Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, Pacific Coast Trade School has been in business since 2000. Trade certifications are available in the areas of electronic assembly and test technology, combination welder burner, medical billing, medical assisting, and computer office procedures. PCTS is based in Oxnard, California and serves students of Ventura County, specifically the cities of Oxnard, Ventura, Ojai, and Thousand Oaks. Financial aid and job placement services are available to students along with some unique aspects like bilingual classes and on-site child care.
Located in Springfield, Missouri, Victory Trade School provides Christian-based education in the areas of culinary arts and high school education equivalency. Victory Trade School is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and holds other distinctions. However, it is a requirement for students to live on campus and they must adhere to Christian faith and living standards. Victory Trade School is also unique in that all students must be drug and alcohol free and have completed a long-term recovery or discipleship program prior to admittance.