Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute

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(805) 579-6200
Address
1880 Blackstock St., Simi Valley, CA, 93065
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Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute is the adult education division of the Simi Valley Unified School District. They enroll more than 11,000 students a year, about half of whom are pursuing a wide variety of occupational training programs. The campus is located in eastern Ventura County, between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Counties.

 

Special Features

The Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute is not your ordinary adult education program. Most adult schools in California do not have the scope and depth of occupational training programs available to students in Simi Valley.

The Simi Valley Adult School has the largest number of medical and dental training programs among all the adult education programs in the state of California. Most of the Medical/Dental career training programs have specific beginning and ending dates.

Most of the other occupational training programs, such as all the computer software classes, welder and machinist training programs are open entry, open exit, which means students may enroll at any time throughout the year. Please note: When an open-entry class reaches full student capacity, students may have to be placed on a waiting list.

 

Certifications

Several types of certificates and certifications are offered by the Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute. Among them are:

• High School Diploma issued by authority of the Simi Valley Unified School District and the California Department of Education

• General Educational Development (GED) Test Preparation and Exam Administration. The Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute is an official GED Testing Center.

• Occupational Training Certificates in more than 200 different occupations.

• Welder Certifications - Approved testing lab for City of Los Angeles Department of Building Safety.

 

Accreditation

The Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the accrediting agency for both public and private schools and colleges in the western United States. This accreditation covers all education programs offered by the adult school.

Some of the occupational training programs operated by the Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute are additionally accredited by various accrediting or approval agencies.

These programs include:

• School of Cosmetology - California Department of Consumer Affairs

• Vocational Nurse - Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians

• Surgical Technologist

• Respiratory Therapist

• X-ray Technician

• Medical Assistant

• Emergency Medical Technician

• Certified Nurse Assistant.

 

Administration and Counselors:

Charlie Housewright Principal

Michele Arso

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