Career Training Programs

At Renton Technical College, we offer an innovative and exciting variety of educational and career path programs to help you meet your goals. From technical training programs that prepare you for real-world careers to programs that advance your skillset, there is something for everyone at RTC.

Browse all career programs below. You can also refine your search to the Area of Study that best suits your interests. Learn more about Areas of Study and our Guided Pathways approach to helping you meet your goals.



This unique program prepares students for entry-level employment in the band instrument repair and service trade.

This four-quarter program prepares graduates for entry-level employment into the band instrument and fretted string instrument repair and service trade.

This program prepares students to be manual machinists. Students interested in Basic Machining should enroll in Machining Technologies. For more information, visit the Machining Technologies program page.

Modern commercial buildings are wonders of engineering, combining electrical, mechanical and communications systems to create safe, comfortable environments for people.

This training program for refrigeration technicians enables students to develop skills necessary to work as domestic or commercial service technicians on refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems. 

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) is a computer-aided machine tool system that creates parts and structures to very precise tolerances. Students interested in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) should enroll in Machining Technologies. For more information, visit the Machining Technologies program page.

You don’t have to look far into your cityscape to notice that we are in the middle of a construction boom. Besides skilled trades, there is a growing demand for people who can lead and manage construction projects.

Business and industry runs on electricity, and that power is generated or provided by an electrical plant. This program teaches students how to maintain and repair the electrical plants and machines used in industry.

This program prepares students to enter the field of mechanical or architectural drafting.

This program prepares students to work as entry-level technicians in fretted instrument shops.

This program trains students to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment for industrial environments such as bakeries, breweries, and candy companies.

This program is no longer accepting new students.

This program is no longer accepting new students.

This short program offers important and useful training in areas such as risk management, human resources, contract management and compliance, safety management, job site control, scheduling and external relations.

This two-year program is designed to help students acquire and develop skills necessary to work in the manufacturing industry.

This program offers practical technical training in the repair and troubleshooting of all major appliances. 

Mechatronics is the integration of mechanical, electrical, and computer science technologies that can be applied in a wide variety of industries.Technicians work in mechanical, electrical, automation, robotics and aerospace fields. This program will train students for high-wage, in-demand jobs at companies like Boeing, Amazon, and Starbucks.

 

This two-year program is designed to help students acquire and develop skills necessary to work in the manufacturing industry. Students interested in Basic Machining should enroll in Machining Technologies. For more information, visit the Machining Technologies program page.

This program is not currently enrolling new students.

This program prepares students to work in property maintenance for apartments and other multi-family housing.

Veterinary assistants work in animal clinics, hospitals, zoos, shelters and on the field to take care of animals, under the supervision of a veterinarian or other specialists.

This program is designed to prepare welders for job entry in most phases of the welding industry.