Food and Hospitality 

The 9 month program earns graduates a Food and Hospitality Professional certificate.

Cosmetology Programs

Cosmetology and Instructor Apprentice

Medical Assistant

The 9 month program prepares students to sit for the AMT Registered Medical Assistant certification.

Early Childhood Development

The most widely recognized credential in early childhood education

Building Trades Technology

HVAC, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical and all done with hands-on activity.

Business Office Administration 

Business Office Administration program features!


The College for Technical Education’s focus is to provide education and support that will enable students to obtain lifelong careers in personally rewarding occupations. We take pride in providing students with education and training that is affordable, practical and leads to employment. The faculty and staff are here to help you become successful. All we ask in return is that you do your best and that you believe in yourself! We are enrolling new students every day!


Exciting News about CTE Cosmetology!

Posted by on May 26, 2016

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Cosmetology program in Lexington and Winchester announce the start of OPEN ENROLLMENT! This means there is no reason to wait to start making the dreams of a new career come true! Students wishing to learn the art of Cosmetology may now enter school in as early as one week. (This includes transfer students from other locations.) Call TODAY…with OPEN ENROLLMENT, classes CAN fill. Students wishing to find out more should call admissions today at 859-272-5225.

Important announcement

Posted by on March 28, 2016

Due to the growing need for qualified employees in the Central Kentucky area, The College for Technical Education is expanding its enrollment for all programs. Effective Monday, March 28, 2016. Courses are enrolling in Food and Hospitality Professional (culinary), Building Trades Technician, Early Childhood Education, Business Office Administration and Medical Assistant. You can begin your education in as little as 3 weeks and complete it in as little as nine months.

Call ADMISSIONS today at 859-272-5225!



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