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Palo Alto Adult School training programs will prepare you for a range of employment options in healthcare and aviation services.

Learn new skills today for a new career path!

  • AVIATION & AEROSPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

    Aviation in the community connects students with services and procedures for obtaining a pilot license and/or a mechanic license from the FAA and for jobs available in the industry.

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: June 7 to July 12
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6–8 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 205

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $96
    Instructor: Robert Borregard, mechinsp2005@yahoo.com

  • MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM

    In this program, you will learn to take patient vital signs, assist physician with patient care, administer medications…and more!

    Duration: 20 wks
    Date range: August 8 to January 11
    (No class: November 21-24, December 19-28. 2016, and January 4, 2018.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday and Thursday
    Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

    Prerequisite: 18 years old and high school diploma or GED®
    Price: $2995 ($300 deposit required, includes CPR, Certificate, Insurance). Extra Costs: Books, Scrubs, and Student Medical Kit
    Instructor: California Regional Education Center Staff, (800) 927-5159

  • PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

    As a Phlebotomy Technician you will be trained to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting.

    Duration: 9 wks
    Date range: June 12 to August 14
    (No class: July 3.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday and Wednesday
    Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED®
    Price: $2995 ($300 deposit required) Extra Costs: Books and Scrubs
    Instructor: California Regional Education Center Staff, (800) 927-5159

  • WOMEN: INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE AND SUCCESS AT WORK—WORKSHOP

    Increase your influence in both the business and your career by mastering seven influence platforms that are within your control!

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 20 to July 18
    (No class: July 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm. 1705

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $64
    Instructor: Taia Ergueta, tvergueta@mac.com

  • WORK READINESS: Job Search Skills *

    Learn new skills for getting a job. Learn the job search process, practice filling out applications, prepare a resume and develop interviewing skills.

    Quarter: Summer 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee*
    Instructor: Kathilynn Lehmer, pajoblink.lehmer@yahoo.com