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The Central Orange County CTE Partnership offers fee-based for high-demand jobs in Orange County.  Courses are fee-based and are only open to students 18 and older.

Updated August 11,  2014


Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a complete list of course offerings.

Career Training for Adults
Garden Grove Unified School District

9 Week Classes Begin SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 and End NOVEMBER 6, 2014


Download the GG_Fall 2014_Brochure_28710_Ver2.pdfGarden Grove Fall 2014 Brochure for details.


​Registration begins on Tuesday, AUGUST 26, 2014 at the Lincoln Education Center, Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 Lincoln Education Center
11262 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6497

Students must appear in-person to register. Registration is on-going until classes are full.

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Cash is the only form of payment accepted.
Course offerings are subject to change without notice.


Santa Ana Unified School District
Fall 2014 Tuition-Based Course Offering for Adults 
Registration Information
Registration Dates:
August 25 to Sept. 5, 2014
Hours: Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - Noon
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - Noon ONLY
Central Orange County Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEp) located in the
Rancho Santiago Community College District Building
2323 N. Broadway, Suite 301
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 966-3535
Please bring the following two items with you.
Your registration cannot be processed without:
1.Money Order made out to CTEp/OCDE. NO Personal Checks, Credit Cards or Cash will be accepted as payment. No exceptions. If you do not have a Money Order, your spot will not be held for the class while you go obtain one. Please plan ahead!
2.Valid Photo ID Card
Dental Assistant Chairside I
  • Time: ​8:30 a.m. - 1:00p.m. ​
  • Days: MTWThF
  • Dates: ​09/08/14-​10/31/14
  • Cost: ​$ 400
 This course introduces students to a career as a dental assistant.  Instruction will include an overview of the anatomy of teeth and surrounding structures, infection control, preparing patients for examinations, sterilizing instruments and setting up trays.  Theory and clinical application in dental radiography is included.  
Class Location for Dental Assistant I & II:  Valley High School, 1801 S. Greenville, Santa Ana, Ca.  92704.
Dental Assistant Chairside II
•Time: ​8:30 a.m. - 1:00p.m. ​
•Days: MTWThF
•Dates: ​11/03/14 - 1/26/15
•Cost: ​$ 400
Pre requisite:  Successful completion of Dental Assistant Chairside I with a final grade of B or better. Registration date TBD.
Dental Assistant Chairside II combines classroom instruction with unpaid community classroom internship where students will gain actual experience in the dental field by assisting a dentist.  Students will prepare patients, sterilize and disinfect instruments, setup instrument trays, prepare materials and assist the dentist during dental procedures.
Medical Back Office I
•Time: ​8:30 a.m. - 1:00p.m. ​
•Days: MTWThF
•Dates: ​09/08/14-​10/31/14
•Cost: ​$ 400
This course provides students with classroom instruction and practical experience in medical ethics, medical terminology, and anatomy. Students will also learn how to perform basic lab tests, give injections, oversee inventory control, and assist with EKG exams. Disease process, medical emergencies,  pharmacology, and instrument sterilization will also be covered.  
  Class Location:  Santa Ana High School, 520 W. Walnut Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701.
 Medical Back Office II
•Time: ​8:30 a.m. - 1:00p.m. ​
•Days: MTWThF
•Dates: ​09/08/14-​10/31/14
•Cost: ​$ 400
Pre requisite:  Successful completion of Medical Back Office I with a final grade of B or better.  Registration date TBD.
Medical Back Office/Clinical Assistant II combines classroom instruction with unpaid internship in a local medical office or clinic.  Students will continue to develop the skills acquired in the classroom as they assist with patient exams, tests and procedures, conduct screening tests and setting up sterile environments. 
Please contact the Central Orange County CTEp Administration Office with questions regarding the Fall 2014 class offerings, the tuition-based program, or the registration process.
(714) 966-3535 /