Career Recovery Program

The School of Extended Learning's Career Recovery Program offers job seekers the opportunity to improve their skill sets, pursue a new career, and rapidly re-enter the workforce. 

Career Recovery Pathways 


Construction Technology Program

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Introduction to residential construction includes courses in framing, finish carpentry, electrical and plumbing

Green Gardener

Green Gardener Program

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Training for gardeners in resource-efficient landscaping

Personal Care Attendant

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program

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Personal Care Attendants are in demand and a key member of a patient’s home personal care and health care team

Computer Skills Certificates

Computer Skills Certificates

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Basic Office Software and Bilingual Computer Skills
Professional Development

Professional Development ("Employability Skills") Certificates

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Certificates include Customer Relations, Career Strategist, Project Management, Thrive and Survive, Workplace Essentials


Elementary and Secondary Basics Skills

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Click Here for Adult High School/GED Classes

Get your high school diploma and gain better communication skills for work

Spring 2021 instruction will be primarily offered online through live video conference format.  Click Here for Current Online Classes and Meeting Details.

Need Help?


Register for classes in any of the six Career Recovery Pathways or other Extended Learning Programs.  If you need help applying or registering, email  For any other questions, please reach out to our Noncredit Student Support Services team or email

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The Career Recovery Initiative includes programs supported in part by the Santa Barbara Adult Education Consortium (SBAEC) and the Santa Barbara County Workforce Development Board.

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