Napa Valley College offers a wide variety of career training programs that prepare students for jobs in both the public and private sector. Students may earn an Associates of Science Degree by completing both major and general education requirements, or they may earn a Certificate of Achievement or a Skills Certificate by satisfying course requirements specific to the major. Details about degree and certificate requirements can be found in the current Napa Valley College Course Catalog.All of our career training programs maintain the highest industry standards. Many of our programs are certified by state and federal agencies as well as by respected industry associations. Our instructors regularly attend updated skills training and collaborate with industry leaders to ensure programs meet today's needs on the job.
Below is a table listing the Career Technical Education Programs and Certificates available at Napa Valley College. A student only has catalog rights to the active certificates available when they were enrolled at the college - some certificates may be revised and/or archived (not available) for current students. The certificate application forms were provided and/or approved by the coordinators, but are subject to change. To apply for a certificate, download the appropriate form, fill it out completely, and submit it to the program coordinator. Please contact the coordinator for information on program requirements.
Career Training Education Programs & Certificates at NVCCertificate application forms can be opened by selecting the certificate title down below to launch a pdf file.
ProgramCertificate Application Forms (Units)
Coordinator or Contact Person
Administration of JusticeJuvenile Justice Certificate of Achievement (21 Units)Law Enforcement – ADMJ Conc. Cert. of Achievement (21 Units)
Administration of Justice – Criminal Justice TrainingLaw Enforcement – Police Academy Conc. Cert. of Achievement (24)Public Safety Dispatcher Cert. of Achievement (21-22 Units)
Business – AccountingBookkeeping Certificate of Achievement (31-32 Units)
Vacant Fall 2016
Business – Business AdministrationEntrepreneurial Certificate of Achievement (12-15 Units)
Business – Computer Studies Computer Networking Technical Skills Certificate (15 Units)Management Info Systems Cert. of Achievement (47 Units)Micro-Computer Apps. Specialist Certificate of Achievement (26-27 Units)Web Site Development Certificate of Achievement (15 Units)
Business – Office AdministrationBusiness Software Skills Certificate (6 Units)Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement (30-32 Units)
Child Family Studies & Education Child & Family Studies Cert. of Achievement (48 Units)Assistant Teacher Skills Certificate (6 Units)Associate Teacher with Administration Cert. of Achievement (16 Units)Associate Teacher Skills Certificate (13 Units)Specialization Skills Certificate (6 Units)Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Cert. of Achievement (18 Units)
Faye Smylefsmyle@napavalley.edu 707-256-7753
Cooking SchoolProfessional Culinary Arts Certificate (Non-Credit Cert. of Completion)Note: Contact the Napa Valley Cooking School for Certificate Information
CounselingHuman Services Certificate of Achievement (24 Units)
Digital Design Graphics Technology “Autodesk Premiere Training Center”Digital Design Graphics Technology Certificate of Achievement (51 Units)
Emergency Medical TechnicianEmergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Cert. of Achievement (60)
G. Scott Rosegrose@napavalley.edu707-256-7630
Hospitality & Tourism Management Hospitality Certificate of Achievement (17 units)Hospitality & Tourism Management Certificate of Achievement (34 Units)
Machine Tool TechnologyMachine Tool Technology Two Year Certificate of Achievement (44 Units)
Nursing – Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.)Degree Program Only – No Certificates At This Time
Nursing – Licensed Vocational Nursing (L.V.N.)Vocational Nursing Certificate of Achievement (51 Units)
Photography TechnologyPhotography Certificate of Achievement (21 Units)Digital Asset Management Skills Certificate (3 Units)
Psychiatric TechnicianPsychiatric Tech. – Fast-Track Cert. of Achievement (50 Units)Psychiatric Tech. – Three Semester Cert. of Achievement (51 Units)Note: Certificate Application Forms Not Available at This Time
Respiratory CareDegree Program Only – No Certificates At This Time
Viticulture & Winery Technology Viticulture Certificate of Achievement (30 Units)Wine Marketing Certificate of Achievement (30 Units)
Paul Gospordarczykpgospordarczyk@napavalley.edu 707-256-7125
Welding TechnologyWelding Technology Certificate of Achievement (40 Units)
Gainful Employment Program Disclosures
Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Dr. Craig Alimo, Director of Equity & Inclusivity (Phone: 707-256-7364, Room 1330B). The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott, Dean, Library & Learning Resource Center (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).