The East Valley Institute of Technology is currently enrolling adults for Spring 2022 post-secondary programs and high school students for the 2022-23 school year.
High school students can start the enrollment process by going to evit.com/enroll. Adults can fill out an application at weareevit.formstack.com/forms/adult_app. To request more information about high school or adult programs, fill out a request form at evit.com/requestinfo.
EVIT offers 12 post-secondary programs for adults at the Main Campus, 1601 W. Main St. in Mesa: aesthetics, collision repair, cosmetology, George Brazil plumbing service and repair technician, emergency medical technician, heating ventilation air-conditioning and refrigeration, massage therapy, nursing assistant, practical nurse, sterile processing technician, surgical technology and welding. Tuition varies by program. Veterans Administration benefits are accepted and financial aid is available in some programs for those who qualify. For more information, contact an EVIT advisor at 480-461-4013.
EVIT offers 40 career training programs for public, charter, private and home-schooled high school students who reside in the following East Valley school districts: Apache Junction, Cave Creek, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Higley, J.O. Combs, Mesa, Queen Creek, Scottsdale and Tempe. Students attend their high school for a half-day and EVIT for a half-day. East Valley school districts provide free transportation for their students to attend EVIT.
High school programs are tuition-free; program fees vary by program. For a complete list of high school programs, go to bit.ly/3lTnhVz. EVIT is offering a new high school program — electrical and power transmission installation — in which students learn how to install indoor and outdoor residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems and associated power transmission lines. For more information on this specialized career in the construction industry, go to bit.ly/3n5016v.
Many of EVIT’s high school programs also offer opportunities to earn college credit through dual enrollment or concurrent enrollment at area colleges and post-secondary schools. To learn more, go to bit.ly/2XsxvD0.
EVIT offers a high school equivalency prep class to prepare students who want to take the Arizona state GED exam. Applicants must be at least 16 and not enrolled in school, and must be available to attend in-person classes at the EVIT Main Campus. For more information or to register, call 480-461-4013. To register, students will need a driver’s license or state-issued ID with their photo and date of birth.
In addition, EVIT started a new Foster Youth Career Program that assists students who are credit-deficient in obtaining their GED or HSED while pursuing a certification in an EVIT career training program. Students work on their online GED prep classes in a lab at the EVIT Main Campus, where an in-person instructor can assist them. Cost of the career training courses is included in the $100 program fee, and financial assistance is available. For more information, contact program coordinator Jaron Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, go to evit.com.
Editor’s note: CeCe Todd is the public information officer for the East Valley Institute of Technology.
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