Non-Traditional Students

Non-traditional students are defined as either a female student interested in pursuing a career in a field that is generally male-dominated, or a male student interested in pursuing a career in a field that is generally female-dominated.

As a Career & Technical Education institution, A.W. Beattie Career Center offers all of its students a variety of unique educational opportunities. One such opportunity is the Non-Traditional Students program. Through this program, students who are considered "Non-Traditional" are offered career and classroom support and free tools and equipment in the following programs:

Female Students

Free tools and equipment are available for female students interested in pursuing the following courses:

  • Advanced Computer Programming
  • Agile Robotics/Advanced Manufacturing
  • Automotive Collision Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry/Building Construction
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Emergency Response Technology
  • Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning
  • Network Engineering Technology

Male Students

Free tools and equipment are available for male students interested in pursuing the following courses:

  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Careers
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Health and Nursing Sciences/Pharmacy