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Interested in the Seattle Skills Center programs for the year-long program? Submit your application!
Interested in the 2014-2015 year-long Skills Center programs, click here.
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Are you interested in completing a program in high school that provides recognized industry certification and college credit? Do you want to take courses that are hands-on in a particular area?
Skills center programs include:
- Aerospace Science and Technology
- Animation and Gaming
- Automotive Technology/NATEF Certification
- CISCO Networking
- Culinary Arts
- Fire Science
- Marine Science and Technology
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Careers/ Nursing Assistant
- Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
- Multi-Media Broadcasting
Click HERE to get the 2014-2015 application and return the completed application to your counselor.
Automotive Technology/NATEF Certification
Interested in a hands-on class that requires critical thinking as well as an interest in the auto industry? Gain a solid foundation in automotive technology and the skills for gainful employment. You will learn about brake systems, maintenance, and other systems that function within a vehicle. Gain certification that meets industry needs.
Washington Middle School
Pre-Requisites - NONE
Multimedia broadcasting provides students with a hands-on experience in a working radio facility. Students learn the ins’ and outs’ of the multimedia industry, including web design, podcasting, blogging, and communications using industry expectations and standards. Go beyond playing music; learn the history of the industry as well as the future of multimedia broadcasting.
Nathan Hale High School
Microsoft MTA Academy
Are you interested in taking advanced classes in Information Technology while still in high school? Looking for a way to pay for college or start a career in IT? Information Communications Technology (ICT) courses in Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) will lead to industry certification. This is a great step for your technology future. Prepare for your future in the IT industry.
Ingraham High School
Pre-Requisites Recommended: Computer Apps, Intro To Technology, Gateways to Technology, Intro to Engineering, and Exploring Computer Science
Maritime Science & Technology
Seattle is surrounded by water and careers in the maritime industry. Prepare for college and a career and the maritime environment in this program. Learn safety, tool identification & proper use, fastener installation, aluminum & titanium metal drilling, the use of composite materials in the maritime manufacturing industry, and gain valuable college and career skills. Geography, map skills, and boating are also essential in this program.
Ballard High School
Math Cross-Credit Available
Industry Certifications Available