One-year programs are specifically for incoming high school seniors looking to earn an industry credential.
Robotics - Earn your FANUC and MotoMan certifications, gaining skills that are highly sought after in the high-tech engineering and manufacturing industries. Students will learn the basic understanding of robot operations and programming as well as material handling and its components. These credentials will allow you to succeed in a variety of career opportunities.
NIMS Machining - Student learn the automated method of machining through hands-on work with Lathe and Mill machines. A lathe machine rotates a workpiece on an axis to perform various operations like cutting, sanding, knurling, and drilling. Mill machines are for precision and efficiency. By earning NIMS credentials, students secure a competitive edge when applying for jobs because they have demonstrated that their skills meet the industry established standards. NIMS credentials never expire.
NCCER Construction (HVAC) - 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.
NCCER Certification and Equipment Operations - Construction is more than a job. It is a career with high demand, high salaries and high potential, over 180,000 jobs available in Ohio. NCCER is recognized by the construction industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard.
STNA - State tested nurse's aides are vital to the healthcare industry and jobs are expected to increase 20% between 2010 and 2020, adding significant value to your resume for completing this program. Students learn personal care skills, mental health and social service needs, infection control, basic restorative services, safety and emergency procedures, resident rights, and basic nursing skills. The STNA certificate sets you on the pathway to a career or an associate’s degree in medical assisting, multi-competency health, or nursing.