Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center offers a variety of completer programs to enhance the students’ academic studies with specialized training in competitive fields. 

List of courses

  • Academy of Health Professions – Introduction to Health Professions
  • Academy of Health Professions – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Academy of Health Professions – Capstone Course
  • Automotive Refinishing and Repair Technology 1
  • Automotive Refinishing and Repair Technology 2
  • Automotive Refinishing and Repair Technology 3
  • Automotive Technology 1
  • Automotive Technology 2
  • Automotive Technology 3
  • Aviation Technology 1
  • Aviation Technology 2
  • Aviation Technology 3
  • CASE 1 – Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • CASE 2 – Principles of Agricultural Science - Plants
  • CASE 3 – Principles of Agricultural Science - Animal
  • Carpentry 1
  • Carpentry 2
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design 1 (CADD)
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design 2 (CADD)
  • Criminal Justice 1
  • Criminal Justice 2
  • Culinary Arts 1
  • Culinary Arts 2
  • Dental Assisting 1
  • Dental Assisting 2
  • Diesel Technology 1
  • Diesel Technology 2
  • Diesel Technology 3
  • Electrical Wiring 1
  • Electrical Wiring 2
  • Engineering 1
  • Engineering 2
  • Graphic Communications 1
  • Graphic Communications 2
  • Hospitality and Tourism 1
  • Hospitality and Tourism 2
  • HVAC Level I
  • HVAC Level II
  • IT Networking Academy 1
  • IT Networking Academy 2
  • IT Networking Academy 3 - Cyber Security
  • Natural Resources Management 1
  • Natural Resources Management 2
  • Production Engineering 1
  • Production Engineering 2
  • TAM 1 - Human Growth and Development through Adolescence
  • Teaching as a Professional
  • TAM 2 - Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education Academy Internship
  • TV/Video Production 1
  • TV/Video Production 2
  • Welding 1
  • Welding 2

Electives

Academy of Health Professions – Human Anatomy and Physiology
General Welding*
IT Networking Academy 3 - Cyber Security
Radio/Audio Production
Tech Connect*

Tech Expo

The Forrest Center Technology Expo provides an opportunity for St. Mary’s County students and their families to learn about the secondary and post-secondary opportunities that are available in CTE. Primarily, eighth, ninth, and tenth grade students and their families are encouraged to attend the Tech Expo. The Expo helps students plan their course sequences and make wise career choices. Students will have an opportunity to speak with instructors, view class demonstrations, and get an overview of the many exciting opportunities that are offered at the Forrest Center.