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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 Technician      

 

HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Medical Assistant (Front and Back Office)

 

Medical Secretary (Front Office and Billing)

 

Nurse Assistant Training                             

 

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.
 

Refund Policy

Refunds are provided if requested at least 5 working days prior to the first day of class or if the class is cancelled.  Original receipts must be presented to receive a refund.  Allow 4-6 weeks for processing.  Fees are not refundable nor transferable once class has begun, no exceptions.

Major credit cards, debit cards, money orders and/or cashier’s checks accepted.

No cash or personal checks accepted. 

 

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.