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5 technical diplomas high-demand career seekers should be eyeing

Looking for in-demand jobs with rising wages? ChattState’s TCAT program offers fast-track technical diplomas that will get you into your career in a year or less.


From medical to mechanical to landscape industries and more, TCAT offers gateway access to some of the nation’s hottest careers.

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Looking for a rewarding, high-demand career with hands-on skills? Here are five technical diplomas you can complete in a year or less through ChattState’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT):

🏍️ Motorcycle & Marine Service Tech

  • Get specialized technical training to work (by land or by sea) on increasingly sophisticated motorcycle + marine engines. Careers: Service Technician, Engine Parts Sales, Service Manager, Shop Foreman.

🌳 Landscape & Turf Management

  • Learn the art of creating and maintaining beautiful landscapes + proper operation of landscape equipment. Careers: Greenskeeper, Sports Field Technician, Landscape Construction Crewmember/Foreman, Irrigation Technician.

📈 Business Office Specialist

  • Gain essential office skills and software knowledge needed for a variety of office vocations. Careers: Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Data Entry Specialist.

🩺 Medical Assisting

  • In addition to classroom + lab instruction, acquire clinical and administrative skills through externships with local doctor’s offices. Career: Medical Assisting.

🧑‍🔧 Industrial Maintenance Mechatronics Technician

  • Gain in-demands skills to work on mechanical, robotic, electric, and automated systems. Careers: Industrial Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Maintenance Mechanic.

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