Council on Occupational Education
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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
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!