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Career and Technical Education Center

Information for Future Students:


Our programs are coming back, but they will look a little different! We are preparing how to best serve students during the continued COVID19 pandemic and anticipate providing online and hybrid (on campus/online) courses in the Fall Term.

If you are interested in learning more about our programs and classes, please fill out this quick interest form. Someone will get back with you soon!

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


11 Weeks - Fall 2020

The CNA Training Program teaches
the technical and professional skills
necessary to effectively work as a
nursing assistant and pass the
National Certification Exam.

Computer Applications Training


7 Months (T/TH)
Starting Fall 2020

The Computer Applications Certification
Course covers beginning and intermediate
skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint,
Outlook, and Windows 10. The course
prepares students to take the 
Microsoft Certifying Exams for each
of the above applications.

Dental Assistant

              Dental Assistant

Under a Year - Starting Fall 2020

The Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
program prepares students with the 
knowledge, skills, and qualifications to
work in a dental office or clinic and pass
the RDA examination. 

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


19 Weeks (evenings),
Starting Fall 2020

The EMT program prepares students with
the skills and clinical experience to care
for and transport sick and/or injured to a 
medical facility. The program meets the
National Registry Emergency Medical
Technician (NREMT) examination standards

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

28 Weeks, Starting Fall 2020

The Medical Assistant program cross trains
students in both the clinical and 
administrative functions of a medical office.
Graduates meet the qualifying standards to
pass the NCCT Medical Assistant
Certifying Exam.

Office Professional

Office Professional

7 Months, Starting Fall 2020

This course prepares students for
employment as an Administrative
Assistant or other office professional.
The Office Professional Course covers
Microsoft applications, employment skills preparation, business office training,
and includes a 10-week externship.

Surgical Technologist

Surg Tech

12 Months, Starting Fall 2020

The Surgical Technologist program prepares
students to work in a clinic, medical center,
or hospital assisting the surgeon. The
program includes both classroom and
clinical experience. The one-year course
prepares you to take the National Certification
Exam for Surgical Technologists (CST).



Room: C5

Office Hours:  
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Phone: 925-685-7340 ext. 6730




The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) fully prepares adults to be successfully employed in demand occupations.


CTEC is committed to providing high quality education and training in a supportive setting in partnership with business and industry enabling students to be fully prepared to succeed in their chosen occupations and industry sectors.

CTEC is also committed to collaborating with other agencies and organizations in creating and sustaining an efficient workforce and economic development system.

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