CPTC welcomes inquiries from ITT Technical Institute students displaced by the closing of ITT. Visit: www.cptc.edu/itt-transfer or call 253-589-5570 to work one-on-one with an ITT Transfer Support Specialist.
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I-BEST

I-BEST is a certificate program that combines Adult Basic Education and technical-skills training using a team approach. You don't need a High School Equivalency Exam or high school diploma to complete these certificate programs. Programs are two to three quarters and can lead to employment, or students can transfer the credits to a degree or certificate program.

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CPTC I-BEST Programs

Computer Assisted Design

Full description

Learn the basics of computer-assisted design for employment as an architectural drafter aide. Pathway to AAS/AAT degree in architectural engineering design. Spring or fall quarter enrollment. 

Nursing Assistant — Certified

Full description

Learn the basics of nursing for employment as a certified nursing assistant. Pathway to LPN certificate and RN degree. Spring or fall quarter enrollment.

Chemical Dependency Specialist

Full description

Learn the basic concepts of chemical dependency, its prevention and treatment, and helping people with problem associated with chemical dependency. Cohort begins every three quarters.

Fundamental Skills for Manufacturing and Engineering

Full description

The Fundamental Skills for Manufacturing and Engineering (FSME) Certificate is designed to provide students with a foundational set of skills and background knowledge that will equip them for an entry-level position in a manufacturing organization, and also provide a solid foundation for further technical studies.

Eligibility Requirements

Mandatory orientation. CASAS assessment scores between 224 and 256 in Reading/Math or Reading/Listening.

Get Started

Call or stop by the Adult Basic Education office to speak with our I-BEST specialist, Patricia Lange.

Patricia Lange
I-BEST Specialist
253-589-5524
Adult Basic Education
Building 10, Room 101

Contact

Patricia Lange
253-589-5524
Building 10, Room 101

I-BEST Information Sessions

Come learn about I-BEST at information sessions on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 3 p.m. in Building 10, Room 102.