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Career Technical Education (CTE)

College-prepared and career-ready for the 21st century

The Career Technical Education (CTE) department provides industry-linked programs and services that enable all individuals to reach their career goals in order to achieve a high-quality lifestyle, to be competitive in the global marketplace, and sustain California's economic dominance.

LAUSD/CTE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access for all of our services.

Course Descriptions are listed below by Industry Sector.

 

Arts, Media, and Entertainment 
 
GRAPHIC DESIGN 1-4 (706550/55/60/65)
 
Learn how to Photoshop pictures, design posters, draw graphics, create advertisements and websites, and edit movies using the latest Adobe apple imaging software. Gain the tools you need to begin a new and exciting career.
 
Cost: $100
W - F, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm, ELASC
 
VIDEO PRODUCTION 1-3 (708560/70/80)
 
Become a professional in film and video production. The focus is on cinematography, directing, documentary filmmaking, creating a web series, music videos, editing movies, weddings, and events.
 
Cost: $70
W - F, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
Building and Construction Trades

CONSTRUCTION WORK 1 (713550)
 
This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for construction work. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in basic residential and commercial construction using sustainable and green technology. Instruction includes orientation, resource management, OSHA 10, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the techniques, tools, and materials required for concrete work, masonry, floor and wall construction, and roof construction. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $90
M - W, 7:00 am - 8:30 pm, ELASC
 
CONSTRUCTION WORK 2 (713560)
 
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for construction work. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in basic residential, commercial and earthquake retrofitting in construction using sustainable and green technology. Instruction includes an introduction, workplace safety, and reviews of resource management, trade mathematics, plumbing, Los Angeles Department Water & Power (DWP) infrastructure earthquake-resistant pipe replacement and drywall installation. It also covers the operation, maintenance, and storage of power tools. The competencies in this course are aligned with California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $90
M - W, 7:00 am - 8:30 pm, ELASC
 

CONSTRUCTION WORK 3 (713570)
 
This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of three designed for construction work. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in basic residential, commercial and earthquake retrofitting in construction using sustainable and green technology. Instruction includes an introduction, workplace safety, and reviews of resource management, trade mathematics, employability skills, and apprenticeship preparation. Emphasis is placed on the techniques, tools and materials required for finish carpentry, plumbing review and electrical work, roofing, and painting. The competencies in this course are aligned with California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $90
M - W, 7:00 am - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Business and Finance
 
ACCOUNTING 1 (751550)
 
Learn the following: basic accounting principles, journals, general ledgers, worksheets, financial statements, spreadsheets, accounts payable, inventories, banking principles procedures.
 
Cost: $60
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm, ELAOC
Tue / Th, 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ACCOUNTING 2 (751560)
 
This is the second course that focuses on double-entry accounting systems. It includes fixed assets, long-term liabilities, financial analysis, payroll, discounts, returns, allowances, job cost accounting, assets and depreciations, interest. Prerequisite: Accounting 1.
 
Cost: $60
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm, ELAOC
Tue / Th, 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ACCOUNTING CLERK - UPGRADE (711080)
 
This course is designed to introduce you to the principles and processes involved in computerized accounting systems (QuickBooks). Prerequisite: Accounting 2.
 
Cost: $90
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm, ELAOC
Tue / Th, 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 1 - OFFICE PROCEDURES (753550)
 
This is the first of three classes that you will need in order to complete the Administrative Assistant training pathway. You will learn workplace safety procedures, business ethics and attitudes, learn proper use of office tools, telephone etiquette, filing systems, travel arrangements and employability skills.
 
Cost: $90
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm 9:00 pm, ELASC
 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 2 - BUSINESS ENGLISH (753560)
 
This is the second of three courses that you will need in order to complete the Administrative Assistant training pathway. You will get experience in written and oral communications. You will learn English grammar, spelling and punctuation, business writing and reporting, and techniques of effective reading, listening and speaking.
 
Cost: $90
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm 9:00 pm, ELASC
 
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 3 - BUSINESS MATH (753570)
 
This is the last course of the Administrative Assistant training pathway. You will learn and practice business mathematics which includes: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, and fractions and how to solve word and problems. You will also learn how to be proficient using an electronic calculator.
 
Cost: $90
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
KEYBOARDING 1 & 2 (715084/86)
 
Learn to use the computer keyboard. You will learn how to type with speed and accuracy. You will also learn how to produce office documents, formatting and applications.
 
Cost: $50
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
COMPUTER OPERATOR 1: FOUNDATIONS (753580)
 
Learn the basic operations of computers. Every career requires computer knowledge for you to be successful in any job in today’s digital world. Topics included are: word processing, file management, internet applications, email, computer ethics and security, and virus and spyware protection. This course meets the requirement for the Administrative Assistant certificate program.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
COMPUTER OPERATOR 2: APPLICATIONS (753590)
 
Learn Microsoft Office Word processing and Excel application programs. Office simulations include formatting, editing, basic Excel formulas, charts and tables and more. This is one of the classes that meet the requirement for the Administrative Assistant certificate program. Prerequisite: Computer Operations/1: Foundations or equivalent Computer Challenge Test.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
COMPUTER OPERATOR 3: DATA MANAGEMENT (754550)
 
Learn the basics of Microsoft Access (a database program) that include creating, filing, retrieving information, and creating reports and charts. Prerequisite: Computer Operations/1 or equivalent Computer Challenge Test.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
COMPUTER OPERATOR 4: PRESENTATIONS (754560)
 
Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint (presentation graphic program) that include navigating an existing presentation, creating a new presentation using the basic principles of design, text boxes, inserting and formatting objects to edit and improve the presentation graphics, adding private notes for the speaker, printing and tips to maximize your presentation. Prerequisite: Completion of Computer Operations/1: Foundations or equivalent Computer Challenge Test.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - F, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, ELASC
M - F, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, ELASC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
COMPUTER OPERATION/5: IC³ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION (754570)

This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for computer operation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in fulfilling the requirements of the Internet and Computing Core Certificate (IC³) Program, a global training and certification program for students and employees who want to excel in a digital world. IC³ Certification consists of three core certification exams: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living On-Line.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELAOC
M - F, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
 
COMPUTER ESSENTIALS (755070)
 
This competency-based course is designed to prepare students with basic computer fundamentals using the latest software in Operating Systems, Word processing, Spreadsheets, and Presentations. Emphasis will be placed on virtual communication platforms such as Email, Zoom, and other online applications. Additionally, this course will include soft skills, employability skills, job search, and resume preparation.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 12:15 pm, ELAOC


Energy, Environment, and Utilities
 
ELECTRICIAN 1: FUNDAMENTALS (727550)
 
This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of five designed for electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, trade mathematics, fundamental electrical concepts, storage batteries in direct current (DC) circuits, Ohm’s Law, alternating current (AC), and resource management. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards. Prerequisites: None.
Cost: $240
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ELECTRICIAN 2: WIRING AND CODES (727555)
 
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of five designed for the electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in electrical wiring and codes. It focuses on safety, permit requirements and code compliance, wiring design and protection, wiring materials and methods, equipment for general use, special occupancies, special equipment, special conditions, communication systems sanctioned by the National Electrical Code (NEC), and the interpretation of data found in the NEC tables. It also covers a review of the practical aspects of resource management when wiring. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards. Prerequisites: Enrollment requires completion of the Electrician/1: Fundamentals (62-75-50) course or permission of the instructor.
 
Cost: $240
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ELECTRICIAN 3: WIRING TECHNIQUES (727560)
 
This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of five designed for the electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in wiring. It focuses on the selection and utilization of electrical instrumentation, proper interpretation of wire color connections, proper wiring techniques, and the types, features, and functions of blueprint drawings and prints. It also includes workplace safety. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards. Prerequisites: Enrollment requires completion of the Electrician/2: Wiring and Codes (62-75-55) course or permission of the instructor.
 
Cost: $480
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC
M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ELECTRICIAN 4: INDUSTRIAL (727565)
 
This competency-based course is the fourth in a sequence of five designed for electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, code-approved wiring techniques, AC theory, and resource management. It focuses on AC and DC motors and generators, single-phase motors, three-phase power systems and machines, testing procedures on live circuits, motor control, troubleshooting, and maintenance techniques. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards. Prerequisites: Enrollment requires completion of the Electrician/3: Wiring Techniques (72-75-60) course. Necessary tools and supplies listed for Electrician 1 & 2 also needed for this level. Necessary tools and supply items listed below may be purchased from hardware/home stores as kits or toolbox sets. Evening students enroll for 2 semesters to complete this course.
 
Cost: $720
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC

ELECTRICIAN 5: ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROLS (727570)
 
This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for the electrical technician and electrician trainees. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in motor operation. It focuses on the features, functions, and control of magnetic full voltage starters. It also covers the basic operation of manual motor starters, the operation and application of motor overload devices and control pilot devices, the use and troubleshooting techniques for two-wire, three-wire, and separate control circuits, and employability skills. The course also features a review of classroom and workplace safety procedures and resource management. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards. Prerequisites: Enrollment requires completion of the Electrician/4: Industrial (72-75-65) course. Evening students enroll for 2 semesters to complete this course.
 
Cost: $720
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC
 
ENERGY AUDIT - PV (728550)
 
Learn employability skills, safety, energy efficiency audits, solar thermal system, installation and repair, troubleshooting, pool & spa solar heating. This class offers you project-based experiences in residential and commercial energy management with an introduction to solar thermal installation. In this class, you will be learning the latest “green energy technology.”
 
Cost: $50
T - F, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, ELASC
M - F, 8:50 am - 3:50 pm, ELASC
 
PHOTOVOLTAIC 1 (726550)
 
Learn how solar energy is a viable source of alternative energy, solar installation, workplace safety, alternative energy, electrical theories, electrical wiring procedures.
 
Cost: $160
M - F, 8:50 am - 3:50 pm, ELASC
 

PHOTOVOLTAIC 2 (726560)
 
Learn about alternative and renewable energy. It will provide you with hand-on experience in system site selection, mechanical design adaptation, component evaluation, site assessment, and photovoltaic system mechanical design adaptations.
 
Cost: $160
M - F, 8:50 am - 3:50 pm, ELASC
 

PHOTOVOLTAIC 3 (726570)
 
Learn photovoltaic installation, electrical design, installation of subsystems, components, maintenance, troubleshooting, and exploration of industry markets for photovoltaic applications.
 
Cost: $310
T - F, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, ELASC
 

POWERLINE SYSTEMS 1 (726580)
 
Learn about physical, mechanical, and industry-related tasks for power distribution careers. It includes safety requirements, safe climbing techniques, industry-related fitness, and electrical theory.
 
Cost: $260
M - F, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, ELASC
 

POWERLINE SYSTEMS 2 (727585)
 
This class focuses on physical, mechanical, and electrical skills for power distribution careers. It includes rigging, material preparation, aerial construction, underground transmission maintenance, safe climbing techniques, and proper tool techniques.
 
Cost: $520
M - F, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, ELASC
 

POWERLINE SYSTEMS 3 (727590)
 
Learn about advanced physical, mechanical, and industry-related skills for employment in utility trades, including advanced safety regulations, advanced climbing, advanced distribution and transmission rigging, aerial construction, first aid, and apprenticeship preparation. Students must complete courses in sequential order to be eligible for a program certificate. Powerline Systems Program has an existing WAITING LIST for enrollment. You MUST place your name on the ELASC website waiting list to be eligible for enrollment.
 
Cost: $520
M - F, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, ELASC
 
 
 
SOLAR THERMAL (726580)
 
Receive basic residential and commercial construction techniques, utilize proper tools and materials to build and install solar thermal panels. In this class, you will be learning the latest “green energy technology.”
 
Cost: $50
M - Th, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, ELASC
 
Fashion and Interior Design (Beauty Industry)

COSMETOLOGY 1, 2, & 3 (784560/63/65)
 
In a little over a year, you can take the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (CSBBC) (1600 hours). You will learn disinfection, hairstyling, haircutting, chemical texturing, hair coloring, nail care, and skin care procedures. You get real-world experience by working with clients in a lab setting. The instructor not only teaches but guides you through the process of applying for the state board exam and mock practice test to secure your success.
 
                                                                                                                                                                       Cost: $910
                                                                                                                                   M - F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, ELASC
 

COSMETOLOGY SPECIALIST (784595)
 
Prepare for the California State Board Licensing Exam. It includes color theory, contouring, formal makeup, theatrical makeup, and advanced hair coloring, braids, extensions, spa manicuring, and pedicuring.
 
Cost: $170
M - F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, ELASC
 

HAIRSTYLING - UPGRADE (781080)
 
In this course, you focus on advanced hair cutting, hair styling, iron curling, permanent waving, hair relaxing, and hair coloring.
 
                                                                                                                                                                       Cost: $170
                                                                                                                                   M - F, 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm, ELASC

 

Health Science and Medical Technology

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA) - (775075)
 
The class covers an overview of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, medical terminology and an introduction to diseases and disorders. Emphasis is placed on safety principles, infection control, and the philosophy of nursing. Classroom and clinical training includes nursing skills, clinical procedures, and laboratory skills. Direct patient care under the supervision of a nurse in a health care setting is included to pass the Certified Nurse Assistant state examination. Please note: East Los Angeles Skills Center is an approved testing center with a 100% passing rate. Prerequisite: 18 years of age, reading/math level 7.5, Health Info Tech/1 (HIT1) Certificate.
 
Cost: $250
T / W / Th, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, ELASC
T / W / Th / F,  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 7 am - 2 pm, ELASC
 
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/1: MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY -  (761550)
Start a health care career learning the language of medicine, medical terminology. Learn basic human anatomy, physiology, and how to pronounce, spell, build, break down medical terms and abbreviations.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELASC
M - F, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm, ELASC

M - Th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm, ELAOC

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/2: ELECTRONIC RECORDING & FILING - (761560)
 
The second in a sequence of five designed for health information technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in electronic recording and filing. Technical instruction includes an introduction, and reviews of workplace safety policies and procedures, resource management, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the legal and ethical issues of electronic recording and filing, operation and maintenance of healthcare office tools, equipment, and software, processing and using forms, reports, correspondence, and financial records, and the overall principles and procedures used in records management.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELASC
M - F, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm, ELASC
 
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/3: INSURANCE BILLING - (767570)
 
In the third course of the HIT Program, you are prepared for a career as a medical insurance biller or insurance claims adjustor. Obtain in-depth knowledge of various healthcare insurance programs including Medicare, MediCal, Private, HMO, Disability, TriCare/CHAMPVA, Workers’ Compensation, Hospital, and Dental. The course also covers patient registration, payment procedures, claim preparation, and electronic transmission.
 
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELASC
M - F, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm, ELASC


HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/4: DIAGNOSTIC CODING - (767580)
 
In the fourth course of the HIT Program, you will focus on the official guidelines and conventions of the current edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Clinical Manual (CM), and Procedural Coding System (PCS).
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELASC
M - F, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm, ELASC


HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/5: PROCEDURAL CODING - (767590)
 
In the fifth course of the HIT Program, you will focus on the official guidelines and conventions of the current edition of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Manual and the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).
Cost: $100
M - F, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, ELASC
M - F, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm, ELASC
 
HOME HEALTH AIDE - HHA (778070)
 
Learn the basics of nursing care in the home. The course covers the philosophy of nursing, safety principles in the home, and infection control methods. It stresses proper nutrition and health as well as methods for meeting the social and psychological needs of the clients.
 
                                                                                                                                                                         Cost: $50
                                                                                                                                   M - F, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, ELASC
                                                                                                                     
MEDICAL ASSISTANT (774050)
 
Classroom instruction includes ethics, medical terminology, medical forms, ambulatory care, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, out-patient surgery, urology, orthopedics, internal medicine, and cardiology. You will able to practice techniques and topics learned to gain expertise through internships in a physician's office or medical clinics. Prerequisite: 18 years of age, reading/math level 7.5, Health Info Tech/1 (HIT1) Certificate.
 
                                                                                                                                                                       Cost: $300
                                                                                                                                   M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELASC
                                                                                                                                   M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC

PHYSICAL THERAPY (764550)
 
This course prepares you to provide basic physical therapy treatment in health care facilities. You will practice the assessment of vital signs, body mechanics, treatment methods, therapeutic rehabilitation exercises, and mobility training. You will practice what you learned and gain expertise at a clinical site.
 
                                                                                                                                                                         Cost: $90
                                                                                                                                 M - F, 10:15 am - 3:00 pm, ELASC

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (779060) 
540 hours/1 semester
 
This competency-based course is designed to prepare students for employment in a pharmacy setting. The class consists of theory and clinical preparation to include: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacy settings, duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols, metric and apothecary systems, drug requirements, record-keeping, dispensing prescriptions, knowledge of manufacturing, and packaging and labeling of drug products. At the successful completion of this course, students will be qualified to register with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician. Students will perform community classroom activities while under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
 
Prerequisites: Must be at least 18 years of age. Reading level at least 9.0 and Math 9.0 (TABE). Current CA Identification Card, CA Driver's License, or a current US Passport. High School Diploma, original score sheet for the U.S. GED/HiSET, or documentation of completion of the 12th Grade in a foreign educational system (independent NACES agency approved by LAUSD). AHA or BLS Health Care Providers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Must pass a background check and a physical exam and a drug test.
 
The program consists of 1 course taken in one semester with clinical externships required to complete the program. Preparation for state exams are included.
 
Cost: $650
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC
 
The Pharmacy Technician Program at ELAOC is a PTCB Recognized school and obtains a 75% pass rate for 2020/2021.
 

PTCB         ASHP

 
 
X-RAY TECHNICIAN
 
The program consists of 3 courses taken in sequence over one year with options to work as an X-Ray Tech before continuing to Rad Tech. X-Ray 1-3 taken over 1 year and Rad Tech taken the 2nd year.
 
Prerequisites for X-Ray Tech: 18 years of age. Reading level of 9.0 and Math level 9.0 (TABE). High School Diploma, original score sheet for the U.S. GED/HiSET or documentation of completion of the 12th Grade in a foreign educational system (independent NACES agency approved by LAUSD). Current American Association (AHA) or Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate and First Aid certificate. Must pass a background check and a physical exam. Completion of Health Information Technician (76-15-50) and Medical Assistant (76-40-50) or AA/AS Degree; (official, sealed transcripts). See counseling office for other costs for uniforms, supplies, insurance, and tools.

X-RAY TECHNOLOGY/1 (764583)
360 hours
 
This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for x-ray technology. It provides students with project-based experiences according to the California State certification examination requirements for the limited category of extremities and torso skeleton. Didactic instruction includes an orientation, general safety principles, communication skills, critical thinking skills, and resource management. Emphasis is placed on medical ethics, medical terminology, part one of clinical assistant procedures, and part one of the principles of exposure and image quality. Students are also provided with clinical training in health care facilities supervised by the instructor and staff personnel to perform as safe, competent, and professional X-Ray technicians.
 
Cost: $550
M - F, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, ELAOC

X-RAY TECHNOLOGY/2 (764586)
480 hours
 
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for x-ray technology. It provides students with project-based experiences according to the California State certification examination requirements in the limited category of the chest. Didactic and clinical instruction includes parts two of anatomy and physiology (including chest pathologies), radiographic positioning, film critiques, principles of exposure and image quality, and clinical assistant procedures. Emphasis is also placed on radiologic physics, radiobiology, and radiation safety. Students are given more hours for clinical experience in health care facilities supervised by the instructor and staff personnel in order to perform as safe competent and professional X-ray technicians.
 
Cost: $550
M - F, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, ELAOC
 
X-RAY TECHNOLOGY/3 (764589)
510 hours
 
This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of three designed for x-ray technology. It provides students with project-based experiences according to the California State certification examination requirements in the limited category of the skull. Didactic and clinical instruction includes parts three of anatomy and physiology (including cranial and facial bone pathologies), radiographic positioning, and film critique. Emphasis is also placed on digital radiography, employability skills, and the evaluation process. Students are given maximum hours available for clinical experience in health care facilities supervised by the instructor and staff personnel in order to perform as safe, competent, and professional X-Ray technicians.
 
Cost: $550
M - F, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, ELAOC

 

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST (772077)
1550 Hours / 1 year
 
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“The Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program is committed to providing accessible and affordable quality education to assist current California State Certificated X-ray Technicians in developing and achieving their short-term goal of upgrading their skills and knowledge toward becoming competent radiographers in a process of lifelong learning.”
 
Cost: $2,440
M - F, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, ELAOC

 

Marketing, Sales, and Service

BUILDING AND GROUNDS WORKER
(797550)
 
Learn cleaning procedures for schools, offices, hotels, arenas, theatres, and residential buildings. The class covers safety, waste handling, chemical care, restroom care, floor care, and carpet maintenance.
 
Cost: $60
Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:45 pm, ELASC

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - HEATING & VENTILATION (797575)

This competency-based course prepares trainees to operate various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment. Instruction includes principles and techniques of various low-pressure boiler operations, fuel systems, unit heating systems, ventilation systems, and air conditioning systems. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $60
Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:45 pm, ELASC
 
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - SCHEDULING PRACTICES (797580)
 
This competency-based course prepares trainees for entry-level supervision positions as school custodian supervisors. Instruction includes practical training in the management of custodial personnel; in-depth study of time and motion studies; scheduling workloads equitably; scheduling of routine cleaning; scheduling of non-routine cleaning. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $60
Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:45 pm, ELASC
 
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - SUPERVISORY PRACTICES (797585)
 
This competency-based course provides training in principles of supervision, inspection of buildings and grounds, record keeping, and management of personnel. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
 
Cost: $60
Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:45 pm, ELASC
Transportation
 
TECHNOLOGY/1: AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS (799083)
 
Instruction includes an orientation, classroom and workplace policies and procedures, resource management, measurements, tools and equipment, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on domestic car engine designs, engine cooling systems, engine lubrication systems, automotive electricity, charging systems, and starting systems.
 
PREREQUISITES:  Enrollment requires a reading level of 6.0 as measured by the TABE D 9/10
 
Cost: $ 60
M / W / F, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, ELASC

TECHNOLOGY/2: AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS (799085) 

Instruction includes an introduction, classroom and workplace policies and procedures, and reviews of resource management, measurements, tools and equipment, and employability skills as well as basic entrepreneurial skills. Emphasis is placed on foreign car engine designs, ignition systems, fuel systems, exhaust systems, emission control, major engine operations, and alternate power sources for automobiles.
 
PREREQUISITES:  Enrollment requires successful completion of the Technology/1: Automotive Systems (79-90-83) course
 
Cost: $60
M / W / F, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, ELASC

 
AUTO TECH: ENGINE REPAIR (799073)

It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in an automobile area incorporating sustainable and green vehicle technologies. Instruction includes classroom and workplace policies and procedures in accordance with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations. It covers the proper use, maintenance, and storage of engine repair tools and equipment, the effective use of service manuals and computer-based information systems, and an introduction to hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. Emphasis is placed on the techniques in the following areas of engine repair: general engine, cylinder head and valve train, engine block assembly, and lubrication and cooling systems.
 
Cost: $120
M / W / F, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, ELASC

AUTO TECH: BRAKES (799053)

It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in an area incorporating sustainable and green vehicle technologies. Instruction includes classroom and workplace policies and procedures in accordance with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations. It covers the proper use, maintenance, and storage of auto repair tools and equipment as well as the effective use of service manuals and computer-based information systems. Emphasis is placed on the techniques in the following areas of brake diagnosis and repair: general, hydraulic system, drum brake, disc brake, power assist units, wheel bearings, parking brakes, electronic brake, and control systems. It also teaches trade mathematics, resource management, employability skills, and entrepreneurial skills.
 
PREREQUISITES:  Enrollment requires successful completion of the Auto Tech: Engine Repair (79-90-73) course.
 
Cost: $110
M / W / F, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, ELASC
 
AUTO TECH: ENGINE PERFORMANCE/1 (799069)

It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in an automobile area incorporating sustainable and green vehicle technologies. Instruction includes classroom and workplace policies and procedures in accordance with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations. It covers the proper use, maintenance, and storage of auto repair tools and equipment, the effective use of service manuals and computer-based information systems, and an introduction to the different engine designs, automotive electricity, hybrid vehicles, and alternative fuel vehicles. Emphasis is placed on the techniques in the following areas of engine performance diagnosis and repair: general, computerized engine controls, and ignition system.
 
PREREQUISITES:  Enrollment requires successful completion of the Auto Tech: Engine Repair (79-90-73) course.
 
Cost: $120
M / W / F, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, ELASC
Saturday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, ELASC