East Los Angeles

OCCUPATIONAL CENTER

Career Technical Education - Job Training

Program Descriptions


Arts & Media

The graphic designer program courses build student knowledge of graphic design and develops their ability to use typography, layout, and color theory to create eye-catching designs. Student use industry-related software to gain creative experience in creating designs such as logos, posters, brochures and Websites.

Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as advertising designer, computer artist, freelance artist, graphic designer, or layout artist. Focusing on student achievement, the class participates in state and national competitions, having an established reputation as an Awarding Winning Class.

Training In:  
Illustration
Typography
Design Principles
Prepress
Digital Technologies
Web-based Digital Media
Professional development
Employment Readiness
   
Portfolio Assembly:  
Product Illustration
Display Type
Logo Designs
Newspaper Ads
Magazine Ads
Poster Design
Newsletters
Brochures
CD Covers
Web Site Designs
   
Computer Software:  
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Flash
Adobe Photoshop
Quark Xpress
Dreamweaver
GRAPHIC DESIGN: FUNDAMENTALS  706550 180 hours $100 fee
GRAPHIC DESIGN: DIGITAL IMAGING 706555    180 hours $100 fee
GRAPHIC DESIGN: ADVERTISING DESIGN 706560 180 hours $100 fee
GRAPHIC DESIGN: WEB DESIGN 706565  180 hours $100 fee

 

Graphic Design: Fundamentals - This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of four designed for graphic design. It provides technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, the basic principles and techniques of graphic design, print and web typography, color theory and management, elements of illustration, logo design, and branding, conceptualization of images through sketching, digital imaging software and their applications, basic word processing and spreadsheet, resource management and employability skills.

Graphic Design: Digital Imaging- This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of four designed for graphic design. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in the use of a variety of hardware, software, and peripherals used in the creation and manipulation of still, two-dimensional images, and the use of electronic input and output devices. This course also includes instruction in resource management and a review of employability skills.

Graphic Design: Advertising Design - This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of four designed for graphic design. It provided students with technical instruction and practical experience in fundamental advertising principles, vector-based logo design and illustration, desktop publishing applications in pre-press production, electronic file management, website advertising, project presentation and delivery, and proofreading and editing. The course also covers resource management and employability skills.

Graphic Design: Web Design - This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of four designed for graphic design. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in workplace safety, scanning, graphic formats, and color applications. Utilizing graphics software, composition and writing for the internet, proofreading and editing techniques, electronic publishing, using Dreamweaver, web page creation, and designing accessible websites. 

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Building & Construction Trades

Construction Worker Apprenticeship   791589 200 hours $0


Construction Worker Apprenticeship Prep
- 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 an orientation, workplace safety, resource management, 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.

Prerequisites: None.

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Business & Finance

ACCOUNTING/1 751550 90 hours $60 fee
ACCOUNTING/2 751560 90 hours $60 fee
ACCOUNTING UPGRADE 711080 120 hours $80 fee
COMPUTER OPERATOR/1 753580 90 hours $90 fee
COMPUTER OPERATOR/2  753590 90 hours $90 fee
COMPUTER OPERATOR/3  754550 90 hours $90 fee
COMPUTER OPERATOR/4 754560 90 hours $90 fee
COMPUTER OPERATOR/5 754570 90 hours $90 fee
TYPIST: KEYBOARDING/1 715084 60 hours $60 fee
TYPIST: KEYBOARDING/2 715086 60 hours $60 fee


ACCOUNTING 1
is the first in a sequence of two designed for accounting. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in double-entry accounting systems. Instruction includes an orientation, workplace safety, resource management, business math, tools and equipment, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on regulatory agencies and professional groups, basic accounting principles, journals, general ledgers, worksheets, financial statements, adjusting and closing entries, spreadsheet accounting, accounts payable, accounts payable subsidiary ledgers, uncollectible accounts receivable, inventories and investments, short-term liabilities, and basic banking principles and procedures related to accounting.

ACCOUNTING 2 provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in double-entry accounting systems. Instruction includes an introduction, workplace safety, reviews of business math and employability skills, and entrepreneurial skills. Emphasis is placed on the forms of business organizations, fixed assets, long-term liabilities, financial statement analysis, payroll, discounts, returns and allowances, job costing accounting, plant assets and depreciation, notes and interest, accrued items, and end-of-fiscal period.

The ACCOUNTING UPGRADE course introduces the principles and processes in manual accounting prior to computerized systems and cycle. It includes automated accounting (calculators and computers used for recording and reporting), critical thinking/problem solving, employability skills, assessment of skills, and ethical decision-making skills which prepare individuals for employment in accounting and related occupations. The competencies in these courses are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

The ELECTRICIAN program courses consists of five courses ELECTRICIAN 1-5 designed to prepare students to qualify to the California State Electrician Trainee Certification and continue in industry towards journeyman status . Journeyman status requires an additional 8000 hours of paid employment and state testing beyond school training. Within the school training program, students qualify for TRAINEE status with successful completion of 150 hours of instruction, satisfied within levels 1 and 2.  The school offers state required 32 hours of continuing education participation in existing classes as space permits for working trainees who possess the ETS card.

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Energy, Environment & Utilities

ELECTRICIAN 1: FUNDAMENTALS 727550 120 hours $240 fee
ELECTRICIAN 2: WIRING AND CODES 727555 120 hours  $240 fee
ELECTRICIAN 3: WIRING TECHNIQUES 727560 240 hours $480 fee
ELECTRICIAN 4: INDUSTRIAL 727565 360 hours $720 fee
ELECTRICIAN 5: MOTOR CONTROLS 727570  360 hours $720 fee


Electrician 1: Fundamentals
- 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.

Electrician 2: Wiring and Codes - This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of five designed for 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 instructor.

Electrician 3: Wiring Techniques - This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of five designed for 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 instructor.

Electrician 4: Industrial - 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/2: Wiring and Codes (72-75-55) 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.


Electrician 5: Electric Motor Controls - This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for 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/3: Industrial (727565) course.  Evening students enroll for 2 semesters to complete this course.

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Health, Science & Medical Technology

Certified Medical Assistant 774050 1 Semester  $300
Dental Assistant/1  763553  8 Weeks $260
Dental Assistant/2 
763556  8 Weeks $260
Dental Assistant/3 765359 8 Weeks $260
Health Info Tech/1: Terminology 761550 10 weeks $100
Pharmacy Technician  779060 1 Semester $650
X-Ray Technology/1  764583 1 year (X-ray 1, 2, & 3)  $550
X-Ray Technology/2   764586    $550
X-Ray Technology/3  764589   $550
Radiologic Technologist 772070  1 year  $2440

Other program costs available at counseling office due to changing prices of outside sources.

Certified Medical Assistant

Program consists of 2 courses.

Medical Assistant (77-40-50)  500 hours/1 Semester $300 Course Fee

Information and training to prepare persons to function as medical assistants though training in ethics, medical terminology, and the preparation of medical forms. In addition, students will gain expertise in the day-to-day functions of the following specialties: ambulatory care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, out-patient surgery, urology, orthopedics, internal medicine, cardiology and laboratory. The competencies in this course area aligned with the CA High School Academic Content Standards and the CA Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

Certification Agency: National Healthcareer Association (NHA) by exam; Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Health Info Tech/1:

Terminology (76-15-50)   90 hours $100 Course Fee

This competency-based course contains information and training to prepare persons to function as medical assistants through training in ethics, medical terminology, and the preparation of medical forms. In addition, students will gain expertise in the day-to-day functions of the following specialties: ambulatory care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, out-patient surgery, urology, orthopedics, internal medicine, cardiology, and laboratory.

Enrollment requires an 8.0 reading level as measured by the TABE D 9/10 test, at least 18 years of age, and evidence of measles, mumps, rubella, rubiola, varicella, and TB screenings. 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).

Health Information Tech (76-15-50) is a pre-requisite for this class.  Must pass background check and a physical exam.

See counseling office for other costs including books, uniforms, tools, insurance, and other fees.

This course is a pre-requisite for X-Ray Technician.

Dental Assistant

Program consists of 3 courses taken in sequence over 1 semester.

Dental Assistant/1 (76-35-53)  180 hours $260 Course Fee
Dental Assistant/2 (76-35-56) 180 hours $260 Course Fee
Dental Assistant/3 (76-35-59) 180 hours $260 Course Fee

Pre-Requisites: Must be 18 years of age and pass an assessment exam with level 8.0 Reading and 8.0 Math. Possess a current CA Identification or Driver's License, or current U.S. Passport. Show proof of original U.S. High School, the original score sheet for the U.S. GED/HiSET or documentary of completion of the grade in a grade in a foreign educational system. AHA or BLS Health Care Providers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and pass a background check and a physical exam.

TB Screening required along with up to date Vaccinations including Tetanus.

See counseling office for other costs including books, uniforms, tools, insurance, and other fees.

Dental Assistant/1 - This competency-based course includes fundamentals of dental assisting, dental science, chairside assisting, principles of sterilization, radiation safety, film processing, preparation of dental materials, oral hygiene and basic nutrition. Upon completion of this course, the student will have the skills necessary to function in a dental office.

Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age or older, present evidence of tuberculosis screening and optimum health. Minimum reading and math skills of 7.5 grade level as measured by TABE D 7/8 test.

Dental Assistant/2/3 - This competency-based course prepares the working dental assistant to take the written registered dental assistant examination given by the Committee on Dental Auxiliaries. This course includes all delegated duties, and content found in the examination as defined in the Dental Practice Act.

Prerequisites: Concurrent employment in a dental office, previous dental assisting experience or education. Application for the registered dental assistant examination is the responsibility of the student.

Health Information Technology/1:

Terminology (76-15-50) 90 hours/ 10 weeks $100 Course Fee

This competency-based course develops students' ability to understand the language of medicine through word building, analysis of terms, pronunciation, and spelling. It provides practice in the use of a medical dictionary and other medical reference books. 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 employment-level competency in written and oral communications. This course also serves as a pre-requisite for Medical Assistant and X-Ray Technician.

X-Ray Technician

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.

X-Ray Technology/1 (76-45-83)  360 hours $550 Course Fee
X-Ray Technology/2 (76-45-86) 
480 hours $550 Course Fee
X-Ray Technology/3 (76-45-89) 510 hours  $550 Course Fee

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 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    360 hours  $550 Course Fee

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 and 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.

X-Ray Technology/2   480 hours $550 Course Fee

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 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.

X-Ray Technology/3 510 hours $550 Course Fee 

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 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.

Radiologic Technologist (77-20-77) 1550 Hours/ 1 year   $2440 Course Fee

CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) - RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY AND FLUOROSCOPY

MISSION STATEMENT:
“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.”

ACCREDITATION
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits the East Los Angeles Occupational Center programs. Additionally, East Los Angeles Occupational Center is accredited by

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone: 312-704-5300 - Fax: 312-704-5304 - Email: mail@jrcert.org or go to www.jrcert.org.
The Radiography Program of East Los Angeles Occupational Center is currently accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

IMPORTANT:

Having a misdemeanor or other felony conviction(s) may restrict an individual’s eligibility from ARRT certification. Contact the ARRT Ethics Department at (651) 687-0048 ext. 580 or their website www.arrt.org for any questions or concerns regarding this matter.

All internship sites require criminal background checks and/or drug screenings. Prior to the onset of the program, potential candidates will undergo a background check administered by Los Angeles County Health Services (LAC-USC Med Center HR). Findings could result in internship sites refusing a student’s participation and/or prohibit the continuation/starting in the program. Additionally, candidates are responsible for providing proper documentation for the fingerprinting (DOJ and FBI) requirements. Be advised that enrollment in this program without a social security number may hinder ability to start/complete externship and/or eligibility status for the state/national licensing requirements.

PROGRAM GOALS

Goal: Students will demonstrate clinical competency.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will demonstrate competency in the application of occupational and radiation safety procedures.

Students will demonstrate competency in producing quality radiographic images.

Goal: Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Student learning Outcomes:

Students will produce quality images while evaluating them for appropriate positioning, technique, and other influencing factors.

Students will be able to easily adapt to non-routine situations.

Goal: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Student Learning Outcome:

Student will communicate effectively with patients.

Students will communicate effectively with radiologists, radiographers, and other healthcare professionals.

Goals: Students will demonstrate professional aptitude.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will perform the essential tasks related to an entry level imaging professional in a reliable and responsible manner.

Students will model professionalism.

Graduates will learn another modality, have been involved with the training of another imaging professional, and or attained/attaining higher education.

DESCRIPTION
The Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program is designed to provide the essential information needed by student radiographers to pass the State certification examinations, including the ARRT’s Fluoroscopy and the ARRT-National Certification. Through a variety of closely integrated didactic and clinical educational experiences, student radiographers develop both the necessary skills and abilities needed to meet the requirements of their job description, as well as provide optimal patient care. The students are prepared clinically in healthcare facilities supervised by the instructor and staff members. Passing the State and National examinations allows graduates to work as a Radiologic Technologist under a supervising licentiate.

PROGRAM LENGTH
The Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program is 1400 hours, with 16-40 hours per week of instruction.

ACCOUNTABILITY
The Radiologic Technology Program design and curriculum are based on national standards established by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT). JRCERT (www.jrcert.org / 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606 / 323-704-5300 / Fax 312-704-5304 / email: mail@jrcert.org) serves as the accrediting body for the Department of Education as well as the California Department of Health Services (www.cdph.ca.gov).

PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS
The Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program’s most recent success rate can viewed via the JRCERT website www.jrcert.org. This effectiveness data includes statistics on credentialing examination pass rate, job placement, and program completion rate for East Los Angeles Occupational Center and other schools.

5 YEAR CREDENTIALING EXAMINATION RATE: 91%
March 2013 through July 2017

During this five year period, 57 graduates tested within six months of completing the program and 52 of them passed on the first attempt.
The annual credentialing examination rate for 2017 was 67%
“Credentialing examination pass rate is defined as the number of student graduates who pass, on first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination or an unrestricted state licensing examination compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation.”

5 YEAR JOB PLACEMENT RATE: 100%

March 2013 through July 2017

During this five year period, 49 graduates* were actively seeking employment and 49 graduates found employment within 12 months of completing the program.

The job placement rate for the 2016-2017 school year was 100%

“Job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences. The JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4) graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.”

1 YEAR PROGRAM COMPLETION RATE 2016-2017: 86%

The completion rate is calculated annually by identifying the number of students that began the program divided by the number of students that actually completed the program. There were a total of 7 students who started the program and 6 students who completed in 2017.
During this five period (2013-2017), the program completion rate was 89%. Sixty-six (66) students started the program and 59 completed.

ENROLLMENT PREREQUISITES

Must be 18 years of age at time of enrollment.

Current California Identification Card or California Driver’s License or a current U.S. Passport.

Proof of a current California State X-Ray Technician Limited permit verifying licensure in Digital Radiography, chest, extremities, and torso skeleton at minimum.

At minimum, an Associate’s degree (AA or AS) from an accredited college or university.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT PROCESS
The Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program starts in August. The student selection process takes place from March through May to enroll selected students into the August program.

ASSESSMENT
Each applicant must come to ELAOC’s Counseling Office and set up an appointment for assessment. Applicants will be administered the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) to determine if the minimum requirements are met (minimum requirements for the reading level is 10th grade and for the math level is 9th grade). In addition, applicants are given a Radiography Examination to determine the knowledge base of Radiologic Technology.

INTERVIEW/MANDATORY ORIENTATION
The qualifying applicant will be notified of an interview and mandatory orientation date. All students are expected to attend. Failure to appear on the scheduled date will result in placement forfeiture. At the mandatory orientation, students receive and review the Student Handbook, which contains the policies of the Radiological Technology/ Fluoroscopy program.

HEALTH CLEARANCE
After notification of acceptance into the program, the student must obtain a satisfactory physical examination using the form provided by the RT Instructor or Program Director. The physical examination/vaccination form must be submitted 1 week after the onset of the program. Students will not be allowed to continue in the program without a valid physical examination.

CPR & FIRST AID REQUIREMENTS & FIRE SAFETY CARD
An American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certificates are due after the start of class and must be presented prior to clinical rotation. The CPR & First Aid training and certificates must be specifically for the Healthcare Provider/Professional. A Fire Safety Card will also be required.

CLINICAL OBLIGATIONS
Students must be able to attend clinical internship Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. In order that students gain the knowledge and skills required of trauma radiology in the Medical Emergency Department (MED), students will also have an evening clinical rotation: Monday thru Friday 1:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. At no time will the didactic, together with the clinical hours exceed 40 hours per week.
Students have to provide their own transportation to the school site and to their assigned clinical sites. Clinical internship sites include:

LAC-USC Medical Center
1200 N. State St. LA, CA 90033

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
7601 Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242

El Monte Comprehensive Health Center
10953 Ramona Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731

GRADING SYSTEM
Theory Grading

A = 92% – 100%
B = 85% - 91%
C = 75% - 84%
D = 70% - 74%
F = Below 70%

CLINICAL GRADING
The instructor and/or the supervising personnel will evaluate students at least once every six weeks. Students must receive at least 75% on any Clinical Evaluation. When a failing grade (74% or below) is received on any Clinical Evaluation, the student is placed on probation. Failure to receive at least 75% on the following Clinical Evaluation or any others may be grounds for termination.

TRANSFER CREDIT
To receive transfer credit, students must also submit official transcripts pertaining to their X-Ray Technology training, a copy of the current California State X-ray Limited Permit Technician License in Digital Radiography, chest, extremities, and torso skeleton at minimum, and official transcripts pertaining to the AA/AS degree and or BA/BS degree.

A passing score on all sealed transcripts must be at least 70% (“C”) or better in order to be considered for transfer credit. No credit is given for academic courses with pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory grades.

PROGRAM COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
A student must achieve and/or meet the following minimum requirements in order to be eligible to receive a “Certificate of Completion”:

  1. A final grade of at least 75% in all course work.
    2. Training logs documenting performance of the procedures performed independently and those assisted with.
    3. Submission of all required forms

Training X-ray Logs

Performance Evaluations

Repeat Image Assessment Forms

  1. All required assignments, including labs completed and submitted in a satisfactory manner.
  2. Meet all ARRT Mandatory Competency Standards, demonstrating:

Proper & accurate positioning of the patient

Proper & accurate central ray direction/angle/location

Familiarity with the examination so that is completed in a timely manner

Optimum diagnostic quality of images

Optimum radiation protection for the patient, clinical personnel, and self-functional critique skills, including anatomy recall

  1. Meet competency based components of the Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Course.
    7. Pass the Fluoroscopy final exam, as well as the Radiologic Technology final exam with at least 75%.
    8. In order to be eligible for the Fluoroscopy Certificate of Completion, you must have a minimum overall grade of 75% in Fluoroscopy, AND pass the Fluoroscopy Final exam.

NOTES
Students must comply with clinical site rules and regulations as well as those of the school site and Radiological Technology program.

The Radiological Technology/Fluoroscopy program is very intensive and requires classroom, clinical and homework time. Students should consider this in maintaining or seeking employment during the training.

PROGRAM COSTS

The following are approximate program costs:

Registration Fee $2440
Initial installment due 1st Semester $1220
Second installment due 2nd Semester $1220
Uniforms/Shoes $200
Stethoscope $25
Blood Pressure Cuff $50
Book Bag $25
Notebooks, paper, pens $40
Watch w/second hand $25
Pb markers (3 sets) $60
Physical Exam $150
AHA-CPR / Frist Aid / Fire Safety Card $150
Student ID $10
Liability Insurance $37
Books $310
Journal $15
TOTAL $3537

Costs subject to change without notice due to market forces.

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician (77-90-60) 540 hours/1 semester $650 course fee

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 Cardioplumonary Resusitation (CPR). Must pass background check and a physical exam and a drug test.

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Sales & Service

BUILDING & GROUNDS WORKER (FUNDAMENTALS) 797550    60 hours $60 fee

Building & Groundsworker (Fundamentals) - This competency-based course prepares trainees for entry-level employment as school custodians, upgrades skills, and prepares employees for promotion. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.  This course is the fundamental level for future training in: Maintenance Supervisor: Heating and Ventilation (79-75-75), Maintenance Supervisor: Scheduling Practices (79-75-80), and Maintenance Supervisor: Supervisory Practices (79-75-85), available at other LAUSD training sites found at http://wearedace.org/courses

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Main Office

2100 Marengo Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

(323) 276-7000

Fax: (323) 223-6365  *  LC9080

Hours of School Operation

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 9 pm

Friday
7:30 am - 4 pm

Registration and Counseling Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Accreditation