Carl Sandburg College

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Construction Industry

Welder

American Welding Society - Level 1 Certificate

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The American Welding Society certificate is designed to provide students with technical skills needed to become a level 1 certified welder. The graduate will be proficient in SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, OFC, OAW, PAC, and GTAW procedures, mathematic calculations and reading blueprints. Students receive various levels of welding proficiency after successfully completing tests which measure their welding skills.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

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Automotive technology students learn the required skills through a combination of lectures and labs. More than 70 percent of the lab experience is comprised of live work. In addition, students are provided with an engine/transmission to rebuild. At the completion of the rebuild, the engine/transmission is evaluated on a test machine for complete functionality. The work of automotive service technicians and mechanics has evolved from simply mechanical to high technology. Technicians must have an increasingly broad base of knowledge about how vehicles’ complex electronic components work and interact, as well as the ability to work with electronic diagnostic equipment and computer-based technical reference materials. Automotive service technicians and mechanics use these high-tech skills to inspect, maintain and repair vehicles.

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Manufacturing Industry

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Basic Industrial Manufacturing Certificate

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The certificate program provides generalized knowledge of electrical, welding, and manufacturing and industrial processes giving the program graduates knowledge and skill to be general maintenance workers in a variety of industrial, manufacturing, utilities, telecommunications and transportation settings.

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Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Certificate

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This certificate is designed for persons who want to prepare for initial or improved employment in the industry mechanical area. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the basic principles and skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance, such as drafting/blueprint reading, electricity, hydraulics and pneumatics, machine tool, mathematics and fundamentals of welding.

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Process Maintenance Technician, A.A.S.

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This degree program is designed for persons who want to prepare for employment as industry machinery mechanic, maintenance worker or stationary engineer and boiler operator. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance and gives the student to choose the track where their aptitude lies – electricity or welding.

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Machinist

CNC Operator Certificate

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This certificate is designed to give graduates the entry level skills needed to be a CNC operator, responsible for production runs. The program will train graduates for entry level positions in the machine tool area as represented in the Manufacturing career cluster, Production pathway. Positions could include: Grinding, Lapping and Buffing Machine Operator, Milling Machine setter, Set-Up Operator and Machine Operator.

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

CISCO Network Associate Certificate

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Cyber Security Specialist Certificate

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Network Security Associate Certificate

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This certificate provides students with entry-level skills for a profession in network security. Managing networks security includes preserving information confidentiality, availability, and integrity. Network security professionals are tasked with performing network risk assessment, implementing safeguards that protect data and system integrity, implementing and maintaining system authentication systems and perimeter protection systems. This program prepares graduates to become employed as network security technicians, network firewall technicians, VPN administrators and remote security communication support specialists. This certificate prepares students to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exams.

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Data Security Management

CISCO Network Associate Certificate

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Computer Technician Certificate

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Cyber Security Specialist Certificate

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Network Security Associate Certificate

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This certificate provides students with entry-level skills for a profession in network security. Managing networks security includes preserving information confidentiality, availability, and integrity. Network security professionals are tasked with performing network risk assessment, implementing safeguards that protect data and system integrity, implementing and maintaining system authentication systems and perimeter protection systems. This program prepares graduates to become employed as network security technicians, network firewall technicians, VPN administrators and remote security communication support specialists. This certificate prepares students to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exams.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Support Associate Certificate

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The Computer Support Associate certificate program focuses on preparing students in areas of computer support, maintenance and repair. Students will learn about system components, subsystems, operating systems, software installation and configuration. After completing this certificate, students will gain necessary skills to work in various fields such as computer support specialist, computer applications specialist, PC technician, help desk specialist, help desk coordinator and software trainer.

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Computer Technician Certificate

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Medical Office Professional, A.A.S.

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The medical office professional AAS program prepares students to work in the medical office in four semesters. By completing the first two semesters of this degree, students earn the medical office assistant certificate. Courses in medical coding; insurance and billing; anatomy and physiology; biomedical ethics; and diversity are completed during the remaining two semesters.

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Healthcare Industry

Radiology Technician

Computed Tomography Certificate

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Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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Radiologic Technology program is a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree that prepares students to perform diagnostic x-ray examinations for patients in hospitals, imaging centers, physicians' offices and other health-related institutions. The Radiologic Technologist (radiographer) is a member of the health care team who works directly with the patient and the physician who is responsible for accurately positioning patients, manipulating x-ray equipment and ensuring that a high quality diagnostic image is produced.
Radiologic Technologists use x-ray equipment to create images of organs, bones and blood vessels of the body. An x-ray image, or radiograph, is produced when a small amount of radiation passes through a body part and is recorded on film or stored electronically on computer. They are educated in anatomy, patient positioning, radiographic techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, radiation protection and basic patient care.

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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

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MRI Technician

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Advanced Certificate is an one-semester program that prepares radiographers to perform MRI procedures in hospitals and imaging centers. Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a specialized imaging modality that utilizes computer technology in conjunction with magnetic fields and radio frequency signals to obtain sectional images in any body plane. MRI's ability to distinguish differences in tissue composition has made it the modality of choice in imaging the central nervous system and a variety of soft tissue structures.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant, A.A.S.

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It is the goal of Carl Sandburg College Medical Assistant Program to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. As one of the fastest-growing health care occupations, medical assistants are most commonly employed in medical offices and clinics.
Their administrative responsibilities may include front office reception, billing, bookkeeping, basic correspondence, and scheduling of appointments. Clinical duties include taking medical histories, recording vital signs, collecting laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory tests, taking electrocardiograms, and assisting the physician during the examination and treatment of patients.

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Medical Office Professional Certificate

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Carl Sandburg College’s medical office assistant certificate program prepares students to perform routine clerical and organizational tasks in a medical office. Medical office assistants organize files, draft messages, schedule appointments and support other staff. The medical office assistant certificate is designed to prepare students with the skills needed for medical office work, including electronic health records, word processing, medical terminology, customer service and communication skills.

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Patient Care Technician Certificate

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certificate

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing LPN Certificate

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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Surgical technologists prepare patients and help the surgical team prepare for surgery. Today's surgical technologist also must know how to assemble and trouble shoot high tech equipment and instrumentation. Students may work towards a certificate or applied science degree in surgical technology. Coursework is primarily taken at the ICC Peoria Campus. Each student receives a variety of clinical experiences in all the surgical specialties at area hospitals. Qualified instructors are with students at each clinical location. ICC's program is a fast-paced, demanding curriculum requiring higher order thinking processes. Graduates of the Surgical Technology program may seek employment in a variety of health care settings. Career opportunities include major operating room surgical suites, outpatient surgical facilities, obstetrical departments, oral surgeon/plastic surgeon surgical suites, private scrub for a surgeon, diener (help pathologist during autopsy), and harvesting team for the Red Cross.

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Certificate

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Emergency Medical Services -Paramedic, A.A.S.

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Contact Phone Number

309-344-2518

Address

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
United States