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Career and Technical Education Center


  • Administrative Assistant (formerly Office Professional) starts Oct. 2, 2023

  • Certified Nursing Assistant starts September 11, 2023

  • Dental Assistant program starts January 16, 2024

  • Medical Assistant starts September 5, 2023

  • Emergency Medical Technician starts September 5, 2023

  • Surgical Technologist starts September 2024 


Orientation for most of our programs is a two-part process.
The EMT and Surgical Technologist programs have additional application requirements, described in the program links below.

Part One is online through Google Meet. You will get information about all our CTE Programs as well as the requirements to enroll. 

Part Two is done on our campus.  You will be given a reading assessment to ensure you have a reading level that will enable you to be successful in the program. Call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6730 to make an appointment.  Appointments are available at the following times.

  • Tuesdays: 9:00 and 10:30am 
  • Wednesdays: 6:00 pm

You must have completed Part One in order to get a Part Two appointment.

Remember enrollment is on a first come first serve basis so complete your orientation sessions and get your documents submitted so you are able to get into your desired program.  Seats are limited.

Our Programs

Mt. Diablo Adult Education is Accredited
by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Council on Occupational Education Accredited


Room: C5
Office Hours: M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm
Phone: (925) 685-7340, ext. 6730


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Catalog of Programs

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Certificates of completion are awarded to students who meet the program objectives, standards and clock hours. Mt. Diablo Adult Education’s Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) programs do not award academic credit. CTEC does not allow the transfer of students between programs offered within the institution or into programs from another institution, nor does it accept clock hours earned at another institution.


The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) fully prepares adults to be successfully employed in demand occupations and industry sectors.


CTEC is committed to providing high quality education and training in a supportive setting in partnership with business and industry enabling students to be fully prepared to succeed in their chosen occupations.

CTEC is also committed to collaborating with other agencies and organizations in creating and sustaining an efficient workforce and economic development system.