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Career Training

Discover a new career! Start Here, go Anywhere!

Palo Alto Adult School training programs will prepare you for a range of employment options, including healthcare.
Our healthcare program includes an instructional, hands-on classroom experience followed by placement in a professional externship.

Learn new skills today for a new career path!

  • 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 16
    (No class: November 21, November 23, December 21, 26, and 28, 2017, and January 2 and 4, 2018.)
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday and Thursday
    Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

    Quarter: Fall 2017
    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, and State Testing, Background Check, and Drug Test
    Instructor: Regional Education Center Staff, (800) 927-5159

  • PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN TRAINING 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: September 25 to December 4
    (No class: October 9, November 20 and November 22.)
    Day(s) of the week: Monday and Wednesday
    Hour: 5:30–9:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

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

  • 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: Fall 2017
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee*
    Instructor: Kathilynn Lehmer, pajoblink.lehmer@gmail.com