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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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:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
- Associate in Arts (AA) – Direct
- Associate of Science (AS) – Direct
- Associate in Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T)
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
- Associate in Technical Arts (ATA)

Professional-Technical Degrees and Certificates:
- Certificate of Specialization (CS)
- Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
- Certificate of Completion (CC)
- Certificate of Recognition (CR)
ELS Tacoma
Courses / Programs
Take the first steps towards an exciting and rewarding career as an English language teacher!

Located in Tacoma WA, just 26 miles south of Seattle, ELS Tacoma provides the internationally-recognized CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) qualification.

Designed for those with little or no previous teaching experience, this initial certification is awarded by Cambridge English (part of the world-famous University of Cambridge) so you can be assured of its quality.

It is also suitable for those with some teaching experience but no formal qualifications, or people who want a career break or change.

ELS Tacoma is one of just eighteen CELTA certificate program locations in the USA, one of four on the West Coast and the only location in the Pacific Northwest (and in the Seattle area).

Classes take place on the campus of Bates Technical College, in the heart of downtown Tacoma.

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CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) Course:
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- Lesson planning
- Methodology
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- Classroom management
- Professional development
- A practical teaching component in a real ESL classroom

There is also an additional 80 learning hours devoted to pre-course preparation and tasks, on assignment writing, course reading and research, record keeping, and lesson preparation.
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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- Sunless 101 Program:
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- Sunless Master Program:
1 day advanced course. Participants must have completed Sunless 101 or been spraying for 2 years or more.

Online Spray Tan Classes:
Delivered through our Academy’s Virtual Learning Environment

- Sunless 101 Online Course (3 hours)

- Sunless Master Online Course (3 hours)
Updated: 2016-05-12
Updated: 2016-05-12
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.

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

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Milestone Technical Institute - Online IT Training for Veterans
Courses / Programs
Are you a military veteran based in Washington State searching for online IT training and computer certification preparation courses?

Based in Houston TX, Milestone Technical Institute (MTI) provides a wide range of classroom and online IT training courses in highly sought-after career fields - including IT Specialist, IT Security Analyst, SAP, Software Engineering, and Medical Records and Health Information programs.

MTI students may be eligible for tuition assistance for military members, Post 9/11 GI Bill recipients and spouses / family.


MTI also offers online programs nationwide to students of non-military backgrounds, with financial assistance available to those who qualify.

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“The instructor was very knowledgeable, easy to follow and able to relate the materials in an easy to follow format.”
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IT Training for Military Veterans:
Program Duration: 24 weeks. Online & in-class study options available.

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Updated: 2016-05-31
Updated: 2016-05-31