Trade & Technical Schools in the US: Market Research Report

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Trade & Technical Schools Market Research Report | NAICS 61151 | Sep 2014

Trade off: Increasing university costs and the changing labor market will propel industry demand

The Trade & Technical Schools market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Trade and Technical Schools industry has experienced fluctuations during the past five years, largely due to the recession and stagnant growth in federal funding. High unemployment has caused individuals to seek out further education, while employers are increasing their training requirements to remain competitive. In the five years to 2019, sustained unemployment and government funding for universities, combined with the increasing tuition of four-year colleges, will boost enrollment in vocational training... purchase to read more

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Capital costs can be a barrier to entry, depending on the segment that a prospective operator is considering. For example, the cost of setting up an aviation school is high due to the range of expensive equipment required to provide training. The cost of establishing a business in hairdressing is much lower by comparison. Similarly, technical training institutes tend to have the latest technology used by the industry. Therefore the startup costs for these operations are higher than the industry average.

Reputation is essential, and therefore new schools may face some difficulties in attracting students. Schools generally need to have a solid reputation for quality of training provided and connections with possible employers, which may take some time to establish... purchase to read more


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What is the Trade & Technical Schools Industry?

This industry includes schools that offer vocational and technical training in a variety of technical subjects and trades. Training often leads to job-specific certification. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the company's training facilities, the workplace, the home or through distance-learning methods. Major segments include cosmetology and barber schools, flight training, apprenticeship training and other technical training.

Industry Products
Cosmetology and barber schoolsFlight training programsApprenticeship training programsOther professional development programsHealthcare training programsManagement training programs
Industry Activities
Barber collegesBeauty schoolsFlight training schoolsApprenticeship training programsCommercial or graphic art schoolsBartending schoolsElectronic equipment repair training schoolsFirefighter training schoolsMedical technician schoolsReal estate schools

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