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Career Technical Education

Chaffey Adult School offers a number of introductory-level vocational courses designed to provide entry level skills in the content area. A certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the course. Vocational courses begin the week of August 14 for Semester 1 and January 8 for Semester 2, and run for 18 weeks unless otherwise noted. All fees are per semester.


Vehicle Maintenance and Light Repair
This ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified course curriculum will provide entry-level training in automotive service, light repair, diagnosis, and maintenance using hand tools, specialty tools, and diagnostic equipment. Students will learn to replace air cleaners, wiper blades, tires, shocks, batteries, balance tires, and work on cooling, heating/air conditioning, charging/starter, and brake systems. Successful students will complete the program with an in-demand job skill, a foundation for additional training and will receive a certificate of completion.  The course may be repeated by those qualified students pursuing the course/hours standard for the industry certification exam.

Montclair High School is located at 4725 Benito Street in Montclair.

Day Time Location Teacher Fee
6:30-9:30 pm
MHS 90 (Auto Lab)



Medical Healthcare Interpreter Training Program
The MAGNUS Medical Healthcare Interpreter Training Program is a 40-hour course designed to prepare bilingual/bicultural individuals to take the national certification test for employment as Medical Interpreters in the healthcare field. Students receive a certificate upon completion of the course and are encouraged to complete a practicum where they will receive practical, real world experience as interpreters in a healthcare setting. A bilingual assessment is required for enrollment. For more information about Medical Healthcare Interpreter Training, or to register for the course, call (800) 673-6923 or visit the website:

Day Time Location Teacher Session
6:00-9:00 pm
7th St. M-1


Call (909) 391-5365 for additional course dates.


Medical Insurance Billing, Coding and Terminology

This two semester course is designed to prepare students for a career in Medical Billing, Coding and Terminology. This course will prepare individuals to successfully complete exams for the certification in the field and students completing the course with a grade of "C" or better, and a least 85% attendance, will receive a certificate of completion. Textbooks are required and may be purchased in the office at a cost of $200 per semester. While textbooks may be purchased elsewhere, students are advised to consult the teacher before purchasing any books

Pre-requisite: Student should have basic computer skills.


Day Time Location Teacher Fee
6:00-9:00 pm
7th St. K-3


*Course fee is per semester.

HVAC/Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning

This course is designed to provide individuals with the skills necessary to attain entry-level employment in the industry and/or pursue further training.  Instruction will focus on basic principles and safety, skills sets and tasks, appropriate use of materials, equipment and tools, and customer service related to the industry.

Day Time Location Teacher Fee
TH    6:00-9:00 pm     CHS West Hall-22  Vasquez $150



This course introduces students to various welding techniques and provides the knowledge and skills for joining metals. Related areas include tools, equipment, safety, health of a welding professional, identifying weld quality, basic welding symbols and blueprint reading. Other areas include oxyfuel gas cutting operations on carbon steel, including straight and bevel cuts in limited positions and within limed thickness ranges. Techniques of shield metal arc welding and gas welding will be introduced in a team environment.

Day Time Location Teacher Fee
M    6:45-8:45 pm     CHS IA-66 (Welding Lab)  TBD $150


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
This mechanical drafting course teaches students to draw, interpret and present orthographic and isometric designs of mechanical products and their individual components. AutoCAD and Solidworks software will be the primary tools for drawing, dimensioning, and sectioning. This course covers the fundamentals and basics of mechanical drawing, terminology, and design processes.

Montclair High School is located at 4725 Benito Street in Montclair.

Day Time Location Teacher Fee
6:00-9:00 pm
MHS 95 (Drafting Lab)



Bricklaying/Blocklaying Mason (prospective students will be contacted)

Learn entry level masonry skills, including use of masonry products, mortar preparation and application, laying blocks, proper use of masonry tools and equipment, job safety, and project planning. Class meets for 14 weeks. 

Ontario High School, is located at 901 West Francis Street in Ontario.


6:00-8:30 pm
OHS 82-B (Masonry Lab)



Bench Carpenter 

In this class you will learn basic and advanced furniture/cabinet making. Students build skills by completing planned projects or by working on their own projects.

Chaffey High School is located at 1245 N. Euclid Avenue in Ontario.

Day Time Location Teacher Fee
6:30-9:30 pm
CHS IA-70 (Wood Lab)
 Students in masonry class