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Rhode Island career colleges and trade schools

If you choose to go to a trade school in Rhode Island, you'll attend a career education school in a state that has numerous attractions. You can visit Atlantic Beach in Middletown or Blue Shutters Town Beach in Charlestown--two of Rhode Island's more than 100 public beaches. You can also hike along Rhode Island's scenic nature trails, fish in its many rivers, lakes and ponds, or take a bus or walking tour of Rhode Island's various regions.

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Career opportunities in Rhode Island

Obtaining your education at a career school in Rhode Island has many advantages. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the demand for nurses, childcare workers, home health aides and hospital workers continues to grow, and the BLS predicts a steady growth of close to 20% in the state's health service sector between 2008 and 2018.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor also expects to see an 18 percent increase of tourism and leisure jobs in the state; this includes jobs such as cooks, chefs and hotel concierges.

The study of beauty

The Empire Beauty School in Warwick, Rhode Island is one of 87 Empire trade schools in the U.S. At the Empire School in Warwick, you can talk to a career planning specialist to learn more about the cosmetology and cosmetology educator training classes that take place at this particular location.

To train for a career as a cosmetologist, you should learn such skill as:

  • Hair cleansing
  • Basic skin care
  • Hair color and texture services
  • Business development
  • Retail training
  • Makeup
  • Cutting and styling techniques

At the Empire Beauty School in Warwick, you may also learn about the latest trends in hair coloring, haircutting and hair designing for men, women and children, and you'll study the concepts of hair texture and how to create the perfect haircut for your clients.

In addition, instructors can teach you about nail services such as manicures and pedicures, and you'll develop the marketing and communication skills necessary to deliver the services requested by salon clients.

If you're interested in a career as an esthetician, instructors at the Empire Beauty School in Warwick can provide you with instruction about:

  • Body treatment techniques
  • Facials
  • Business development
  • Waxing
  • Makeup
  • Retail training
  • Aromatherapy

After being trained for a career as an esthetician, you may be able to work in a spa, salon or on a cruise ship, or even with a dermatologist or a reconstructive surgeon.

Commercial driving in Rhode Island

At the New England Tractor Trailer Training School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, you can choose among several different career education programs: commercial driver's license preparation, commercial heavy straight truck training, and advanced tractor trailer driving.

When you enroll in any of these programs, you will likely receive short-term training that is geared to prepare you for immediate employment when you graduate. Gaining knowledge about brake systems, hazardous materials, parking, and inspections can make you valuable to driving companies.

New England Tractor Trailer Training School also maintains close ties with several trucking businesses, increasing your chances for employment right out of school. Career specialists at the trade school teach you how to effectively interview for driving positions, complete job applications and search for jobs
on the Internet.

Author: Karen Schwartz

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