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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

View All Programs

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



    • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Location: Rollin' 253, 2101 Mildred St W Fircrest, WA 98466
    • Contact: Campus Activities Board
    • Description: Join for us for another free skate night for CPTC students on April 20th from 6-8 pm at Rollin' 253. This event is open to students, faculty, staff and unlimited family and friends. Free admission includes standard skate rental. Free skate aids will be available for the duration of the event (first come first serve). RSVP preferred but not required.
    • Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Location: Lakewood, building 23
    • Contact: Campus Activities Board
    • Description: It's a truck with video games!!! The video game truck is an exciting and engaging way to experience the latest and most popular video games. No RSVP necessary, just come down to building 23 on Wednesday, April 25 from 10:30am- 1:30pm and check in. This event is a first-come, first-served basis!
    • Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 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 7 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. View the Lakewood campus map or the South Hill campus map for program locations.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Location: Regal Cinema Lakewood, 2410 84th St S Lakewood WA
    • Contact: Campus Activities Board
    • Description: Movie description: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, an extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla that's been in his care since birth. When a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, it causes George, a wolf and a reptile to grow to a monstrous size. As the mutated beasts embark on a path of destruction, Okoye teams up with a discredited genetic engineer and the military to secure an antidote and prevent a global catastrophe.
      Click on the RSVP link to register for this event. This event is hosted by the Campus Activities Board at Clover Park Technical College and will be held Saturday, April 28th. Advance sign-up is required. Each CPTC student is allowed ONE guest.
      Exact movie time and ticket pickup time will be determined closer to the date of the event.

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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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