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Oroville Adult Education Career and Technical Center is here to serve adults in Butte County with academic and vocational programs in both Oroville and Chico. The aim of any school is to graduate responsible and productive citizens with strong critical thinking and academic skills by providing a rigorous, dynamic, comprehensive curriculum delivered in partnership with the community, family and a competent, qualified staff in a safe and caring environment. Teachers and staff work hard to provide the best educational experience for students. Oroville Adult Education Center has a rich tradition of outstanding student achievement and provides a sound, standards-based education, while promoting high moral character of all students.

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English as a Second Language/Citizenship

Adults needing to learn English or brush up on the skills can attend either of our ESL classrooms to improve their English skills. Students can also prepare for the citizenship exam to become an American citizen in our EL Civics class.

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Career Training Programs

We offer a few different career training programs to get you ready for the workplace. Students can earn industry recognized certificates in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or Office Technology Academy.

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High School Diploma Options

Oroville Adult offers a variety of ways to earn your high school diploma or equivalency. Options include the open classroom, independent study, or completing classes online. We also offer the HiSet equivalency exam. Click the link below to learn more about earning your diploma.

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Most Popular Courses
Pharmacy Technician Program w/Clinical Externship

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy
technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting.

EKG Technician Certification

The EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams

Emergency Medical Technician/EMT

This 172-hour course is designed to prepare you for National and State Certification. Train to be job ready and learn the skills necessary to identify, treat and transport patients with routine or life-threatening injuries.