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Northwest Career & Technical High School

Northwest Career & Technical High School

Earn a high-school diploma while earning a certificate or degree in a technical field in the Northwest Career & Technical High School (NWCTHS) at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC). Located on the CPTC Lakewood campus, NWCTHS is proud to offer high school students faster pathways to college and careers through high-quality career and technical education.

Students in CPTC workforce training programs may have face-to-face courses to practice hands-on skills. The college has extensive safety protocols in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Please see the above instructions on how to enroll. We are happy to help you. Please email nwcths@cptc.edu or call 253.589.5770.

Northwest Career & Technical High School follows the CPTC academic calendar.

Option B

Earn a high-school diploma and enroll in an afternoon career path with high-school students. For this option, you take academic classes Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The cost for Option B paths* is a $50 refundable book deposit plus the cost of some supplies.

The career-path offerings are:

  • Introduction to Automotive
  • Cosmetology
  • Certified Nursing Assistant* 

These are subject to sufficient enrollment.

*The Nursing Assistant path has additional fees for licensing, testing, and background checks.

Entrance Requirements

To enroll at NWC&THS, you must...

  • Be at least 16 and not older than 21
  • Be a current high-school junior or senior
  • Provide an official transcript and state test scores
  • Obtain a release from your school district of residence each school year
  • Provide your own transportation
  • Have an up-to-date certificate of immunization

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