About Gold Coast Trade School

Welcome To GCTS

believes that the rewards of education are valuable and enduring. The school’s purpose is for students to reap the rewards of education and fulfill their potential, ultimately serving the community where they live.

GOLD COAST TRADE SCHOOL has in its domain a staff of highly qualified and competent instructors and administrators. The school’s Advisory Board consists of leaders from the industry who provide guidance in the upgrade and periodic revision of its curriculum. The Program Advisory Committee (PAC) aims to improve the graduates’ opportunity of meeting the qualifications for employment.

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Career Advising

GOLD COAST TRADE SCHOOL advises the students individually as often as necessary; or group advising for students with the same or similar issues. Advising takes place after monitoring the student progress during the entire period of enrollment. The school invites employers from the industries to give motivational speeches and to discuss career goals with the students. These outside resources supplement the educational lectures provided by the instructors. Whenever possible, program instructors provide their respective students with the opportunity to go on field trips, attend seminars or workshops within their career fields..


Maintains a library in each classroom. The classroom library contains reference materials for each respective discipline, from previous and current editions for comparative learning.

Students are encouraged to make use of the learning resource center, which is equipped with online access and a variety of resource materials in the general category. This cultural resource core is designed to enhance the understanding and technical knowledge of the students while doing their research and augmenting in-class lectures. .

Bureau for private Postsecondary Education

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento California, 95833 www.bppe.ca.gov Telephone: (888) 370-7589; Fax: (916) 263-1897 Telephone: (916) 431-6959; Fax: (916) 263-1897

Job Placement Assistance

GOLD COAST TRADE SCHOOL maintains active career advising and placement assistance. Although the school does not guarantee employment, each instructor and placement personnel will make every attempt to provide career assistance to each graduate. Throughout the course, the school offers workshops in job application completion and interviewing techniques; placement staff will be available to answer individual questions about placement and job leads. Upon graduation, the student’s name is recorded in a placement register for the follow-up process. Placement assistance is provided by reviewing the listings of prospective employers seeking employees, their job requirements, salary, and other pertinent information. Students are referred to interviews and the results of these interviews are recorded in the placement register. The school may show prospective students this register upon request. Graduates may send emails or call for appointments with the Placement Office, which provide job leads, either locally or within proximate vicinity, as available.