Merced County Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Merced County

Career & Technical Education

Training & Hiring Event

The Merced County CTE Training & Hiring Event is a collaboration and partnership with Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC), Gateway Adult Education Network (GAEN), Merced College, Merced County Office of Education’s Regional Occupation Program (MCOE ROP) and Merced Union High School District (MUHSD). We invite all of our training participants from our programs to connect with employers who are looking for qualified candidates to fill their open positions. We also showcased all of our local Post-Secondary (Adult) CTE training programs to our high school CTE seniors and anyone else interested in starting a new career. Additional partners and resources will also be in attendance from Worknet, Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), and the Empower program. Your participation and support is very much appreciated!

When: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Where: Merced County Fairgrounds

Who: OPEN to the PUBLIC

Schedule and Information: 2023 CTE Training & Hiring Event

Participants Register HERE

**If you are an Employer and interested in attending the event. Please contact Luis Sobrevilla ( or Greg Friedman (**
Opportunities Available:
  • Automotive
  • Bus Driver
  • Construction
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Early Education
  • Food Services
  • Logistics & Warehousing
  • Medical Assisting/Administrative
  • Office Occupations
  • Truck Driving
  • Welding
  • And more….

Previous Event:

CTE Training Programs

Central Valley Opportunity Center
Gateway Adult Education Network
Merced College Fast Track Program
Merced County Office of Education
Merced Union High School District


Participation in CTE programs increases wages, probability & consistency of employment & leads to higher quality jobs.

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

California Department of Education

A program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.

In California, CTE is made up of 15 career pathways:

  1. Agriculture and Natural Resources
  2. Arts, Media, & Entertainment
  3. Building & Construction Trades
  4. Business & Finance
  5. Education, Child Development, & Family Services
  6. Energy, Environment, & Utilities
  7. Engineering & Architecture
  8. Fashion & Interior Design
  9. Health Science & Medical Technology
  10. Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation
  11. Information & Communication Technologies
  12. Manufacturing & Product Design
  13. Marketing, Sales, & Services
  14. Public Services
  15. Transportation

For more information regarding Career & Workforce Development: