Gainful Employment

In order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid, a student must be enrolled in an educational program that prepares them for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  Students must be enrolled in one of the non-degree certificate programs listed on this page in order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid at Ventura Adult and Continuing Education.

Programs

Click on the program to see its Gainful Employment information.

ACCOUNTING PROGRAMS
Accounting Clerk (18 weeks/630 hours)
Computerized Financial Accounting (26 weeks/910 hours)

BUSINESS PROGRAMS
Administrative Assistant (18 weeks/630 hours)
Business Administration (28 weeks/980 hours)
Business Administration and Management (35 weeks/1225 hours)

COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING AND DESIGN
3D Modeling and Design Drafter (36 weeks/1260 hours)
Computer-Aided Design Drafter (30 weeks/1050 hours)

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS/GRAPHICS
Graphics for Web and Print (34 weeks/1190 hours)
Marketing Administrative Assistant (29 weeks/1015 hours)
Microsoft Office Professional (18 weeks/630 hours)

COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Computer Support Technician (22 weeks/770 hours)
Network Security Technician (38 weeks/1330 hours)
Network Systems Technician (32 weeks/1120 hours)

DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY/TDCstudios
Digital Multimedia Technician (28 weeks/950 hours)
Studio Production Technician (38 weeks/1330 hours)

MEDICAL FRONT AND BACK OFFICE
Back Office Medical Assistant (20 weeks/700 hours)
Front/Back Office Medical Assistant (32 weeks/1120 hours)
Front Office Medical Assistant (22 weeks/770 hours)
Pharmacy Technician (21 weeks/735 hours)

The total number of weeks of instruction is based upon full-time enrollment of seven hours per day, Monday through Friday, plus one hour per day of program enrichment. 

Financial Aid Policies and Procedures

Click to download the complete copy of the Financial Aid Policies and Procedures Manual for specific information about Ventura Adult and Continuing Education's Career Technical Program.

OPEID Number: 03084700

Quick Links to Consumer Information and Disclosures

Click to see the Cost of Attendance for each program.

Click to see the Financial Assistance information available from VACE (more detailed information is available in the Financial Aid Policies and Procedures Manual).

Click to see the Student Outcomes information about VACE graduates.

Click to see the Satisfactory Academic Progress standards.

Net Price Calculator

Click to calculate the maximum cost of attending VACE's Career Technical Education using the Net Price Calculator.

Default Rate Disclosure

Click to see the VACE Career Technical Education Default Rate information.