Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathway

Durham Tech offers both certificate and diploma Pathways of Study within the CTE pathway. Students must meet program qualifications in order to enroll in CTE pathways. Students can use one or a combination of any of the approved standardized assessments to verify that they meet this requirement. Students who wish to qualify through a waiver recommendation must provide test scores that confirm course prerequisites are met. View more information on the CCP Eligibility web page.

Pathways

Building, Engineering, and Skilled Trades  Business and Entrepreneurship  Creative and Liberal Arts

Health and Wellness  Human Services and Public Safety  Information Technology
 

Building, Engineering, and Skilled Trades
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees
Architectural Technology CAD C40100HS ARC-111, ARC-112, ARC-113, ARC-114, ARC-211 ARC-220 $11 per course
Automotive Systems Technology Electrical C60160EH TRN-110, TRN-120, AUT-113, AUT163, AUT-181 $11 per course, excluding AUT-181
Automotive Systems Technology Under Car C60160UH TRN-110, TRN-120, AUT-141, AUT-113, AUT-151 $11 per course
Industrial Systems HVAC C50240CH MNT-110, ISC-112, AHR-110, AHR-112 $11 per course excluding ISC-112
$20 supply fee per course excluding ISC-112
Industrial Systems Maintenance C50240MH MNT-110, MNT-230, ISC-112, BPR-111, MEC-111, PLU-111 $11 per course, excluding ISC-112
$20 supply fee per course, excluding ISC-112
Industrial Systems Welding C50420HS WLD-112, WLD-115, WLD-121, WLD-141, WLD-131 $11 per course
$20 supply fee per course
Additional fees: 
$125 Welding Inspector fee for WLD-121

Business and Entrepreneurship
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees

Business Administration: Business Core
Must meet college transfer pathway requirements

C25120AH ACC-120, BUS-110, BUS-115, BUS-137, ECO-251 None

Business Administration: Marketing
RISE English Tier 1

C25120MH BUS-110, BUS-137, MKT-120, MKT-123, MKT-220 None
Culinary Arts C55150HS CUL-110,CUL-140, CUL-160, CUL-170, CUL-240 $200 per course, plus
CUL-140 - $205 fee for student kit which will be used in multiple courses; and CUL-160 - $110 fee for student baking kit which will be used in multiple courses
Introduction to Hospitality Management C25110HS CUL-110, HRM-110, HRM-140, HRM-240, HRM-245, HRM-280 None

Creative and Liberal Arts
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees
Community Spanish Interpreter - Introduction to Interpreting
RISE English Tier 1; Spanish placement test; Must attend Spanish Interpreting Information Session
C55370HS SPA-111/181, SPA-112/182, SPA-211, SPA-212, SPI-113 None
Community Spanish Interpreter - Public Service
RISE English Tier 1; Spanish placement test; Must attend Spanish Interpreting Information Session
C55370FH SPI-113, SPI-114, SPI-213, SPI-214 SPA-241, SPI-245 None
Infant/Toddler Care
RISE English Tier 1
C55290HS EDU-119, EDU-131, EDU-144, EDU-153, EDU-234 None

Health and Wellness
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees
Introduction to Dental Lab
RISE English Tier 1 and Tier 2; 
RISE Math Tier 1
C45280H DLT-111, DLT-114, DLT-116, PHS-121 $16 per course
$190 Dental Anatomy/Physiology Fee for DLT-111;
$225 Dental Materials fee for DLT-114; $50 Complete Dentures fee for DLT-116
 
Introduction to Medical Assisting
Must meet college transfer pathway requirements
C45400HS ENG-111, CIS-110, MED-110, MED-121, MED-122, BIO-163 $16 fee for BIO-163
Introduction to Nursing
RISE  English Tier 1
C45970HS NAS-101, MED-121, MED-122 Costs for NAS-101:
$65 Lab Material fee
$16 Educational Liability/Malpractice Insurance 
$25 Criminal Background Screening Check
$140 exam fee (paid separately to Pearson VUE)
Additional equipment is required.

Human Services and Public Safety
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees
Introduction to Emergency Medical Science
Introduction to Emergency Medical Science
Must meet college transfer pathway requirements; Proof of English proficiency (through SAT, ACT, or RISE English Tier 1 and 2); high school Biology and Chemistry with a grade of C or above.
C45340HS EMS-110, BIO-168, BIO-169

$30 Lab Materials fee for BIO-168
$40 Lab Materials fee for BIO-169
$15 Lab Materials fee for EMS-110
$16 Educational Liability/Malpractice Insurance for EMS-110
Additional Fees for EMS-110:
$58 Supply Kit fee
$92 Criminal Background Screening Check
$23 Clinical Immunization and Required Tracking

Information Technology
CTE Pathway Name and Link Code Required Courses Course Fees
Computer Repair C25590H1 CTI-110, CTI-120, CTS-120, CTS-220 $11 per course
$25 Hardware/Software Support fee (covers CompTIA practice exam and 1 certification) for CTS-120
$25 Adv. Hardware/Software Support fee (covers CompTIA practice exam and 1 certification) for CTS-220

Cybersecurity CCNA
This certificate is designed for students with a minimum of one year of IT work experience.

 

C25590C2 NET-125, NET-126, NET-225, SEC-160 $11 per course