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Career & Technical Education

Interested in registering for career classes? 

Everything you need to get started is right here.

Yellow button to link to fall class schedule green button to get started with an advisor Blue button to request disability support services purple button to request WVOC transcripts or records
  1. First, click the yellow Schedule of Classes button to find a class that's right for you.
  2. Then, click the green Career Start Button.
    • Click the link of your desired class' Interest List.
    • Provide your best contact information on the interest form.
    • Check your email and voicemail. We'll call and/or email you to complete your enrollment.
  3. Need support with a disability? Click the blue button.
  4. Requesting records or verification or transcripts from WVOC? Click the purple button.

Remember: Due to high demand, our TUITION FREE career classes will fill quickly! Prospective students are contacted on a "first come, first served" basis. Not responding to our email or phone outreach may result in you missing your opportunity.

Need more in-depth descriptions of classes? Be sure to check the comprehensive course descriptions.

About Career and Technical Education

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.
 

Our Students Learn

  • Trades and technical skills
  • 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
Our Course and Career Training Options
  • Landscape/1
  • Landscape/2
  • Landscape/3
  • Graphic Design (Fundamentals)
  • Graphic Design: Digital Imaging
  • Graphic Design: Advertising Design
  • Video Production/1
  • Video Production/2
  • Video Production/3
  • HVAC/1
  • HVAC/2
  • HVAC/3
  • Plumbing/1
  • Plumbing/2
  • Administrative Assistant/3: Business Math
  • Accounting Clerk (Upgrade)
  • Accounting/1
  • Accounting/2
  • Computer Operation/1: Foundations
  • Computer Operation/2: Applications
  • Computer Operation/3: Database Management
  • Computer Operation/4: Presentations
  • Tax Preparation
  • Child Development/1: Foundations
  • Child Development/2: Curriculum
  • Child Development/3: Supervision
  • ECE: Infant Toddler Studies
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant/1
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant/2
  • Education/4: Special Education
  • Electrician/1: Fundamentals
  • Electrician/2: Wiring and Codes
  • Electrician/3: Wiring Techniques
Not a WVOC Specialty Sector at this time.
Please go to LA Unified Adult Ed. Course Finder to locate a school for this sector.
  • Cosmetology/1
  • Cosmetology/2
  • Cosmetology/3
  • Esthetician/1
  • Esthetician/2
  • Esthetician/3
  • Fashion/1
  • Fashion/2
  • Fashion/3
  • Fashion/4
  • Manicuring/1
  • Manicuring/2
  • Home Health Aide (Supplemental)
  • Medical Office Admin/1: Terminology
  • Medical Office Admin/2: Electronic Recording and Filing
  • Medical Office Admin/3: Insurance and Billing
  • Medical Office Admin/4: Diagnostic Coding Systems
  • Medical Office Admin/5: Ambulatory Coding Systems
  • Nursing Assistant: Long-Term Care
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Therapeutics
  • Culinary Arts: Baking/1
  • Culinary Arts: Baking/2
  • Culinary Arts: International Foods
  • Culinary Arts: Catering
Not a WVOC Specialty Sector at this time.
Please go to LA Unified Adult Ed. Course Finder to locate a school for this sector.
Not a WVOC Specialty Sector at this time.
Please go to LA Unified Adult Ed. Course Finder to locate a school for this sector.
Not a WVOC Specialty Sector at this time.
Please go to LA Unified Adult Ed. Course Finder to locate a school for this sector.
Not a WVOC Specialty Sector at this time.
Please go to LA Unified Adult Ed. Course Finder to locate a school for this sector.

CTE Frequently Asked Questions...

Provide your best contact information on an Interest List so our Advisory Staff can contact you and enroll you.
First day of school is Monday, August 16, 2021.
Some classes have prerequisites. CLICK HERE to find out what they are.
No! Our high-quality classes are short-term, low-cost, and never use student loans!
Our goal is for all of our graduates to Level-Up!
That's why we offer training in major industry sectors.
An added bonus is that LAUSD also hires candidates with good pay and great benefits. Check those opportunities at https://lausdjobs.org/

📞 MAIN LINE: (818) 346-3540

*The annual (school year) charge for a student photo identification card is $25.