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Professional Technical Courses

Students who complete the Professional-Technical Sequences listed below with an “A” or “B” average can earn technical college credit. Students must provide transportation. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and Elective credits can be earned.


Food Production (Culinary Arts)

Taught at –  Compass Academy – Full year course 3 periods Monday through Friday
Prerequisite –  Nutrition & Foods
Open To –  Grades 11 & 12
Credit –  6 High School Credits / 6 College Credits through CSI
Cost –  Approximately $90

Content: Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism: Provides students with knowledge and skills essential to culinary arts, hospitality and tourism industries. Students will have the opportunity to explore career opportunities and develop an awareness and understanding of one of the largest industries in the world.


Health Professionals – CNA

Taught at –  Compass Academy – Full year course 2 periods Monday through Friday
Open To –  Grades 11 & 12
Credit –  6 High School Credits / 6 College Credits through EITC with a grade of “A’ or “B”
Cost –  $10 (CPR Card) *plus required scrubs, Stethoscope, and testing fees $100

Content: block, transportation to calss is student’s responsibility. Students can earn 2 credits for Fundamentals, 2 credits for Medical Terminology, and 2 credits CNA.


Health Professions – EMT

Taught at –  Compass Academy – Full year course 2 periods Monday through Friday
Open To –  Grades 11 & 12
Credit –  6 High School Credits / 4  Credits through EITC and 8 duel credits through CSI
Cost –  $30 ($10 CPR Card, $20 Class Shirt)

Content: Designed to instruct senior level high school students to the level of Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, a person who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service. Students earn 2 credits for Fundamentals, 2 credits for Medical Terminology, and 2 credits for EMT.


Health Professions – Pharmacy Tech

Taught at –  Compass Academy – Full year course 2 periods Monday through Friday
Open To –  Grades 11 & 12
Credit –  6 High School Credits / 4  Credits through EITC and up to 3 credits through North Idaho College
Cost –  $295 ($10 CPR Card, $35 Pharm Tech State Application Fee, $250 PassAssured online pharmacy tech curriculum) *payment plans available

Content: Prepares students for beginning employment as a Pharmacy Technician under the supervision of pharmacists in pharmacies, hospitals and other settings. Successful completion qualifies the student to take the Pharmacy Technician Certifying Board certification exam once 18 years of age. Students earn 2 credits for Fundamentals, 2 credits for Medical Terminology, and 2 credits for Pharmacy Tech.

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