The vocational schools (or trade school) in Ames are those schools that provide vocational education. These are the schools in which students are taught about the skills required to perform a particular job. Vocational and business schools are commonly considered post-secondary schools. However in some occasions in Ames,they may also take the place after final years of high school. Above all these vocational schools are only two years of schooling. The vocational and business schools may be public schools or operated by a government or school district. In such cases they may or may not charge a tuition fee.