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The Central Orange County CTE Partnership offers fee-based for high-demand jobs in Orange County.  Classes are located in the cities of Orange, Santa Ana and Garden Grove.  Courses are fee-based and are only open to students 18 and older.

 Updated July 24, 2013

Santa Ana Unified School District

Fall 2014 Tuition-Based Course Offering for Adults  

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:  Valley High School, 1801 S. Greenville, Santa Ana, Ca.  92704. 
 
NOTE: To continue to Dental Assistant Chairside II (see course description below) student must successfully complete Dental Assistant Chairside I with a final grade of B or better. There will be an additional registration fee of $400 for the Dental Assistant Chairside II class.
 
(Class will start 11/3/14 and end on 1/26/15). Registration date to be determined.
(Dental Assistant/Chairside II is a community classroom internship course 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.
 
 NOTE:  To continue to Medical Back Office/Clinical Assistant II (see course description below) student must successfully complete Medical Back Office/Clinical Assistant I class with a final grade of B or better.  There will be an additional registration fee of $400 for the Medical Back Office/Clinical Assistant II class.
 
(Class will start  11/3/14 and end on 1/26/15). Registration date to be determined.
(Medical Back Office/Clinical Assistant II combines classroom instruction with 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.)

Registration Information 

Registration Dates:
 
Early Bird Registration  -  August 4 to 8, 2014
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
           1:00 -  4:00 p.m.
 
Please Note: No Registration will take place between August 11- 22.
 
Open Registration - 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
 
 
LOCATION:
 
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
 
 
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION REMINDERS!

 

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

 

QUESTIONS? 
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 / www.ocde.us/ctep