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Welcome to our Austin Trade School Blog!

Read all about the trade school programs we offer, including: Medical Assistant, HVAC-R and Electrical Technician.

We share insights on career paths, salary potentials, graduate successes as well as general news about the Austin trade school scene where high school graduates can take their post-secondary education to gain higher paying jobs and careers in exciting and expanding fields of study and employment.

Tips for Finding an HVAC Apprenticeship

The HVAC industry ensures our comfort and well-being in today's ever-evolving world. Air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems are essential in maintaining optimal indoor environments, putting HVAC professionals in high demand...

Tips for Finding a Job as a Medical Assistant
In the ever-evolving healthcare industry, medical assistants play a vital role in providing essential support to medical professionals and ensuring the smooth functioning of healthcare facilities. As healthcare services continue to rise...
What is the Difference Between a Medical Assistant and a Physician Assistant?
In the vast realm of healthcare, numerous professionals work diligently to provide quality care to patients. Two roles that often cause confusion due to their similar names and involvement in patient care are Medical Assistants (MAs) and Physician Assistants (PAs)...
What You Need to Know to Become a Solar Installer

The importance of sustainable energy solutions cannot be overstated. Solar energy has emerged as a powerful force in combating the climate crisis, and as a result, the demand for skilled solar installers is on the rise...

The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Medical Assistant
Medical assistants play a big role in supporting the work of healthcare providers by performing administrative and clinical tasks, providing patient education, communicating with patients and healthcare professionals, maintaining medical records, and ensuring the proper maintenance of medical equipment and instruments...
17 Tips for Balancing Work and School at the Same Time
Balancing work and school can be challenging, requiring considerable time management skills and dedication. Many individuals find themselves in this situation, striving to pursue their education while meeting work commitments...
9 Non-Office Jobs That Are Active and Pay Well
Office jobs may offer stability and comfort, but not everyone is cut out for a desk-bound, sedentary lifestyle. For some, the prospect of an active career that keeps them on their feet and engaged with their work is far more appealing. Luckily, there are plenty of non-office jobs out there that offer just that - and many of them pay well too...
How to Become an Advanced Electrical and Renewable Energy Technician

Become an advanced electrical and renewable energy technician through Austin Career Institute's new solar power program. In this comprehensive new course, you'll learn about solar photovoltaics, also known as solar power...

Guide to Becoming an HVAC Technician in Texas

Want to become an HVAC-certified technician in Texas? If you are over 18, there are a few ways to do it. First, you can become an HVAC apprentice and train under an experienced instructor until you can take the state certification exam...

What is Career Technical Education?
Career Technical Education (CTE) is a hot topic these days. It's rapidly becoming a universal concept in primary and secondary education. CTE-based educational systems focus on providing students with education, training, and skill development to prepare them for the future...