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Career Technical Education Courses

CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES/TRAINING

Skills certificate courses are intensive, short-term training programs. Career paths leading to a certificate of qualifications are available. Projected program lengths and program fees are indicated below. Some public agency financing is available. Costs listed below are for materials and expenses above those supported by state funding to adult schools.

 

Certificate Program Fees

BUSINESS & FINANCE

Accounting Clerk

 

Administrative Assistant

 

BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES

Custodial & Maintenance 

 

ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, & UTILITIES

Solar Energy Technician                

 

 

HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Medical Assistant (Front and Back Office)

 

Medical Secretary (Front Office and Billing)

 

Nurse Assistant Training                             

 

Phlebotomy (PENDING)

 

Surgery Tech (PENDING)                              

 

*Fees are subject to revision without notice

 
Entrance requirements include a high school diploma or GED/Hi-SET, successful score on CTEC placement test, a desire to fully cooperate in classroom activities and assignments, comply with standards of professionalism and good judgment, and continue in the tradition of successful graduates of the Career Technical Education Center. 
 

CTEC Start Dates:

 
Fall Semester: August 8, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Spring Semester: January 6, 2020 - May 22, 2020
 
To enroll in the day program certificate classes, prospective students must: Attend an information session (orientation) and complete a pre-enrollment skills assessment prior to enrollment. Information session dates are subject to change and are available in the office.

Due to continued program improvements, all fees are subject to revision without notice.

Once a CTEC textbook is purchased, it becomes the property of the student; there are no refunds for textbooks if a student drops out of the CTEC program. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable once classes begin.