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Best Trade Schools in Denver, CO

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500 Airport Blvd, Aurora, CO 80011 Rating

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4.4 (102)
3.5 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Pickens Technical College aims to help adult and high school students in Denver succeed in today's technical workforce by providing hands-on training and education programs approved by the CCCS. Its technical programs include multimedia graphic design, professional photography, cyber technician, and electronics technician programs. The school also provides business and marketing, healthcare, and agriculture programs. Pickens Technical College is governed by the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education and is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education's Commission.

1221 Galapago Street, Denver, CO 80204 Rating

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4.7 (142)
4.9 (114)
5.0 (65)

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Denver Integrative Massage School provides vocational education in the field of massage therapy. Its 600-hour program combines online classes and in-person hands-on training and includes instruction in Western and Eastern techniques and massage applications and assessment. Its instructors teach anatomy, pathology, physiology, business, and ethics. With direct supervision from a licensed therapist, its practicum enables students to apply their learning in a clinic setting and receive feedback on their performance. Founder Hillary Hilliard took intensive training in Thailand and created the “Textured Motion” style of massage.

111 N. Havana Street, Aurora, CO 80010
WebsiteLicense: 107390 Rating

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Concorde - Colorado offers a variety of trade courses in the Denver area. People who want to get into the healthcare industry can enroll in the school's medical assistant program, where students are trained to collect patient information and vital signs under the supervision of a doctor or registered nurse. The school also offers training for patient care, such as its massage therapy and physical therapist programs. Concorde Career Colleges has been educating students for more than 65 years.

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1575 Hoyt St., Lakewood, CO 80215 Rating

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4.7 (43)
4.6 (19)

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Colorado School of Trades serves students in and around the Denver area. The institution, which has a 20,000-square-foot facility, specializes in offering gunsmithing programs, which include four courses. The basic course covers welding, heat treating, and cycles of operations while the stock-making design course involves shaping, bedding, and finishing wood stock for rifle projects. Additional courses are also provided with the help of different companies such as Glock and Smith & Wesson. Colorado School of Trades, which accommodates veterans, was established in 1947.

5420 S. Quebec Street Ste 203, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Rating

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5.0 (2)

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Colorado Dental Assistant Academy offers training programs in the Denver metro and the surrounding communities. It caters to individuals who aspire to be in the dental field in the future. The trade school's dental assistant course requires a 40-hour externship. After completing the program, students can work in orthodontic, oral surgery, and pediatric dental clinics. Colorado Dental Assistant Academy works with more than 130 doctors and dental groups to provide job opportunities to its graduates.

7475 Dakin Street, Denver, CO 80221 Rating

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4.3 (183)
3.0 (14)

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Pima Medical Institute (PMI) provides hands-on healthcare programs for communities in Denver. It has certifications for assistant and technician positions, including veterinary, pharmacy, sterile processing, dental, and nursing. It has associate degrees in fields such as radiography, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and surgical technology. For online programs, it has bachelor's degrees that include health care administration, nursing, respiratory therapy, and a master's in organizational leadership. Founded in 1988, PMI also has locations in Colorado Springs and Aurora.

Compare our Top Trade Schools

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Pickens Technical College
500 Airport Blvd, Aurora, CO 80011
Denver Integrative Massage School
1221 Galapago Street, Denver, CO 80204
Concorde - Colorado
111 N. Havana Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Colorado School of Trades
1575 Hoyt St., Lakewood, CO 80215
Colorado Dental Assistant Academy
5420 S. Quebec Street Ste 203, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Pima Medical Institute - Denver Campus
7475 Dakin Street, Denver, CO 80221