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OHP offers one-year credential programs for seniors
OHP offers one-year credential programs for seniors
Kelsey Webb
Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Ohio Hi-Point Bellefontaine Main Campus is now offering senior-only programs. The programs are 12pt credential programs for students to graduate on time. The credentials are key for students to be competitive in today’s job market. 

One-year programs are specifically for incoming high school seniors.

Automotive (ASE Certifications) – Show employers and customers your experience by earning four Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in service technology, brakes, suspension and steering, as well as maintenance and light repair. An ASE Certification brings confidence and peace of mind for auto service managers and customers, knowing you have the skills and knowledge to do the job right.

Exercise Science (Physical Therapy Aide– Physical therapist aides support physical therapists and physical therapist assistants by preparing equipment including cleaning and sanitizing treatment areas. They also maintain treatment room, transport patients, and document progress. 

HVAC (NCCER Certification)  The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills, giving students completing this course an advantage in the hiring process. Students will have an introduction to HVAC, trade mathematics, basic electricity, introduction to air distribution systems, basic copper and plastic piping practices, and soldering and brazing.

Ohio Certified Nursery Technician  The Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (OCNT) program has three specializations, Garden Center, Grower, and Landscape. Landscape contractors are relied on to provide horticultural advice as well as landscape construction techniques. Students will learn plant identification, plant usage, plant health, soils, turfgrass management, use of pesticides, construction techniques, design, sales and more. Professional Certification is one of the most important steps an individual can take to demonstrate knowledge and stand out as examples of excellence in the Green Industry.

Outdoor Careers (NCCER Certification and Equipment Operations) – Earn your forklift, skid steer, and excavator certificates in one-year program. Over 180,000 construction jobs are available in Ohio and equipment operators are crucial in the construction and landscape industries. NCCER is recognized by the construction industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard.

Medical Professions (Phlebotomy– Phlebotomy is when someone uses a needle to take blood from a vein, usually in your arm. It’s an important tool for diagnosing many medical conditions. You can start a fast-paced, detail-oriented career in phlebotomy where you spend time caring for patients, helping them receive the right care for their needs. These jobs offer strong job security, good benefits and good pay. 

Structural Construction (NCCER Certification)  Construction is more than a job. It is a career with high demand, high salaries and high potential with over 180,000 jobs available in Ohio. NCCER is recognized by the construction industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard.


Students can apply at www.ohiohipoint.com/apply.