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Watsonville Aptos Adult Education

Pajaro Valley Unified School District

  • Learning for Life

    Welcome to Watsonville /aptos /santa cruz adult education!


    May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year

    Registration is now Available for Fall 2018 Classes

     classes offered in six areas

    In the Spotlight

    NEW COMING THIS SPRING 2019, GET YOUR NAME ON THE LIST!! Clinical Dental Assistant Program-
    135 Classroom Hours +50 Clinical Externship Hours 

    This program is intended to prepare students who are serious about a new career as a Clinical Dental Assistant. The program will train students, among many topics, basic oral anatomy, how to assist the Dentist during treatment and how to take dental radiographs. Other topics included will cover job interviews, portfolios, and professionalism. It is an accelerated program that includes 135 hours of classroom lecture and lab time and 50 hours clinical internship with local dental office. Students who complete the course will receive a Certificate of completion and four certifications recognized by the Dental Board of California. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must complete vaccinations (Hep B, Tetanus) required by the state in order to work in a dental office; have a High School Diploma, GED/HiSET or are in the process within 10 units of graduating or 1 test left for the GED/HiSET.

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