Technical College in Aurora
Learn More About Pickens Technical College
Want to get a career in the field you desire while receiving an Associate of Applied Science degree? Pickens Technical College has a special relationship with the Community College of Aurora, as well as with many different high schools throughout Aurora, CO. Students who wish to earn an AAS can begin their degree at Pickens Technical College by completing technical classes for specific occupational certificates. Once these classes are completed, they can continue to take general education courses and other requirements at CCA. When the appropriate number of courses is completed, the student will earn an AAS degree by CCA.
Those who wish to complete our program before earning their AAS degree may apply for our programs; once they complete their area of study, students will receive a certificate and transcript that will transfer to nearly any community college or area technical school in the area of their training. Our college offers nearly 50 certificate programs to adults and high school students as part of the Aurora Public Schools and the Colorado Community College System. We strive to provide students with the opportunity to acquire state-of-the-art skills, knowledge, and work habits to help them succeed in the workforce. For more information regarding our programs, admission process, financial aid, or any other information regarding our technical college, please do not hesitate to contact our office or call us at 303-344-4910.
What We Offer at Pickens Technical College
With almost 50 certificate programs, we offer various types of classes for the following areas of study:
- Arts, Media, and Communication
- Human Services
- Engineering and Technology
- Business Technologies
- Construction and Development
- 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. We operate under the governance of the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education, and we are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 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.
Education that Works in Aurora & Denver, CO
Pickens Technical College offers students advisors and counseling to determine which certificate they would like to achieve. Our counselors assist students with identifying their strengths and interests, defining their career goals, and determining which classes they should take to acquire higher education or employment. Our college offers a licensed early childhood facility on campus which is operated by secondary students who are enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program at Pickens Technical College.
Our childcare center provides high quality care for children between the ages of twelve months to five years. Not only does our Kids Tech Child Care Lab Center offer child care and instruction, but serves as a lab for training our Early Childhood Education Program students, as well. We also have a media center where students and faculty can access current material that may help with their classes. Our media center features books, magazines, audiovisual and CD Rom programs, as well as two computer labs. The Cosmetology Department at Pickens Technical College offers a salon on campus, and provides hair, skin, and nail services.
Pickens Technical College prepares all students for Post-Secondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR).
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 for a free tour! Whether you are a current high school student or an adult who wishes to find their dream career, Pickens Technical College is the place for you. To learn more about campus tours and our 40 certificate programs, please call us at (303) 344-4910. Thank you for considering Pickens Technical College as your best educational option and we look forward to speaking with you!