Silicon Valley Career Technical Education
- Career-technical classes
- Earn high school credits
- Earn college credits
- Hands-on training
- If you're interested, contact your counselor today!
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Veterinary Assisting - Learn anatomy and physiology as well as animal health and disease to prepare for employment as a Veterinary Assistant in clinics, kennels, shelters, and pet stores.
Engineering & Design Industry
Computer Technology Careers - Learn to install, diagnose, and repair hardware and software. Prepare for jobs in the computer industry in sales & setup, software installation, help desk, computer support, networks, and programming.
Finance and Business Industry
Accounting & Financial Careers - Prepare and process financial data for computerized accounting systems, gain personal money management skills for life.
Hospitality, Tourism, & Catering
Baking and Catering - Prepares students with the skills and knowledge required for employment in the baking and pastry industry. Catering and business skills are developed operating an in-house food operation and catering department.
Culinary Arts - Passionate about food, its ingredients, the presentation and its taste? Train in our well equipped kitchen to prepare stocks, cuts of meat, poultry and seafood utilizing a variety of cooking methods. Work in various kitchen positions and restaurant settings while preparing your career and future college education. Our instructor is committed to your success!
Information Technology Industry
Office/Administrative Assistant - Learn Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and office skills such as keyboarding, filing, telephone etiquette, email, ten key/bookkeeping skills and internet.
Marketing, Sales, & Service Industry
Small Business Management - Learn the basics of running a business and using Microsoft software.Prepare for jobs in accounting, human resources, information technology, or sales & marketing.
Auto Body Repair & Refinishing - Learn to repair auto body damage, paint to new car brilliance, and perform body alignment and welding. Practice sanding, polishing, and detailing
Automotive Careers - Eight areas of study help students gain basic and advanced skills in: automotive brakes, electrical & electronic systems, automatic and manual transmission repair, engine repair, engine performance, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and suspension and steering.
Truck Mechanics - Repair and service systems and components on large and small vehicles. Prepare for jobs in the auto/truck/heavy equipment industry.
Arts, Media, & Entertainment
Animation - Acquire skills in basic figure drawing, cell animation, 2D and 3D computer animation. Develop an understanding of script writing, storyboarding, and sound design.
Video Production - Learn to produce videos for business and entertainment from script writing to final edit.
Building Trades & Construction
Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/Heating - Learn maintenance, overhaul, repair, and adjustment of residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration units.
Carpentry - Design, estimate, and construct buildings with carpentry tools and equipment using industry standards.
Electrical Maintenance - Students planning to enter an electrical maintenance career will learn electrical installations, trouble shooting and repair.
Fashion & Interior Design Industry
Interior Design - Enjoy hands-on activities and on-the job training in basic interior design through color, materials, furniture, lighting, and scale drawings.
Health Science & Medical Technology
Dental Assisting - Learn chairside assisting, laboratory and X-ray procedures, with radiation and clinical experience, make impressions and models. Earn certificates in Dental Assisting, Infection Control, and Radiation Safety. Class includes dental internship.
Health Occupations - Preparing aspiring nurses & doctors for the medical professions with a focus on human biology and disease, college preparation, practicing hands-on patient care, medical terms, leadership and teamwork, with hospital internships in Emergency, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Pediatrics, and more.
Medical Assisting - Learn back office medical procedures. Topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and lab procedures. Clinical training in hospitals, clinics, and doctors' offices is available.
Medical Office Careers - Prepare for employment in hospitals, medical offices and clinics. Obtain knowledge of terminology, patient billing, medical transcriptions, and medical office administrative procedures.
Manufacturing & Product Development Industry
Metals Technology/Welding - Learn welding theory and safety with hands-on experience in operation of welding equipment
Precision/CNC Machining - Learn basic machining theory and hands-on operation of a variety of machining tools that include manual and CNC (Computer Numerical Control)
Public Services Industry
Fire Science/First Responder - Students will be introduced to Fire Department and Emergency Services related fields and techniques used to perform the job. The class focuses are academics, technical skills, and employability practices.
Forensic Investigation - Develop the knowledge and training related to forensics while exploring the procedures to solve crimes. Topics include investigating crime scenes and laboratory safety rules and regulations.
Law Enforcement - Prepare for a career in public and private investigative fields. Understand the criminal justice system, investigate crimes, and improve decision-making skills.
Probation & Legal Careers - Prepare for working in the judicial system in careers such as probation officer, paralegal, legal assistant, legal secretary, court reporter, or attorney