Career Advancement Academy
Get started on a path to higher-wage careers.
The Career Advancement Academy (CAA) at Skyline College is designed to prepare you for today’s competitive job market by providing relevant job skills through industry-recognized certificates. You can expect to achieve college credit, technical certificates and advanced skills through hands-on classroom instruction and specialized support from faculty and staff.
Choose a program:
Earn a Healthcare certificate and start working in as little as two semesters. Enjoy a supportive learning environment with a dedicated counselor and prepare for a career in a variety of Allied Health areas.Learn more
In one semester you get the necessary skills to begin a career in the automotive industry, including tire inspection, oil and filter changes, safety inspections, tire mount and balance and much more.Learn more
Join the Legal Careers CAA program for a challenging and supportive academic experience that will help you develop the professional skills you need to excel as a paralegal.Learn more
Gain hands-on learning experience at Skyline College’s Child Development Center and earn a Career Certificate in one semester that will prepare you for occupations in a variety of education settings.Learn more
The CAA partners with the community and employers to create programs that develop a capable, educated and specialized workforce from which to hire. That means you’ll develop the specialized skills you’ll need to excel in the workforce within your given CAA pathway. You’ll engage in learning opportunities beyond the classroom to ensure you’re prepared for an enriching career or further higher education.
Successfully receiving your certification lets employers know that you have achieved basic and some advanced competencies that make you an attractive job candidate.