On-Campus Programs

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Administrative Office Technology

The Administrative Office Technology program is designed to develop skills through technical training necessary for entry-level employment in an office setting of the 21st Century.The curriculum reflects the use of the latest software applications and state-of-the-art office equipment. 

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All eight areas of the Automotive Technology Program been certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation. The goal of the Automotive Technology Program is to meet the occupational and technical training and retraining needs of the local automotive service industry by:

(1) Offering full time and supplemental training in response to local employment demands.
(2) Offering individualized instruction based on individual student needs and abilities.

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A 120-hour training program designed to provide the basic training for a nurse aide to function in a nursing home or health care facility, improve the quality of care, and to increase the positive perception of the nursing assistant. It is the intention of this program to motivate learning, encourage career development, and provide necessary skills for job opportunities. The conceptual framework of the Nurse Aide Training Program is centered around the state regulations mandated by the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment.

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Computer Information Technology is a 12- to 20-month program that will enable students to become familiar with computer equipment and peripherals and the proper handling and care of the equipment. Students will also learn how the computer works and how it can benefit employees in the modern workplace. Students will gain knowledge in terminology, installation of software and become proficient in the use of software programs.

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The Diesel Powered Equipment Technology Program provides students with practical experience in the repair and maintenance of diesel engines, fuel systems, electrical systems, clutch and transmissions, hydraulics, drive-lines, axles, frame suspension, and diesel truck and tractor steering. Students receive instruction in diagnosing trouble and engine analysis. The fuel injection lab allows students to work on actual diesel vehicles.

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This 12 to 16–month program provides students with basic theory, principles, practice, experiments, and real work experience. After completion of the basic electrical curricula, the student has the option of specializing in one or more of the following areas; Advanced Digital Electronics, Solid State Motor Control, Hydraulic/Pneumatics, and Programmable Logic Controllers. High school diploma or equivalent is required for admission to the program. 

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This 12 to 20 month program  consists of classroom and shop learning experiences concerned with commercial chilling and freezing systems, including theory, application and operation of compressors; expansion and float b-valves; thermostats and pressure controls; diagnosing, over-hauling, and testing methods and procedures; charging and discharging systems with refrigerants; and testing hermetic units, relays and overload devices.

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The 12 months of training consists of classroom and "hands-on" learning experiences in the installation, alignment, and maintenance of all types of industrial equipment and machinery, using the latest technologies in troubleshooting, alignment, leveling and repairing. A high school diploma or equivalent is required for admission to this program. 

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Pipefitting and Plumbing Technology is a competency-based training program that takes 1296 hours (12 months) to complete. Actual time is dependent upon the length of time it takes to achieve each competency.

The individualized concept allows each student to progress at their own learning rate. The training program prepares students for an entry-level position as a pipefitter.

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This program is designed to meet the needs of an educational program for the members of the nursing team employed in hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, etc., to give assistance in the care of patients. Included in the course is: fundamental nursing skills, medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology and administration of medicine, nutrition, growth and development, personal and community health, and all of the body systems such as endocrine etc. This course prepares graduates to take the state board examination in order to become a Licensed Practical Nurse

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The welding program provides students with the basic techniques of the welding process common in industry. Instruction in operations such as flame cutting, grinding, metal preparation, the use of tools and equipment, related math, physical properties of metal, effects of heat thickness allowances, shrinkage, basic joint design, layout, and fabrication are provided.