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how to become an electrician

How to Become an Electrician: 5 Easy To Follow Steps

With traditional four-year college degrees taking students on average 5.5 years or longer to complete, more and more people are opting to go to trade schools and apprenticeship programs that allow students to be employment-ready after training. One of these options is becoming an electrician, which offers a competitive salary and many job opportunities once...

trade school vs college

Trade School Vs College: What’s the Difference and Which Is Best for You?

If you’re looking into higher education, there’s a good chance that you’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available. From online colleges to trade schools to physical campuses, today’s students have more choices than ever. But which is the best choice for you? Should you go the traditional college route, or choose to specialize...

Fairfield VA Approved Schools

InterCoast Colleges Fairfield Announces the Campus is VA Approved to Help Vets, Fairfield Campus, now offers assistance for veterans and their dependents seeking further education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Fairfield, CA) The transition from military to civilian life is a huge challenge for many veterans. To help these individuals, InterCoast Colleges Fairfield Campus has received VA approval, which means veterans and their dependents can now receive education...

HVAC Career

7 Reasons to Become an HVAC Technician

  A full 70 percent of US Construction firms report difficulty in finding skilled workers. Wages for skilled laborers like plumbers, HVAC techs and electricians are on the rise, compared to stagnant wages in other sectors. If you are looking for a route to success that could avoid four or more years in a college...

wondering about credit transfers at InterCoast

The Ultimate Guide To credit transfers at InterCoast Colleges

Life happens! Wondering about credit transfers? Maybe you had to take a couple of years off of school before finishing your certificate or college degree. Maybe you moved and had to transfer schools. Maybe you’ve already graduated from a program and have decided to come back to school. Whatever the reason, if you’ve attended InterCoast...

high school diploma or ged

College 101: High School Diploma or GED?

You’ve already made the decision to attend college. That’s an awesome choice that will take you to many interesting, new places and will help you build a lasting career. But how do you get there? With some preliminary schooling, of course. This guide will help you decide whether you should prepare for college with a...

recruitment strategy

3 Tips to Improving Your Skilled Worker Recruiting Strategy

In the trade field, hiring is more involved than posting a job listing on Craigslist. When looking for skilled, qualified workers, businesses don’t often have the luxury of time and training new employees the nuances of a specific trade isn’t possible. Make the most of your resources and hone your strategy to find a candidate...

Healthcare Office Specialists

InterCoast Colleges Online Announces Launch of Online Training

Due to the expected growth in demand for Healthcare Office Specialists, has launched an all new online training program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Anaheim, California) According to information from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster...