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.
Yes, the school is open. To speak with an Apex Representative, please call 212-645-3300.
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.
Shop classes will be taught at the Apex facility and theory classes will be taught through distance learning.
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Apex Technical School’s report on the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students can be found here.