CAREER TRAINING

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    Come gather knowledge, become empowered with valuable skills, and advance your career and resume with new in-demand expertise. Students have the opportunity to earn certifications to advance their current careers and enhance their trade skills. They can dual enroll in High School Diploma classes or English as a Second Language. Our evening Career Technical Education courses include:

    Auto Body Repair

    Develop surface preparation, including welding, metal straightening, and finishing to return cars to pre-accident condition. Apprenticeships may be available.

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)

    Students will learn about the maintenance, overhaul, repair, and adjustment of residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration units. Students will use specialized tools of the trade, understand the theory and application of the basic principles of cooling, air, electrical fundamentals, and controls, and diagnose unit malfunction. 

    Early Childhood Education

    Careers in Early Childhood Education classes collaborate with West Valley Community College and Silicon Valley Adult Education. Silicon Valley Adult Education offers students a career pathway to quickly enter the workforce. Students will earn permits upon completion of classes.

    Fashion, Textiles and Apparel 

    The course offers a hands-on introduction to the fashion industry and business practices. Students will explore the potential careers they can take part in as up-and-coming designers and entrepreneurs. Exploration of art mediums includes screen-printing, sewing, pattern making, draping, and drawing and developing their apparel.

    Google Workplace Essentials

    This class will give students an overview and teach students how to use Google Suite’s popular cloud-based apps to create, collaborate, and share different files. Students will learn to store and manage files in Drive, create and format documents in Docs, work with spreadsheets in Sheets, create presentations in Slides, and create surveys in Forms. Students will also learn a few tips on managing email, sending Google Drive attachments with Gmail, and managing events with Calendar. 

    Medical Assistant

    Learn back office medical procedures, including medical terminology, lab procedures, anatomy, and physiology. Clinical training in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices is available. 

    Medical Assistant Back Office

    Assist physicians in the back office or clinic, medical lab, and EKG. A 120-160-hour clinical assignment is required at a different site by arrangement. Online assignments outside of class time may be assigned. 

    Medical Terminology

    Learn and recognize word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical language. Learn how to combine words to create meaningful medical conditions, comprehend their definition, and know the correct spelling. 

    Pharmacy Technician

    The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to successfully attain training and qualifications to become a Pharmacy Technician. Students will learn the basic concepts of Pharmacology, practice settings, standards and ethics, State Board of Pharmacy laws and regulations, basic pharmacy calculations, drug dosages, forms, record keeping, labeling, and customer service.

    IET -Integrated Educational Training Classes are available. See SVAE Counselor Angelica Vila, avila@metroed.net