Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at West Point High School is designed to give student experience in multiple CTE clusters while building rigorous academic skills. The goal of the program is to prepare the student for the world of work and the many changes that is expected to take place as they move through the workplace challenges predicted for the future.

Students completing all requirements for high school graduation and meeting the requirements for career and technology education concentration or specialization may be considered career and technology education program completer.
West Point High School CTE Teachers are certified to teach students the skills necessary to earn industry certification in the following areas:

MOS (MS Office Systems)
CIWv5 (Web Design)
Computer Fundamentals 
Computer Fundamentals 
Computer Electronics
Computer Technical Support
IC3 (Internet and Computing Core Certification)

Keyboarding and Personal Finance
Computer Information Systems
Advanced Computer Information Systems
Business Management (Dual Enrollment)
Advanced Accounting
Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies
Advanced Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies
Education for Employment


Technology Foundations
Principles of Technology I & II
Technology Transfer and Technology Assessment
Programming in C++ (Dual Enrollment)
Programming in C++, Second Year
Introduction to Engineering (Dual Enrollment)
Research and Development Engineering
Personal Computer Hardware Troubleshooting (Dual Enrollment)
Electronics I - AC/DC Fundamentals I (Dual Enrollment)
Electronics II – AC/DC Fundamentals II (Dual Enrollment)

For some students, additional courses are available at Rappahannock Community College (RCC) and Bridging Communities Regional Technical Center. These courses include a career pathway in welding at RCC and courses including but not limited to Small Engine Technology, Diesel Technoloy, Criminal Justice, HVACR, Wed Design, and Nurse Aid at Bridging Communities.