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Graduate from High School with a year's worth of college credits under your belt? She did. Find out how $8,100 was saved toward this student's college education

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Welding Technology

Come to LCSC after you graduate high school to build on your Tech Prep welding courses and turn them into a rewarding career...

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Automated Manufacturing

The manufacturing courses you take in high school provide a great bridge to our Automated Manufacturing program here at LCSC!

Automated Manufacturing

The CTE Advanced Opportunities program (formally Tech Prep) prepares high school students for a smooth transition to college through:

  • Career & College Planning Services
  • Early College Credit Opportunities for only $10 per credit
  • College Tours and Shadow Experiences in related Programs
  • Time and Cost Savings for Degree Completion
CTE Advanced Opportunities
Mechanical Technical, Rm 101 Contact dchardy@lcsc.edu (208) 792-2418(208) 792-2568 (fax)

Who Qualifies for Advanced Opportunities?

  • High School Students that are at least 16 years of age by the primary registration deadline of LCSC's term 
  • Students that have completed one-half of their high school graduation requirements
  • Students that are not yet 16 years of age must obtain high school instructor signature in order to participate

What do Technical Competency Credits cost?

CTE Advanced Opportunities offers Technical Competency Credits to students at $10 per credit. These are LOW COST credits that can be earned while still in high school!

For the 2015-2016 school year this is a cost savings to students of $297 per credit.

How do you apply?

If Technical Competency Credits are offered at your school, you will be able to request credit once you have recieved a final grade of 80% or better and paid the $10 per credit fee. Talk to your teacher about filling out an Admission & Registration form, which is linked below. The completed form, including all signatures and required fields, must be submitted to the PTE Advanced Opportunities office to register you for Technical Competency Credits. 

 Admission & Registration Form