Adult Education

Job & Career Training Programs

Designed to prepare you for employment in one of 13 in-demand career fields.
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Automotive Service Technician

Start your Auto Service Technician career at Polaris as an adult student. Earn your ASE G1 Certification and become an entry-level technician.

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Cardiographic Technician

Start your career as a Cardiographic Technician or EKG Tech with a Polaris program designed for adult students.

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Cosmetology Academy

Adult students gain hands-on styling, manicure and pedicure training in the Salon Allure while obtaining the knowledge necessary for the State Board Cosmetology...

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Dental Assisting

Start your career as a Dental Assistant with this Polaris program designed for adult students. Learn basic lab and x-ray procedures...

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Facilities Maintenance

The Facilities Maintenance program is designed to provide you with a broad set of skills which will prepare you to maintain and...

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Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)

The Polaris HVAC/R program prepares adult students to successfully enter this growing field known for job stability and high...

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Nail care is one of the fastest growing specialties in the world of cosmetology. This 200-hour course will provide students with all the...

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Medical Assisting

With the healthcare field growing at a rapid rate, now is the time to start your career as a Medical Assistant and learn to perform clinical...

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Medical Billing and Coding

Want a career in medical billing, coding and health information management? This Polaris program is designed for adults wishing to...

Phlebotomy Certification

Phlebotomy Certification

Learn to be a Phlebotomist trained in a variety of blood collection methods through classroom instruction and clinical experience.

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Police Academy

Dedicated adult students from this Polaris program are prepared for police officer positions, and other careers that require peace officer...

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Precision / CNC Machine Technology

Adult students can get ready for the high-demand, high-tech field of precision machining, and prepare to earn NIMS credentials through a...

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Adult students are trained to become welders in the welding, fabricating & metallurgical trades and gain access to this...

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Adult Job & Career Training Program Overview

Our Job & Career Training programs are designed to prepare you for employment in one of 13 in-demand career fields. Course offerings and content remain current with today’s changing technology and job market. Our Mission Statement reflects this goal.

Inspiring Our Students to Achieve Career Success

Starting a new career is easier than ever at Polaris. No matter where you are in life – whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or looking to change careers – your first step begins HERE. As a Polaris Adult Job & Career Training program student, you will receive hands-on training in a state-of-the-art lab setting and employability skills training that will help prepare you to find the job that's right for you!

Financial aid is available (to those who qualify) for most Job & Career Training programs. To learn more or to start the registration process, contact Theresa at 440.891.7697, or download our 2024-2025 Adult Education Job & Career Training Catalog.

Graduates of Job & Career Training programs will receive the following during instruction or upon completion:

  • Career Portfolio – documentation of your capabilities

  • Certificate of Completion – 90% attendance and passing grades required

  • Job Readiness Assistance – training in job-seeking skills, resumé writing and interviewing techniques

  • Job Search Assistance

  • College Credit – Polaris Career Center is a member of the University System of Ohio which is governed by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Polaris Career Center Job & Career Training programs offer the opportunity to earn college credit through the Ohio Department of Higher Education and are listed individually stating the amount of potential college credit earned through either the One Year Option or CT2 programs. It is important to note that college credit is granted by the institution the student plans on attending. Polaris Career Center does not grant any college credit and each program has specific requirements a student is required to meet to be eligible to earn college credit. Feel free to contact the Adult Education Office if you have questions regarding pathways toward earning college credit through a Polaris Job & Career Training Program.

Call 440.891.7697 for additional details.


  • Residents and/or high school graduates from the following communities are given a $100 discount on any of the Job & Career Training Programs: Berea, Brook Park, Brooklyn, Fairview Park, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, Olmsted Township and Strongsville.

  • Polaris Career Center GED graduates are given a $100 tuition discount on any of the Job & Career Training Programs.

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2022/2023 Completion/Placement/Licensure Results for Job & Career Training Programs

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