High School Diploma Program for Adult Students
Classes are ongoing. It’s never too late to reach your goal of earning your High School Diploma! Please drop by or call the Adult Education Office to sign up for registration. All students must complete registration, assessments for math and reading, and orientation prior to enrollment in classes. Please bring your most recent high school transcript with you to registration or we will help you request a copy. After your transcript has been evaluated by our academic counselor, you will be given information regarding the necessary classes needed to fulfill your graduation requirements.
High School Equivalency Test Preparation (HiSET/GED)
Adults of all ages may pursue a certificate of high school equivalency issued by the State of California by passing an exam such as the HiSET or GED. High school equivalency is accepted by the community colleges, the military, and employers. Antioch Adult School offers classes to help you prepare for the exam of your choice. Both HiSET and GED include tests for reading, writing, social studies, math, and science.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
ESL courses include the skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and preparation to participate in job-specific career and technical training. Students may use ESL instruction to gain life and employment skills, progress to career or academic programs, and become active partners in their communities. Classes available:
- ESL Beginning
- ESL Intermediate
- ESL Advanced
- ESL Multi-level
- ESL for Career Pathways (coming soon)
This course is for students who want to learn the English vocabulary and civics information necessary to prepare for the American citizenship oral and written examinations. Students need to speak, read and write English at the high beginning level or above to participate in Citizenship classes. Students must complete registration and take an English skills assessment prior to enrollment in the class. Class meets Tuesdays, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm, March - May. Space is still available! Please call (925) 779-7490 for information.
Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite & Entry-Level Office Skills (FEE BASED)
In this class, you will learn:
- Microsoft Word (document production)
- Excel (spreadsheets)
- Access (reports and data bases)
- Power Point (multimedia presentations)
Microsoft Office/Medical Front Office (FEE BASED)
Students will acquire office skills that are necessary for any medical office or health-related enviroment. Students will learn:
- To input health care documents using Microsoft Office 216 (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
- Learn to input patient records, submit and manage electronic billing and insurance claims transactions using Computerized Medical Office Fundamentals and Practice, using a medical data-entry software program
- As welll as learn to understand and use electronic records management software systems in a medical practice.
Culinary Arts (FEE BASED)
In this 12-week course, you will develop the skills and techniques necessary for a career in the food-service industry. You will learn knife skills, cooking and baking principles, foodservice safety, culinary techniques, kitchen measurements and terminology, menu planning, recipe preparation skills, sanitation procedures, and much, much more! You will learn the principles of operating a catering business while we run a functioning restaurant/cafe, creating exciting and delicious food for our campus community cafe. An introduction to baking and pastry is also included.
Additionally: Antioch Adult School is PROUD to introduce to our community our new evening culinary classes! Come join us Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. when we will explore the world of delicious International cuisines from Italy to France to your grandma's holidya cookie favorites This 18-week series will feature six 3-week mini-classes. Contact us for more information (925)779-7490.
Accounting and Quickbooks (FEE BASED)
In this class, you will learn:
- Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
- Creat and set-up a company
- Set up customers, jobs, and vendors
- Learn to create and send invocies and sale receipts
- Make journal entries, track expenses, and income
- Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable
Virtual Welding (FEE BASED)
This is a 36-week course that provides 275 hours of instruction. This course is the beginning of becoming a Certified Welder. Students will learn the different aspects of the welding process, including: Safety, Robotics, Principles of Welding, CNC Plasma Cutting, Gas Metal Arc elding (GMAW) Manufacturing and Engineering, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAw), Fabrication, Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Mathematics in Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and most important of all a "new caree" in welding.
More Classes Coming Soon! Stay tuned!
- A variety of Career Technical Education Courses!