Multi-year state program designed to provide all CA Community Colleges with the opportunity to implement Guided Pathways for the purpose of significantly improving student outcomes.
California Conservation Corps Corps members receive training and experience that sets them apart. Training is both formal (instructional) and informal (on-the-job).
The Santa Cruz County Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in a changing workplace and continuing education. CTEP, a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education offered in cooperation with county high school districts and the local business community provides job training for youth 16 and older and some adults (currently restricted to a few programs).
Are you looking to gain valuable work skills in the food industry? The Culinary Arts Program teaches students a variety of culinary techniques, preparing you for jobs in all phases of food production. Curriculum includes ServSafe certification from the National Restaurant Association — a mandatory certificate for all food service establishments.
Located in Silicon Valley, JobTrain offers career training for 6 different pathways at no cost to students: Carpentry, Construction, Culinary Arts, IT Support Services, Medical Assistant, & Nursing Assistant.
The Sustainable Hospitality Management program prepares students for transfer to another institution for advanced study. This program is designed to provide students with a foundation of knowledge to help them become successful leaders within the hospitality industry. The program is also a direct link to the Sustainable Hospitality Management bachelor’s degree that is offered at CSUMB.
Rancho Cielo Drummond Culinary Academy is dedicated to providing at-risk youth with an opportunity to gain classroom training, work experience and transferrable skills that help them become employable in the culinary and hospitality industry. The ten-month program, results in a culinary certificate and a high school diploma.
Watsonville, Aptos, Santa Cruz Adult Education (WASCAE) provides Career Technical Education Programs with high employment potential for adult learners.
A website is designed to help you understand the 12-county Bay Area region’s labor market needs for a targeted group of middle-skills occupations.