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Career Technical Education

Do you want to train for a new career?  Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education (BPACE) can help you to achieve your goal.  Take a look at our Career Technical Education courses listed below and click on the career that your interested in to find out how to register.

This 620-hour course is designed for practical training in Computer Skills necessary to operate any business or organization.  The technical skills you will learn will prepare you for an entry-level secretarial job, run your own business or pursue a higher education.  Modules taught: 

  • Microsoft Office Suite:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook 
  • Office 365 Web Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Operating Systems: Windows 10 
  • Filing 
  • Basic Business Math and English 
  • Keyboarding (Typing Skills) 
  • Adobe Suite Image Editing
Learn the skills needed to work in a repair shop through individual and group training.  Work on your own car or perform maintenance on customer vehicles.  This 1080-hour per year course is taught by an ASE Certified Master Mechanic.  Modules taught:
     • Heating & Air Conditioning, Automotive Transmission/Transaxle (automatic)
     • Manual Drive Train and Axles
     • Engine Repair
     • Electrical Systems
     • Engine Performance
     • Suspension and Steering
     • Brake Systems and ASE Certification Review (optional)
This 1500-hour certified course is designed to prepare student for employment in the Barbering industry including preparation for the State Board Exam.  Students will receive training in:
     • Cutting & Hair Styling
     • Skin Care
     • Shaving
     • Men's Hair Replacement
This 200-hour course is designed to prepare students for the State Board Exam.  Students will receive training in:
     • Skin Care
     • Shaving
     • Facial Hair Design
(Proof of Cosmetology License is required)
This 1600-hour certified course is designed to prepare students for employment in the Cosmetology industry including preparation for the required State Board Exam.  Students will receive training in:
     • Cutting & Styling Hair
     • Skin Care
     • Make Up
     • Manicures & Pedicures
This 300-hour program is designed to prepare students for the State Board Exam.  Students will receive training in:
     • Make Up
     • Facials
     • Manicures & Pedicures
     • Acrylic Nails
(Proof of Barbering License is required)
This 900-hour course will prepare you for an entry-level job as an Electrician and prepare you to pass the State Licensing Examination that is required for all Electricians seeking employment in California.  This course will focus on:
     • Study of Basic Electricity
     • Residential Home Wiring
     • Industrial Wiring
     • Schematic Layout
     • Blueprint Reading
     • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
This 692-hour course is designed to prepare you for a career in the Food Service Industry.  You will be taught by seasoned professionals with many years of industry experience.  Modules include:
     • Culinary Foundations I
     • Food Safety and Sanitation
     • Advanced Culinary/ International Cuisines
     • Restaurant Management and Operations
This is a 710 hour course, as the number of efficient and environmentally sound heating and air conditioning solutions continues to grow, so does the demand for residential and commercial HVAC technicians.  This course is designed to prepare our students for the EPA 608 Certification and employment in the HVAC Industry.
     • Hands-On Training
     • Learn about environmental systems, maintenance skills and more!
     • Students may receive college credit at Mount San Antonio College
     • Students must have black spill/oil resistant shoes.  
This 800-hour course (including 160 externship hours) will teach you the following skills needed to work as an entry-level Medical Assistant through hands-on training with Injections, Blood Drawing, EKG, simple Blood Testing, Urine Analysis and Assisting with Minor Surgeries.  This course will help you focus on the administrative duties of the front office:
     • Reception and Telephone Techniques
     • Billing Procedures
     • Bookkeeping and Office Financial Management
     • Paper and Computerized Appointment Scheduling
     • Medical Records Management and Medical Terminology
This 615-hour course (including 175 externship hours) will teach you all the technical skills to work as an entry-level Therapeutic Services (Pharmacy Technician) in a hospital or community setting.  Training will focus on:
     • Pharmacy Profile Skills
     • Medication Dosage Calculations
     • Home Health Care
     • Long Term Care Order Processing
     • Community & Hospitality Pharmacy Operations
     • Patient Services
     • Data Entry Skills