When comparing the time and cost of our career oriented programs to an apprentice program or skilled trade school, our students get into a high paying job in months instead of years and save thousands of dollars in the process. A student will recoup the cost of their hands on home study certification course in the first 1-2 days of employment in their new job. Do it yourselfer’s will save thousands on a single project. Read (HERE) how Gus from New York did both. Gus made $35,000 in insurance money by doing his own repairs after Hurricane Sandy and later became his own boss.