Career Training



Eye Care Technician Training Program

(Industry Certification – Paid On-The-Job Training Opportunities)

Eye Care Technicians are allied health professionals and part of the vision care team. They work with the optometrist to assist patients with front office customer service and eyewear selection needs. The American Optometric Association offers a career ladder certification consisting of 4 levels of expertise and specialization to advance in this high-in-demand career field.

This course is the first step on your career ladder to become an Optician, Frame Stylist, or Paraoptometric Coding Specialist.

Prerequisites:• Must pass a literacy assessment test

• Attend a Free Orientation (check page 46 for dates)

• Minimum of 8th grade math skills

• Must wear scrubs at all times

Course Content:

• 45-hours instruction and skills lab plus 12 hours guest lectures by local optometrists covering Vision Health & Eyewear, Customer Service & Soft Skills, and Computer Applications & Social Media

• Concurrent minimum of 16- hour job shadowing at local optometrists and industry experts

• All successful completers are eligible for paid on-the-job training

Top 2 course completers will be offered paid summer work-experience in one of the largest optical labs in Northern California.



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651401
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room J2
18 - &up Singer 2/4 - 5/7 Tu Th 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $499.00 View

Google Applied Digital Skills

This project and scenario-based curriculum has been developed by Google to teach students the digital skills they need to manage and operate a small business or office and to apply digital tools to manage every day tasks.

The course content fosters research-based decision-making and critical thinking skills which are adamant to succeeding today’s labor market. Students will learn to use the Google Apps to plan and promote events, plan and manage a budget, collaborate digitally in a team, manage projects, research information and evaluate the sources, and communicate effectively with others.

The course includes one session with a guest speaker from the Google team to explore strategies to find a new job using Google.

Prerequisite: Computer Literate

Textbook: None



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611501
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room K2
18 - &up Rice 1/28 - 4/9 Tu Th 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM $69.00 View

Intro. to Healthcare Professions Orientation
Intro. to Healthcare Professions Orientation

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612313
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 1/22 - 1/22 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612301
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 1/29 - 1/29 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612302
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 2/12 - 2/12 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612303
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 2/19 - 2/19 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612305
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 3/18 - 3/18 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612304
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 3/21 - 3/21 Sa 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM $0.00 View
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612306
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 4/22 - 4/22 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612307
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 5/13 - 5/13 We 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $0.00 View
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612308
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P5
18 - &up TBD 5/16 - 5/16 Sa 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM $0.00 View

Medical Office Assistant
This 6-week intensive course gets you ready for
employment and provides a solid understanding of
• Medical Terminology
• Computerized Practice Management with EMR
software
• Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• Accounting Procedures
• Insurance Billing Procedures
• Medical ethics and laws
Resume and Interview Skills workshop included.
Prerequisite: 8th grade English and Math; computer
literate

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651701
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room P1
18 - &up King 5/26 - 7/2 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM $690.00 View

QuickBooks Comprehensive

Gain proficiency in this popular accounting software used by over 5.5 million small businesses in the United States.


• Customize QuickBooks files for a typical company
• Work with vendors and customers
• Reconcile bank accounts
• Work with estimates and time tracking
• Manage balance sheet accounts and budgets
• Close books
Prerequisite: Computer literate, 8th grade Math



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613001
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room K1
18 - &up Chand 1/27 - 6/8 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $89.00 View

Typing Test
Typing Test

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611401
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room Q4
18 - &up Yee 1/15 - 6/30 Mo Tu Th Fr 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM $20.00 View