Career & Technical Education (CTE) provides rigorous instruction to prepare students for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers and postsecondary opportunities. CTE offers students the ability to earn industry recognized credentials and certifications while reinforcing core academics, and delivering the skills necessary for cutting-edge, economically viable career options.

Below you will find the CTE courses available at Port St. Lucie High School with the industry certification students can earn. Each CTE course offers students the ability to join Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSO’s) where they can develop valuable leadership skills and participate in competitions at regional, state and national levels. Click on the link next to each program name to learn more about the college articulation agreements with Indian River State College.

 

Allied Health Program

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Instructor: Ms. Lori Applebee RN BSN

Ms. Kimberly Wilson

Industry Certifications / Credentials Offered:

  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

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Instructor: Mr. Brian Brown

  • ASE Certified Automobile Technician
  • ASE Certified Service Consultant
  • ASE Certified Maintenance and Light Repair

Industry Certifications / Credentials Offered:

  • ASE Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair G1
  • Florida Automobile Dealer Association (FADA) Certified Technician
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Building Construction Technologies

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Instructor: Mr. Bruce Gardner

Industry Certifications / Credentials Offered:

  • NCCER Carpentry Level 1
  • NCCER Carpentry Level 2

Culinary Arts

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Instructor: Mr. Roland Foerster M.A., ED

Industry Certifications / Credentials Offered:

  • Certified Food Protection Manager (SERVSAFE)
  • Prostart Certificate of Achievement
  • SafeStaff

Marketing

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Instructors: Ms. Amanda Kagan

Mr. Timothy Richardson

Industry Certifications/Credentials Offered:

  • Certified Internet Web (CIW) Internet Business Associate
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification
    • Word
    • Powerpoint
    • Excel

Technical Design

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Instructor: Mr. John Picchiarini

Industry Certifications/Credentials Offered:

  • Autodesk Certified User – Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Certified User – Autodesk Autocad
  • Chief Architect Certified Apprentice
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Project Lead The Way / Biomedical Sciences

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Instructor: Ms. Irene Ruiz

Industry Certifications/Credentials Offered:

  • Biotechnician Assistant (BACE)
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)

TV Production

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Instructor: Ms. Jessica Ward

Industry Certifications/Credentials Offered:

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Premiere Pro