industrial mechanics, and more.

School data for this listing is from the Irving, Texas location.

Aviation Institute of Maintenance has several locations across the country. Their aviation programs include courses in aircraft power plant technology, airframe mechanics, industrial mechanics, and more.

School data for this listing is from the Irving, Texas location.

Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology - Estimated Cost: $33,567.00

Florida
Address: 3800 St Lucie Blvd, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946
Website: www.aviator.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 128
Campus Setting: Rural: Fringe
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 40%

Big Bend Technical College - Estimated Cost: $10,294.00

Florida
Address: 3233 South Byron Butler Parkway, Perry, Florida 32348
Website: www.bbtc.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 178
Campus Setting: Rural: Fringe
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 78%

Commercial Diving Technologies Institute

Florida
Address: 17212 US-19, Hudson, Florida, 34667
Website: cdtdiving.com/


School Details

Campus Setting: No
Housing: No

CDTI offers several programs including unrestricted surface supplied diver, national surface supplied diver, diver medic, and underwater burning specialist.

The unrestricted surface supplied diver program is a 26-week course (900 hours) and will provide you the training needed to do diving jobs to a depth of 165 feet. This program will allow you to graduate with several certifications in various areas which will increase your job opportunities. You can also achieve a DCBC certification which will allow you to work worldwide.

The national surface supplied diver is a 17-week (625 hour) course which will allow you to weld and burn underwater, do decompression dives, and work on offshore projects. The diver medic technician course is a 2-week program that will allow you to provide medical services to injured divers. The underwater burning specialist is a 1-week course where a diver can learn more about oxy-arc cutting in a more hands-on environment.

CDTI offers several programs including unrestricted surface supplied diver, national surface supplied diver, diver medic, and underwater burning specialist.

The unrestricted surface supplied diver program is a 26-week course (900 hours) and will provide you the training needed to do diving jobs to a depth of 165 feet. This program will allow you to graduate with several certifications in various areas which will increase your job opportunities. You can also achieve a DCBC certification which will allow you to work worldwide.

The national surface supplied diver is a 17-week (625 hour) course which will allow you to weld and burn underwater, do decompression dives, and work on offshore projects. The diver medic technician course is a 2-week program that will allow you to provide medical services to injured divers. The underwater burning specialist is a 1-week course where a diver can learn more about oxy-arc cutting in a more hands-on environment.

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB)

Various
Address: Various
Website: www.cicb.com/


School Details

Campus Setting: No
Housing: No

CICB has been training crane and rigging professionals since 1969. They have locations in Florida, Texas, and Arizona.

CICB has been training crane and rigging professionals since 1969. They have locations in Florida, Texas, and Arizona.

Erwin Technical College - Estimated Cost: $11,982.00

Florida

First Coast Technical College - Estimated Cost: $19,231.00

Florida
Address: 2980 Collins Ave, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084-1919
Website: fctc.edu/

Fort Myers Technical College

Florida
Address: 3800 Michigan Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33916

Fortis College - Estimated Cost: $24,393

Alabama
Address: 7033 Airport Blvd., Mobile, Alabama 36608
Website: www.fortis.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 232
Campus Setting: City: Midsize
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 56%

Programs offered:

Medical & Nursing, Commercial Driving, Electrical, HVAC, Welding, Cosmetologist, Health & Beauty

Programs offered:

Medical & Nursing, Commercial Driving, Electrical, HVAC, Welding, Cosmetologist, Health & Beauty

Futura Career Institute - Estimated Cost: $16,901.00

Florida
Address: 4512 West 12th Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33012-3325


School Details

Enrollment: 150
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 78%

George Stone Technical College - Estimated Cost: $9,643.00

Florida
Address: 2400 Longleaf Dr, Pensacola, Florida 32526-8922

George T Baker Aviation Technical College - Estimated Cost: $3,110.00

Florida
Address: 3275 NW 42nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33142


School Details

Enrollment: 890
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 29%

Immokalee Technical College - Estimated Cost: $2,143.00

Florida
Address: 508 N 9th St, Immokalee, Florida 34142


School Details

Enrollment: 373
Campus Setting: Town: Distant
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 81%

International Union of Operating Engineers - Estimated Cost: NA

Various


School Details

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.

No data is available for costs, you will need to contact the school to get more information.

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.

No data is available for costs, you will need to contact the school to get more information.

Jones Technical Institute - Estimated Cost: $19,281.00

Florida
Address: 8813 Western Way, Jacksonville, Florida 32256-0367
Website: www.jtech.org/


School Details

Enrollment: 348
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%

L3Harris Flight Academy - Estimated Cost: $115,511.00

Florida
Address: 2700 Flightline Ave, Sanford, Florida 32773


School Details

Enrollment: 158
Campus Setting: City: Small
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 61%

Lake Technical College - Estimated Cost: $11,817.00

Florida

Lindsey Hopkins Technical College - Estimated Cost: $6,906.00

Florida
Address: 750 NW 20 Street, Miami, Florida 33127


School Details

Enrollment: 619
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 30%

Lively Technical College - Estimated Cost: $12,351.00

Florida
Address: 500 N Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

Lorenzo Walker Technical College - Estimated Cost: $7,795.00

Florida
Address: 3702 Estey Avenue, Naples, Florida 34104-4405

Manatee Technical College - Estimated Cost: $4,233.00

Florida

Marion Technical College - Estimated Cost: $9,080.00

Florida
Address: 1014 SW 7th Rd, Ocala, Florida 34471-3172
Website: mariontc.edu/

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College - Estimated Cost: $6,510.00

Florida
Address: 5780 NW 158th Street, Miami Lakes, Florida 33014
Website: miamilakes.edu/

National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay - Estimated Cost: $26,229.00

Florida
Address: 6225 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, Florida 33760
Website: www.naa.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 762
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 71%

National Training Incorporated

Florida
Address: 5660 County Rd 209 S, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Website: truckschool.com/


School Details

Graduation Rate: 98%

Get your CDL and specialty training on National Training’s 350 acre CDL training property located in Florida. Learn to drive heavy equipment or a semi-tractor-trailer on their private highway and simulator. The school is approved by the State of Florida and the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Since 1978 they have trained over 40,000 students and have maintained a 100% job placement rate! They offer several options for tuition assistance including income sharing, which allows you to pay down your tuition after you gain employment.

Get your CDL and specialty training on National Training’s 350 acre CDL training property located in Florida. Learn to drive heavy equipment or a semi-tractor-trailer on their private highway and simulator. The school is approved by the State of Florida and the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Since 1978 they have trained over 40,000 students and have maintained a 100% job placement rate! They offer several options for tuition assistance including income sharing, which allows you to pay down your tuition after you gain employment.

Okaloosa Technical College - Estimated Cost: $6,618.00

Florida
Address: 1976 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547


School Details

Enrollment: 454
Campus Setting: City: Small
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 89%

Osceola Technical College - Estimated Cost: $4,721.00

Florida

Pinellas Technical College - Estimated Cost: $3,353.00

Florida
Address: 901 34th St S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-2209

Radford M Locklin Technical College - Estimated Cost: $3,333.00

Florida
Address: 5330 Berryhill Rd, Milton, Florida 32570-8188
Website: locklintech.com/


School Details

Enrollment: 428
Campus Setting: Rural: Fringe
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 72%

Riveroak Technical College - Estimated Cost: $9,930.00

Florida
Address: 415 SW Pinewood Dr, Live Oak, Florida 32064


School Details

Enrollment: 199
Campus Setting: Town: Remote
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%

Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College - Estimated Cost: $12,359.00

Florida
Address: 18180 SW 122nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33177-2427


School Details

Enrollment: 435
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 100%

Sheridan Technical College - Estimated Cost: $5,077.00

Florida

South Dade Technical College-South Dade Skills Center Campus - Estimated Cost: $4,169.00

Florida
Address: 28300 S.W. 152nd Avenue, Homestead, Florida 33033-1412


School Details

Enrollment: 293
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%

South Florida Institute of Technology - Estimated Cost: $15,954.00

Florida
Address: 720 NW 27th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Miami, Florida 33125


School Details

Enrollment: 1635
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 82%

Southern Technical College - Estimated Cost: $19,397.00

Florida
Address: 1485 Florida Mall Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32809


School Details

Enrollment: 1568
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 48%

Suncoast Technical College - Estimated Cost: $8,838.00

Florida

The College of the Florida Keys - Estimated Cost: $16,338

Florida
Address: 5901 College Rd, Key West, Florida 33040
Website: www.cfk.edu/

Traviss Technical College - Estimated Cost: $6,128.00

Florida
Address: 3225 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803

Treasure Coast Technical College - Estimated Cost: $3,588.00

Florida
Address: 4680 28th Court, Vero Beach, Florida 32967-3527


School Details

Enrollment: 145
Campus Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 90%

Tulsa Welding School - Estimated Cost: $22,626.00

Florida
Address: 1750 Southside Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-3634
Website: www.tws.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 257
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 64%

Universal Technical Institute - Estimated Cost: $23,474.00

California
Website: www.uti.edu/


School Details

Enrollment: 1341
Campus Setting: City: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 49%

Universal Technical Institute has several locations across the United States. Each location offers programs in different trade skills which include automotive, welding, motorcycle, and even Nascar! Visit their main website to find the location and program that is right for you!

School data shown on this listing is for the Southern California location.

Universal Technical Institute has several locations across the United States. Each location offers programs in different trade skills which include automotive, welding, motorcycle, and even Nascar! Visit their main website to find the location and program that is right for you!

School data shown on this listing is for the Southern California location.

William T McFatter Technical College - Estimated Cost: $11,094.00

Florida
Address: 6500 Nova Drive, Davie, Florida 33317


School Details

Enrollment: 833
Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 63%
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