When investigating different career alternatives, one constant factor you have to consider is your level of skills, education, and training. Each occupation requires a particular set of them. Now that you have chosen a specific occupation as your dream job you will want to look again at exactly what qualifications are needed. (If you haven't done this step yet, now would be a good time to do it.)
After you have identified the qualifications you need, the next step is to decide how you will go about acquiring those you don't have. Quite often, you will need to return for some type of schooling to get a specific degree, diploma or certificate. Or it may require developing certain skills through less formal channels.
Whichever route you need to take, keep the following points in mind:
Continue Your Education. There are a lot of different schools you can attend. Find the one that is right for you.
Apprenticeship Programs allow you to combine classroom education with on-the-job training.
Financial Assistance may play a role in determining what route you take to your future career.