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Northwest Career & Technical High School

Northwest Career & Technical High School allows students to earn a high-school diploma while earning a certificate or degree in a technical field. We combine a rigorous educational program with career guidance and high-quality career and technical education. We're located on the Clover Park Technical College campus in Lakewood.

Architectural Engineering Student

Northwest Career & Technical High School follows the CPTC academic calendar.

To enroll in Northwest Career & Technical High School, call us at 253-589-5770 to schedule an appointment. Orientation attendance is not required.

Enrollment Options

Option A

Earn a college certificate or degree and a high-school diploma. The cost for Option A varies per program due to books, supplies, and fees, but tuition is covered for this option. Career Path offerings for Option A:

Accounting Environmental Sciences & Technology
Architectural Engineering Design Esthetic Sciences
Associate in Pre-Nursing Graphic Technologies
Associate in Technology Health Unit Coordinator
Automotive Collision Technician Heating & Air Conditioning Service Technician
Automotive Restoration & Customization Interior Design
Automotive Technician Manufacturing Technologies 
Composites Massage Studies
Computer Programming & Web Development Material Science
Computer Networking & Information Systems Security Non-Destructive Testing
Construction Mechatronics
Cosmetology Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts Professional Pilot
Digital Entertainment Design and Production Retail Business Management
Early Care & Education Welding Technology
Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security  

Option B

Earn a high-school diploma and enroll in a career path with high-school students from 3-6 p.m. For this option, you take academic classes from 12-3 p.m. The cost for Option B paths* is a $50 refundable book deposit plus the cost of some supplies.

The career-path offerings are:

  • Introduction to Automotive
  • Cosmetology
  • Graphic Technologies
  • Certified Nursing Assistant* 
  • Fundamental Skills in Manufacturing and Engineering

These are subject to sufficient enrollment.

*The Nursing Assistant path has additional fees for licensing, testing, and background checks.

Entrance Requirements

Automotive Student

To enroll at NWC&THS, you must...

  • Be at least 16 and not older than 21
  • Be a current high-school junior or senior
  • Provide an official transcript and state test scores
  • Obtain a release from your school district of residence each school year
  • Provide your own transportation
  • Have an up-to-date certificate of immunization



Northwest Career & Technical High School is fully accredited according to standards of AdvancED Accreditation Commission.

Enroll Today!

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