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Manufacturing Industry

Automation College Credit Certificate

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Train for a high-demand job in engineering technology by completing this College Credit Certificate program, either by itself or on your way to your Associate in Science degree.

Learn to work with various equipment, PLCs, automation, and control systems in high tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development facilities.

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Specialization, A.S.

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Automated technology in today’s workplace calls for individuals who are highly skilled; the Associate in Science in Engineering Technology with a specialization in Automation at CF is a great choice for students who wish to work in this growing field.

With this degree you will be ready to apply your skills to the support, installation and use of high-tech, automated mechanical machinery systems for manufacturing applications. Through course work and hands-on lab sessions, students understand and develop skills in controls, programmable logic controllers, and robotic systems used by today's manufacturing industries.

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Engineering Technology - Quality Specialization, A.S.

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Businesses are increasingly subject to process and production standards. Quality engineers are involved in developing systems to ensure products or services are designed and produced to meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations.

The Associate in Science in Engineering Technology Quality Specialization at CF qualifies graduates for entry-level positions in a variety of fields across manufacturing and services industries.

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Pneumatics Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing College Credit Certificate

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Train for a high-demand job in engineering technology by completing this College Credit Certificate program, either by itself or on your way to your Associate in Science degree.

Learn to work with hydraulic and pneumatic equipment including automated systems in high tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development facilities.

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Engineering Technology – Electronics Specialization, A.S.

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Get your start in a career as an electronics technician or electronics test technician with your Associate in Science in Engineering Technology with an Electronics Specialization! In this program, you’ll gain the skills and hands-on experience you’ll need to succeed in various specialized industries. Learn the principles of electronics, engineering design, equipment repair, and more.

The Associate in Science in Engineering Technology Electronics Specialization at CF can also serve as a method of supplemental training for technicians already employed in the electronics field.

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Machinist

Mechanical Designer & Programmer College Credit Certificate

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This program teaches the student to be proficient in set-up and operation of manual and CNC machining centers, computer-aided drafting/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software and in solid modeling design and programming.

Students will also be introduced to computer aided drafting/design skills used in machine processes and will enable the students to become more proficient in 3-D printing as used in rapid prototyping. This program will cover additive and subtractive manufacturing currently being used in industry to design, build and modify equipment and processes.

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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Mechatronics College Credit Certificate

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Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary program focused on integration of mechanics, electronics, control systems and automation, which drive the design, operation and maintenance of all modern complex machinery.

The certificate program will help you develop the technical skills needed to support the installation, maintenance, repair, calibration, and troubleshooting of control circuitry and machine networks.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Pneumatics Hydraulics and Motors for Manufacturing College Credit Certificate

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Train for a high-demand job in engineering technology by completing this College Credit Certificate program, either by itself or on your way to your Associate in Science degree.

Learn to work with hydraulic and pneumatic equipment including automated systems in high tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development facilities.

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Public Service Industry

Preschool Teacher

Child Care Center Management College Credit Certificate

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This program consists of entry-level courses that will prepare the completer for initial employment in the early childhood field. The program consists of developmentally appropriate practice, child growth and development, positive guidance and creative curriculum. Students may apply for the state child care exam upon completion of the program.

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Early Childhood Development Specialization College Credit Certificate

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This program consists of entry-level courses that will prepare the completer for employment in the early childhood field. The program consists of additional courses including observing and recording behavior, home and community relations, field experiences, disabling conditions and early childhood education to provide quality training to the preschool teacher.

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Early Childhood Education, A.S.

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The Early Childhood Education program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the early childhood field. This program combines theoretical, practical and supportive courses. Students will practice acceptable early childhood techniques with children in the on-campus laboratory preschool. With careful planning, A.S. degree candidates may also complete sufficient additional hours to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. For information on this option, consult the Advising Department.

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Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer Career and Technical Certificate

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This program is designed for students who seek certification as corrections officers. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the state’s certification examination. The program is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489, telephone 850-410-8600.

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Criminal Justice Technology Specialist College Credit Certificate

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This program prepares students to work in law enforcement, corrections, private/industry security, and other criminal justice, legal or public service related fields as criminal justice practitioners/supervisors/managers in law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions, juvenile courts, crime laboratories, and mobile units dealing with physical evidence, etc.

It also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in law, public safety and security.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice Technology Specialist College Credit Certificate

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This program prepares students to work in law enforcement, corrections, private/industry security, and other criminal justice, legal or public service related fields as criminal justice practitioners/supervisors/managers in law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions, juvenile courts, crime laboratories, and mobile units dealing with physical evidence, etc.

It also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in law, public safety and security.

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Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer, PSAV, Career and Technical Certificate

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This program is designed for a student who has a Florida correctional officer’s certification and seeks to become a Florida law enforcement officer. Students who successfully complete this program and pass the State Officer Certification Examination typically work as municipal, county, or state law enforcement officers.

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Florida Law Enforcement Academy Career and Technical Certificate

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This program is designed for students who seek certification as law enforcement officers. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the state’s certification examination. The program is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489, telephone 850-410-8600.

Please consult CF.edu/PublicService for updated information regarding this program.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services, A.S.

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Emergency Medical Services is an Associate in Science program that encompasses two occupational opportunities, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. This can be done in units, EMT/Paramedic with general education units as the completion.

The EMT certificate program requires one semester and this prepares the student for certification and employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation curriculum and the State of Florida EMS/Department of Health rules and regulations.

The Paramedic certificate program is three consecutive semesters. In order to apply to the Paramedic program a candidate must be a Florida licensed EMT.

All general education classes may be taken before or concurrently with EMT and Paramedic classes or after the Paramedic unit of this A.S. program is completed. Paramedic courses must be taken in sequence.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal Studies, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Paralegal Studies is designed to prepare individuals for employment in law related areas. While paralegals typically are found in law firms, they also are utilized by government agencies, insurance companies, bank trust departments, corporations, and the court system.

The program courses, taught by attorneys, provide students with a solid foundation in procedural and substantive areas of law including research, drafting legal documents, interviewing clients and witnesses, investigating, and communicating. The program also provides eligible students with the necessary skills the students need to take the Certified Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal Examination offered by the National Association of Legal Assistants. Additionally, the A.S. in Paralegal Studies prepares students to transfer to a four-year program.

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Information Technology Industry

Systems Analyst

Computer Information Data Specialist College Credit Certificate

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This nine-credit certificate program introduces students to the computer field.

Students who complete this program leave with a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Office, computer hardware and software, and database management.

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Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Information Technology Analysis College Credit Certificate

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This certificate prepares students for employment as computer support specialists, user support analysts, office systems specialists, and a variety of other specialist positions in the exciting field of information technology.

The curriculum prepares students to review software application packages and hardware to select the appropriate information technology equipment for a computer-based work environment. Students also learn how to install and troubleshoot information technology equipment and support information technology users.

The courses in this certificate program are also part of the Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology. After receiving their certificate, students are encouraged to continue their education by completing the courses in the A.S. degree.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Help Desk Support Technician College Credit Certificate

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The College Credit Certificate in Help Desk Support provides training for aspiring I.T. help desk technicians. This path can be completed in as little as a year.

Through the certificate coursework, students pursuing this certificate will also receive the training necessary to complete two of the most desired industry certifications, CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network +.

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Information Technology Analysis College Credit Certificate

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This certificate prepares students for employment as computer support specialists, user support analysts, office systems specialists, and a variety of other specialist positions in the exciting field of information technology.

The curriculum prepares students to review software application packages and hardware to select the appropriate information technology equipment for a computer-based work environment. Students also learn how to install and troubleshoot information technology equipment and support information technology users.

The courses in this certificate program are also part of the Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology. After receiving their certificate, students are encouraged to continue their education by completing the courses in the A.S. degree.

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Information Technology Support Specialist College Credit Certificate

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This certificate will prepare students for various positions in the information technology field, especially related to IT support specialist, IT technician and help desk entry positions. Students will learn how to best utilize technical skill and ability in analyzing, assessing, diagnosing, and troubleshooting hardware, software, network, and other desktop issues.

The courses in this certificate program are also part of the Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology. After receiving their certificate, students are encouraged to continue their education by completing the courses in the A.S. degree.

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Information Security Analyst

Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Information Technology Analysis College Credit Certificate

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This certificate prepares students for employment as computer support specialists, user support analysts, office systems specialists, and a variety of other specialist positions in the exciting field of information technology.

The curriculum prepares students to review software application packages and hardware to select the appropriate information technology equipment for a computer-based work environment. Students also learn how to install and troubleshoot information technology equipment and support information technology users.

The courses in this certificate program are also part of the Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology. After receiving their certificate, students are encouraged to continue their education by completing the courses in the A.S. degree.

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Database Administrators

Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Database and E-Commerce Security College Credit Certificate

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Database and e-commerce security professionals identify user needs in order to create, maintain, and administer databases. This program builds on the student's problem analysis and problem solving skills.

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Software Developer

Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Computer Programming Specialist College Credit Certificate

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The Computer Programming Specialist certificate program introduces students to programming and systems analysis and design.

Students who complete this program will leave with a fundamental understanding of Python and Java programming languages, as well as web programming.

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Digital Media Technology Web Design Specialization, A.S.

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The Associate of Science Degree in Digital Media Technology with a Web Design Specialization provides students with cutting edge skills that meet a global industry demand in the field of web design and development. The program balances aspects of artistry, technology and business principles giving students the adaptability required to succeed in this dynamic field. Students learn universal design theory and principles, balance, symmetry, lighting, composition, visual and aesthetic appeal. Students address business and marketing concerns by understanding effective communication, page layout, storytelling to enhance usability and interactivity in User Interface design. They are able to integrate that knowledge into a digital multimedia environment, using the latest industry standard hardware, software, and techniques.

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Digital Media/Multimedia Web Production College Credit Certificate

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This certificate provides students with a strong foundation in digital media that empowers them to adapt and respond to dynamic trends in web technologies. This program allows students to engage in practical, hands-on, realistic projects using the latest technologies, software, and equipment to produce innovative projects that communicate effectively and persuasively. Courses introduce students to web development using industry standards in design, development, security and interactivity. The curriculum covers techniques using standard markup and scripting platforms for creating and editing web pages with multimedia content. It also includes basic visual principles for web design.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare individuals for employment in technology related areas. The program trains individuals for employment in a wide variety of computer positions in business, industry and government.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Digital Media/Multimedia Authoring College Credit Certificate

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This certificate provides students fundamental skills in the application of digital and interactive media. These courses introduce students to a range of different digital fields, including graphic design and layout, digital photography and video, web design and animation. Students will learn the historical background of this field and how it has evolved. These courses teach the foundations for professional practice by focusing on the technical aspects of digital media production, including protocols, file formats and organization, image processing and work flow efficiency.

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Graphic Design Support College Credit Certificate

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The Graphic Design Support certificate provides students with a strong foundation in graphic design that empowers them to adapt and respond to dynamic trends in the design sector of multiple industries. This program allows students to engage in practical, hands-on exercises using the latest technologies, software and equipment to produce innovative projects that communicate effectively and persuasively.

The courses introduce students to fundamentals of digital imaging, digital photography techniques, image editing, digital illustration and page design and layout. Industry standard skills with Adobe Creative Cloud Software are taught.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Technology, A.S.

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Interested in entering a field where jobs are in high demand? Becoming a health care professional may be the perfect career for you. The vast health care industry needs professionals to manage the enormous volume of patient and institutional information.

The Health Information Technology program prepares graduates to work with and manage health-related information in a variety of settings. Professional responsibilities include the collecting, storing, processing, retrieving, analyzing, disseminating and communicating of information related to reimbursement, research, planning, delivery and evaluation of health care services.

Graduating students will be eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician with American Health Information Management Association.

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Medical Information Coder/Biller College Credit Certificate

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The Medical Information Coder/Biller program is a College Credit Certificate program designed to prepare students for entry-level employment with skills in reviewing health care documentation and properly assigning ICD-10 and/or CPT codes.

In this program, special emphasis is given to training in health record fundamentals, medical terminology, disease processes, coding principles, coding software and a coding practicum. Graduates are eligible through American Health Information Management Association to receive designated coding specialist certifications.

Graduates are employed in various health care settings, including physician practices, clinics, and home health agencies, independent coding services and insurance companies

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Medical Office Administration, A.S.

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The Office Administration Associate in Science Medical Office Administration Option degree at the College of Central Florida is a two-year program that prepares you to work in the medical office environment. In virtually every type of business, administrative assistants help offices run effectively and efficiently. The program also emphasizes records management, insurance, billing and coding, and other front office activities.

In addition, the College of Central Florida has a cooperative education program that will give you the opportunity to obtain valuable work experience in a medical office setting. Academic and on-the-job training will help you gain the skills and connections you need to succeed in today's job market. Medical office support personnel with these highly sought-after skills can find careers in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other health care organizations.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.S.

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The Physical Therapist Assistant works under the supervision of the physical therapist. PTAs are directly involved in patient treatment, performing such duties as applying physical agents, and designing and carrying out exercise programs. They provide direct patient care of individuals who experience temporary or permanent disability due to pain, injury, disease or birth defects.

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Radiology Tech

Radiography, A.S.

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Start off or advance your health care career by earning your Associate in Science in Radiography! This 77-credit hour program prepares you for work as a radiographer in inpatient and outpatient facilities.

Radiographers perform diagnostic medical imaging examinations and therapeutic treatments. Radiographers may specialize in radiography, magnetic resonance, computed tomography, bone densitometry, sonography, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, mammography, cardiac interventional, quality management and vascular interventional.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology Career and Technical Certificate

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In 1988, the first surgical technology class was offered at the College of Central Florida.

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP); 25400 US Hwy 19, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33769, Phone: 727-210-2350; Fax: 727-210-2354, www.caahep.org.

Graduates of this program will sit for the certification examination offered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Students passing this examination become a board Certified Surgical Technologist with the ability to use their credentials in any state.

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Mechanical Designer & Programmer College Credit Certificate

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This program teaches the student to be proficient in set-up and operation of manual and CNC machining centers, computer-aided drafting/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software and in solid modeling design and programming.

Students will also be introduced to computer aided drafting/design skills used in machine processes and will enable the students to become more proficient in 3-D printing as used in rapid prototyping. This program will cover additive and subtractive manufacturing currently being used in industry to design, build and modify equipment and processes.

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Welder

Welding Technology - Advanced Career and Technical Certificate

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This program offers a sequence of courses that provide rigorous and relevant technical skills needed to prepare for careers in the welding industry. This certificate allows students to continue their skill development beyond the current Applied Welding Technologies certificate program with an additional 750 contact hours focused primarily on pipe welding techniques. Upon completion of the Welding Technology –Advanced certificate program, graduates will be prepared for high-level welding positions within the industry. Successful completion of a welding technology program is required prior to enrollment in this program.

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Welding Technology Career and Technical Certificate

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The purpose of this program is to prepare students for industry certification and employment as welders and flame cutters, tack welders, welder assemblers, arc cutters, arc welders, combination welders and production line welders, and provides supplemental training for individuals previously or currently employed in these occupations. The content of this program includes communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, and safe and efficient work practices. Also included are the use of gases and/or welding processes to assemble parts according to diagrams, blueprints or written specifications.

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352-873-5800

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3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
United States