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Simi Institute for Careers & Education


Simi Institute for Careers & Education (formerly Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute), an NCCRS member organization since April 2017, was established in 1936. Simi Institute offers training in many diverse areas of study. Allied Health training includes ECG, EMT, home health aide, medical assistant, medical insurance billing, nurse assistant, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, physical therapy aide, respiratory therapist, and surgical technologist. The Dental Technology program offers courses in beginning and advanced Dental Technology, as well as Dental CAD/CAM classes. Simi Institute also offers classes for Registered Dental Assistants (RDAs) seeking continuing CEU credits in Coronal Polishing, California Radiation Safety, and Pit and Fissure Sealants. Additional career classes include machine technology, welding, business and computer classes, computer graphics, multimedia, web design, upholstery, real estate, notary, cosmetology, esthetician, manicuring, makeup, and barbering.  Simi Institute also offers classes that assist students pass the General Education Diploma (GED), attain a high school diploma, or learn English. 

The Respiratory Therapy Program at Simi Institute for Careers & Education is conducted in consortium with Excelsior College and is an associate degree program. The Respiratory Therapy Program prepares graduates to apply and take the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing examination by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and apply for the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License by the Respiratory Care Board (RCB) of California.

Students and admissions representatives please note: NCCRS does not provide transcripts. Transcript requests and inquiries should be directed to the organization offering the courses, examinations, or apprenticeship. See the Source of Official Student Records in the sidebar near the top right side of this page.

Source of Official Student Records

Registrar, Simi Institute of Careers & Education
1880 Blackstock Avenue
Simi Valley, CA 93065
United States

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Respiratory Therapy Program