A Great Place to Start!

Whether you are just starting your education or are starting over, Pickens Tech is the perfect place to put you on the path to your dream career!

A Great Place to Start!

Get on your way to your dream career!

Education that works!

Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire state-of-the-art skills, knowledge and work habits that will help them succeed in the workforce.

Tomorrow’s Property Maintenance Technician

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Tomorrow’s Urban Horticulture Technician

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Tomorrow’s Motorcycle Service Technician

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Welcome to Pickens Technical College

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Dates to Remember!

December 21st - Early Release, morning classes and evening classes only, no afternoon classes (12:05pm-2:55pm)

December 22nd - Teacher Work Day, no classes

December 25th - January 5th Winter Break, no classes

January 15th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes

January 31st - Early Release, morning classes only, no afternoon classes

February 1st - In Service Day, no classes

February 2nd - APS Exchange Day, no classes

February 19th - Presidents’ Day, no classes

Why is Pickens Technical College a Great Place to Start?

Rated #1 Community College in Colorado

According to BestColleges.com, schools featured in their rankings "demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education for their students."

The ranking was based in part on Pickens':

  • High program completion rates
  • High student career placement rates
  • A robust career services department
  • Low tuition rates

Click on the BestColleges.com badge for more information on the ranking and the selection process.

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Spring Semester Registration

November 6, 2017 - All continuing students

November 14, 2017 - New students in Cosmetology, Barber, Esthetician and Nail Technician

November 15, 2017 - New students in all other programs


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What We Offer at Pickens Technical College

With almost 50 certificate programs, we offer various types of programs in the following areas of study:

  • Arts, Media, and Communication
  • Human Services
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Business Technologies
  • Construction and Development
  • Transportation
  • Health
  • Landscape and Environmental
  • High School Programs
  • Evening Programs

Enhance your career potential by enrolling in one of our technical certificate programs today!

The programs we offer are jointly approved by the Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System and by the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education.

Pickens Technical College operates under the governance of the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education and is accredited by the Council of Occupational Education.

Pickens Technical College accepts transcripts from other Colorado community colleges, but a student must provide the appropriate transcripts and work with our trained advisors on the transfer process.

Our Vision:

Pickens Technical College prepares all students for Post-Secondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR).

Our Mission:

Pickens Technical College provides unsurpassed, equitable Career and Technical Education (CTE).

Please Visit Pickens Technical College Today

If you are interested in applying for Pickens Technical College, please visit our college at 500 Airport Blvd, Aurora, CO 80011 for a free tour!

Whether you are a current high school student or an adult student who wishes to find their dream career, Pickens Technical College is the place for you.

To learn more about campus tours and our certificate programs, please call us at (303) 344-4910.

Pickens Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education

7840 Roswell Road Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350

Telephone (Local): 770-396-3898
Telephone (Toll-Free): 800-917-2081

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