Career and Technical Education

workforce and medical students training

Start your new career in less than a year with our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program.

Our CTE program is designed to get you career-ready in less than a year. Choose from a career as a Home Health Aide (HHA), Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Electrocardiograph (EKG) technician, Phlebotomist, or a Commercial Truck Driver. Let's get you on the path to a rewarding career.

Home Health Aide (HHA) Program

Program Length: 165 hours (3 months)
Course Content: The two main course classes are Basic Healthcare Worker and Home Health Aide. The courses cover training such as basic infection control, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR)--heart saver level, vital signs, home-care skills, and client care.
Program Description: This program is designed to prepare you for employment as a home attendant or a home health aide (HHA). As a Home Health Aide, you will be able to help the disabled and those with long term illness perform activities of daily living. Our program integrates medical theory with skills-based, practical training. Upon completion of our program, you will be ready to work as a Home Health Aide and/or start the path to a nursing career.
Approximate Cost: $837 (In-State)

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Program

Program Length: 190 hours (3 months)
Course Content: Basic Healthcare Worker and Emergency Medical Responder
Program Description: This program prepares you to provide initial care to sick or injured persons or as ambulance drivers and attendants. You will be the first to arrive at the scene of an injury and provide assistance to anyone who is in need of medical help. Our program provides you with clinical experience. Students completing this program can start working as an EMR and/or get started on the career path as a paramedic. Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) may include law enforcement, lifeguard, fire services or basic life support non-licensed personnel who act as part of an organized emergency medical services team.
Approximate Cost: $901 (In-State)

Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technology Program

Program Length: 465 hours (6 months)
Course Content: Basic Healthcare Worker, EKG Aide, and EKG Technician
Program Description: This program is designed to prepare you for employment as an electrocardiograph aide or as an electrocardiograph technician. As an EKG, you will perform diagnostic tests and aid doctors in treating and identifying cardiovascular problems in patients.  
Approximate Cost: $1638 (In-State)


Program Length: 165 hours (3 months)
Course Content: Basic Healthcare Worker and Phlebotomist
Program Description: This program prepares you for employment as a phlebotomist. As a phlebotomist, you will collect and process blood samples from patients for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research.
Approximate Cost: $752 (In-State)


Program Length: 320 hours
Course Content: Tractor Trailer Truck Driver
Program Description: This program prepares you for employment as a Class "A" Commercial Driver. 

Job Placement Assistance Available Upon Completion of Program



  1. Registration must be done in person at any of the locations listed below
  2. Fill out the Registration Form
  3. Pay tuition

Contact one of the locations below for specific program tuition 

Delray Full Service Center (HHA & Phlebotomy)
301 SW 14th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444

Adult Education Center (HHA & EKG)
2161 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

West Technical Education Center (HHA)
2625 State Rd 715, Belle Glade, FL 33430

Palm Beach Gardens Community High School (EMR)
4245 Holly Dr., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Forest Hill Community High School (HHA in Spanish)
6901 Parker Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

School & Class Information

The School District of Palm Beach County