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West Valley Occupational Center Division of Adult and Career Education | Los Angeles Unified School District

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Career & Technical Education

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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.

  • 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
  • Arts & Media
  • Building & Construction Trades
  • Business Education
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Energy, Environment & Utilities
  • Healthcare & Medical Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Landscaping | Building & Grounds
  • Real Estate

*Currently Closed for In-Person Service due to COVID-19.


Phone message: (818) 346-3540

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