NAICS Code 61151 Technical and Trade Schools


Educational Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering vocational and technical training in a variety of technical subjects and trades. The training often leads to job-specific certification. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment's or client's training facilities, educational institutions, the workplace, or the home, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided by these establishments may include the use of simulators and simulation methods.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Offering courses in office procedures and secretarial and stenographic skills: classified in Industry 61141, Business and Secretarial Schools
  • Offering computer training (except computer repair): classified in Industry 61142, Computer Training
  • Offering professional and management development training: classified in Industry 61143, Professional and Management Development Training
  • Offering academic courses that may also offer technical and trade courses: classified according to the type of school
  • Specialty air transportation services which may also provide flight training: classified in Industry 48121, Nonscheduled Air Transportation
  • Offering registered nursing training: classified in Industry 61121, Junior Colleges or Industry 61131, Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools.

Illustrative Examples

  • Cosmetology schools
  • Apprenticeship training programs
  • Aviation and flight training instruction schools
  • Real estate schools
  • Modeling schools
  • Electronic equipment repair training
  • Computer repair training
  • Truck driving schools
  • Nursing schools (except academic)
  • Graphic arts schools

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