Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC)


A program of The Learning Centers at Fairplex, the Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC) provides semester-long career technical education courses as well as job acquisition training through the Career Center. There is no cost to high school participants and, with a partnership with San Antonio ROP, students receive hours that may be used for elective credits towards high school graduation.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the CTEC’s website,
  2. Click on Career Tracks for an overview of each pathway.
  3. To view the current course schedule, click on How to Apply: Application PDF.
  4. To enroll in a course, download the Application PDF, complete the form and submit it to the CTEC office by email at or fax (909) 865-4080.
  5. You may apply online by clicking the Apply Now button (below).
  6. Once your application is received, we will confirm your enrollment via email and/or phone.

Spring 2019 Semester

  • Jan. 14 First Day of Class
  • Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Class
  • Feb. 11 Lincoln's Birthday Observance - No Class
  • Feb. 18 Washington's Birthday Observance - No Class
  • Apr. 1 - 5 Spring Break
  • May 23 Last Day of Class

Registration Deadline

  • January 29, 2019


Applicant must be at least 16 years of age and/or a junior and senior in high school to receive ROP CTE credits.

CTEC Pathways

  • Art, Media and Design
  • Automotive
  • Agriculture
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Hospitality
  • Welding

Course Listing

All courses are subject to change.

  • Automotive 101 Beginning: Tuesday and Thursday 4:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Automotive 102 Brakes & Systems: TBA
  • Automotive 103 Engine Repair: Tuesday and Thursday 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Automotive 104 Electrical Systems: TBA
  • Ceramic Manufacturing I: Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Culinary I: TBA
  • Fashion Design: Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Urban Farming: Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Water Distribution: Tuesday & Wednesday 3:00pm - 5:30pm

*Introduction to Welding Industry:Coming Soon.

Spring 2019 Application
Semester Overview PDF
Pathway Description PDF