WHS Career Education & Exploration

Where Will Your Path Lead?


What do you want to be when you grow up? You might get asked that question a lot. Westlake High School attempts to bridge the gap for students between school and a future career by offering several "paths" to specific career fields and for those who are unsure of their path, opportunities to explore and gain insight.

Continuing Education and Training

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) has three campuses that provide programs for students to continue their education and training after high school in a variety of Career Pathways. For more information click the links below.


Career Education gives you the hands-on, practical training needed to earn a certificate, open the door to a rewarding career, or get you started on your path toward a bachelor’s degree. The Career Education programs at Ventura College hold the key to unlocking a quality and affordable education giving students real world skills that lead them to the in-demand, well-paying jobs of today and the future, while building stronger and more prosperous communities in the process. Ventura College’s Career Education programs are taught by instructors and professionals with experience in that field of study. Each program provides the training and skills you need for the jobs that need you!