Career Technical Education (CTE) Program

517 Mile of Cars Way
National City, CA 91950
Phone: (619) 336-9423

Registration Open Now For All Classes

CTE Video

CTE Student Survey: Please complete this survey when you finish one of our courses.  We need this information to submit to the state of California to meet funding requirements.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All CTE class fees include a $25 non-refundable registration fee.  This fee is in addition to any fees charged for supplies and/or materials. If the adult school cancels a class all fees will be refunded to the students; refunds for school cancellations may take 4-6 weeks to process.  There are no refunds given to students who choose to drop a class or fail to attend  a class.  Unused attendance is not transferable to another session.


CTE provides many opportunities to prepare for a specialized, high demand career, ensuring you will become a skilled and productive worker. Programs of Study linked to Southwestern College are also offered. Whether starting a new career or upgrading current skills, CTE is your transition into the workforce!

  • College Credit (cc) – Most CTE courses are articulated with Southwestern Community College. This means you will earn college credits and get a jump start on a college degree. All articulated courses are noted with (cc) in the title.
  • Registration – All registration is done in person at the school site of your choice.
  • Textbooks – Textbooks are required for most CTE courses.  Click on the course link below for textbook information.

Directory of Classes

Building Maintenance & Repair Nutritional Services/Cafeteria Assistant
Certified Nursing Assistant Medical Assistant
Computer Applications Medical Billing/Intro to Coding
Construction Worker – Roofer Waterproofer Medical Terminology
Culinary Arts Programs  Keyboarding
Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Drone FAA 107 Security Officer
Floral Design Typing Tests
Healthcare Essentials Welding
Introduction to Computer Concepts
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations – Drones