Technical Training and Career Planning

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classes


If you love cars, trucks, and other vehicles come learn the basics of vehicle maintenance! Prepare for entry level jobs that can help jump start your career in auto repair. Learn the foundations of any career in the auto industry with OSHA safety guidelines, vehicle service information, and routine maintenance.  Along the way, you'll learn: preventative maintenance, servicing belts, hoses, filters, tires, filters, cooling system components, and more!

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If you like building and fixing things, come build a bright future in this program! You'll explore a variety of trades and skills used in construction, plus earn 10-hour OSHA safety certification required for jobs in this field and others. Lay the foundation for an exciting career in Construction!


If you enjoy working with computers or figuring out how tings work, consider a future in IT. This fast growing field is always hiring technical, network and help desk support, plus programming, security and more! Learn the groundwork to get started and determine which segment of this broad field is right for you!


If you are interested in healthcare and helping people by treating aliments consider a future in the pharmacy! Learn your way around a pharmacy plus prepare to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam which will allow you to work in hospitals, nursing homes and retail pharmacies.

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If you are interested in the medical field and enjoy working closely with people, become a phlebotomist! A phlebotomist is a person trained to draw blood. In this program, you'll gain the skills and knowledge you need to find a job in medical testing, donation centers, or research facilities.  Phlebotomists are in demand and the field growing!


If you like working with your hands and with tools (think flame cutters, hand welders, measurement devices) come join us in Welding! Learn one of the most in-demand skilled trades in West Michigan.  Work with virtual reality and actual welding equipment as you learn several ARC welding techniques.  We'll provide the protective clothing needed for this class.

*students must be enrolled in our GED program to be eligible for CTE classes*