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2021-2022 Course Offerings

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Get Career Training (CTE)

Industry professionals with years of real-world, on-the-job experience prepare students in our Career Technical Education (CTE) program for entry-level employment, career advancement, and industry certification. The CTE program serves adults and concurrently enrolled high school students. Individuals with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to participate.

Learn:

  • Career-specific technical skills

  • Career-specific vocabulary and knowledge

  • Work-related reading, writing, and math skills

  • Hands-on technical skills

  • Test preparation for state license and industry certification exams

  • Soft skills for the workplace

  • Relevant skills to maintain or advance within your field

Our Career Technical Education Students

  • Learn trades

  • Learn technical skills

  • Earn certificates (selected courses)

  • Pass state license and industry certification exams

  • Prepare for and enter apprenticeship programs

  • Prepare for further career training

  • Prepare for employment

  • Start new careers

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Fall courses

Accounting

This three-course sequence is designed to prepare students to work as an Accountant.

  1. This first course provides instruction in double-entry accounting systems. Emphasis is placed on basic accounting principles, journals, general ledgers, worksheets, financial statements, spreadsheet accounting, inventories and investments, short-term liabilities, and basic banking principles and procedures related to accounting.
     

  2. In this second course, emphasis is placed on the forms of business organizations, fixed assets, long term liabilities, financial statement analysis, payroll, discounts, returns and allowances, payroll, discounts, returns and allowances, job costing accounting, plant assets and depreciation, notes and interest, accrued items, the end-of-fiscal period.
    The competencies in these courses are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

     

  3. QuickBooks/Accounting Clerk introduces the principles and processes in manual accounting prior to computerized systems and cycle. It includes automated accounting (calculators and computers used for recording and reporting), critical thinking/ problem solving, employability skills, assessment of skills, and ethical decision-making skills which prepare individuals for employment in accounting and related occupations.

 

Monday - Thursday  6:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Saturday  8:00 am to 12:15 pm

Building and Grounds Worker (Fundamentals)

This course prepares trainees for entry-level employment as school custodians, upgrade skills, and prepares employees for promotion. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

 

Monday - Thursday  6:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Computer Operation Clerk Training

  1. Typist Keyboarding 1 (60 Hours): The course emphasizes the development of accuracy and speed, proper operation of a microcomputer, computer applications in an office, and basic exploration of employability skills.
     

  2. CO1/Foundations (90 Hours): Emphasis is placed on the computer and its parts, computer operating systems, word processing, file management, internet applications, e-mail, computer ethics, security and virus and spyware protection.
     

  3. CO2/Applications (90 Hours): Emphasis is placed on the techniques for word processing and electronic spreadsheets.
     

  4. CO3/Database Management (90 Hours): Emphasis is placed on basic filing, alphabetic indexing, cross-referencing techniques for on-file documents, application of system commands for file maintenance, and the creation, documentation, and protection of functional data files.
     

  5. CO4/Presentations (90 Hours): Emphasis is placed on the different types of presentation graphics software, understanding the parts of the PowerPoint screen, navigating an existing presentation, creating a new presentation using the basic principles of design and tips to maximize the effect and utility of the presentation.

Monday - Thursday  6:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Medical Office Administration

This series of courses provides technical skills that can lead to business and office career employment, upgrading skills and advanced computer technology certification.

Medical Office Administration 1/Medical Terminology

Medical Office Administration 2/Front Office Assistance

Medical Office Administration 3/Insurance & Billing

Medical Office Administration 4/Diagnostic Coding

Medical Office Administration 5/Ambulatory Coding

 

Monday - Thursday  6:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Maintenance Supervisor

A sequence of three courses designed for the Maintenance Supervisor

Pre-requisite: Buildings & Grounds

  1. Heating and Ventilation (60 Hours): This competency-based course prepares trainees to operate various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment. Instruction includes principles and techniques of various low pressure boiler operations, fuel systems, unit heating systems, ventilation systems, and air conditioning systems.
     

  2. Scheduling Practices (60 Hours): This competency-based course prepares trainees for entry-level supervision positions as school custodian supervisors. Instruction includes practical training in the management of custodial personnel; in-depth study of time and motion studies; scheduling workloads equitably; scheduling of routine cleaning; scheduling of non-routine cleaning.
     

  3. Supervisory Practices (60 Hours): This competency-based course provides training in principles of supervision, inspection of buildings and grounds, record keeping, and management of personnel.

 

The competencies in these courses are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

Saturday  7:30 am to 1:00 pm

Medical Assistant

This course contains information and training to prepare students to function as medical assistants through training in ethics, medical terminology, and the preparation of medical forms. In addition, students will gain expertise in the day-to-day functions of the following specialties: ambulatory care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, out-patient surgery, urology, orthopedics, internal medicine, cardiology, and laboratory.

Monday - Friday  8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Security Officer Trainee

This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as security officers. Technical instruction includes: orientation, safety policies and procedures, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on: powers of arrest, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and terrorism, public relations, observation and documentation, communication protocols, liability/legal aspects, transportation security officer, evacuation procedures, officer safety, arrest, search, and seizure, access control, trespass, first aid and CPR, handling difficult people, workplace violence, chemical agents, preserving the incident scene, crowd control, courtroom demeanor, parking/traffic control, and fire safety.

Monday - Thursday  6:00 pm to 8:45 pm