Career Technical Education Courses


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




Medical Assistant (Front and Back Office)


Nurse Assistant Training                             


Surgical Technologist                             


*Fees are subject to revision without notice

Entrance requirements include a high school diploma or GED/Hi-SET, must be 18 years or older, 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. 
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.

Enrollment for Nurse Assistant Spring 2023 March Cohort begins on  December 19, 2022.