Take the First Step to a New Career
The Career Education & Training Center (CETC) provides women and men with essential education, life skills, and workforce readiness. Learners earn nationally-recognized certifications, and move directly into employment, or in pursuit of higher education.
CETC Courses are in: Hotels & Hospitality, Business & IT Fundamentals, and Home Health Aide training. Scroll down for an in-depth look at our courses.
The Support Adult Learners Need:
Every learner that walks through our doors receives a wide range of support services. On-site case management services are available. In addition, one-on-one tutoring is provided for additional academic support. Transportation assistance is also offered to all enrolled students.
Classes for Every Schedule:
Day, Evening, and some Distance Learning courses are available. Times and offerings may vary, contact us at (202) 626-0700 to learn which program is right for you.
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Below you’ll find a menu of our core course offerings: Hotels & Hospitality, Business & IT Fundamentals, and the Home Health Aide program. Expand each section to read more.
CETC Core Course Offerings
Our Hotel & Hospitality program prepares learners for careers providing excellent guest service. Coursework in Hotel & Hospitality prepares learners for the Certified Guest Service Professionals certification exam. Read more about the Hotels & Hospitality certification program.
In an increasingly digital workplace, IT professionals are in high demand. Our Business and IT Fundamentals Certification program offers coursework and instruction to prepare for the first two core skills certifications: IT Fundamentals and A+. The Business Administration training program prepares learners for the CompTia IT fundamentals and CompTIA A+ certification exam. Read more about the Business & IT Fundamentals certification program.
With nearly 5,000 residents in our region currently receiving health care in the home, home health aides are in high demand. Our Home Health Aide program offers instruction in the critical components of delivering quality home health care. Graduates of the Home Health Aide program have launched careers in nursing homes, transitional health care facilities, and hospitals. This course of study is offered in partnership with HealthRite Training Academy. Additional requirements for acceptance apply. Read more about the Home Heallth Aide certification program.