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School of Aerospace and Aviation


This school prepares students for vital careers in the Pacific Northwest working with large and small airlines and airports as pilots and aviation maintenance mechanics. Students in these programs study at CPTC's South Hill Campus next to Pierce County Airport.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Design


The cutting-edge technical programs in this school prepare students for careers in a wide range of high-tech industries, including engineering; graphic, digital and interior design; computer programming and network security; and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Automotive and Trades


These top-notch programs prepare students for careers in the automotive industry and the skilled trades. Some career options for these students include automotive mechanic, auto body repair technician, heating and air conditioning technician, electrician, construction worker and welder.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Advanced Manufacturing


This school features program options that prepare students for careers working in a variety of advanced manufacturing industries, including working with automated robotic manufacturing, fabricating composite materials, testing materials for destructive flaws, and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Nursing


Our nursing program offers numerous options to prepare students for careers in the nursing industry. Graduates can begin careers as a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or certified nursing assistant, and pre-nursing courses can prepare students to transfer to four-year programs.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Health and Human Development


We offer a variety of health sciences and human services programs to prepare students for careers in the healthcare, early childhood and human services industries. These programs lead to careers in a wide range of healthcare fields.  VIEW PROGRAMS

School of Business and Personal Services


This school prepares students for careers in the private sector and personal services industry. Graduates can enjoy careers in accounting, retail and restaurant management, culinary and pastry arts, cosmetology, esthetics and massage, and more.  VIEW PROGRAMS

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Click below to browse a list of all of our programs in alphabetical order.  VIEW PROGRAMS

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 2018
    • Time: All Day
    • Contact: Janet Holm - janet.holm@cptc.edu or 253-589-5545
    • Description: Details coming soon.
    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Location: Building 23
    • Contact: Campus Activites Board
    • Description: Join us for mocktails and appetizers, and unleash your creativity! Come paint your very own work of art, with a step-by-step instruction from our guest artist. Whether it’s your first time picking up a paint brush, or you are an experienced artist, this will be a night of fun that everyone can enjoy. Spaces are limited, sign up is required.
    • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Location: Building 23, Room 215
    • Contact: Sheli Sledge, Sheli.Sledge@cptc.edu or 253-589-5582
    • Description: Join us for another installment of our Spoken Word Workshop Series! During this workshop, we will be creating “What I Am Thankful For” poems.
    • Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lakewood and South Hill Campuses
    • Contact: admissions@cptc.edu or 253-589-5800
    • Description: Program Information Sessions are where you can meet instructors, view training areas and ask questions. You'll learn about wages, job outlook, tools and supply lists. Walk-ins are welcome, and we recommend that all students attend. Student success offices — like financial aid, advising and enrollment services — are open until 6 p.m. after Info Sessions.

      Program Information Sessions are normally held at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. In most cases, program information sessions are held in the facility or classroom where the program is taught. 

      For more information visit http://www.cptc.edu/info-sessions.
    • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location: BLD 17, Rm 260
    • Contact: ESE Committee
    • Description: Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn! The Ethnic Student Engagement Committee will be presenting on Leadership and Money Management.
    • Time: 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
    • Location: Sprinker Recreation Center 14824 C Street South Tacoma, WA 98444
    • Contact: Campus Activites Board
    • Description: The Campus Activities Board is pleased to offer you an opportunity to attend the Ice Skate Night at Sprinker Recreation Center. Join us for a great night of ice skating. This event takes place on Friday November 30, 2018 from 7:45 - 9:45p. Cost is free for CPTC students. Students are permitted to bring one guest also free of charge. RSVP is required.

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Our South Hill Campus — located just south of Puyallup — is home to our aviation programs, which make use of the runway next door at Thun Field.

 

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Northwest Career & Technical High School allows students to earn a high-school diploma while earning a certificate or degree in a technical field. We combine a rigorous educational program with career guidance and high-quality career and technical education.

 

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Workforce Development is dedicated to the creation, implementation, and facilitation of quality short-term educational programs, funding opportunities, and student-centered supports by being responsive to business/industry and community needs.

 

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CPTC Foundation ensures the opportunity for the education of tomorrow’s workforce.

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We enhance student learning and success through a comprehensive array of programs and experiences that focus on a holistic approach toward personal, intellectual and global understanding.

 

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The CPTC Bookstore is located in Bldg 23 and is open from 8am - 4pm Monday thru Friday.

 

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