Video Transcript: Are you a hands on learner? Would you rather fix or build things than be in the classroom? Then, you may enjoy a trade vocation. There are high paying, fast growing careers that provide hands-on classroom and on-the-job training. For instance, heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers (or HVAC techs for short) generally complete a 6 month to 2 year program and can earn over $40,000 a year. Electricians can start at a technical school or apprenticeship program and earn over $50,000 a year. There are many careers out there. Make sure to research the salary, educational requirements, and growth rate of the careers you are interested in.