Schools and Programs
Residents in and around Pomona, which is in fairly close proximity to Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Santa Ana, could consider adult school programs offered by the school district in that city. Offerings include studies in high school literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) as well as several programs that could prepare students for a variety of careers. These careers could include machinist, nurse assistant, auto mechanic, cosmetologist, welder, and bank teller.
Often, Pomona adult school programs include hands-on training opportunities and some could prepare students to pursue professional certification in their chosen field. Many studies can be completed in less than 24 months. More details about the adult school programs offered at the Pomona Unified School District appear below.
School At a Glance
|School||Location||Institution Type||Class Format|
|Pomona Unified School District Adult & Career Education||Pomona, CA||Public|
Pomona Unified School District's Adult School Options
Pomona Unified School District offers a variety of adult learning opportunities through their Adult and Career Education (ACE) program. Programs are aimed at students 18 years of age or older via open enrollment; most take less than two years to complete.
Adult Literacy Programs
Individuals wishing to complete their high school studies can enroll in a high school diploma program or take courses in preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) test. Basic education courses are also offered in reading and math.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs
ESL is offered at different levels. The course covers speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Citizenship classes are also available preparing students to take the national naturalization test.
Both a cosmetology program and a barbering program are offered. The barbering program prepares students for the barber licensing exam of California. The cosmetology program prepares students for the state's cosmetology licensing exam.
A course in welding is offered to adult students working in construction trades. The course provides basic job-skills training, preparing students for certification. Topics addressed include plasma cutting, fabricating techniques, and different types and forms of welding.
Medical Technology Courses
Adult students interested in obtaining job skills in the medical field can take courses in medical assisting and medical billing and coding. The medical assistant course will discuss administrative duties, whereas the medical billing and coding course will focus on certification for those seeking to become a Medical Records and Health Information Technician.
Two courses provide skills training for machining careers. The first course trains students on tools such as engine lathe and drill press. The second course provides MasterCAM training.