Career Start

  • Start exploring careers, gain knowledge & skills towards career goals, and earn college credits through PPCC Career Start. Many Career Start students can finish certificates and degrees through ASCENT 12+1. 
    Auto Collision Technology
    Auto Service Technology
    Criminal Justice
    Culinary Arts
    Cyber Security 
    Diesel Power Technology
    Early Childhood Education
    Fire Science Technology 
    Healthcare Exploration 
    Health Science Technology

    Multimedia Graphic Design
    Radio & Television

    Veterinary Assistant

    Zoo Keeping
    (Career Start courses may not transfer to 4 year universities)
    If you are a qualified junior or senior and have a passion for designing, building, repairing, rescuing, welding, or nurturing, check out the Career Start Program. To apply, contact your advisor by Winter Break.
    Free transportation to PPCC Centennial Campus is provided 5 days/week; texts, uniforms, supplies, and course materials included. *Students provide their own transportation.

    For accommodative services, please complete an online initial intake form through PPCC ACCESSibility Services, followed by a personal appointment. Call 719-502-3333. See Accommodations info sheet on this webpage.

    Pre-Order Travel Meals - Students can pre-order meals for pick up in the morning before leaving campus.

Mary Perez
Director of Applied & Advanced Learning
Phone: 719.495.5533