I-BEST Programs


Automotive Service Technician

Program Advisor
Mark Hankins

(206) 546-4758



CNC Machinist

Program Advisor
Keith Smith

(206) 546-6969



Certificate in Office Technology

Program Advisor
Ruth Duffy

(206) 546-6766



Certified Nursing Assistant

Program Advisor
Eve Sternberg

(206) 546-6930


If you are interested in job training but worried that your English language or basic reading and math skills might hold you back, Shoreline's I-BEST program could be for you.


How Does It Work? 

I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training program) has two instructors in the same classroom to teach technical and basic skills.  Students who need to improve their English language or brush up on math can get the help they need while studying in the career field of their choice. 


What I-BEST Programs are Available? 

Shoreline currently offers five I-BEST programs. For more information, click on the program title.


Automotive General Service Technician

In this three-quarter program, students will learn the basic automotive technology fundamentals and maintenance procedures to prepare for entry-level positions in the service industry.


Manufacturing / CNC Machinist

This three-quarter program prepares students for entry into the high demand job market as a CNC (computer numerical control) Machinist.


Certificate in Office Technology

This three-quarter certificate program prepares students to work in a variety of office positions such as receptionist, office clerk, or data entry clerk.


Nursing Assistant Certified

This one-quarter certificate program prepares students for entry into one of the highest demand positions in the health care field. Nursing assistants work with registered nurses and LPNs in hospitals, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.