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Whether you’re interested in a career program, full-on degree, or are still exploring options, our Career articles will open your eyes to the many opportunities available to you.

Top 10 Tools for HVAC Technicians

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 05 February 2020. Posted in Career

HVAC unit.

A career in HVAC means you’ll need to become familiar with an array of tools. Instead of getting overwhelmed with all the devices you’ll need in your belt, take some time to become familiar with each. Here are the top 10 tools you’ll need to get the job done as an HVAC technician.

Can You Go to School for Carpentry?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 18 December 2019. Posted in Career

Carpenter at work.

Aspiring carpenters may choose to receive a formal education before entering the field. While a high school diploma is required to be a carpenter, education beyond that is preferred. Beyond an education, an apprenticeship is recommended. Ashworth’s online Carpentry Career Diploma can help you take the first steps you need to start your career.

What Jobs Can You Get With a Child Development Associate Credential?

Written by Autumn Granza on Monday, 09 December 2019. Posted in Career

Students in class.

Earning your Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential may help prepare you for work as daycare or preschool teacher, teacher assistant, nanny, or child care worker. Pursuing your CDA Credential may also help you stand out as a childcare professional. If you have an interest in becoming an educator, then Ashworth’s CDA Credential Preparation program might be right for you.

How Do I Become a Paralegal?

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 03 December 2019. Posted in Career

Inside a courtroom.

To become a paralegal you must receive formal education and training. Although it’s not required, employers may also prefer candidates who have also completed a certificate program. If you have an interest in the legal system and hope your career helps people fight for justice, then Ashworth’s Paralegal Studies Career Diploma program may be right for you.

How Do You Become a Payroll Clerk?

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Posted in Career

Woman working on computer.

To become a payroll clerk, the first thing you need is a high school diploma or GED. You should also have an attention to detail and organizational skills. Training as a payroll clerk may give you an advantage when you’re entering the field. Here’s how Ashworth’s Payroll Clerk Career Diploma program can help you prepare for work.

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