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Career Technical Education Programs

Advanced Private Security

Security is one of the fastest-growing industries in the State of California. The Security Academy Curriculum at Bassett Adult School is short term training designed and focused on preparing the student for a career in Private Security. Instructors are all former law enforcement officers with an extensive amount of experience.


Existing law requires that persons performing work as an electrician under a C 10 licensed electrical contractor be certified according to certification standards established by the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.  An electrician is defined as all persons who engage in the connection of electrical devices for electrical contractors.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

This course is short term vocational training designed to prepare the student in the fundamentals of refrigeration and air conditioning. Students will learn to diagnose service, install and repair residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Students will learn safety, necessary tools, and the use of diagnostic instruments used in the field. Students will also prepare and test for an EPA 608 Universal Certification.

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding/Administrative Assistant

This course is designed to prepare the student for entry-level procedural and diagnostic coding, including medical billing with reimbursement management. Web-based software is used to enable the student the freedom to access the software remotely. Successful completion of this program allows the student to meet the entry-level requirements to perform a variety of tasks at various health care facilities.

Physical Therapy Aide

This course is short term vocational training designed to prepare the student to work at an acute, chronic, rehab facility, or outpatient clinic. You will learn how to assist patients who are recovering from illness, disabilities, and surgery so that the patient can resume daily routines and activities. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to work under the direction of a physical therapist or chiropractor.

Secretary/Administrative Assistant

An Administrative Assistant graduate will be able to work in a business office as a manager, executive secretary, or as the right hand of the administrator. He/she will be able to use all components of the Office suite to create all business correspondence, including spreadsheets, presentations, and to perform basic accounting tasks. He/she can assist the administrator with planning his/her calendar, check and answer emails and keep the office organized.

Water Technology

This course covers the fundamentals of water supply principles. This course is designed to prepare the student to take the Distribution Level 1 exam with the State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB).