Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC)


A program of The Learning Centers at Fairplex, the Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC) provides semester-long career technical education courses as well as job acquisition training through the Career Center. There is no cost to high school participants and, with a partnership with San Antonio ROP, students receive hours that may be used for elective credits towards high school graduation.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the CTEC’s website,
  2. Click on Career Tracks for an overview of each pathway.
  3. To view the current course schedule, click on How to Apply: Application PDF.
  4. To enroll in a course, download the Application PDF, complete the form and submit it to the CTEC office by email at or fax (909) 865-4080.
  5. You may apply online by clicking the Apply Now button (below).
  6. Once your application is received, we will confirm your enrollment via email and/or phone.

Spring 2019 Semester

  • Jan. 14 First Day of Class
  • Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Class
  • Feb. 11 Lincoln's Birthday Observance - No Class
  • Feb. 18 Washington's Birthday Observance - No Class
  • Apr. 1 - 5 Spring Break
  • May 23 Last Day of Class

Registration Deadline

Registration for the Spring 2019 semester is now closed. Please visit us in April for the Summer 2019 Application or complete an Interest Form: . The 6-week summer session is scheduled to start on June 10 and end July 18.


Applicant must be at least 16 years of age and/or a junior and senior in high school to receive ROP CTE credits.

CTEC Pathways

  • Art, Media and Design
  • Automotive
  • Agriculture
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Hospitality
  • Welding

Course Listing

All courses are subject to change.

  • Automotive, Beginning
  • Auto 103 Engine Repair
  • Auto 104 Electrical & Electronic Systems
  • Ceramic Manufacturing I
  • Culinary I
  • Urban Farming
  • Water Distribution

*Introduction to Welding Industry:Coming Soon.

Spring 2019 Application
Semester Overview PDF
Pathway Description PDF