Advanced Career Institute is a post-secondary education school that serves students in Bakersfield. It offers short-term educational programs designed to prepare students for entry-level employment and career advancement in their chosen fields. The school provides a Class A CDL training program covering all areas of truck driving, such as DMV permit preparation and safe operating procedures. Its welding training program covers SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW. It employs instructors who use industry-standard equipment. The vocational school was established in 1986.