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Apex is an adult vocational technical school in New York City located in Long Island City, Queens. We offer job placement assistance, financial aid and work-study jobs to those who qualify.

Most of our trade school courses are available in day and evening options to fit your needs. There are seven 900-hour certificate courses designed to focus on giving you basic trade skills and labor skills to help you reach your goals in an entry-level position. All our vocational school programs offer hands-on training in as little as 7 months.

Our technical trade school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. We are also a member of the Career Education College and Universities and the Coalition of New York State Career Schools.



At Apex Technical School’s campus, students engage in focused programs on a specific technical trade. With at least 50% of student time spent in a shop setting, they have access to tools and equipment that provide a hands-on campus experience.

Q Is the school open?

Yes, the school is open. To speak with an Apex Representative, please call 212-645-3300.

Q I want to enroll in a program. Can I still apply?

Yes, call us at 212-645-3300 or complete the form on the Apex Contact Us webpage. An Apex representative will get back to you.

Q How will my classes be conducted?

Shop classes will be taught at the Apex facility and theory classes will be taught through distance learning.

Q I have questions about COVID-19. Where can I find more information?

There are several resources available about COVID-19. Please check out:

Q How do I protect myself from COVID-19?

Help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. To protect yourself and others:

Practice Social Distancing – Even if you feel well, stay at home as much as possible. In public, leave at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and Avoid unnecessary appointments.
Wash Your Hands and Cover Your Cough – Cover your cough and sneezes. Use your elbow or a tissue. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
Take Caution with At-Risk New Yorkers – Take special caution to avoid exposing the elderly and people with underlying health conditions. Avoid visiting those most at risk—call instead. Offer help with groceries and other goods

Q I feel anxious and/or stressed. Is there anything I can do?

States have set up several resources for residents. For example:

NEW YORK: New York State is partnering with Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, to offer free meditation and mindfulness content for all New Yorkers at New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
NEW JERSEY: The NJ MentalHealthCares Help Line offers telephone counseling, emotional support, information and assistance to get behavioral health services to you or a loved one. For assistance or more information, please call the toll-free, confidential number: 1-866-202-HELP (4357).

Q I’m a Veteran. Where can I find information and resources from the Department of Veteran Affairs?

The Department of Veteran Affairs has a variety of resources such as:

Coronavirus FAQs: What Veterans need to know
VBA Financial Literacy
VAntage Point – Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Crisis Line – Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
During the COVID-19 crisis, veterans are making supportive check-in calls to other veterans through Mission: VetCheck. A collaboration between the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services, the Mayor’s Office of ThriveNYC, and veteran-serving organizations, these calls provide veterans with information about how to access vital public services, including free meals, COVID-19 test sites locations, and mental health resources.

Q Where can I find the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Reporting?

Apex Technical School’s report on the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students can be found here.

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