main content starts hereCapital Region BOCES CTE Opportunities

Career & Technical Education courses take place at the Capital Region Career and Technical School in Albany. The courses are geared toward juniors and seniors who have a strong interest in a specific career area. Students have an opportunity to earn certification, licensure, and/or college credits in some programs. Students must be on track for graduation to be eligible to attend. The available programs are listed below by cluster. You can get more detailed information about individual programs from your guidance counselor or at BOCES Career & Tech Center.

Course Offerings

Automotive Careers

Auto Body Repair
Automotive Trades Technology
Automotive Tech Prep
AYES Automotive Technician
Automotive Services/Small Engine Repair
Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Repair

Business Careers

Internet Applications/Design
Retail and Office Services
Global Fashion Studies
Vocational Training and Transition

Construction and Fabrication Careers

3D Printing & Green Construction Tech
Building Trades
Carpentry Services
Electrical Trades
Electrical Trades
HVAC/R and Plumbing
Welding and Metal Fabrication

Health Careers

Nurse Assistant
Patient Care Services

Environmental Careers

Floral Design

Service Industry Careers

Cosmetology
Culinary Arts and Hospitality
Culinary Arts Tech Prep
Food Services

Technical Careers

Computer and Network Technician
Manufacturing/Machining Tech
Gaming, Multimedia & Web Design

New Visions Career Exploration

These programs differ from the other programs listed. These are honors-level programs available only to seniors. They do not take place at the Albany Campus, but instead are held at a variety of relevant locations in the community. They require students to apply and interview in order to be accepted. Students should see their counselor early in their junior year if this is an option they would like to pursue.

Health Careers

Law and Government
STEM