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Best Trade Schools in San Jose

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Jose Trade Schools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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6800 Santa Teresa Blvd, Ste. 200, San Jose, CA 95119
WebsiteLicense: 239594

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4.0 (73)
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3.6 (13)

Why choose this provider?

Since 2002, Unitek College has been offering technical programs to clients in San Jose. The school's Practice Nursing program teaches students how to assess and monitor patients, administer prescribed medication, and provide various healthcare services while supervised by a registered nurse or doctor. Its Medical Office Administration course would allow people to manage medical records, process insurance claims, and handle bookkeeping and accounting work. The school is certified by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

31 N. 2nd St. Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95113
WebsiteLicense: 234614002

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4.6 (75)
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3.5 (74)
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3.6 (15)

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Bay Area Medical Academy is an educational institution that caters to students in the San Jose area. It provides a list of programs to help students enhance and obtain medical-related skills, allowing them to start their careers in the healthcare field. Its programs include the phlebotomy technician and medical assistant with phlebotomy courses. The school was founded in 2004 with the aim of filling the need for increasing demand for healthcare training.

701 Vine Street, San Jose, CA 95110
WebsiteLicense: 103264

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4.5 (89)
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3.7 (42)
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3.0 (19)

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The San Jose campus of the Center for Employment Training (CET) is a non-profit trade school accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education. Established in 1967, it teaches various trade skills and offers job training programs in business, childcare, culinary arts, medical, construction, and technical trade industries. Other programs, such as trucking and logistics, are available in other campuses throughout California, Virginia, and Texas. CET works with employers nationwide, including Equity Residential, Spates Fabricators, and Marriott Vacation Club.

1600 Saratoga Ave, Suite 103, San Jose, CA 95129
WebsiteLicense: 233125

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4.5 (993)
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4.2 (185)

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The Salon Professional Academy trains students in San Jose to become salon professionals with technical skills and knowledge in business and marketing. TSPA offers programs in cosmetology and esthetics and an advanced training course in make-up designory. It co-developed its curriculum with Redken 5th Avenue NYC. It maintains a collaboration with the salon to stay current with industry standards and trends. Viola Wozniakowski is the CEO and chief of academics of TSPA. She has over 25 years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist.

1729 S. Main St., Milpitas, CA 95035

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4.8 (26)
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4.5 (11)
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5.0 (7)

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SVSTI is an institute that provides an education program for sterile processing and surgical technology in the San Jose metro. The institute prepares its students for the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution examination by developing their skills and core competencies through a hands-on learning experience. It offers externship programs to its students in clinical rotation schedules. The Commission accredits the institute's surgical technology program on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Its founder, Julie Hamrick, has over 20 years of experience in the medical field.