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    SEATTLE SCHOOL DISTRICT COURSES:


    C-West (Career Workplace Exploration in Skilled Trades) offers 1.0 for CTE.  It is one semester for exploration of trades held in the afternoon.  Students earn money while under the supervision of a journey-level mentor.  There are three days of classes at Rainier Beach High School and two days at an internship site.

    Health Occupations classes held in the morning or afternoon offering three (3) high school credits and nineteen (19) credits.  This is a year-long program exploring careers in the medical field.  Classes will be held off the Chief Sealth campus.

    Automotive yes, 1 & 2 offers 1.0 or 1.5 credits and up to eighteen (18) community college credits through SSCC.  Classes are held in the morning or afternoon for a year.  The program is located at the auto shop near Washington Middle School.  Summer internships with dealerships can be applied for.

    Automotive Collision Technology is a course offered through South Seattle CC.  This is a year-long class held in the afternoon offering three (3) HS credits and up to sixteen (16) community college credits.  

    For a complete description, please ask your Counselor or the College & Career Center Specialist. Applications must be completed for all of these courses.

    SKILLS CENTER COURSES – Advanced Career and Technical Education.
    A Skills Center is secondary public education that delivers advanced, free Career and Technical Education to high school students who are at least 16 years old or who have earned at least 10 credits. 

    Students attend one of the classes below every day: 
    AM: 8:45 – 11:15 a.m.
    PM: 12:45 – 3:15 p.m.
    PM(b): 3:30 – 6 p.m.

    Students who successfully complete the classes will earn 1.5 credits per semester.  Ultimately, completion of Skills Center programs will earn industry certifications.  If the Skills Center program is not located at the student’s home school, the student will travel to the school where the program is offered.  Counselors will be able to enroll students in other schools’/sites ‘Skills Center programs and creates a schedule that gives the student time to get to class.  Please talk with the counselor to enroll and to see if the Skills Center is a good fit for the student.  Check out the Skills Center on the SPS Career and Technical Education website at:  http://seattleschools.org.  On right mid-menu, select Students.  Then select Academics.  Under More Information you will see Career + Technical Education; or go to the Skills Center Facebook page.  Skills Center applications are available on the website, or call 206-252-0730 for more information.

    Teaching Academy/Careers in Education
    This comprehensive course will take you on a journey of exploration into the world and work of teaching and the field of education.  Through hands-on learning, this course will provide opportunities to gain experience working in various educational settings and preparation for success in post-secondary teaching programs that may lead to a future career within this high demand career pathway. Can lead to career opportunities including childcare, instructional assistant, teacher, principal, and school counselor.

    South Lake High School
    Pre-Requisites - NONE 
    Industry Certifications Available

    Aerospace Science & Technology
    Seattle is home to the world’s greatest aircraft company and many of its supporting industries. Launch your career by learning how to build, service, and modify aircraft and aircraft components. Learn safety, tool identification & proper use, fastener installation, aluminum & titanium metal drilling, the use of composite materials in aircraft manufacturing industry, and gain industry experience and college credit. 

    Rainier Beach High School
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Math Cross-Credit Available
    Industry Certifications Available

    Automotive Technology
    Are you interested in a hands-on class that requires critical thinking as well as an interest in the auto industry? Gain a solid foundation in automotive technology and the skills for gainful employment. You will learn about brake systems, maintenance, and other systems that function within a vehicle. Gain certification that meets industry needs. College credit can be earned in this program. 

    Rainier Beach High School
    Pre-Requisites – NONE
    Free Tech Prep College Credits
    Industry Certifications Available

    Culinary Arts 
    Hospitality is one of the fastest growing areas in the Seattle area. Join an exciting, demanding, professional culinary class and prepare for careers as a personal chef, catering operations, restaurant, baking, and food service. Advanced training includes food preparation, culinary arts and food presentation, safety, sanitation, job shadowing, career skills including catering events, and preparation for industry education.

    Rainier Beach High School
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Industry Certifications Available.

    Video Game Design : Programming
    This course focuses on the software, hardware and mathematical tools used to make video games! Students learn to function as software developers with specialized knowledge of game programming and computer graphics. Students will also practice concepts from algebra, geometry, and trigonometry as they relate to interactive computer applications. This course can serve both new and experienced programmers. The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is a leading educator for Computer Game Development and 3D digital media.

    Academy of Interactive Entertainment 
    Seattle Center 
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Maths Cross-Credit
    Industry Certifications Available
    College Credit Available

    Video Game Design : Animation
    Create animation and games! Learn sketching and storyboarding in 2D animation and concepts of 3D, learn skills necessary for a career in the animation and gaming industry. The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is a leading educator for Computer Game Development and 3D digital media. This college is a star of 3D animation, game design, and visual FX. This course is a great preparation for college and career.

    Academy of Interactive Entertainment 
    Seattle Center
    Pre-Requisites – NONE
    Fine Arts Cross-Credit
    College Credit Available
    Industry Certifications Available

    Health Sciences/Medical Assisting
    Enter Medical Assisting, a fast-growing medical profession that is part of Allied Health and the Health Sciences career cluster. Students practice the language and skills of doctors and other Health professionals, using core knowledge that leads to healthcare and medical assisting occupations. The program uses National HOSA student leadership projects, modules, computer programs, industry standards, college curriculum, and problem-based activities in school and industry settings.

    John Marshall Building
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Lab Science or math cross-credit available
    Additional fees and requirements.

    Maritime Operations: Transportation and Logistics (NEW 2018-2019)
    Learn how to work on ships in Puget Sound! This course blends modern and traditional seamanship and deckhand skills with training in engine maintenance and repair. Learn what it takes to work on fishing vessels, ferryboats, cargo ships and more! Develop fundamental skills in navigation, tides, currents, boat handling, knots, safety, communications, radar, meteorology, tool use, and marine engine maintenance and repair. Prepare for summer jobs and further training after high school that could result in Coast Guard certification.

    Seattle Maritime Academy in Ballard
    Pre-Requisites - NONE
    Industry Certifications Available

    Nursing Assistant
    Nursing Assistant training is a fast track to post-secondary Health Sciences, and related Nursing Careers and immediate employment in a rapidly growing field of nursing. Nursing is considered one of the entry points into the medical profession. Students first complete the 11 national health foundation standards, test basic knowledge and skills in their classroom and clinical site, then test for state license. National HOSA leadership, problem based learning, and clinical experiences provide opportunities.

    West Seattle High School
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Free Tech Prep College Credits
    Industry Certifications Available
    Science Cross-Credit Available
    Additional fees and requirements.

    Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services
    Prepares students for careers as fire fighters and in other emergency services careers. The Cadet will be able to preside, guide, or manage self, others, activities, or events with responsibility for the final outcome; apply leadership skills in real-world, family, community, and business/industry applications; and be tested on their ability to work with peers in a variety of subject areas by completing a myriad of projects and preparations at the highest levels.

    Rainier Beach High School
    Pre-Requisites – NONE
    Industry Certifications Available

    Maritime Science & Technology
    Seattle is surrounded by water and manufacturing careers in the maritime industry. Prepare for college and careers in maritime manufacturing. Learn safety, tool identification & proper use, fastener installation, aluminum and titanium metal drilling, the use of composite materials in the maritime manufacturing industry, and gain valuable college and career skills. Geography, map skills, and boating are also essential in this program.

    Rainier Beach High School
    Pre-Requisites - NONE
    Maths Cross-Credit Available
    Industry Certifications Available

    Media Arts (NEW 2018-2019)
    In this course, students will gain a wide variety of video production skills and begin developing their own Media Arts portfolio.  Students will learn about the three phases of production and take on production jobs including editing, script writing, set design, lighting, camera work, audio production, directing, and graphic design. 

    Franklin High School
    Pre-Requisites  - NONE
    Fine Arts Cross-Credit Available
    Additional fees and requirements

    Administrative Medical Office Assistant
    Administrative Medical Office Assistant (AMOA) is an ever-expanding allied health profession critical to patient care and smooth operations in medical offices, clinics or hospitals. These specialists assist allied health professionals by completing vital clerical information, patient intake, electronic records, using medical office equipment, and as staff supervisors. Upon completion of the Allied Health training, it can offer immediate employment with long-term employment probabilities.

    John Marshall Building
    Pre-Requisites Recommended
    Science and Math Cross-Credit Available
    Free Tech Prep College Credits
    Industry Certifications Available 
    Additional fees and requirements

    Pre-Requisites
    You can find a list of pre-prerequisites online or with your school counselor. Pre-requisites can also be obtained through summer school.
    Cross Credits
    If a program offers a cross credit option, the cross credit subject will be listed.
    Additional Fees and Requirements
    If a program has additional fees and requirements, you can find more information online or with your school counselor.
    College Credit & Industry Certification
    If a program offers these options, you can find more information online or with your school counselor.
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