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

      Office Closed        
Friday, February 13th
Monday, February 16th
Monday, March 30th - Friday, April 3rd

Important Links
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Thank you for your interest in courses at the 

Health Occupations Center.


We offer the following courses on our campus:

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


Click on the tabs above for course details.


To enroll in any of the HOC programs, you will 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.  

Orientation Schedule for Fall 2015 Classes


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Phlebotomy/Medical Lab Assistant - 9:00 am or 5:00 pm

Pharmacy Technician - 9:00 am or 5:00 pm

Emergency Medical Technician - 9:00 am or 5:00 pm

Dental Assistant - 9:00 am

Introduction to Health Science - 5:00 pm

Healthcare  Interpreting - 5:00 pm

Veterinary Assistant - 5:00 pm


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Certified Nurse Assistant - 9:00 am or 5:00 pm

Medical Assistant - 9:00 am or 5:00 pm

RN Refresher - 9:00 am 

Medical Terminology - 5:00 pm

Medical Receptionist - 5:00 pm


Step 2:  HOC Entry Screening Test - Week of June 29, 2015

     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.   


Note:

If you wish to enroll in any of the classes below, no orientation is required. Register either online or at the HOC office starting July 20, 2015:

  • 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




Applications are due by Friday, January 30, 2015 noon.


Typing Test:

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

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