Today’s job market demands new skills, and career training schools, both public and private, offer training that can help you prepare for a new career. But which ones will really help you land a job?
Better Business Bureau can help you narrow your search. BBB Reliability Reports show whether the school has been the subject of complaints from students and others and give you information such as who runs the school or how long it has been in business. The reports are available online at www.tucson.bbb.org. “It pays to check out a school’s credentials and its success at placing graduates,” said Kim States, BBB President. “While most vocational schools do a good job of training students, there are some operators who are more interested in collecting tuition than in providing valuable training.”
Just as with buying a new appliance, it pays to do some comparison shopping to determine the cost, the course offerings and other aspects that may make a particular school the right one for your schedule, your budget and the skills you need. The following are some tips to help you find the right school:
- Obtain catalogs or bulletins from several schools, both public and private, that offer the training you are seeking. Ask whether the school is accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. (more…)