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Career and Technical Education

Welcome to Feather River College’s Career and Technical Education Program. CTE aims to get students work experience and teach technical skills that will help students get hired as soon as they graduate. CTE is a combination of practical project-based learning and academic topics that relate to the industry area the student is interested in. When a student follows a CTE pathway, they graduate with a vocational certificate or degree, and a wealth of hands-on experience that makes them ready to start working right out of the gates.

Feather River College CTE Programs

  • FRC is well known for its hands-on class work and collaboration with employers and businesses
  • FRC has resources to help CTE students get the experience they need.
    • Work-based learning opportunities and internships
    • Vocational Certificates
    • Real life problem solving and learning opportunities

Internship Program

FRC  coordinates student internships and work experience within the community. Students can participate in BUS 171, a CSU transferable class, to receive up to 3 units for internship or work experience opportunities in their preferred industry sector.

Examples of Past Internships:

  • U.S Forest Service
  • Plumas Bank
  • Gray’s Flower Garden
  • Plumas District Hospital
  • Feather River Land Trust

Why Students Choose Feather River College

Beautiful Location

Location is everything, right? FRC’s location provides students access to our million acre classroom, and with that, all the benefits that come along with it. Think about quick study breaks at the local swimming hole, joining a back country ski class, or joining in on local recreational opportunities.

Unique Programs

Make sure you stand out upon graduation with one of our unique programs or certificates. FRC provides students the opportunity to earn degrees in areas that they love! This includes everything from nursing, to environmental sciences, to rodeo, eco farming, early childhood education, and more.

Class Size

Making sure you get the attention you need in the classroom is very important to us. Intimate class sizes allow you to build connections with your instructors and ensure a high-quality educational experience. You also get to meet more friends, be involved in more student activities, and really engage with your college. 

Outdoor Classrooms

FRC is changing the way you think of typical college classrooms. We offer a variety of different courses that get you outside and at one with nature. Everything from agriculture, to outdoor recreation, to environmental sciences, and more. Take advantage of our beautiful location and start to reimagine your future collegiate classroom!

FRC Experience

It is all about the FRC experience! Making new friends, taking unique courses, attending sports games, hanging out at local lakes, taking hikes, riding bikes, the list goes on and on! Our goal is to offer you the BEST college experience you can imagine, and it all starts with YOU! Come see for yourself what the FRC experience is all about!

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