Erwin Technical College

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Business Industry

Bookkeeper

Accounting Operations

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The Accounting Operations program offers a sequence of courses that provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers.  The program provides technical skill proficiency, competency-based applied learning that contributes to academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving, work ethics, general employability skills, and occupationally-specific knowledge. 

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Beautician

Barbering Certificate

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The Barbering program covers training in many aspects of hair and skin care. Specialized hair training includes cutting, mustache/beard trimming and designing, styling, permanent waving, relaxing, coloring, lightening, and reconditioning treatments. Instruction in men’s skin care will prepare the student to perform facials and to educate clients concerning personal skin care. Students receive the education and experience necessary to take the Florida State Board of Barbers Examination and enter the workforce as a competent, confident barber.    

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Cosmetology certificate

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Students receive the education and experience necessary to apply and take Florida State Board of Cosmetology Examination and enter the workforce as a competent, confident cosmetologist. Cosmetology covers training in all aspects of hair, skin and nails. Specialized hair training includes cutting, styling, permanent waving, relaxing, coloring, lightening and reconditioning treatments.

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Construction Industry

HVAC Technician

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology Certificate

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This program is a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on lab work and independent study to give the basics in the installation and repair of equipment. The program emphasis includes troubleshooting and repair of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment.

Refrigerant recovery and recycling are also stressed to comply with the CFC requirements. Students should elect to take the CFC Certification test, which may be arranged through the school. Testing fees are the student's responsibility. CFC certification is required by the EPA for employees that work with refrigerants. This test is a requirement for graduation and gives students a competitive advantage when seeking employment.

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Carpenter

Carpentry Certificate

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The Carpentry program exposes students to all phases of erecting buildings. Students learn skills such as using tools safely and properly, site surveying, laminating, joinery, finishing, and working with wood products, building codes, blueprint reading, structural framing, drywall application, and door/window installation. Upon completion of the program, students may specialize in specific phases of the building industry such as doors, windows, sidings, or roofing.

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Architectural Drafter

Drafting PSAV Certificate

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The Drafting program will prepare students for employment in the drafting field, building on the ability to visualize concepts and designs and to bring their ideas to life using modern Drafting methods. Students will learn the use of hardware and software used by professionals to present their design. Instruction includes creation of drawings and documents for the construction/fabrication process. The application of these advanced computer methods to specific occupational areas will be part of the student's instructions. All students will take Autodesk Certified User test. Students may elect to also take the Autodesk Certified Professional test.

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Electrician

Electricity

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The Electricity program provides students with a broad scope of skills found in the residential, commercial, and industrial areas of the electrical trade. The work in the shop closely simulates the job conditions of the electrician.

The program is primarily hands-on and supplemented by daily lecture. Students utilize energized circuits while learning to install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical systems. Coursework includes cable and conduit installation, motors and motor controls, national electrical code, transformers, theory, and solid state applications.

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Plumber

Plumbing Technology

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The Plumbing Technology program is a combination of classroom instruction and shop experiences using state-of-the-art equipment with emphasis on the working skills students must master to become residential, commercial, and industrial plumbers.

The instructor guides students as they learn to install, maintain, and troubleshoot plumbing systems. Students utilize work-related modules that closely simulate the job conditions in this high-demand field. Students study plumbing codes, using tools safely and properly, residential/commercial new construction, water conditioning, backflow prevention, isometric drawings, water-heating and plumbing repairs. These skills make graduates competent and confident in successful plumbing careers.

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Welder

Welding Technology

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The objectives of the Welding Technology course are to develop the manipulative skills and technical knowledge required to pass entry-level employment qualifications for certifications or certification tests.

The course includes instruction and practice in oxy-fuel cutting, manual shielded arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux cored arc welding, plasma cutting, carbon arc gouging, math and blueprints for welders.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Service Technology

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The Automotive Services Technology program prepares students to become state-of-the-art automotive technicians who can analyze, repair and maintain high-tech automobiles to manufacturer's specifications.

Automotive Technology uses a computer managed laboratory and actual hands-on work to train the automotive technicians of the future. The course of study takes students through brakes, suspension and steering, engine performance and repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and drivelines, electrical systems, and air conditioning systems.

Students are prepared to take ASE certification tests which can be a condition of employment and enables employers to offer better starting salaries. The program and the instructors are ASE Master Certified.

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Systems Technician I

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The Heavy Diesel Service Technician certificate program provides training in both theory

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Information Technology Industry

IT Support Specialist

Computer Systems and Information Technology

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The Computer Systems and Information Technology program prepares students for employment at the entry level as Computer Technicians, Network Technicians, and Network Administrators. Students are prepared to take the A+ Computer Repair Certification, Network+ Certification, the Windows 7 Microsoft vendor Certification, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), and the Cisco certified Network Associate (CCNA) vendor exam.

The CompTIA A+ and Network+ exams are vendor-neutral certifications covering all of the major operating systems and networking equipment found in most networks used by industry.

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Computer Systems and Information Technology

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The Computer Systems and Information Technology program prepares students for employment at the entry level as Computer Technicians, Network Technicians, and Network Administrators. Students are prepared to take the A+ Computer Repair Certification, Network+ Certification, the Windows 7 Microsoft vendor Certification, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), and the Cisco certified Network Associate (CCNA) vendor exam.

The CompTIA A+ and Network+ exams are vendor-neutral certifications covering all of the major operating systems and networking equipment found in most networks used by industry.

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Computer Systems and Information Technology

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The Computer Systems and Information Technology program prepares students for employment at the entry level as Computer Technicians, Network Technicians, and Network Administrators. Students are prepared to take the A+ Computer Repair Certification, Network+ Certification, the Windows 7 Microsoft vendor Certification, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), and the Cisco certified Network Associate (CCNA) vendor exam.

The CompTIA A+ and Network+ exams are vendor-neutral certifications covering all of the major operating systems and networking equipment found in most networks used by industry.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Systems and Information Technology

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The Computer Systems and Information Technology program prepares students for employment at the entry level as Computer Technicians, Network Technicians, and Network Administrators. Students are prepared to take the A+ Computer Repair Certification, Network+ Certification, the Windows 7 Microsoft vendor Certification, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), and the Cisco certified Network Associate (CCNA) vendor exam.

The CompTIA A+ and Network+ exams are vendor-neutral certifications covering all of the major operating systems and networking equipment found in most networks used by industry.

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Healthcare Industry

Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting Technology and Management- ATD

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Students are trained in subject areas such as dental terminology, ethics and jurisprudence, pharmacology and anesthesia, dental anatomy and physiology, dental laboratory procedures and equipment, instruments and materials, dental radiography, aseptic techniques, preventive dentistry, dental chairside assisting and expanded functions, and office management.
Practical on-site clinical experience is one of the program's many strengths. Several thousand patients are treated in the dental clinic yearly. These conditions allow students to experience most every conceivable situation in the school clinic that occurs in the private dental office.
Completers who achieve a "C" or better cumulative GPA and pass all courses will receive an Erwin Technical College Certificate, an Expanded Functions Certificate for Dental Assistants, and a Dental Radiographer Certificate.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting

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The Medical Assisting program covers administrative assisting, aseptic techniques, medical terminology, hematology/phlebotomy/lab, anatomy/physiology/pathology, radiology, computer literacy, computerized medical office, clinical assisting, pharmacology, and scheduling.

This program also includes a fulltime, nonpaid, 200 hour externship in physicians' offices and clinics which allows students to demonstrate their ability to adjust to office situations, their proficiency in both administrative and clinical areas, and their ability to work with others.

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Laboratory Technician

Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician- ATD

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The Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician Program is an Applied Technology Diploma program which guarantees transfer of 40 credit hours statewide to any community or junior college offering the Medical Laboratory Technology A.S. degree program. Students are part of a comprehensive competency based/individualized type of instruction. Students are prepared to become capable laboratory technicians who work in many areas of the medical laboratory including chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and blood bank. The program includes an internship in an approved laboratory facility.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Coder / Biller – ATD

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Medical Coder/Biller is a 1110-hour program designed to prepare students for employment as an entry-level coder, medical record coder or medical biller/coder in a variety of health care settings.

This program is part of the Health Information Management or Office System Technology A.S. degree programs at community colleges offering that two-year degree and guarantees transfer of 37 college credit hours toward the A.S. Degree. Students are part of a comprehensive competency based/individualized type of instruction.

The program includes a 120 hour externship in community physician offices, hospitals, insurance/billing companies and outpatient facilities.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy

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This course is designed to teach and give hands-on training to individuals desiring to enter the field of Phlebotomy: A clinical laboratory science profession that involves working with blood extraction. The primary goal is to instill the latest information of blood collection techniques, skills, and equipment for safe effective specimen collection.

Upon completion of this course, student's will have the opportunity to earn Healthcare Provider CPR certification, First Aid training and take the National Health Association Phlebotomy Certification exam, as well as having awareness in Domestic Violence, Infection Control, Nutrition, Blood Borne Pathogens, Legal Aspects of Phlebotomy and Employability Skills.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing

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Instruction is designed to enable individuals to achieve instructional objectives in the following content areas: nursing skills, life span, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, medical nursing, surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, geriatric nursing, personal and community health, pharmacology, employability skills, leadership and human relations skills.

Fifty percent of the training is spent in the clinical areas and includes: maternal and newborn, pediatrics, medical/surgical, and experience in extended care facilities. Clinical placement is determined through the Coordinating Council, may begin as early as 6:30 am and include out of county facilities.

Successful program completion prepares students for the National Council Licensure Examination for Florida (NCLEX). Students completing the program receive credits toward a Registered Nurse A.S. Degree at Hillsborough Community College or any community college in the statewide system. Please contact the colleges for additional information.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology Certificate

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The Surgical Technology program is designed to prepare students to function as members of the surgical team under the supervision and responsibility of the operating room supervisor. Surgical Technologists assist the surgeon and nurses at the operating table by preparing supplies and equipment for use in surgery.

Program graduates are able to implement methods of sterilization in preparing supplies and instruments, properly set-up the operating room and assist the surgeon as the sterile person on all types of surgical procedures.

The program of study and clinical experience are structured in two phases: a pre-clinical phase (8 months) offers the foundation courses on which the students base their knowledge and practice; the clinical phase (7 months) attained at area hospitals, offers students the practical knowledge skills that can only be obtained through clinical experience. The daily hours for the clinical portion of the training vary from the regular school schedule.

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Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Systems Technician I

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The Heavy Diesel Service Technician certificate program provides training in both theory

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Systems Technician I

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The Heavy Diesel Service Technician certificate program provides training in both theory

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Solar Energy Technician

Solar Photovoltaic System Design

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The Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to adapt a solar photovoltaic design; conduct a site assessment; read blueprints; and install, maintain, and troubleshoot a solar photovoltaic system. Students will learn basic electricity concepts in DC and AC electrical circuits, voltage, and electric codes, as well as practice hands-on basic residential wiring. Solar installation site assessments and design skills will be developed through hand sketches, use of IT Technology and Computer Aided Drafting software.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Professional Culinary Arts and Hospitality

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The Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program prepares students to function professionally and profitably in the food service and hospitality industry. Training in our program covers the broad field of institutional, hotel and restaurant production of hot and cold food.
Dining services, soups and sauces, salads and sandwiches, breads and desserts, and breakfast cookery are emphasized through “hands on” instruction. Menu preparation and management practices are also taught in this program.
A commercially designed kitchen, bakery area and cafeteria, along with a classroom “café” provide the necessary ingredients to make learning complete, practical and enjoyable.

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Industry

Professional Culinary Arts and Hospitality

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Contact Phone Number

813-769-5180

Address

2010 E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33610
United States