WANIC Student Application


Applications for WANIC are currently closed. For information about registering at WANIC please email wanic@lwsd.org

Please note that while the programs listed below currently have openings, course availability may change based on enrollment changes.

Programs Currently Available (listed alphabetically)

Automotive Technology 1 @ Bellevue HS (3 HS credits)

Bellevue High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This STEM course provides the foundation for entry into the automotive industry as a technician, service writer/manager, or future Engineer building cars and students can earn Lab Science Equivalency credits. Students will be fast-tracked through the beginning requirements by the end of the first quarter. By the end of the first year, they will complete 3 of the 8 ASE content areas in a NATEF certified program. Students will take the ASE certification test at the beginning and end of the course to measure growth. Students will learn in a state-of-the art automotive shop and classroom. Leadership through Skills USA and ASB Auto Club is expected. Students will work on customer, shop owned and student scheduled vehicles. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Lab Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Automotive Technology 2 @ Bellevue HS (3 HS credits)

Bellevue High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). At this advanced level of STEM training, students will focus on the intricacies of automotive professionalism. Successful completion of this class requires a high level of maturity, self-motivation, and a desire to succeed. This course has a strong STEM correlation with math, science and physics along with dexterity building and meter usage. Students can earn up to 15 college credits through Puget Sound College Credit and Lab Science Equivalency credits at Bellevue High School. Leadership through Skills USA, membership in Auto Club, and job shadowing at local shops/dealerships. Topics studied revolve around the 8 nationally recognized Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) content areas. Students will study 4 ASE topics each year. Students will also take the ASE Certification test at the beginning and end of the course to show growth. They will work on customer, shop owned and student scheduled vehicles. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Lab Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Automotive Technology 1 @ Bothell HS (3 HS credits)

Bothell High School (11:30-2:20 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Designed as a two-year course of study, Automotive Technology 1--for Sophomores and Juniors--will meet for 3 periods a day. Students work individually and in small groups. Students are given real world experiences of an automotive career including a significant amount of vehicle diagnosis and repair. Multiple industry certifications are available through successful completion of the program. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Lab Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Automotive Technology 2 @ Bothell HS (3 HS credits)

Bothell High School (7:20-10:29 am)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Discover the real world experience of an automotive career including vehicle diagnosis and repair. Work with the latest test equipment, procedures and systems. Gain an understanding of tools and test equipment used in the auto industry including electronic systems, steering and suspension, brakes and engine performance. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Lab Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Cisco Networking Academy CCNA @ Newport HS (3 HS credits)

Newport High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)
Newport High School (1:15-4:30 pm - periods 6,7,8)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Discover how to design, build, manage, and troubleshoot corporate enterprise networks. Learn mitigation of security threats, cybersecurity threat management, and advanced troubleshooting skills with a major emphasis on hands-on learning. Each day half the class time is spent working in a state-of-the-art networking lab. Students take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam at the completion of the course. 20 College Credits are available. High School credits earned: CTE (3.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Cisco Networking Advanced CCNP @ Newport HS (3 HS credits)

Newport High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)
Newport High School (1:15-4:30 pm - periods 6,7,8)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This advanced curriculum trains students to install, configure and operate local and wide area networks using protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, AAA, IPv6, MPLS, STP, DSL, VTP, Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet. This course makes extensive use of labs to focus on developing skills to build campus networks using multilayer switching technologies, creating and deploying a global intranet, and troubleshooting. Be prepared to take the Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) exams at the completion of the course. Aspects of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and Cisco Unified Communication Manager will be covered as well as aspects of VMWare and Microsoft virtualization of servers. Students also gain experience in setting up and configuring Microsoft Server products. College credits are available. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Course. High School credits earned: CTE (3.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Culinary Arts @ Newport HS (3 HS credits)

Newport High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits) Culinary Arts is a comprehensive, career focused introduction to the fundamentals of culinary arts and the professional kitchen in a commercial kitchen. Students will learn French cooking techniques, culinary terminology, knife skills, aesthetics of food presentation, baking and pastry techniques, and explore a wide variety of foods and cuisines. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice safety and sanitation procedures, restaurant management, customer relations, team and leadership skills, and catering and table service. There are also industry related field trips to observe professionals and explore career possibilities. High School credits earned: CTE (3.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Dental Careers @ WANIC (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Explore many dental career possibilities. In a state-of-the-art dental learning lab, learn about instruments, dental materials, four-handed dentistry, preventative, restorative and specialty procedures, patient charting, sterilization, radiography, general and oral anatomy, microbiology, terminology, First Aid/CPR, and infection control. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Lab Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 1st Year (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (7:15-9:45 am)
DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Open the door to the creative world of fine art and animation production. Study professional production animation from traditional art theory and skills development to composition and storytelling in 2D animation and 3D modeling. You will be prepared for further education as well as achieve the baseline skills to succeed as an artist/illustrator/animator in the video games and film industries. High School credits earned: CTE (1.0) Art History (1.0) Fine Art (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 2nd Year (AP) (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (7:15-9:45 am)
DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Second Year Art & Animation Academy. Prerequisite: DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 1st Year. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) AP Studio Art Drawing (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Music & Sound Design 1st Year (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Discover the exciting opportunities of music and sound design. Combine music composition, history, and theory with practical training in studio recording techniques. Apply fundamentals in computer science, mathematics, and physics to sound design principles. Learn what it takes to work within teams in real-world settings to create interactive audio for video games and engaging soundtracks for film. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Fine Art (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Music & Sound Design 2nd Year (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Discover the exciting opportunities of music and sound design. Combine music composition, history, and theory with practical training in studio recording techniques. Apply fundamentals in computer science, mathematics, and physics to sound design principles. Learn what it takes to work within teams in real-world settings to create interactive audio for video games and engaging soundtracks for film. This 2nd year program builds on the 1st year coursework. Pre-requisite: Completion of the DigiPen Music & Sound Design 1st year program. High School credits earned: CTE (3.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Video Game Programming 1st Year (AP) (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (7:15-9:45 am)
DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Become a maker of technology, not just a user of technology. Learn how digital games and interactive experiences are created. You can expect to have fun developing games using a game engine while learning the basics of programming in C. Integrate mathematics and design theory. Immerse yourself in the game production process and explore pathways into video game careers. Prerequisite: Algebra 2 or instructor permission High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) AP Comp Sci Principles (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

DigiPen Video Game Programming 2nd Year (3 HS credits)

DigiPen (12:30-3:00 pm)
DigiPen (3:30-6:00 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Second Year Video Game Programming. Prerequisite: DigiPen Video Game Programming 1st Year. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Math Analysis (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

Fire & EMS 1st Year @ WANIC (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Learn the skills necessary to pursue a career in the fire service and to be an integral part of a community emergency response team. Taught by fire-fighting professionals. You are introduced to firefighter training, fire prevention, inspection and investigation, alarm systems, dispatching, CERT, and emergency medical services. You will drill at fire stations all over the Eastside in full bunker gear to further experience all this profession has to offer. This is a realistic mix of hands-on training and academic learning that closely imitates a career in this exciting field. High School credits earned: CTE (1.0) Lab Science (1.0) P.E. (1.0) -- Health (0.5) available upon request. Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

Fire & EMS 2nd Year @ WANIC (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Learn the skills necessary to pursue a career in the fire service and to be an integral part of a community emergency response team. Taught by fire-fighting professionals. You are introduced to firefighter training, fire prevention, inspection and investigation, alarm systems, dispatching, CERT, and emergency medical services. You will drill at fire stations all over the Eastside in full bunker gear to further experience all this profession has to offer. This is a realistic mix of hands-on training and academic learning that closely imitates a career in this exciting field. Prerequisite: Fire & EMS 1st Year. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) P.E. (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students.

Foundations of Manufacturing @ Cascade HS (3 HS credits)

Cascade High School (Contact school for class schedule)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This course introduces basic manufacturing skills that apply to many industry sectors, such as aerospace and maritime. The type of skills learned in this course include safety of shop equipment, precision measurement, material science, print reading, math for industry, lean manufacturing, and electrical maintenance. Students will be introduced to topics in advanced manufacturing including computer numerical control (CNC) operation and Computer Aided Design (CAD). Guidance and support for further education and careers are integrated into this course. High School credits earned: CTE (1.0) English (1.0) Math (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Health Science Careers/Nursing @ WANIC (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This intensive course of study introduces students to a variety of careers in the health care industry with emphasis on hands-on, patient-oriented skills training for those interested in becoming nurses, physicians, and other therapists. Learn about a variety of health care topics, procedures and careers in patient care, and earn certification in CPR/First Aid. You will complete clinical experience hours in healthcare facilities to meet your NAC certification requirements. At the end of the year, students who meet course requirements for Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) qualify to complete the Washington National Nurse Aid Assessment Program (NNAAP) allowing them to provide patient care. The rigor required for success in this class plus college credits earned allow students to immediately enter employment in the health care industry and/or to continue their post-secondary education. High School credits earned: CTE (1.5) Lab Science (1.0) Health (0.5) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. Compare this class description with Medical Careers to understand your options.

Health Science Careers/Nursing @ Woodinville HS (3 HS credits)

Woodinville High School (7:20-9:50 am)
Woodinville High School (11:25-1:55 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This intensive course of study introduces students to a variety of careers in the health care industry with emphasis on hands-on, patient-oriented skills training for those interested in becoming nurses, physicians, and other therapists. Learn about a variety of health care topics, procedures and careers in patient care, earn certification in CPR/First Aid, and attend clinical internship in health care facilities. At the end of the year, students who meet course requirements for Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) qualify to complete the Washington National Nurse Aid Assessment Program (NNAAP) allowing them to provide patient care. The rigor required for success in this class plus college credits earned allow students to immediately enter employment in the health care industry and/or to continue their post-secondary education. High School credits earned: CTE (1.5) Lab Science (1.0) Health (0.5) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Health Science Careers/Nursing @ Sammamish HS (3 HS credits)

Sammamish High School (7:05-9:45 am - periods 0,1,2)
Sammamish High School (12:20-3:00 pm - periods 5,6,7)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). This intensive course of study introduces students to a variety of careers in the health care industry with emphasis on hands-on, patient-oriented skills training for those interested in becoming nurses, physicians, and other therapists. Learn about a variety of health care topics, procedures and careers in patient care, earn certification in CPR/First Aid, and attend clinical internships in health care facilities. At the end of the year, students who successfully complete course requirements for Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) qualify to take the Washington National Nurse Aid Exam. Those who pass the exam can apply for certification and & seek entry level employment as a nursing assistant. . The rigor required for success in this class plus college credits earned allow students to immediately enter employment in the health care industry and/or to continue their post-secondary education. High School credits earned: CTE (1.5) Lab Science (1.0) Health (0.5) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Medical Careers @ WANIC (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). Learn the language of doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals in a state-of-the-art facility. Learn skills in pediatric ambulatory care, surgical instrument prep, vital signs, treatment room procedures, CPR/First Aid, law and ethics, medical terminology, infection control, patient positioning, and office practices including patient records. Combine this with field trips, guest speakers, team building, and leadership activities as you prepare for further education or an exciting career. High School credits earned: CTE (1.5), Lab Science (1.0), Health (.5). Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. Compare this class description with Health Science Careers/Nursing to understand your options.

Sports Medicine @ Issaquah HS (3 HS credits)

Issaquah High School (1:55-4:25 pm)

This is a 3-period Skill Center class (3 high school credits). In this advanced and accelerated course students will learn anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, First Aid/CPR, nutrition, injury prevention, taping and wrapping and rehabilitation competencies through classroom instruction, lab participation and field internships. High School credits earned: CTE (2.0) Science (1.0) Program fees may apply. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. NOTE: Block schedules affect actual class times daily.

Welding Technology, Design & Fabrication @ Interlake HS

Interlake High School (Details subject to change--contact school for info)

This class is managed by Bellevue School District. Verify class description, class times, and credits earned with the school offering the program. *For more information: https://bsd405.org/programs/cte/ *Contact: agnewj@bsd405.org