Career & Technical Education

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Summer Certification Programs
Summer Certification Programs offer a GREAT opportunity to engage in hands-on learning throughout a variety of career fields.  Earn credit, gain experience, obtain valuable Industry Recognized Certificates that can lead to immediate employment in various high demand career pathways, and in some cases earn money.  To find out more, click on one of the opportunities below to see what the program has to offer.

Wildland FireEarning chain saw, pump systems, and their Red Card certification, students are ready to enter into their career of fighting forest fires. 
Environmental ServicesThrough a partnership with Tacoma’s Environmental Services Department, students get certified in soil erosion (CESCL), collection sampling, OSHA, and HAZWOPER to name a few.

PipefittersLearn from local union experts how to solder, braze, weld, and bend tube through hands-on activities. 

Certified Nursing AssistantThrough a partnership between Tacoma Public Schools, the City of Tacoma, Divine CNA Training, and MultiCare, 10th and 11th grade students learn valuable nursing skills.

Tacoma TideflatsTacoma Tideflats Certification Program provides a “pipeline” for Tacoma students to fill entry-level employment positions with the network of businesses and industries associated with commerce generated through the Port of Tacoma. 
Unmanned Aerial VehiclesStudent's earn FAA 107 certification to fly drones commercially in the ever changing landscape of unmanned aircraft - starting in the fall of 2019.