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DENTAL ASSISTANT

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

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MASSAGE THERAPY

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

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PHARMACY TECH

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

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VOCATIONAL NURSING

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

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MEDICAL BILLING & CODING

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

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PARALEGAL

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

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MEDICAL 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.

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

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

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATION

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).

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COURT REPORTER

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

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COURT REPORTER

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

FINANCIAL AID IS NOW AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY.  Click here to fill out an application

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Latest News

SkillsUSA

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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Medical Billing and Coding … could this be the career that you are looking for? Come join us for MONDAY’s (July 10th) MEDICAL BILLING & CODING Orientation at 4:00pm in room M-107.

You may be interested to know that the US Department of Labor, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Occupation Outlook Handbook all predict a 22% increase in the need for Health Information Technicians such as medical billers and coders from 2012 to 2022. This rate of growth is much higher than what is expected in most other occupations.
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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

Catalog

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to view or download it.

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.

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