Career Enhancement

Tolles Career & Technical Center offers a variety of short term classes to enhance your job skills. 

Condensed Curriculum International - CCI Healthcare Programs

Since 1993, Condensed Curriculum International (CCI) has been supporting innovative, classroom-based healthcare education programs.Now through Health Ed Today, CCI expands into engaging, interactive online programs.

Dental Assisting Program

Next class:  October 14 - December 11, 2014
Class meets:  Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 5:30-9
Cost:  $1,199 (Textbooks included)
Contact hours  60 hours + Clinical Externship

     The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions as a chair side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; oral anatomy, dental operatory, tooth structures, primary and permanent teeth, the oral cavity and other areas. 

In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this couse is ideal for students interested inpursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program. This course is designed to prepare students to sit for the DANB Radiology Health and Saftety Examination (RHS).  The cost of this exam is $175 and is NOT included in the cost of the program. The DANB exam is administered at Pearson Vue Testing Centers.

    To explore more information about a career in Dental Assisting, go to the U.S. Department of Labor's ONET site.

Clincal Medical Assistant

Next class:   October 7, 2014 to January 27, 2015
Class meets:

 Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 5:30-9

and Saturday's from 9 - 4:30

Cost:   $2,599 (Textbooks included)
Contact hours:

 140 Classroom hours +

160 hours Optional Clinical Externship

     This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office. Instruction included preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12-lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle.

    To explore more information about a career as a Clinical Medical Assistant, go to the U.S. Department of Labor's ONET site.

Medical Administrative Assistant

Next class:  October 13 - December 3, 2014
Class meets:   Monday & Wednesday evenings from 5:30-9
Cost:  $999 (Textbooks included)
Contact hours:  50 hours

     This course covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals!

     To explore more information about a career as a Medical Administrative Assistnt, go to the U.S. Department of Labor's ONET site.


Next cla‚Äčss:

 September 15 - October 22, 2014

Class meets:

 Monday & Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30



Learn the basic techniques of shielded metal arc welding (stick), MIG & TIG, as well as burning and cutting techniques. No previous experience necessary. Class is mostly a "hands-on" practical lab experience. Students must provide welding helmet, gloves, leather boots, safety glasses, chipper hammer, 10" vice grips, and a stainless steel wire brush. (Estimated amount for supplies, $73.) These items may be purchased through sites like Fastenal, Praxair, or Valley National Gas. Class size is limited to 10 students