This program will prepare you in acquiring
entry-level positions as Clinical Dental Assistants
or Dental Biller Front Office Coordinators.



Course content will cover various types
of massage therapies and techniques.



This program will provide students with the basic
skills and knowledge in preparation for an
entry-level pharmacy technician position.



This program offers both theory and practical
hands-on training necessary to become a
Licensed Vocational Nurse.



This program is an ideal option for those who
want a career in the booming healthcare industry.



This program is designed to prepare students
for a career as a paralegal, legal researcher,
or legal assistant.



This program will provide students with the appropriate
educational theory and hands on skills required
to prepare them for entry-level position as an
Administrative/ClinicalMedical Assistant.



This program will prepare you to provide pre-hospital
assessment and care for patients of all ages.



This program prepares you to take the National Certification
exam by the National Center for Competency
Testing (NCCT)and the National Health Career
Association (NHA).



This program will train you to work as an
official Court Reporter, Deposition Reporter,
or closed-captioning careers.



This program will train you to work as an
official Court Reporter, Deposition Reporter,
or closed-captioning careers.

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Latest News

EMT ORIENTATION FRIDAY (July 21st)! Join one of the fastest growing careers of today! Our EMT program will prepare you for work with an ambulance service, in an emergency room or for work in a clinical setting. Also, EMT training is a prerequisite for firefighting or paramedic careers. Come join us at 11:00am in room M-102 and get answers to any question you might have about starting this program. ... See MoreSee Less

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Amy Shwartz, a student from Downey Adult Career and Education Center’s Vocational Nursing program brings home the Gold from SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference in Kentucky last month. Earning all gold medals at regionals, DAS students advanced to the state competition and won all gold medals again, qualifying them to compete nationally in the areas of Practical Nursing, Medical Math and Medical Terminology. It was an honor to have our students participate in the SkillsUSA NLSC competitions this year. We are proud of our students’ sportsmanship, skills and professionalism throughout the competition and extend a special congratulations to Amy Schwartz, who is the only national gold medal winner representing Downey Unified School District this year!

SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference is a partnership which provides an assessment of career and technical education that is supported by industry, education and policy leaders. This type of competition empowers students to succeed within their field and excel within their career paths. Downey Adult Career and Education Center would like to thank the Downey Unified School District’s for their support of the SkillsUSA program; thankful for the 21st Century opportunities afforded to DAS students via the SkillsUSA program.
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MONDAY, 7/24, PHARMACY TECHNICIAN ORIENTATION is being held. Pharmacy Tech jobs can be found in hospitals, pharmacies, drug stores, department stores, grocery stores and even general merchandise stores. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment growth of about 20 percent between 2012 and 2022. This means 70,700 new positions will need to be filled during that period.

Could this your future career? Walk in to MONDAY’S (July 10th) ORIENTATION and find out about this great career training program. It will begin at 3:00pm and is located in room M-108.
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School Calendar

July 29  (Saturday) | Spring/Summer 2017 Session Ends

August 14 (Monday) | Fall 2017 Session Begins

September 4 (Monday) | Labor Day

November 20 – 26  | Thanksgiving

December 8 (Friday) | Fall 2017 Session Ends

January 2 (Tuesday) | Winter 2018 Session Begins


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Job Opportunities

 checkmark-075 Tuesday, 7/25, 9:00am, Kanor Driving & Traffic School~ Direct Hire Recruitment
Hiring Driver Training Instructor and Driving Rehabilitation Instructor.  For more information, click here to view the Recruitment  Flyer.

 checkmark-075 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department ~ Testing throughout the month of July 
The LA Sheriff’s Department is now hiring.  Click here to Main Flyer.  Veteran’s, Invitation to Veterans to join the Sheriff’s Department.  To go directly to the Testing Dates.

checkmark-075  TST Inc. ~ Is Now hiring for a “Class A Driver”. ~ click here to view details.


Security Officers ~ RMI ~ 
To read the requirements for this position, click here.  Or you can go to the page directly by clicking here.