The Central High School Career/Technical School offers instruction to adults who would like to take courses to improve their skills in a current job or learn skills for a new job.

Classes for the new term begin the week of January 24, 2011. The deadline for registration is January 14, 2011.

Fees may be paid in the Career/Technical office at Central High School, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM.

For more information call 334-298-7583

Certificates of completion are issued at the end of the term.
This introductory course will include basic skills in cake decorating, practical ideas and tips for creating beautiful cakes. We will study the tools and equipment used in creating different styles and techniques. Various borders, designs and flowers will be demonstrated. We will also cover different kinds of frostings and when to use them.

MONDAY.... 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee & $50.00 book fee

This introductory class gives insight to the real estate field, where opportunities are unlimited should one seek to become a Real Estate Licensee. As we discuss information on terms, ethics, representation, financing, and fair practices of real estate in this class, you can determine if you are interested in making real estate your professional career. Additional certification is necessary to become a licensed Real Estate Agent.

Not Offered This Session

This course is designed to teach basic house wiring fundamentals. This course includes National Electric Code and local code requirements, circuit layout, electrical materials, and the proper installation of electrical wiring, compents and devices used in the home.

Not Offered This Session
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills for working in the food service and hospitality industries. Major topics to be covered are basic sanitation and safety, HACCP applications, equipment technology, creating menus, cooking techniques, plate presentation, seasoning and flavoring, basic garde manager, stocks & sauces, baking techniques and desserts, hospitality, basic service, table setting, serving techniques and napkin folding.

Not Offered This Session
Computer Literacy is designed to provide students with an introduction to keyboard operation, basic computer skills and to provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with the equipment and terminology used in operating computers.

TUESDAY.. 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee
Are you interested in becoming a cosmetologist, nail technician or skilled care specialist? This introductory course will expose you to many facets, including care for hair, skin, and nails. Subjects covered are such as "What is hair?", "How do I care for my hair?", rules and regulations that govern the cosmetology industry, how to properly use tools and equipment, manicures, pedicures, cosmetic application, facials, shampooing, conditioning and styling. THIS IS NOT A CERTIFIED COURSE, AND HOURS CANNOT BE USED TO OBTAIN LICENSURE.

Not Offered This Session


The Dental Assisting classes will include introduction to the dental profession, State Practice Acts, ethical procedures, human relations & self-improvement, nutrition as it applies to dentistry, histomorphology, infection control & sterilization, dental radiography, dental emergencies, patient education, chair aide assistance, roentgenology and anatomy as related to dental care. Computer Literacy and Computer Applications is recommended prior this course. ** Additional supplies required

TUESDAY & THURSDAY.... 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $100.00
course fee & $125 book fee

This class will consist of instruction and hands-on activities in the areas of basic horticulture & floral design. Basic line designs of floral arrangements, selection and conditioning of flowers for use in cut arrangements, construction of butonnieres/corsages, bud vases & centerpiece arrangements using fresh and/or silk flowers and wrapping of potted plants, including bow making, are planned activities.
** Additional supplies required

MONDAY.... 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee & $50 book fee

Designed for individuals who have completed computer literacy or have adequate work experience with computer usage. This course will provide skills needed to navigate the Internet and explore other online activities such as e-mail, games, research, current events, music, etc.

Not Offered This Session


Are you new to learning Spanish? This course is designed to introduce the Spanish language at a beginning level concentrating on verbal skills. Lessons to help you get started cover grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and everyday usage will be taught.

TUESDAY.. 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee

This class consists of career exploration, history of medicine, federal regulations, first aid/cpr, communication skills, applied legal/ethical concepts, administrative procedures, finances, office/human resource management and preparing for entry into the profession. Microbiology, pharmacology, anatomy/physiology, instruments, physical/lab exams, nutrition, administration of medication and medical terminology will be covered. ** Additional supplies required

TUESDAY & THURSDAY.... 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $100.00 course fee & $125 book fee
Microsoft Word is designed to provide the student with basic word processing skills. Emphasis is on the utilizationof software features to create, edit and print common documents. Upon completion, the student should be able to use industry standard software to generate formatted, accurate and attractive business documents such as memorandums, letters, reports, tables and mail merges. PowerPoint is designed to help you create computer based slideshows.

TUESDAY.. 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee
This is a course designed to provide the student with a foundation in data base and spreadsheet creation utilizing industry-stand sofware. Emphasis is on the creation and querying of databases and designing, formatting, and preparing graphs for spreadsheets.

TUESDAY.... 6:00 - 9:00 PM.... $50.00 course fee & $35 book fee

This course is designed for individuals that do not have a high school diploma and want to prepare for the GED examination. There is no fee for this program.
Please call (334) 214-4849 for more information.
The Phenix City School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
For more information about Adult Education call 334-298-7583 or email Mrs. Christy Baker