Los Angeles Trade Schools

ABCO Technology

Within as short as two months, graduates from ABCO can launch careers in Information Technology. The college equips aspiring tech professionals with the necessary skills, training, and tech certifications that modern employers require.

ABCO Technology provides diploma and associates degree and programs in areas like Cybersecurity, Web Design and Development, and Python and Android Apps Programming. As an approved Cisco Net Academy and EC Council Certified Academic Partner, ABCO provides courses like Certified Ethical Hacker. These programs are available both on-campus and online via live instructor-led classes.

ABCO is over 20 years old and is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges — an agency sanctioned by the US Department of Education.

  • 11222 South La Cienega Boulevard, Suite 588 (Inglewood) Los Angeles, CA 90304
  • Computer and Information Technology, Graphics, Design, and Arts

American Career College

American Career College’s Los Angeles location is a 50,000-square-foot facility with medical simulation labs featuring up-to-date technology and equipment. Take classes at this campus to obtain a diploma or associate’s degree in the healthcare field. Programs include vocational nursing, medical, dental, physical and occupational therapy assistant, medical billing and coding, and pharmacy and surgical tech courses.

  • 4021 Rosewood Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004
  • Healthcare and Nursing, Radiology, Wellness

CBD College

CBD College in Los Angeles, CA, offers certificate and degree programs in Healthcare, Business, and Technology. CBD College prides itself on providing hands-on, career-focused education to its students and works with employers to ensure that its programs meet the needs of the job market.

  • 3699 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010
  • Business, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing, Wellness

West Coast University

Aspiring nurses can gain the knowledge and experience they need to thrive in their chosen professions at West Coast University Los Angeles. Along with spacious classrooms and ample study areas, this campus has state-of-the-art medical simulation labs with industry-approved equipment and high-fidelity medical mannequins for students to practice on.

  • 590 North Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004
  • Healthcare and Nursing, Wellness

Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

Located on Aviation Boulevard, merely a mile from LAX airport, the Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology’s Inglewood/Los Angeles Campus provides specialized training in Aviation Maintenance Technology and Airframe and powerplant. Its programs hold full approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and meticulously follow the standards set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 147. At Spartan College, students benefit from a high-quality education in aviation maintenance, preparing them for prosperous careers within the industry.

  • 8911 Aviation Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90301
  • Aviation Management

Gnomon School of Visual Effects

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects is a renowned educational institution located in Los Angeles, California. It specializes in providing training and education in the fields of visual effects, animation, and game development.

Gnomon offers a variety of programs, including full-time and part-time courses, workshops, and online classes. Its curriculum covers a wide range of topics related to digital art and design, including 3D modeling, animation, texturing, lighting, compositing, and more.

The school is well-known for its industry-focused approach, with instructors who are industry professionals themselves, bringing real-world experience and expertise to the classroom. Additionally, Gnomon has strong connections within the entertainment and gaming industries, often hosting industry events, guest lectures, and career fairs to help students network and find job opportunities after graduation.

The school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

  • 1015 N Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood, CA 90038
  • Graphics, Design, and Arts

Concorde Career College

Discover the path to a rewarding healthcare career at the Hollywood campus of Concorde Career College, a pioneer in hands-on education since 1966. With a reputation for excellence, Concorde offers a diverse array of diploma and associate degree programs in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting, and more. Enjoy the flexibility of evening classes and fast-track graduation options in as little as 8 months, designed to accommodate busy schedules. Benefit from personalized career services and the assurance of accreditation by the ACCSC, ensuring a top-notch education tailored to your professional aspirations.

  • 12412 Victory Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91606
  • Healthcare and Nursing, Massage Therapy, Phlebotomy Technician, Radiology, Wellness

West Coast University

With one of the largest nursing programs in the state, boasting over 3000 bachelor’s students, West Coast University offers a wide range of Bachelor of Science degrees, including Nursing (BSN), Dental Hygiene (BSDH), Health Administration (BSHA), Healthcare Management (BSHM), Nursing (RN to BSN), Diagnostic Medical Sonography (BSDMS), Respiratory Therapy (BSRT), Nursing (LVN to BSN), Nursing (LVN to RN), Occupational Therapy (BSOT), Radiologic Technology (BSRT), and Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS).

The North Hollywood campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like informal study areas, collaborative spaces, advanced science labs, simulation centers, and interactive learning tools such as augmented reality anatomy courses.  These features are aimed at fostering a hands-on, experiential learning environment for student success.

The Career Services team facilitates connections between students, alumni, and prospective employers, with graduates enjoying high average annual salaries of over $100,000.

The institution is accredited by prestigious bodies such as the WASC Senior College of University Commission (WSCUC) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), demonstrating their commitment to academic excellence and career advancement in healthcare fields.

  • 12215 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91606
  • Healthcare and Nursing, Wellness

Southern California Health Institute

Job seekers looking to enter the health industry are great candidates for Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi). The career-focused school serves the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley areas. Known for its high-quality facilities, the environment is authentic, and the staff is committed to the ethical standards of the field.

Students can train to become massage therapists, physical therapy aides, personal trainers, or medical assistants. They could also study medical billing and coding. SOCHi is well-established in the community, leading to strong bonds with local wellness experts.

  • 18040 Sherman Way Reseda, CA 91335
  • Healthcare and Nursing, Sports Management, Wellness

NTMA Training Centers

Established in 1968, NTMA Machinist Career College has been an unwavering guide for over 80,000 students, setting them on their paths toward rewarding careers in the tooling, machining, and high-tech manufacturing industries. Based in Santa Fe Springs and serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties, the college is a prominent resource for aspiring machinists.

At the heart of NTMA lies its commitment to a high standard of instruction. This shows in the modern classrooms, cutting-edge machinery for practical training, and seasoned instructors. Students are immersed in a rich learning environment where they acquire essential knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for success in their field. The curriculum is designed with a clear focus on machining techniques and processes, and upon completion, students are certified to set up and operate conventional machining equipment.

Classes begin every seven weeks and with options including morning, afternoon, and evening sessions, fitting education into your life is simpler than ever. Whether it’s a quick, 6-month run or a 9-month deep dive, your education at NTMA Training Centers is accredited by ACCSC and approved by Los Angeles County I-Train. And don’t worry about what happens after graduation; hundreds of employers in LA and Orange Counties are looking for someone just like you.

  • Programs: Machinist Training, High School / GED Completion Pathways Program, Advanced Machinist Training Skill Up Programs, Advanced Machinist Training ETP Funded Programs.
  • 12131 Telegraph Road Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 
  • Machine Operation

InterCoast Colleges

InterCoast Colleges has been a beacon of vocational education excellence in West Covina, CA, since 1982. Offering specialized programs like Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling and Solar Installation, InterCoast equips students for diverse careers in healthcare, business, and skilled trades. With flexible class schedules, online programs, and veteran-friendly financial aid options, InterCoast ensures accessibility and support for all learners. Accredited by the ACCSC, the institution upholds stringent standards, while its comprehensive career services, including job fairs and alumni support, underscore its commitment to student success beyond graduation.  This campus specializes in Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies, Electrical Training, and HVAC.

  • 2235 E Garvey Ave. N West Covina, CA 91791
  • Business, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Tech, Social Services

UEI College

At UEI College West Covina, students can enjoy smaller class sizes that foster a personalized learning environment. The instructors take pride in working closely with each student, ensuring they develop the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. As students embark on their vocational school journey at the Ontario campus, they’ll find a tailored experience that meets their individual needs. The faculty and instructors are dedicated to creating a welcoming atmosphere, greeting students by name and providing a warm touch to their educational experience.

UEI College in West Covina offers a wide range of programs designed to prepare students for careers in high-demand fields. These programs include Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, HVAC Technician, Automotive Technician, Electrician Technician, Business Office Administration, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Welding Technician, Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Medical Office Specialist, Massage Therapy, and Vocational Nursing (LVN). Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), UEI College ensures that students can take pride in their education, knowing that it holds value in the job market. Throughout their career training programs, students have access to labs and classrooms where they receive hands-on training through real-life simulations, equipping them with the practical skills needed for success in their chosen fields.

  • 339 N. Azusa Ave. West Covina, CA 91791
  • Automotive, Business, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services