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Calcasieu Parish Vocational Centers are located at 736 East College Street in Lake Charles and on the Westlake High School campus. These centers provide trade and industrial training to high school students. Both centers have three sessions. Each session has a two hour credit component. Students are transported to the center and back to their home school by bus.
The programs give students the opportunity to achieve success in a career are by providing quality training and industry certifications. Many of the programs also provide dual credits with Sowela Community College. Currently, ten training programs are offered. They are as follows:
      Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
      Auto Body Repair
      Automotive Technology
      Commercial Art
      NCCER Carpentry
      NCCER Electrical
      NCCER Welding
      Outdoor Power Equipment