Technical College in Seattle WA

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Lake Washington Technical College:
Based in Kirkland WA, just 10 miles east of Seattle, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) offers affordable professional and technical training for today's job market. Training is available in 35 programs, with more than 100 professional/technical degree and certificate options in Information Technology, Business & Service, Health & Fitness, Manufacturing & Transportation Technologies, Language, and Science. We offer a range of industry training Associate Degree and Certificate programs as well as apprenticeships which combine classroom studies with the on-the-job training supervised by a journey-level craft person or trade professional.

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Associate Degree and Certificate Programs:

Photo of Technical College in Seattle WAWe offer more than 100 top hands-on Associate degree and certificate options in 41 programs, from accounting to dental programs to welding fabrication including:

Course categories include:
- Nursing
- Medical / Dental Assisting
- Massage Therapy
- Accounting
- Business Administration Support
- Cosmetology
- Computer Security / Networking Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Multimedia Design & Production
- Electronics Technology
- HR Generalist...

Accreditation:
Lake Washington Technical College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at the associate degree level and has been granted candidacy at the baccalaureate degree level. Several of Lake Washington’s technical programs enjoy accreditation or certification status by state or national organizations.

Apprenticeships:

Image of Technical College in Seattle WAApprenticeship combines classroom studies with the on-the-job training supervised by a journey-level craft person or trade professional. Like a college education, it takes several years to become fully trained in the fields that offer apprenticeships.

As an apprentice, you’ll earn while you learn. At first, you’ll make less money than skilled workers do. As you progress, you’ll get regular raises and once you’ve mastered the craft, you’ll receive the same wages as a professional.

At Lake Washington Technical College we offer apprenticeship style training in three areas:
- Plumbing
- Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration
- Sheet Metal Technician

Industry Certification:

Photos of Lake Washington Technical CollegeThe college contributes to a highly-trained workforce with more than 200 day and evening courses per quarter for professional and technical development and industry certification. Some classes meet evenings and weekends.

Lake Washington Technical College gives our students the opportunity to take the following certification exams:

- Dental Assisting National Board examination
- Washington Certified Nursery Professional exam
- Certified Electronics Technician exam (CET)
- FCC General Radio Telephone exam
- Certified Drafter
- American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Exam/Nautilus Trainer Certification
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) exam
- Certified Medical Assistant exam
- Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) welding test

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Address: 11605 132nd Avenue NE, Kirkland, Seattle, Washington , USA
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School of Teaching ESL – Seattle WA and online
Courses / Programs
The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) is located in the Licton Springs neighborhood in North Seattle, Washington.

In conjunction with Seattle Pacific University, The School of Teaching ESL has created a cooperative agreement that gives students several choices regarding professional development in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

There are many good, practical courses leading to a certificate in teaching English. Ours earns post-baccalaureate credit from Seattle Pacific University, which many students find advantageous. The certificates are issued by Seattle Pacific University.

With pre-planning, these credits can apply to a future master's degree in TESOL. More than 3,500 certificates have been awarded since 1985, so most local administrators, and many overseas administrators, are familiar and pleased with the training their teachers got at S-TESL.

The School of Teaching ESL emphasizes decision-making, and the knowledge you need to make the many decisions you will be required to make in your teaching career.

The 900-level education credits from Seattle Pacific University and the Certificate in TESOL awarded by Seattle Pacific University will always be of value on your resume.

Student Testimonial:
"This is a comprehensive course to set up a person to teach ESL. It covers the theory & background knowledge and then all of the practical aspects or strategies & tactics of teaching."
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Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamic
Courses / Programs
Accredited Online, Distance Learning & Live Training.

Based in Baltimore MD, Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics (BHLD) provides organizational training, management training, individual & executive coaching services to professionals, supervisors, managers, senior personnel, executive directors, board members, and CEOs.

Our certification programs are taught onsite and online to individuals & corporations in Washington, and across the U.S.

Aligned with best practices in the field of coaching and human services, BHLD life coaching and leadership training programs are highly-regarded by governmental agencies, the private sector, and the healthcare community.

Distance education offers a flexible & convenient way to learn, and allows you to schedule your study around your work & family life.

BHLD’s coach training is accredited by the Centers for Credentialing and Education (CCE).

In addition, BHLD is approved as an authorized sponsor of continuing education by the following organizations: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC); American Psychological Association (APA); and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB).

Endorsement:
“I want to commend you on the excellent coaching you’ve provided to several of our up-and-coming executives.

Since working with you, all have shown visible improvement in the key areas identified for development and each has attributed this growth to the coaching sessions with you."

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CEUs available for some professionals
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Fast-Track Corporate Training for Businesses & Organizations:
- Corporate Life Coach
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Lower Columbia College, Longview
Courses / Programs
Lower Columbia College is a two-year community and technical college in Longview, Washington State. We provide undergraduate education, transfer education, distance/online education and high school completion programs. At Lower Columbia College you can train for a career in a high-demand field, complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree, obtain a certificate, or just take classes for personal enrichment.

The mission of Lower Columbia College is to ensure each learner's personal and professional success, and influence lives in ways that are local, global, traditional, and innovative.

Lower Columbia College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Associate Degree, Transfer Degree & Certificate Programs:
- Accounting
- Business
- Computer Aided Design
- Computer Science
- Early Childhood Education
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Olympic College
Courses / Programs
Based in Bremerton, Kitsap County WA, Olympic College (OC) is a two year public institution offering associate transfer degrees, professional-technical degrees and certificates, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, and an individualized Associate Degree in General Studies. Students may also work toward earning a bachelor’s degree through OC partnerships with Old Dominion University, St. Martin’s University, and Western Washington University.

The college’s main campus is located in Bremerton, Washington, and its two satellite campuses are located in Poulsbo and Shelton, Washington. In addition to the campuses, Olympic College offers a variety of distance learning options such as Interactive TV, online, and hybrid courses.
Associate & Bachelor Degree Programs:
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Professional-Technical Degrees and Certificates:
- Certificate of Specialization (CS)
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- Certificate of Completion (CC)
- Certificate of Recognition (CR)
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy
Courses / Programs
Get certified as a spray tanning professional on-site at classes in Seattle WA, or study online from the comfort of your own home or office anywhere in Washington State and the Pacific Northwest with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy.

Founded in 2009, Aviva is one of the leading spray tan training providers in the U.S. Our on-site Seattle courses are 1 day in length, and are available for beginner to advanced level students. 

Our online courses are delivered through our Academy’s Virtual Learning Environment. These courses can be completed at your own pace (24/7 learning).

Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.

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Online Spray Tan Classes:
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Updated: 2016-05-12
Updated: 2016-05-12