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Purpose: The career studies certificate program is a response to the non-conventional short-term program of studies needed by many adults within the college’s region. It offers a series of specialized program options which represent a wide variety of adult career and academic interest course areas. The options within this program are intended to represent the minimum amount of college course work considered representative of these fields of study. Each of the program options is designed as a distinct “mini-curriculum” within a broader range of adult educational possibilities.
Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.
This career studies certificate program provides entry-level training in electrical and mechanical service and repair applications. The curriculum provides a broad range of experiences in industrial service and repair shops. The curriculum includes introductory courses in air conditioning and refrigeration, fluid power, mechanisms, industrial safety, and machine shop operations. Upon completion of the program, students are employable in jobs such as entry-level building maintenance workers; maintenance mechanics; and installation, maintenance, and repair workers.