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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.

Here’s the Difference Between an Electrician and an Electrical Technician
An electrician and an electrical technician may sound similar, but they have unique duties. There is a significant difference in their responsibilities, education, training, and licensing requirements...
16 Test Taking Strategies for Better Grades
Do you find yourself worried about an upcoming test or exam? Taking tests can be difficult and stressful, especially if you have issues taking tests or are unprepared. Good test-taking skills are honed over time...
17 Must Have Medical Assistant Skills
Medical assistants play a big role in healthcare. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the job will grow 19% over the next few years, much faster than the occupational average...
How to Start a Career Action Plan
Want to turn your dream into a reality? How can you best avoid challenges and problems along the way? Create a solid career action plan. A career action plan is a list of...
How to Start Your Own HVAC Business

Becoming an HVAC contractor in Texas is a solid career path. For many, the dream is to eventually stop working for someone else and own your own HVAC business...

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Put Off Education After High School
After you finish high school, it's important to pursue "continuing education." Continuing education generally refers to postsecondary studies or courses of study followed...
Different Types of HVAC Career Paths

Pursuing a career in HVAC opens the door to various job opportunities. On any given day, an HVAC service technician could perform several duties...

Online vs Classroom for Medical Tech Training
Those aspiring for a career in the healthcare industry have never had so many options, as online courses are now offered in addition to more traditional professional training. One of the most popular career...
4 Medical Assistant Certifications to Consider
After completing your medical assistant training at Austin Career Institute, the next step is to take the Certified Medical Assistant exam to become certified. You have a decision to make at this point, as there are...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Studying
Study, study, study. It's what we are told to do from that first day of school to graduation. Study for tests. Study for exams. Or study for that tricky pop quiz. Preparing to be tested helps you perform better, but...
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