9368 Oakbourne Rd.  Santee, CA 92071 
(619) 956-4300  
Director: Carol Otjens

Campus is open M-Th from 7 am until 9:30 pm.

Office Hours: 
Mon-Thurs: 8 am-6:30 pm
Friday: 8 am-3:30 pm

Our campus will be closed December 22, 2014 - January 02, 2015

Important Links

Grossmont Adult School
GUHSD
East County Career Center
CTE in GUHSD high schools

Thank you for your interest in courses at the 

Health Occupations Center.


Our Fall semester classes are in full swing.

Our next session will begin in Jan 2015!


To enroll in any of the HOC programs, follow these 3 steps:

Step 1:  Orientation

     Come to an orientation where you will receive all information and registration requirements for the class you wish to enroll in.  Any student wishing to register for any of the classes above must first attend an orientation.  No need to sign-up.  No cost.  Orientations for Spring 2015 classes have already passed.  Please see info below for any classes that are full or that still have space available.

Step 2:  HOC Entry Screening Test

     While attending the orientation, you will sign up for an Entry Screening Test.  This is a basic test that covers 7th grade English and Math.  You will need to pass this test with a minimum score of 70% to be eligible for registration. The top scores will be given a registration appointment time until all seats are filled.

Step 3:  Registration

Come to HOC at your appointed registration time.   


The following courses will be offered in the Spring semester:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Home Health Aide                   
  • Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant                         
  • Pharmacy Technician                                                      
  • Dental Assistant  
  • Healthcare Interpreting 
  • Medical Assistant 
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Billing and Coding (Prerequisite: Medical Terminology)
  • Introduction to Health Science
  • Medical Receptionist
  • RN Refresher/Reentry
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS/CPR)
  • IV Therapy
  • Math Review for Healthcare Worker
  • English Review for Healthcare Worker
  • CEU's for CNA's 
  • Understanding Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


The following classes are still open for orientation and Spring enrollment:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Medical Receptionist
Medical Terminology
                         Orientation and entry test: Jan 13, 2015 from 5 pm-8 pm
                                     RegistrationJan 14, 15, or 16, 2015



The following classes are full:
  • Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide (Sorry, this class is full.)                  
  • Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant   (Sorry, this class is full.)                        
  •  Pharmacy Technician  (Sorry, this class is full.)                                                      
  • Dental Assistant  (Sorry, this class is full.)
  • Healthcare Interpreting (Sorry, this class is full.)
  • Medical Assistant (Sorry, this class is full.)
  • RN Refresher/Reentry (Sorry, this class is full.)

If you wish to enroll in any of the classes below, no orientation is required. 
Registration begins December 2, 2014, at 8:00 am either online or at the HOC office.
Click on the tabs above for course details and registration options.

  • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS/CPR)
  • IV Therapy
  • Math Review for Healthcare Worker
  • English Review for Healthcare Worker
  • CEU's for CNA's 
  • Understanding Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Medical Billing and Coding: 
    • If you have a Medical Terminology transcript.  
    • Registration must be done at the HOC office.


Are you interested in our Vocational Nursing Program??

For information, click on "Course Offerings", "Medical Classes", "Vocational Nursing".

FALL 2015 VOCATIONAL NURSING CLASS

MANDATORY ORIENTATION:

January 16, 2015 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

HOC Campus




Applications are due on Friday, January 30, 2015.


Typing Test:

HOC offers typing tests from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.