PSA’s Career Technical Education program provides pathways to employment in multiple industry sectors– Business and Finance, Building and Construction, Health Science and Medical Technology, and Manufacturing and Product Development. Classes include Accounting, Basic Construction Skills, Clinical Medical Assistant, Microsoft Office for the Workplace, and Introduction to Welding, all taught by teachers who possess California Teaching Credentials in their areas of expertise.
Are you looking to enter or reenter the workplace? In our free, weekly Get Hired Workshop, our instructor can guide you in exploring careers, mapping out a career path, searching for jobs, writing a resume, writing a cover letter, and developing your interviewing skills.
♦ Get Hired Workshop*
Do you need to develop your computer skills for the workplace? PSA provides a variety of classes to meet your needs, including an indepth Excel course that will prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification exam.
♦ Basic Computer Skills*
♦ Introduction to Google Workspace*
♦ Microsoft Office 2019 and 365
♦ Excel 2019 and 365
Would you like to become a bookkeeper? Our Accounting Essentials course will prepare you for the Intuit Certified Bookkeeping Professional exam, and our QuickBooks Online course will prepare you for the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User exam.
♦ Accounting Essentials
♦ Excel 2019 and 365
♦ Quickbooks Online
Customer Service and Sales
Are you interested in a career in retail? This class is designed for the entry-level job seeker or the newly hired retail employee, and leads to an industry-recognized certification from the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation. Learn to assess and meet customer needs and succeed in the retail industry and beyond.
♦ Customer Service and Sales
Starting your Own Business
This class is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to start a business. It provides step-by-step information and the essentials you need to start your own business. Some of the topics covered are writing a business plan, financing your business, licenses and permits, insurance, communication tools, accounting and cash flow, marketing, just to name a few.
♦ Starting Your Own Business*
Become A Notary Public
Becoming a Notary Public Start your own business or add to your current business working as a Notary Public. As a public servant commissioned by the Secretary of State, the Notary Public protects the integrity of legal and personal documents. This one-day course will teach you everything you need to know to pass the state notary exam and become a successful Notary Public or renew your existing Notary Public commission. Take this class as the first step to becoming a loan signing agent! Not eligible for early bird discount.
♦ Become a Notary Public
Loan Signing Agent
This class provides the professional training you need to successfully guide signers through signing their loan documents. Signing agents make $75-$150 for each signing appointment. Work when you’re available–no time commitment required! You don’t need experience with loans or real estate, but applicants must first take a Notary Public class in order to take this class. Not eligible for early bird discount.
♦ Make Extra Money as a Loan Signing Agent
Grow with Google
Google Career Certificates allow you to gain in-demand job skills with a flexible online training programs that are designed to put you on the fast track to jobs in high-growth fields. Learn 100% online with hand-on practice based learning. A credentialed instructor is available to help with questions and keep you on track to finish your certificates. No experience necessary. These classes are free and available in English and Spanish.
Digital Marketing and E-Commerce*
Get started in the high-growth fields of digital marketing and e-commerce with a professional certificate from Google. Learn to manage digital marketing campaigns, attract and engage customers, and sell products online.
Get started in the fast-growing field of user experience (UX) design with a professional certificate developed by Google. Learn the foundations of UX design, including empathizing with users, building wireframes and prototypes, and conducting research to test your designs.
Get started in the high-growth field of project management with a professional certificate developed by Google. Discover how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, using traditional and agile methods.
Whether you’re just getting started or want to take the next step in the high-growth field of data analytics, professional certificates from Google can help you gain in-demand skills. You’ll learn about R programming, SQL, Python, Tableau, and more
Whether you’re just getting started or want to take the next step in the high-growth field of IT, professional certificates from Google can help you gain in-demand skills. You’ll learn about troubleshooting, customer support, system administration, Python, and more.
Prepare for a career as a cybersecurity analyst with a professional certificate from Google. Learn job-ready skills that are in-demand, like how to identify common risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, as well as the techniques to mitigate them
Clinical Medical Assistant Clinical
Medical Assistants perform a variety of functions to assist the physician with procedures, care for patients, perform simple laboratory tests, and administer medications. A Clinical Medical Assistant can pursue employment as a healthcare professional in a physician’s office or clinical setting. You will receive hands-on experience with approximately 144 hours of class instruction and an additional (optional) 160 hours of medical assisting externship for qualifying students. This program is aligned with current industry standards.
♦ Clinical Medical Assisting
Welding in its various forms is required in a variety of fields, including agriculture mechanics, automotive, construction, HVAC, and manufacturing. Our welding class will help students gain basic proficiency in Stick, MIG, and TIG welding. Learn the basics in a fully outfitted metalworking lab. Interested students can earn college credit through Sierra College upon course completion.
♦ Introductory Welding
Western Pacific Truck School’s Tractor/Trailer Operator Program is 160 hours and includes classroom/lab and field/practical training (actual driving, backing skills, and observation time). Students are trained on equipment commonly used in the trucking industry. After successfully completing our Tractor/ Trailer Operator program and obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License, men and women are prepared to become professional entrylevel truck drivers. To register for this program, call 800-333-1233.
♦ Western Pacific Truck School Tractor/Trailer Operator Program