Afternoon Technical High School
Qiana Velez, High School Administrative Assistant South Campus, Room A100
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Downtown Campus Room M212
South Campus, Room A100
Students enrolled in Afternoon Technical High School at South Campus start their day with academics as early as 10:15 a.m. and attend their career training program in the afternoon, from 3-6 p.m.
Qualified students work toward their college degree or certification, tuition free, in a handful of career training programs at South Campus. Afternoon Technical High School students pay only for quarterly lab fees and consumable items.
Afternoon High School Career Education Programs:
- Auto Body Rebuilding and Refinishing
Students learn collision repair methodology, frame and body straightening, the use of cutting tools, finish work, estimating and tool management.
- Automotive Mechanic
Students learn to use diagnostic equipment, perform repairs, overhaul transmissions and more while working toward their ASE certifications in Bates' active auto service shop.
- Diesel Mechanic
Students learn to diagnose, repair, and rebuild powertrains, electrical systems, and hydraulic and brake systems of diesel powered vehicles in a service-oriented shop.
- Early Childhood Education/Child Care
Learn to interact with young children in a professional, supportive and nurturing manner. Plan and implement curriculum using the latest technology in a safe and healthy learning environment.
- Power Sports and Equipment Technology
Learn to repair and service various types of sports vehicles and equipment (motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, tractors, mowers, chainsaws and personal watercrafts).
Students use hands-on training to learn all aspects of welding, flame cutting and fabrication in a shop environment. This practical training encourages student involvement in the building trades.
- Must be between 16 and 21* years old
- Have at least 5 high school credits
- Meet specific career training entry requirements
Steps to Enroll:
- Attend a High School Orientation
- Bring your completed application materials, including official transcript, placement test scores, to the High School Office
- Determine in which afternon high school career training program you'd like to enroll (see list above).
- Meet with your High School Advisor, register for classes, and begin as soon as the following quarter!
*Students who turn 21 years old after Sept. 1 in the current academic year remain eligible for state-funded high school services.