Two hands holding a rolled piece of white paper wrapped in a red ribbon.

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Browse Training Programs by Industry

Public Service Industry

EMTs and Paramedics

Accelerated EMT Program

See Details

The Accelerated EMT Class is an extremely fast-paced, dynamic and highly structured program, run during July, designed to certify education to individuals likely to respond to pre-hospital emergencies. The program includes didactic presentation, skill demonstration, hands-on practical skill workshops and practical experience provided by the partnering hospital and Pennsylvanis State Certified EMT instructor team. Successful completion of National Incident Management System online training (NIMS 100 and 700) is required before class start as well as other prerequisites. AHA CPR and HazMat Awareness requirements will be completed during class. This program is held at the George E. Moerkirk Emergency Medicine Institute (EMI) of LVHN, 2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown, with clinical experiences at LVHN sites. Textbook is required and can be purchased at EMI about 1 month before class start and picked up between the hours of 7:30-11:30 am and 12:30-3:30pm.

View on provider's website

EMT Basic

See Details

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is for individuals who are likely to respond to pre-hospital emergencies. Upon successful completion, the student will be Pennsylvania DOH certified. Minimum age is 16, and if 18 or older will be eligible to test for the National Registry EMT credential. National Registry Fee is appx. $75.00. Please note location listed with each class offering. Participants will be required to secure a physician release form, show proof of health insurance, as pre-requisites to submit before first class. In addition, internet and computer access for online testing is required for some locations. Text, gear and attire requirements differ at different locations and may incur additional cost.

View on provider's website

Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Administrative Assistant Certificate

See Details

The program is designed to prepare the student forentry-level employment in today’s business office. It
provides students with the secretarial knowledge and skills for employment in a variety of industries. Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include secretary, administrative assistant, and office assistant.

View on provider's website

Paralegal Certificate

See Details

The American Bar Association (ABA) has approved Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Paralegal Studies program. This certificate program is designed to meet the needs of the student who presently possesses college credit and is interested in pursuing a career as a paralegal.

Admission to the certificate program is limited to students that currently possess 30 semester hours of college credit, with grades of at least a “C” for each course, of which 18 credits are distributed in at least three of the following acceptable General Education disciplines: English, Math, Science, Humanities, and Social Science. The courses must be liberal arts credits and not technical. Admission is
conditional.

The growth of the paralegal field provides excellent opportunities for employment and advancement. Qualified graduates of the Paralegal Studies certificate program can be hired by law firms, banks, title companies, real estate firms, corporations, and government agencies. Career possibilities include paralegal supervisor, trust coordinator, title searcher, settlement clerk, litigation specialist, contract coordinator, and a variety of other positions.

An individual with legal skills can take those skills into a multitude of positions in the business environment, including human resources, records management, legal support, and government.
Students will gain an understanding of what paralegals can accomplish, as well as the limitations imposed by the unauthorized practice of law statute. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to public except as permitted by law. An internship is available to provide students with practical experience in the paralegal field.

The primary goal of the program is to educate students to become paralegals who can perform effectively in a variety of legal settings and adapt to changes in the legal environment and law practice. The program prepares students for careers as paralegals working under the supervision of lawyers in either the public or private sectors.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
apply legal and business skills necessary for a position in a law office, bank, real estate office, government authority, or any position that uses the knowledge of law.
demonstrate substantive knowledge and procedural knowledge of law.
apply the rules of professional conduct governing lawyers and the application to paralegals.

View on provider's website

Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.

See Details

LCCC’s Paralegal Studies is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and, because of growth in the paralegal field, provides excellent opportunities for employment and advancement. Qualified graduates of the Paralegal Studies program can be hired by law firms, banks, title companies, real estate firms, and corporations.

Career possibilities include paralegal supervisor, trust coordinator, title searcher, settlement clerk, litigation specialist, contract coordinator, and a variety of other positions. Individuals with legal skills take these skills into a multitude of positions in the business environment, including human resources, records management, legal support, and government.

Students will gain an understanding of what paralegals can accomplish, as well as the limitations imposed by the unauthorized practice of law statute. Internships provide students with practical experience in the paralegal field. Students may also transfer credits to various four-year colleges or universities toward a bachelor’s degree.

The primary goal of the program is to educate students to become paralegals who perform effectively in a variety of legal settings and adapt to changes in the legal environment and law practice. The program prepares students for careers as paralegals working under the supervision of lawyers in either the public or private sectors, as well as striving to encourage and facilitate graduates to pursue advanced degrees. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to public except as permitted by law.

Through a collaborative program of study between LCCC and Kutztown University, LCCC’s Paralegal Studies graduates may transfer to Kutztown University to major in English, Political Science, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, History, and Psychology.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
apply legal and business skills necessary for a position in a law office, bank, real estate office, government authority, or any position that uses the knowledge of law.
demonstrate substantive knowledge and procedural knowledge of law.
apply the rules of professional conduct governing lawyers and the application to paralegals

View on provider's website

Correctional Officer

Corrections Certificate

See Details

The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate in-service officers interested in a specialized field. All courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Pre-service students are also eligible to enroll. Specific career opportunities include corrections officer, human services aide, residential juvenile counseling, street outreach counseling, and juvenile corrections aide.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of the criminal justice system.
demonstrate an understanding of the functions of corrections and how corrections relate to the entire criminal justice system.
develop historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in corrections.

View on provider's website

Criminal Justice Administration, A.A.S.

See Details

The purpose of this program is to provide knowledge about the management, organization, and operation of the criminal justice system, with emphasis on law enforcement and correctional agencies. In conjunction with a study of the entire criminal justice system, the student may elect enforcement or correction courses, depending upon his or her objective.

Graduates of the program may qualify for employment in local, state, and some federal law enforcement and corrections agencies, or continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include local and county police officer, state trooper, police detective, federal and state security officer, liquor control agent, drug enforcement officer, private detective, commercial and retail security officer, and corrections officer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
describe and explain the functions of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.
analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function as components of a criminal justice system.
describe and explain the historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in the criminal justice system.
describe, explain, and analyze the legal and ethical issues in criminal justice.

View on provider's website

Law Enforcement Certificate

See Details

The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate in-service officers interested in a specialized field.
All courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice
Administration. Pre-service students are also eligible to enroll. Graduates may expect entry-level employment as law enforcement officers.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of the criminal justice system.
demonstrate an understanding of the functions of law enforcement and how law enforcement relates to the entire criminal justice system.
develop a historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in law enforcement.

View on provider's website

Social Services Assistant

Corrections Certificate

See Details

The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate in-service officers interested in a specialized field. All courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Pre-service students are also eligible to enroll. Specific career opportunities include corrections officer, human services aide, residential juvenile counseling, street outreach counseling, and juvenile corrections aide.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of the criminal justice system.
demonstrate an understanding of the functions of corrections and how corrections relate to the entire criminal justice system.
develop historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in corrections.

View on provider's website

Human Services, A.A.S.

See Details

The Human Services A.A.S. program is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the diverse nature of the individual human being, the dynamic process of life, and the human ability to interact and adapt to the living environment. This program is designed to prepare graduates with the values, knowledge, and skills required for entry-level employment as a human services generalist in the human services field. Human services workers assist individuals, families, and groups to improve the overall quality of life in the community. Graduates may be employed as providers of both direct and indirect client services, e.g. therapeutic support services, caregiver, living assistant/coach, crisis intervener, empowerer, administrative worker, community outreach, and advocate. Graduates are employed as human services workers in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, group homes, correctional centers, government agencies, day treatment centers, sheltered workshops, extended care facilities, community-based living homes, and social services agencies throughout the community.

Lehigh Carbon Community College is an institutional member of the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE). The Human Services A.A.S. degree is nationally accredited by the CSHSE. Graduates are eligible to take the Human Services-Board Certified Practioner (HS-BCP) professional credential exam.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to assess the needs of individuals, families, and groups within the community.
demonstrate assistance with goal planning using the appropriate strategies, services, or interventions.
assist in the development and implementation of a treatment plan using appropriate resources, specialized assistance, and community supports to achieve the desired outcome.
assist in formulating a systematic method to evaluate the outcome of services and make referrals as appropriate.
discuss the interaction of human systems, including individuals, families, groups, and communities, within the society and environment.
describe the effects of one’s own values and beliefs in the role of the human services worker.
demonstrate professional and ethical interaction with a variety of human services providers and agencies.

View on provider's website

Police Officer

Criminal Justice Administration, A.A.S.

See Details

The purpose of this program is to provide knowledge about the management, organization, and operation of the criminal justice system, with emphasis on law enforcement and correctional agencies. In conjunction with a study of the entire criminal justice system, the student may elect enforcement or correction courses, depending upon his or her objective.

Graduates of the program may qualify for employment in local, state, and some federal law enforcement and corrections agencies, or continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include local and county police officer, state trooper, police detective, federal and state security officer, liquor control agent, drug enforcement officer, private detective, commercial and retail security officer, and corrections officer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
describe and explain the functions of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.
analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function as components of a criminal justice system.
describe and explain the historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in the criminal justice system.
describe, explain, and analyze the legal and ethical issues in criminal justice.

View on provider's website

Law Enforcement Certificate

See Details

The primary purpose of this program is to accommodate in-service officers interested in a specialized field.
All courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice
Administration. Pre-service students are also eligible to enroll. Graduates may expect entry-level employment as law enforcement officers.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate a thorough understanding of the functions of the criminal justice system.
demonstrate an understanding of the functions of law enforcement and how law enforcement relates to the entire criminal justice system.
develop a historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in law enforcement.

View on provider's website

Recert: Retired Law Enforcement Officer

See Details

This 4-hour course reviews case law and techniques for the retired officer who has a concealed carry permit to travel throughout the country with a firearm. Course includes a short classroom lecture/test and re-qualification with the student's respective handgun at the Emmaus Indoor Range. A valid email address is needed at time of registration for all class communication and document distribution. Pre-requisite: Retired Law Enforcement Officer ID Act Training, 8 hour class.

View on provider's website

Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice Administration, A.A.S.

See Details

The purpose of this program is to provide knowledge about the management, organization, and operation of the criminal justice system, with emphasis on law enforcement and correctional agencies. In conjunction with a study of the entire criminal justice system, the student may elect enforcement or correction courses, depending upon his or her objective.

Graduates of the program may qualify for employment in local, state, and some federal law enforcement and corrections agencies, or continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include local and county police officer, state trooper, police detective, federal and state security officer, liquor control agent, drug enforcement officer, private detective, commercial and retail security officer, and corrections officer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
describe and explain the functions of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.
analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function as components of a criminal justice system.
describe and explain the historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in the criminal justice system.
describe, explain, and analyze the legal and ethical issues in criminal justice.

View on provider's website

Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education - Early Intervention Certificate

See Details

Trains personnel for employment as group supervisors serving infants, toddlers, and preschool children ages 5 and under with disabilities or developmental delays, as well as their families. The certificate is designed to
articulate into Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention Associate
degree program.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

know patterns of child growth and development and theories of learning.
use knowledge of family culture and different family structures to work in the collaborative relationships.
plan, adapt, and implement curriculum experiences based on developmentally appropriate practices.
plan, adapt, and implement a healthy and safe environment that supports children’s growth and development.
know and use ethical professional behaviors and regulations to advocate for children, families, and colleagues.

View on provider's website

Early Childhood Education - Early Intervention, A.A.S.

See Details

Prepares graduates for careers in early childhood/child care settings with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Graduates will be prepared in early intervention to work with children aged birth-five years who are developing typically as well as with young children with developmental delays/disabilities.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
know patterns of child growth and development and theories of learning.
use knowledge of family culture and different family structures to work in the collaborative relationships.
plan, adapt, and implement curriculum experiences based on developmentally appropriate practices.
plan, adapt, and implement a healthy and safe environment that supports children’s growth and development.
know and use ethical professional behaviors and regulations to advocate for children, families, and colleagues.

View on provider's website

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares the graduate to work with children aged birth through nine. Students who complete the AAS in ECE are qualified as a group supervisor or head teacher in an early care and education program, including Head Start classrooms and childcare centers with children in infant/toddler, preschool or schoolage care. With additional experience, graduates can be qualified to be center directors. Students who transfer to four-year colleges work towards Pre-K to fourth grade teacher certification for employment in early childhood or elementary school settings. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
summarize patterns of child growth and development in children ages 9 and under.
utilize appropriate regulations and best practices to design and implement a quality early childhood environment.
connect theories of learning and developmentally appropriate practice to create and implement quality curriculum units for early childhood classrooms.
formulate a plan for supporting collaborative family relationships.
summarize the role of advocacy for the early childhood profession.
demonstrate proper supervision of children in early education classrooms.

View on provider's website

Infant-Toddler CDA Prep Specialized Diploma

See Details

Intended to prepare students for entry-level positions working with infants and toddlers in child care and in Early Head Start. The program content also fulfills the formal coursework component for the CDA (Child
Development Associate) national credential. Upon completion of the diploma and other CDA requirements, students are eligible to apply to the national Council for Professional Recognition for CDA assessment. All courses in the diploma articulate into LCCC’s Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention associate degree program.

Upon successful completion of the program graduates will be able to:
identify patterns of growth and development for children aged birth to three years old.
describe cultural influences and family-centered practices in infant-toddler settings.
plan, adapt, and implement curriculum experiences based on developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers.
design a healthy and safe environment that supports infant and toddler growth and development.
summarize and use ethical professional behaviors, regulations, and advocacy related to colleagues and to very young children and their families.

View on provider's website

Environmental Field Technician

Environmental Science, A.S.

See Details

The environmental science program will provide graduates with an integrative study of natural systems and the effects of selective pressures, both natural and manmade, that continue to shape these systems. Students that complete this program will be prepared to either enter a four-year program leading to a baccalaureate degree or enter the workforce as an entry-level environmental scientist.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
understand the basic science principles and use of the scientific method.
understand the science behind environmental problems and solutions.
integrate other subject areas into their understanding of how humans can damage, preserve, or remediate the environment.
articulate and foster awareness of how human decisions can affect the environment.

View on provider's website

Water/Wastewater Treatment Continuing Education

See Details

Teacher Assistant

Infant-Toddler CDA Prep Specialized Diploma

See Details

Intended to prepare students for entry-level positions working with infants and toddlers in child care and in Early Head Start. The program content also fulfills the formal coursework component for the CDA (Child
Development Associate) national credential. Upon completion of the diploma and other CDA requirements, students are eligible to apply to the national Council for Professional Recognition for CDA assessment. All courses in the diploma articulate into LCCC’s Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention associate degree program.

Upon successful completion of the program graduates will be able to:
identify patterns of growth and development for children aged birth to three years old.
describe cultural influences and family-centered practices in infant-toddler settings.
plan, adapt, and implement curriculum experiences based on developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers.
design a healthy and safe environment that supports infant and toddler growth and development.
summarize and use ethical professional behaviors, regulations, and advocacy related to colleagues and to very young children and their families.

View on provider's website

Paraprofessional/Special Education, A.A.S.

See Details

To prepare graduates as paraprofessionals or teacher assistants with the skills and knowledge required to effectively educate and serve individuals with diverse learning abilities. Graduates may work in public or private schools in general education or in classroom settings with students with exceptionalities.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
identify patterns of human development and learning across the life span and understand that each child’s learning and development are unique based on knowledge of family, culture, and biological influences, and special education law.
develop collaborative relationships with colleagues to support and advocate for children’s learning.
modify and adapt teaching strategies for individual students.

View on provider's website

Transportation Industry

Truck Driver

CDL Training Program

See Details

Embark on a career driving trucks through one of the Commercial Driver’s License training programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
Gain the knowledge and skills you need through a combination of classroom, driving range, and on-road training provided by our partner, CC Training, LLC. Experienced instructors will help prepare you to take and pass your state’s Commercial Driver’s License test – all in just four weeks!

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Industry

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Certified Production Technician-Industrial Automation Technician Concentration Certificate

See Details

The Advanced Manufacturing programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College provide students with essential skills needed to compete in today's workforce.

The program coursework is designed to fit the needs of today's working student. The typical Advanced Manufacturing student, without any prior work experience or related education, starts off with the Production Technician course. This course provides the basic skills and enhances a students’ knowledge prior to moving on to the next step.

After the completion of the Production Technician Core Curriculum course, students chose a program track. The following concentrations are available:

Industrial Automation Technician
Industrial Mechanical Technician
Industrial Electrial Technician

View on provider's website

Certified Production Technician-Industrial Electrical Technician Concentration Certificate

See Details

The Advanced Manufacturing programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College provide students with essential skills needed to compete in today's workforce.

The program coursework is designed to fit the needs of today's working student. The typical Advanced Manufacturing student, without any prior work experience or related education, starts off with the Production Technician course. This course provides the basic skills and enhances a students’ knowledge prior to moving on to the next step.

After the completion of the Production Technician Core Curriculum course, students chose a program track. The following concentrations are available:

Industrial Automation Technician
Industrial Mechanical Technician
Industrial Electrial Technician

View on provider's website

Certified Production Technician-Industrial Mechanical Technician Concentration Certificate

See Details

The Advanced Manufacturing programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College provide students with essential skills needed to compete in today's workforce.

The program coursework is designed to fit the needs of today's working student. The typical Advanced Manufacturing student, without any prior work experience or related education, starts off with the Production Technician course. This course provides the basic skills and enhances a students’ knowledge prior to moving on to the next step.

After the completion of the Production Technician Core Curriculum course, students chose a program track. The following concentrations are available:

Industrial Automation Technician
Industrial Mechanical Technician
Industrial Electrial Technician

View on provider's website

Electrical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to obtain entry-level employment in the electrical or electronics industries. Graduates are expected to be qualified for jobs including technical investigator, electronics technician, quality control technician, engineering aide, and customer engineer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
show how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
set up a Programmable Logic Controller to control manufacturing operations.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
apply knowledge of sensing systems to obtain data for a robot to perform specific tasks.
write programs to control robot functions.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
demonstrate a working knowledge of engineering mathematics and engineering physics by properly performing physics laboratory projects and by mathematically evaluating the results.
write technical reports and develop charts, graphs, and schematics that describe and illustrate the operating characteristics of electrical circuits.

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology Certificate

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as an electrical/electronic maintenance technician. Students are provided with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, basic and industrial electronics, programmable controllers, and industrial control systems. The program also provides individuals with an opportunity to update their technical knowledge and skills with training and experiences using state-of-the-art high technology equipment.

All courses in the program may be applied to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

operate and program programmable logic controllers.
hardwire electromechanical circuits from ladder diagrams.
plan selected electrical installations as required on residential construction.
design ladder diagrams to provide specific logic functions for a given industrial control problem.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on their laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate an ability to use and work with computers by writing laboratory reports using a word processing package.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electrical/electronic technician. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, analog and digital electronics, programmable controllers and industrial control systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include electrical/electronic technician, field engineer, industrial maintenance technician, industrial equipment installer, and technical sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect a variety of electrophysical sensing devices into circuits which can convert physical changes into voltage changes capable of activating prime movers such as motors or relays.
• interpret commercial and industrial electrical blueprints.
• demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
• demonstrate critical thinking/problem-solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
• demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.

View on provider's website

Industrial Automation, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a technician in an industrial environment which has automated assembly or processing equipment. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of analog and digital electronics, fluid power, robotics, computer-aided drafting (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the “high-technology” methods employed by industry. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of industrial automation equipment.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
• determine how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
• connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
• write application programs using the BASIC computer language.
• draw the architecture of a typical microprocessor and explain the operation of each section on the microprocessor.
• use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
• construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
• use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
• use a programmable logic controller to control specific process control operations.
• use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
• interpret data sheets of various integrated circuits to select the proper integrated circuit for a given application.
• apply knowledge of sensing devices to measure parameters for a robot to perform specific tasks.
• interpret hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical schematic diagrams as related to robotic systems.
• write programs to control robot functions.
• analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment and control devices.
• perform operational tests on a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
• work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting a machine component.
• use computer graphics equipment to draw required partsor mechanisms.

View on provider's website

Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a bachelor’s degree in technology or to obtain entry-level employment in industry. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of computer-aided drafting (CAD), robotics, and computer aided manufacturing (CAM).

Students wishing to transfer should confer with the four-year college or university they wish to attend to ensure they are fulfilling the necessary transfer requirements. Students who wish to obtain employment directly upon graduation are expected to be qualified for jobs as a detail and design draftsperson, product designer, machine designer, tool designer, as well as to be involved in industrial planning, manufacturing, and sales.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
• adapt to the various special areas of drafting, such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, and structural.
• understand the differences between various common manufacturing materials and possess the knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
• understand and apply the basic principles of fluid power.
• operate a typical computer drafting system.
• organize and write a technical report indicating the data that was determined for the selection of a machine component.
• determine by calculation the various operational values related to machine components, such as force, speed, and power.

View on provider's website

Mechanical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as industry technicians who will be able to construct detail and design drawings. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of computer-aided drafting (CAD), 3D modeling, robotics and computer robotics, and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the “high-technology’’ methods employed by industry.

Graduates assist engineers and designers in the investigation, experimentation, and development of products, tools, mechanisms, and machines. Efforts continue with graduates preparing appropriate detail and design drawings for use in production.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified are detail draftsperson, design draftsperson, product design, machine design, and tool design.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
construct drawings using various special areas of drafting, such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, structural, sheet metal layout, and castings.
explain the differences between various common manufacturing materials and possess a knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting machine components.
design basic tools, jigs, fixtures, and punch dies.
use creative thinking and good judgment when considering all the factors involved in the evolution of a mechanical design.
demonstrate and apply the basic principles of fluid power.
operate a typical computer drafting system.
organize and write a technical report indicating the data that was determined for the selection of a machine component.
determine by calculation the various operational values related to machine components, such as force, speed, and power.
determine by the design of a product or machine in relation to the effect it will have on the human element.
analyze and determine force systems acting on simple designs.
calculate simple stress and strain occurring from different loading conditions.

View on provider's website

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Certified Production Technician-Industrial Electrical Technician Concentration Certificate

See Details

The Advanced Manufacturing programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College provide students with essential skills needed to compete in today's workforce.

The program coursework is designed to fit the needs of today's working student. The typical Advanced Manufacturing student, without any prior work experience or related education, starts off with the Production Technician course. This course provides the basic skills and enhances a students’ knowledge prior to moving on to the next step.

After the completion of the Production Technician Core Curriculum course, students chose a program track. The following concentrations are available:

Industrial Automation Technician
Industrial Mechanical Technician
Industrial Electrial Technician

View on provider's website

Electrical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to obtain entry-level employment in the electrical or electronics industries. Graduates are expected to be qualified for jobs including technical investigator, electronics technician, quality control technician, engineering aide, and customer engineer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
show how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
set up a Programmable Logic Controller to control manufacturing operations.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
apply knowledge of sensing systems to obtain data for a robot to perform specific tasks.
write programs to control robot functions.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
demonstrate a working knowledge of engineering mathematics and engineering physics by properly performing physics laboratory projects and by mathematically evaluating the results.
write technical reports and develop charts, graphs, and schematics that describe and illustrate the operating characteristics of electrical circuits.

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology Certificate

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as an electrical/electronic maintenance technician. Students are provided with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, basic and industrial electronics, programmable controllers, and industrial control systems. The program also provides individuals with an opportunity to update their technical knowledge and skills with training and experiences using state-of-the-art high technology equipment.

All courses in the program may be applied to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

operate and program programmable logic controllers.
hardwire electromechanical circuits from ladder diagrams.
plan selected electrical installations as required on residential construction.
design ladder diagrams to provide specific logic functions for a given industrial control problem.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on their laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate an ability to use and work with computers by writing laboratory reports using a word processing package.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electrical/electronic technician. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, analog and digital electronics, programmable controllers and industrial control systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include electrical/electronic technician, field engineer, industrial maintenance technician, industrial equipment installer, and technical sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect a variety of electrophysical sensing devices into circuits which can convert physical changes into voltage changes capable of activating prime movers such as motors or relays.
• interpret commercial and industrial electrical blueprints.
• demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
• demonstrate critical thinking/problem-solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
• demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.

View on provider's website

Electronic Certificate

See Details

Graduates may be employed as electronics technicians. The program below is recommended; however, other courses may be substituted with the approval of the electronics faculty.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
determine how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
connect digital circuits common to computers such as logic gates, flip flops, counters and arithmetic circuits into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on their laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem-solving abilities by analyzing a non-functioning electrical circuit, determining the problem and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use/apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate an ability to use and work with computers by writing laboratory reports using a word processing package.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Industrial Automation, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a technician in an industrial environment which has automated assembly or processing equipment. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of analog and digital electronics, fluid power, robotics, computer-aided drafting (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the “high-technology” methods employed by industry. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of industrial automation equipment.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
• determine how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
• connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
• write application programs using the BASIC computer language.
• draw the architecture of a typical microprocessor and explain the operation of each section on the microprocessor.
• use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
• construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
• use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
• use a programmable logic controller to control specific process control operations.
• use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
• interpret data sheets of various integrated circuits to select the proper integrated circuit for a given application.
• apply knowledge of sensing devices to measure parameters for a robot to perform specific tasks.
• interpret hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical schematic diagrams as related to robotic systems.
• write programs to control robot functions.
• analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment and control devices.
• perform operational tests on a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
• work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting a machine component.
• use computer graphics equipment to draw required partsor mechanisms.

View on provider's website

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Certified Production Technician-Industrial Mechanical Technician Concentration Certificate

See Details

The Advanced Manufacturing programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College provide students with essential skills needed to compete in today's workforce.

The program coursework is designed to fit the needs of today's working student. The typical Advanced Manufacturing student, without any prior work experience or related education, starts off with the Production Technician course. This course provides the basic skills and enhances a students’ knowledge prior to moving on to the next step.

After the completion of the Production Technician Core Curriculum course, students chose a program track. The following concentrations are available:

Industrial Automation Technician
Industrial Mechanical Technician
Industrial Electrial Technician

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology Certificate

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as an electrical/electronic maintenance technician. Students are provided with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, basic and industrial electronics, programmable controllers, and industrial control systems. The program also provides individuals with an opportunity to update their technical knowledge and skills with training and experiences using state-of-the-art high technology equipment.

All courses in the program may be applied to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

operate and program programmable logic controllers.
hardwire electromechanical circuits from ladder diagrams.
plan selected electrical installations as required on residential construction.
design ladder diagrams to provide specific logic functions for a given industrial control problem.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on their laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate an ability to use and work with computers by writing laboratory reports using a word processing package.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Electrical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electrical/electronic technician. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of electrical wiring, blueprint reading, analog and digital electronics, programmable controllers and industrial control systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include electrical/electronic technician, field engineer, industrial maintenance technician, industrial equipment installer, and technical sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect a variety of electrophysical sensing devices into circuits which can convert physical changes into voltage changes capable of activating prime movers such as motors or relays.
• interpret commercial and industrial electrical blueprints.
• demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
• demonstrate critical thinking/problem-solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
• demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.

View on provider's website

Industrial Engineering Technician

Electrical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to obtain entry-level employment in the electrical or electronics industries. Graduates are expected to be qualified for jobs including technical investigator, electronics technician, quality control technician, engineering aide, and customer engineer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
show how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
set up a Programmable Logic Controller to control manufacturing operations.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
apply knowledge of sensing systems to obtain data for a robot to perform specific tasks.
write programs to control robot functions.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
demonstrate a working knowledge of engineering mathematics and engineering physics by properly performing physics laboratory projects and by mathematically evaluating the results.
write technical reports and develop charts, graphs, and schematics that describe and illustrate the operating characteristics of electrical circuits.

View on provider's website

Electrician

Electrical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to obtain entry-level employment in the electrical or electronics industries. Graduates are expected to be qualified for jobs including technical investigator, electronics technician, quality control technician, engineering aide, and customer engineer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
show how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
set up a Programmable Logic Controller to control manufacturing operations.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
apply knowledge of sensing systems to obtain data for a robot to perform specific tasks.
write programs to control robot functions.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
demonstrate a working knowledge of engineering mathematics and engineering physics by properly performing physics laboratory projects and by mathematically evaluating the results.
write technical reports and develop charts, graphs, and schematics that describe and illustrate the operating characteristics of electrical circuits.

View on provider's website

Architectural Drafter

Industrial Automation, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a technician in an industrial environment which has automated assembly or processing equipment. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of analog and digital electronics, fluid power, robotics, computer-aided drafting (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the “high-technology” methods employed by industry. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of industrial automation equipment.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
• determine how the different configurations of capacitance, inductance, and resistance affect the instantaneous voltages and resultant instantaneous currents.
• connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
• write application programs using the BASIC computer language.
• draw the architecture of a typical microprocessor and explain the operation of each section on the microprocessor.
• use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
• construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
• use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
• use a programmable logic controller to control specific process control operations.
• use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
• interpret data sheets of various integrated circuits to select the proper integrated circuit for a given application.
• apply knowledge of sensing devices to measure parameters for a robot to perform specific tasks.
• interpret hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical schematic diagrams as related to robotic systems.
• write programs to control robot functions.
• analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment and control devices.
• perform operational tests on a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
• work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting a machine component.
• use computer graphics equipment to draw required partsor mechanisms.

View on provider's website

Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering a bachelor’s degree in technology or to obtain entry-level employment in industry. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of computer-aided drafting (CAD), robotics, and computer aided manufacturing (CAM).

Students wishing to transfer should confer with the four-year college or university they wish to attend to ensure they are fulfilling the necessary transfer requirements. Students who wish to obtain employment directly upon graduation are expected to be qualified for jobs as a detail and design draftsperson, product designer, machine designer, tool designer, as well as to be involved in industrial planning, manufacturing, and sales.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
• adapt to the various special areas of drafting, such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, and structural.
• understand the differences between various common manufacturing materials and possess the knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
• understand and apply the basic principles of fluid power.
• operate a typical computer drafting system.
• organize and write a technical report indicating the data that was determined for the selection of a machine component.
• determine by calculation the various operational values related to machine components, such as force, speed, and power.

View on provider's website

Mechanical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as industry technicians who will be able to construct detail and design drawings. The program provides students with knowledge and experiences in the areas of computer-aided drafting (CAD), 3D modeling, robotics and computer robotics, and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the “high-technology’’ methods employed by industry.

Graduates assist engineers and designers in the investigation, experimentation, and development of products, tools, mechanisms, and machines. Efforts continue with graduates preparing appropriate detail and design drawings for use in production.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified are detail draftsperson, design draftsperson, product design, machine design, and tool design.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
construct drawings using various special areas of drafting, such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, structural, sheet metal layout, and castings.
explain the differences between various common manufacturing materials and possess a knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting machine components.
design basic tools, jigs, fixtures, and punch dies.
use creative thinking and good judgment when considering all the factors involved in the evolution of a mechanical design.
demonstrate and apply the basic principles of fluid power.
operate a typical computer drafting system.
organize and write a technical report indicating the data that was determined for the selection of a machine component.
determine by calculation the various operational values related to machine components, such as force, speed, and power.
determine by the design of a product or machine in relation to the effect it will have on the human element.
analyze and determine force systems acting on simple designs.
calculate simple stress and strain occurring from different loading conditions.

View on provider's website

Machinist

Tool and Die Machinist Apprenticeship Certificate

See Details

The program has been approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and must be taken in conjunction with an approved apprenticeship training program. This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as Tool and Die Maker or Machinist. The program provides the students with the related technical knowledge necessary to supplement on-the-job training supplied by the sponsoring employer. Experience gained from the program will be in the area of drafting and design, manufacturing processes, and tooling elements. Jobs obtained from this certificate will be as a tool and die machinist or tool designer.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
adapt to the various special areas of drafting such as drafting of electronic schematics, piping, welding, structural, etc.
understand the differences between various common manufacturing materials and possess knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources in order to obtain the data necessary for selecting machine components.
design basic tools, jigs, fixtures, and punch dies.
use creative thinking and good judgment when considering all the factors involved in the evolution of a mechanical design.
understand and apply the basic principles of fluid power.

View on provider's website

Information Technology Industry

IT Support Specialist

Cisco CCNA Diploma

See Details

This is a “Fast-Track” CCNA Diploma Program designed for those students interested in pursuing a career as Cisco Systems Networking Specialists. All course work is offered through the internationally recognized Cisco Systems Networking Academy. This program prepares students to take the Cisco CCENT and CCNA certification examinations.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• identify and qualify to apply for positions as entry-level network technicians.
• install, configure and maintain network switches, routers.
• install and maintain network infrastructure for LAN and WAN networks.
• take the Cisco CCNA certification test.

View on provider's website

Computer Specialist - Network Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students who are new to the industry or upgrading an existing skill set for jobs in the networking, telecommunications and cyber security fields. Graduates are eligible to take appropriate certification exams and can expect to work as entry-level engineers, administrators, or help desk technicians. The program has a problem-based learning approach that focuses on the needed skills of design, implementation, and troubleshooting to a variety of implementations and platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Linux and Cisco. Our hands-on philosophy starts with ensuring basic understanding from the hardware level up. Students have an opportunity to apply their skills in an internship. Students wishing to obtain certifications will gain a solid foundation in the material covered on the following exams:

Comptia A+, Network+, Linux+ and Security+
MCSA: Windows Server 2016
Certified Cisco Administrator (CCNA)
CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

troubleshoot personal computer hardware and software problems.
install and administer Windows 2016 Servers.
troubleshoot server issues.
demonstrate and apply TCP/IP subnet masking.
program and configure Cisco routers and switches.
configure network connectivity in IPv4 and IPv6.
analyze security needs and implement solutions.
apply cyber defense methods to prepare a system to repel attacks.

View on provider's website

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Cisco CCNA Diploma

See Details

This is a “Fast-Track” CCNA Diploma Program designed for those students interested in pursuing a career as Cisco Systems Networking Specialists. All course work is offered through the internationally recognized Cisco Systems Networking Academy. This program prepares students to take the Cisco CCENT and CCNA certification examinations.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• identify and qualify to apply for positions as entry-level network technicians.
• install, configure and maintain network switches, routers.
• install and maintain network infrastructure for LAN and WAN networks.
• take the Cisco CCNA certification test.

View on provider's website

Computer Specialist - Network Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students who are new to the industry or upgrading an existing skill set for jobs in the networking, telecommunications and cyber security fields. Graduates are eligible to take appropriate certification exams and can expect to work as entry-level engineers, administrators, or help desk technicians. The program has a problem-based learning approach that focuses on the needed skills of design, implementation, and troubleshooting to a variety of implementations and platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Linux and Cisco. Our hands-on philosophy starts with ensuring basic understanding from the hardware level up. Students have an opportunity to apply their skills in an internship. Students wishing to obtain certifications will gain a solid foundation in the material covered on the following exams:

Comptia A+, Network+, Linux+ and Security+
MCSA: Windows Server 2016
Certified Cisco Administrator (CCNA)
CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

troubleshoot personal computer hardware and software problems.
install and administer Windows 2016 Servers.
troubleshoot server issues.
demonstrate and apply TCP/IP subnet masking.
program and configure Cisco routers and switches.
configure network connectivity in IPv4 and IPv6.
analyze security needs and implement solutions.
apply cyber defense methods to prepare a system to repel attacks.

View on provider's website

Information Security Analyst

Computer Forensics and Digital Security, A.S.

See Details

The Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. program provides a comprehensive foundation in the theory and application of both technical and non-technical security skills. The program covers a range of competencies required by the quickly evolving digital security industry. Some of these skills include applying protection, detection, and response technologies and procedures to identify threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and controls in various digital environments. Emphasis is placed on identifying, analyzing, mitigating and communicating risks to digital systems using various tools, techniques, and technologies.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• describe different types of security breaches.
• construct secure networks and computer programs.
• classify security for different operating systems.
• demonstrate high-level mathematical skills.
• demonstrate effective communication skills.
• explore diversity in the workplace.
• prepare students to transfer to a traditional college or university and concentrate on any of the computer and network security programs offered.

View on provider's website

Software Developer

Computer Specialist - Programming Concentration, A.A.S.

See Details

Graduates will be prepared to program applications using a variety of computer languages. These applications will be developed for the desktop, the Internet, and mobile devices. In addition, databases will be used to implement applications requiring persistent data. Project management best practices are used for all projects.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
apply critical thinking, team building, and problem solving skills.
use programming languages to develop computerized solutions for a range of problems.
develop applications for the desktop, the Internet and mobile environment.
plan and execute Information Technology projects using appropriate project development approaches and project management techniques.

View on provider's website

Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development, A.A.S.

See Details

Prepares students for occupations such as a Web Designer and Developer in the information technology industry. Graduates will be prepared to participate in the development and support of enterprise-level electronic commerce websites using methodologies focused on the development of those sites without the use of prepackaged software. Students will apply current versions of HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Flash, and PHP with MySQL in the development of websites. Realworld projects are integrated throughout the program and effective project management techniques are used. Adobe Dreamweaver is presented as a tool to aid in the creation of websites.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• apply critical thinking, team building, and problem-solving skills.
• work effectively in teams to create websites using technologies presented in the curriculum.
• develop an electronic commerce business plan.
• apply effective design principles to create attractive, accessible, secure client-side and server-side websites.
• develop dynamic server-side websites that interact with Database Management Systems (DBMS) to process transactions effectively and securely.

View on provider's website

Graphic Designer

Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development, A.A.S.

See Details

Prepares students for occupations such as a Web Designer and Developer in the information technology industry. Graduates will be prepared to participate in the development and support of enterprise-level electronic commerce websites using methodologies focused on the development of those sites without the use of prepackaged software. Students will apply current versions of HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Flash, and PHP with MySQL in the development of websites. Realworld projects are integrated throughout the program and effective project management techniques are used. Adobe Dreamweaver is presented as a tool to aid in the creation of websites.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• apply critical thinking, team building, and problem-solving skills.
• work effectively in teams to create websites using technologies presented in the curriculum.
• develop an electronic commerce business plan.
• apply effective design principles to create attractive, accessible, secure client-side and server-side websites.
• develop dynamic server-side websites that interact with Database Management Systems (DBMS) to process transactions effectively and securely.

View on provider's website

Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Computer Game and Simulation Development - Digital Arts Track, A.A.

See Details

The degree is designed for students interested in the computer video game and simulation industries or related fields. Program work introduces students to core principles of game design, along with a strong foundation in the digital arts concepts and techniques necessary to create artistic assets. This degree can be used for transfer to a four-year institution or to prepare graduates for entry-level work in a variety of positions including, but not limited to, animator, 2D sprite artist, 3D modeler, texture artist, character rigger, game-environment designer, and user experience designer. Students utilize industry-standard software and game engines, produce game assets and animations, and gain practical experiences working with programming students in team environments to produce game and simulation projects. Effective project management techniques are used as games are developed collaboratively. Skills learned in this degree may be leveraged into other artistic careers or fields of study.

View on provider's website

Computer Generated Animation and Digital Arts, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed for students interested in the animation and digital arts industries. Potential career
paths in this field include, but are not limited to, animator, 3D modeler, visual effects artist, photographic and video compositor, and motion graphics artist. Students are given a foundation in traditional art, as well as focused education in the digital arts, utilizing industry-standard software, hardware and production techniques to gain practical experience producing digital artwork, whether static or in motion.
While some students may pursue the program of study in order to transfer to other institutions, the degree is designed to allow for portfolio development, leading to entry-level employment in the digital arts field. If students do wish to seek transfer to a four-year college or university, they should contact the potential transfer institution and an advisor to determine the best electives to be taken.

View on provider's website

Technical Writer

Electronics Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electronic technician. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of electronic systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include technical investigator, electronics technician, computer service technician, quality control, electronic equipment installer, technical writer, engineering assistant in products development, navigational equipment technician, and sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use a Programmable Controller to set up a specific process to control operations.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment, control devices, and consumer electronic systems.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
describe the operation of cellular communications.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate use of computer electrical/electronic drafting packages by drawing circuit diagrams and laying out a printed circuit board.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Electronics Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electronic technician. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of electronic systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include technical investigator, electronics technician, computer service technician, quality control, electronic equipment installer, technical writer, engineering assistant in products development, navigational equipment technician, and sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use a Programmable Controller to set up a specific process to control operations.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment, control devices, and consumer electronic systems.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
describe the operation of cellular communications.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate use of computer electrical/electronic drafting packages by drawing circuit diagrams and laying out a printed circuit board.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Electronics Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an electronic technician. Graduates will assist engineers in the design, construction, testing, and repair of electronic systems.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include technical investigator, electronics technician, computer service technician, quality control, electronic equipment installer, technical writer, engineering assistant in products development, navigational equipment technician, and sales representative.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
connect components into basic electrical circuits and use multimeters to verify circuit operation.
connect digital circuits common to computers, such as logic gates, flip flops, counters, and arithmetic circuits, into functioning circuits.
use the instruction set to write assembly language programs to control the operation of the microprocessor.
construct and experimentally verify the operation of standard electronic circuits, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.
use a Programmable Controller to set up a specific process to control operations.
use electrophysical sensors to measure such conditions as light, heat, pressure, and motion to control and operate power devices.
use operational amplifiers as a component in a variety of circuits, such as amplifiers, regulators, and active filters.
analyze and repair defective circuits in test equipment, control devices, and consumer electronic systems.
explain the methods used to transmit and receive radio waves containing intelligence pulse, tone, voice, and coded signals.
describe the operation of cellular communications.
demonstrate effective communication skills by writing technical reports based on laboratory experiences.
demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving abilities by analyzing a nonfunctioning electrical circuit, determining the problem, and restoring circuit operation.
demonstrate interpersonal relations, teamwork, and work ethics through group laboratory projects.
demonstrate an ability to use and apply mathematical quantitative reasoning to design basic functional electronic circuits.
demonstrate use of computer electrical/electronic drafting packages by drawing circuit diagrams and laying out a printed circuit board.
demonstrate use of computer software packages by simulating circuit operations and obtaining valid circuit parameters.

View on provider's website

AV Technician

Music/Sound Production, A.A.

See Details

This program is designed for students interested in the music and sound production industries. Program course work explores career opportunities in these industries. Industry positions include, but are not limited to, music producer, sound designer, sound editor, disc jockey, recording and live sound engineers. Students gain practical experience by utilizing industry-standard software, hardware and common production techniques.

View on provider's website

TV/Film, A.A.

See Details

This program is designed for students interested in the television, film, and a variety of video production industries. Program course work explores career opportunities in these visual communications industries through practical experience in state-of-the-art professional facilities and the teaching of fundamental concepts and theories behind the practice. Industry positions include, but are not limited to, director, producer, camera operator, video editor, script writer, light designer, and production coordinator. Students utilize industry-standard software, hardware and production techniques as they build professional-quality portfolios of their worrk and engage in projects with their community.

View on provider's website

Visual Media, A.A.

See Details

This program is designed for students planning to enter the following industries upon graduation with an associate’s degree: including, but not limited to, digital content production, visual journalism, and commercial photography. Program coursework explores career opportunities in these visual communications and digital content production industries through practical experience in state-of-the-art professional facilities and the teaching of fundamental concepts and theories behind the practice. Industry positions include, but are not limited to, commercial photography and video production, visual journalist, digital content coordinator and social media content management. Students utilize industry-standard software, hardware and production techniques as they build professional-quality portfolios of their work and engage in projects with their community.

View on provider's website

Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Certificate

See Details

The program focuses on sustainable or farm-to-table culinary arts skills, with a focus on local sourcing and farm-fresh ingredients. Students articipating in a yearlong, 32-credit Culinary Arts Certificate program.

The Culinary Arts program is to prepare people with the professional culinary knowledge to enjoy successful, long-term careers in the hospitality/food service industry. Students who complete the program may continue studies in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts and Gastronomy at a four-year college or university.

This career program is designed to provide students with the skills demanded by a culinary arts position in the hotel, restaurant or foodservice industry. Students receive classroom and practical applications instruction in a kitchen facility. Typical jobs for which graduates of this program are expected to be qualified include line cook, prep cook, executive steward, kitchen manager, sous chef and a variety of other foodservice management positions.
Upon completion of the program, qualified graduates are hired by hotels, restaurants and institutional foodservice facilities.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

• demonstrate behaviors characterizing and defining hospitality professionals.
• apply technical knowledge associated with hospitality professionals in food service organizations
• explain sustainable stewardship and describe how to apply this principle to food service organizations.

View on provider's website

Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

See Details

The Culinary Arts program prepares students withboth professional culinary knowledge and hospitality management education to prepare them for successful, long-term careers in the hotel, restaurant or foodservice industry. In addition to taking key hospitality courses, students will complete the yearlong Culinary Arts Certificate program as part of this degree. The Culinary courses focus on sustainable or farm-to-table culinary arts skills, with a focus on local sourcing and farm-fresh ingredients. Students receive classroom and practical
applications instruction in a kitchen facility.

Typical jobs for which graduates of this program are expected to be qualified include front-of-the-house operations, restaurant manager, guest services associate, catering assistant, line cook, prep cook, executive steward, kitchen manager, sous chef and a variety of other foodservice management positions. Upon completion of the program, qualified graduates are hired by hotels, restaurants and institutional foodservice facilities. Students who complete the program may be able to continue studies in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Pastry
Arts or Gastronomy at a four-year college or university.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

• demonstrate knowledge of operational procedures in hospitality management.
• analyze sound planning and execution in special events and catered functions.
• demonstrate behaviors characterizing and defining hospitality professionals.
• apply technical knowledge associated with hospitality professionals in food service organizations.
• explain sustainable stewardship and describe how to apply this principle to food service organizations.

View on provider's website

Healthcare Industry

Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

See Details

The Dental Hygiene Associate Degree program, through an agreement with Montgomery County Community College, is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

In cooperation with Montgomery County Community College, the Dental Hygiene associate degree program prepares you to work as a dental hygienist in a variety of settings and to provide preventative and therapeutic oral care to the public. You’ll receive extensive, hands-on training at Central Campus’s new, state-of-the-art Health Sciences Center in its dental hygiene clinic. You’ll also gain clinical experience at community-based sites.

Upon successful completion of the Dental Hygiene program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. If you decide to continue your education, you can transfer your credits to a four-year institution. To make your transfer as smooth as possible, we have established transfer partnerships with several Pennsylvania colleges and universities. We also possess accreditation from The Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The student from Lehigh Carbon Community College who has successfully completed specific general education requirements at LCCC and specific program requirements at MCCC may be granted admission to the Dental Hygiene Program per stated selective admission
requirements at Montgomery County Community College. The student must see advisor or transfer counselor.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will accept and grant credit for Lehigh Carbon Community College’s courses that are listed as equivalent if the student has completed the course with a grade of “C” or higher.

Program Competencies:
• Demonstrate basic knowledge of legal responsibilities and ethical considerations and apply those to dental hygiene care.
• Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to provide dental hygiene care which meet professional standards and licensing examination eligibility.
• Promote optimal oral health and disease prevention as related to general health and wellness for all patients.
• Contribute as an integral member of the healthcare team and assess, plan, implement and evaluate oral health programs for diverse population groups while promoting access to care.
• Value life-long learning and commitment to professional development.

View on provider's website

Cardiovascular Technician

EKG Technician and CPR Training

See Details

Learn anatomy/physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact. Students will practice hands-on electrocardiography, and lectured on echocardiography, ambulatory monitoring and exercise stress testing. All students will take CPR certification training. Text is included.

View on provider's website

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program focuses on automated health information processing, reporting, and retrieval. Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to read and objectively analyze medical records and other related health data, supervise functional areas of the medical record department, and act effectively and efficiently in any institution that handles health care data.

Health Information Technician Program Mission Statement
The Health Information Technology program prepares students for employment as health information technicians in a variety of healthcare settings. Students are provided with a core knowledge base and through high quality-learning experiences develop skills in coding, clinical documentation, electronic record, data analytics and other related topics relevant to the current healthcare environment. The program provides the knowledge and skill-based competencies required for successful completion of the national certification exam.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates:
will be able to demonstrate ability to meet AHIMA entry-level competencies.
who successfully complete the HIT program may apply to the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for eligibility to take the national accreditation exam to earn RHIT credentials.
will be able to take an active role in local, state, and national health information management associations.
will be able to practice competently as health information technicians in professional entry-level employment in various types of healthcare settings.

View on provider's website

Medical Billing Specialist Certificate

See Details

This career program is designed to provide students with the medical coding and accounting/basic business
skills for entry-level positions in the medical business community. Typical jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include medical biller, medical records clerk, insurance coder, and medical office assistant in non-hospital settings. Credits may be applied toward the A.A.S. degree in Accounting, Health Information Technology, and/or Medical Assisting.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate entry-level administrative technology skills, including office computer operations and insurance billing/collection procedures.
demonstrate entry-level bookkeeping/accounting skills.
demonstrate a knowledge of the various conventions used in the ICD-10-CM and CPT code books.
explain the purpose of classification systems and code accurately using the ICD-10-CM or CPT coding systems.
utilize the medical record to code.

View on provider's website

Medical Office Administrator Program

See Details

This course prepares students with no previous medical office or insurance claims processing training. Learn medical terminology, data entry, medical office procedures, electronic billing, professional communications, and acquire Microsoft Office skills, as well as soft skills including: accountability, respect, self-control and problem-solving skills, along with job readiness and the importance of accurate data entry. Text is included.

View on provider's website

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

See Details

Graduates of this program are prepared for entry-level employment as medical assistants in physicians’ offices or in those capacities in which medical secretarial and/or basic clinical and laboratory training are required. Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include medical office assistant, medical secretary or medical office manager in single or group medical practices, hospitals, laboratories, public health facilities, armed services, research institutions, and other capacities
requiring medical secretarial, medical assisting, and office management skills.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• prioritize clinical skills through reasoning during patient care in a variety of ambulatory healthcare settings.
• incorporate entry-level administrative technology skills, including office computer operations, bookkeeping/accounting functions, and insurance billing/collection procedures.
• integrate concepts of the liberal arts and social sciences to promote effective communication during collaboration with patients and colleagues.
• generate self-evaluation processes of personal and professional skills for continual lifelong learning.
• select teaching-learning techniques to identify, direct, and evaluate health education needs of the diverse patient populations.
• perform within the ethical-legal framework established by state statutes.

View on provider's website

Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S. (MCCC)

See Details

"The Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree program, through an agreement with Montgomery County Community College, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) and abides by the standards and guidelines set forth by the agency.

In cooperation with Montgomery County Community College
This program is intended primarily to educate technicians for work in clinical, diagnostic laboratories. Medical Laboratory Technicians perform tests under the direction of a physician who specializes in diagnosing the causes and nature of disease. Medical Laboratory Technicians also work under the supervision of scientists doing research on new drugs or the improvement of laboratory techniques. Graduates may seek employment with hospitals, independent laboratories, physicians, clinics, public health agencies, pharmaceutical firms, research institutions and industrial laboratories.

The student from Lehigh Carbon Community College who has successfully completed specific general education requirements at LCCC and specific program requirements at MCCC may be granted sophomorelevel standing and admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program per stated selective admission requirements at Montgomery County Community College. The student must see advisor or transfer counselor.

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will accept and grant credit for Lehigh Carbon Community College’s courses that are listed as equivalent if the student has completed the course with a grade of “C” or higher.

Program Competencies:
• Follow established procedures for collection and processing biological specimens for analysis and perform assigned analytical tests or procedures.
• Recognize factors that affect measurements and results and take appropriate action according to predetermined protocols; recognize abnormal results, correlate them with disease processes, and refer them to designated supervisory personnel.
• Operate instruments within the scope of training utilizing established protocols and quality control checks, recognizing equipment malfunctions and notifying supervisory personnel when appropriate.
• Report information such as test results, reference range and specimen requirements to authorized sources.
• Perform routine quality control and maintain accurate records. Recognize out-of-control results and notify supervisory personnel.
• Demonstrate a professional attitude in interpersonal communication skills with patients, peers, supervisors, other health care professionals and the public.

View on provider's website

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S. (RACC)

See Details

The Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree program, through an agreement with Reading Area Community College, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).

In cooperation with Reading Area Community College This program is intended primarily to educate technicians for work in clinical, diagnostic laboratories. Medical Laboratory Technicians perform tests under the direction of a physician who specializes in diagnosing the causes and nature of disease. Medical Laboratory Technicians also work under the supervision of scientists doing research on new drugs or the improvement of laboratory techniques. Graduates may seek employment with hospitals, independent laboratories, physicians, clinics, public health agencies, pharmaceutical firms, research institutions and industrial laboratories.
The student from Lehigh Carbon Community College who has successfully completed specific general education requirements at LCCC and specific program requirements at RACC may be granted sophomorelevel standing and admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program per stated selective admission requirements at Reading Area Community College.
The student must see advisor or transfer counselor. Graduates are therefore eligible to take national certifying exams to become registered Medical Laboratory Technicians.
Reading Area Community College (RACC) will accept and grant credit for Lehigh Carbon Community College’s courses that are listed as equivalent if the student has completed the course with a grade of “C” or higher.

Program Competencies:
• Follow established procedures for collection and processing biological specimens for analysis and perform assigned analytical tests or procedures.
• Recognize factors that affect measurements and results and take appropriate action according to predetermined protocols; recognize abnormal results, correlate them with disease processes, and refer them to designated supervisory personnel.
• Operate instruments within the scope of training utilizing established protocols and quality control checks, recognizing equipment malfunctions and notifying supervisory personnel when appropriate.
• Report information such as test results, reference range and specimen requirements to authorized sources.
• Perform routine quality control and maintain accurate records. Recognize out-of-control results and notify supervisory personnel.
• Demonstrate a professional attitude in interpersonal communication skills with patients, peers, supervisors, other health care professionals and the public.

View on provider's website

Certified Nursing Assistant

Nurse Aid Training

See Details

Prepare for the PA Competency exam to be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry. Know the role/function of a nurse aide, communication, personal care of clients, their rights/independence; infection control, functions of human body systems, with supervised clinical experience/hands-on care skills, with emphasis on career awareness/job performance. Before registration, screening/testing paperwork must be submitted. Orientation is mandatory. Text is included at registration. Email jleach1@lccc.edu or visit the website for more information on classes or to offer your name and phone number and/or email information to be contacted. Tuition is $1,359.00 Senior Citizen discount does not apply.

View on provider's website

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Comprehensive

See Details

Learn background/general knowledge of skills with pharmacy terms, prescription reading, drug delivery systems, iv therapy/compounding and aseptic preparation, chemotherapy awareness, dose calculations, dosage forms pharmacy law, inventory control, purchasing, hospital structure and reimbursement, as well as clean room protocols (gowning/personal hygiene), operational theory (laminar air flow hoods/HEPA filtration) and regulatory compliance with practice compounding IV solutions in a clean room environment. This class prepares students for PTCB exam and certification.

View on provider's website

Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Comprehensive

See Details

Learn theory/practice of basic and advanced phlebotomy, including the healthcare setting, overview of the human body, blood collection procedures and special procedures. Minimum 20 hours-Medical Terminology and 80 hours-Phlebotomy classroom/lab instruction.

View on provider's website

Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

See Details

This program will prepare the graduate to work under the supervision and direction of a licensed physical therapist in performing physical therapy treatments that include the following: therapeutic exercise, mechanical traction, massage, compression, heat, cold, sound, ultraviolet, water, and electricity; instruction in activities of daily living (ADL); and the use and care of braces, prostheses, and ambulation devices.The program includes clinical experience under the direction of a licensed physical therapist in health facilities. Students are responsible for transportation to and from these facilities which could be located up to one hour away from their home. The final clinical experience (PTA 208/Clinical Practice II) consists of two, seven(7)-week, forty (40)-hour a week sessions.Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include physical therapist assistants practicing in hospitals, outpatient and private physical therapy practices, extended healthcare facilities, rehabilitation hospitals, and children’s centers.The curriculum of Lehigh Carbon Community College PTA program is designed to:1. Enable the student, upon completion of the program, to demonstrate safety and competency in the application of physical therapy procedures, functions and tasks under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist including the following:
1. Enable the student, upon completion of the program, to demonstrate safety and competency in the application of physical therapy procedures, functions and tasks under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist including the following:
Review the plan of care established by the physical therapist prior to initiating patient intervention.
Apply therapeutic exercise, mechanical traction, biofeedback, therapeutic massage, compression and bandaging, heat, cold, light, water, electricity, ultrasound, short wave diathermy, isolation techniques, and wound care using sterile technique.
Measure and adjust crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs and provide instruction in their use and care.
Provide instruction, motivation, and assistance to patients and others in improving pulmonary function, performing exercises, learning and improving functional activities, such as pre-ambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily living activities, and instruction in the use and care of orthoses, prostheses, and supportive devices.
Perform selected measurement and assessment procedures, such as arousal, mentation, and cognition, chest wall expansion and excursion, cough and sputum production, joint range of motion, gross strength of muscle groups, muscle mass, length and tone, fine motor skills, functional status, gross motor milestones, length and girth of body parts, integument integrity and color, pain, posture, self-care, sensory tests, tissue viability, wound assessment, and vital signs to collect data to quantify the patient’s response to interventions as directed and supervised by the physical therapist.
Modify treatment procedures as indicated by patient response and within the limits specified in the physical therapist’s plan of care, and report orally and in writing to the physical therapist.
Communicate with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to provide patient information.
Participate in routine administrative procedures required for a physical therapy service.
2. Increase students’ sensitivity to cultural, social and economic issues.
3.Introduce students to the importance of continued competence and professional growth through the core professional values of accountability, altruism, compassion/caring, excellence, integrity, professional duty, and social responsibility.
4. Foster the students’ ability to engage in problem solving, critical thinking, and ethical decision making.
5. Prepare the graduate to pass the national licensure examination for PTAs.

View on provider's website

Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing Certificate

See Details

The Practical Nursing graduate is prepared to assist in caring for medical and surgical patients, convalescents, and the disabled. Rewarding work experiences is available in skilled nursing centers, extended care facilities, private homes, public health agencies, offices, and clinics. The graduate’s performance of select nursing acts is under the direction of a licensed physician, licensed dentist, or professional nurse. Advanced standing is available for those students who fulfill the necessary requirements. This advanced standing is awarded for NUR 106 only.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
integrate the concepts of person, environment, health, nursing, and basic needs to assist with the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of individuals, families, and groups across the life span.
understand the cultural/spiritual needs of a diverse population within a dynamic healthcare system.
utilize critical thinking to implement the nursing process as a framework for the delivery of cost-effective, outcome-based nursing care to individuals, families, or groups.
develop the ability to use therapeutic communication and technology to promote, restore, or maintain the health of individuals, families, or groups.
recognize the need for lifelong learning and the active participation in continued professional development.
practice within the ethical/legal standards of nursing care developed by the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Inc. and according to the state wherein employed.
assume the roles of caregiver, interdisciplinary team member, manager, and community partner, as well as the responsibilities inherent in the scope of practical nursing as defined by the state wherein employed.
employ the teaching-learning process to promote the optimum health of individuals, families, or groups within a framework of prevention and wellness care.

View on provider's website

Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Care, A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree program in Respiratory Care prepares the student to assume responsible positions as part of the health care team. The graduate will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Examination, administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (N.B.R.C.). Respiratory care students participate in various classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences. The laboratory provides students the opportunity for hands-on experience in preparation for clinical practicum. The classroom courses give the student the foundational knowledge in Respiratory Care.

The student from Lehigh Carbon Community College who has successfully completed specific general education requirements at LCCC and specific program requirements at RACC may be granted admission to the Respiratory Care Program per stated selective admission requirements at Reading Area Community College. The student must see advisor or transfer counselor.

College credit may be granted through Tech Prep articulation agreements between RACC and approved secondary schools. Reading Area Community College (RACC) will accept and grant credit for Lehigh Carbon Community College’s courses that are listed as equivalent if the student has completed the course with a grade of “C” or higher.

Program Competencies:
• Provide, under medical direction, treatment, management, diagnostic evaluation and care to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiorespiratory system.
• Administer the therapeutic use of the following: medical gases and administration apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, medications, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary resuscitation and airway management.
• Demonstrate behavior consistent with acceptable professional conduct standards such as appearance, quality of work, quantity of work, continuing education, human relations skills, leadership skills, reading skills, writing skills and verbal communication skills.

View on provider's website

Vet Technician

Veterinary Technician, A.A.S.

See Details

Veterinary technicians are professionals knowledgeable in the care and handling of animals, basic principles of normal and abnormal life processes, routine laboratory and clinical procedures, and in veterinary medical and surgical nursing. Certified veterinary technicians are employed in veterinary clinics serving large, small, and exotic species. In addition, graduates are employed as veterinary assistants in pharmaceutical settings, research laboratories, animal feed companies, wildlife and zoo centers, and animal shelters. The job market for formally trained veterinary technicians has been growing, and this trend is expected to continue.

Lehigh Carbon Community College, working jointly with Northampton Community College, has developed a two-year associate of applied science degree program in this field.

Coursework will provide students with a foundation in the basic principles of animal medicine and disease, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic laboratory work, surgical assisting, anesthesia, diagnostic radiology, pharmacology, veterinary medical nursing, laboratory and exotic animal medicine, and veterinary practice management. Students will be given the opportunity to develop technical skills through multiple clinical experiences with live animals.

Graduates of this program are prepared to sit for the veterinary technician national board examination. Students that pass the exam may obtain certification. This program has received full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Program features: LCCC provides academic and practical experience through a combination of veterinary technology and general education core courses. One third of veterinary technology courses include laboratory experience including exposure to small, large and exotic animal species. The culminating experience of the program is a summer externship experience during which students can practice their clinical skills at veterinary hospitals. Classes are held on Northampton Community College (NCC) and LCCC campuses. There is a clinical science laboratory on NCC’s campus and a veterinary teaching facility adjacent to LCCC’s campus provided exclusively for the veterinary technician students. Classes are offered during the day and the program takes 2 full years (Fall, Spring and Summer to complete).

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate competence in performing and engaging in office and hospital procedures, client relations and communication.
Demonstrate proficiency working in the pharmacy and understand and utilize pharmacologic concepts.
Safely and competently engage in medical nursing.
Safely and competently engage in surgical nursing.
Safely and competently engage in anesthetic nursing.
Competently perform laboratory procedures.
Safely and competently perform diagnostic imaging.
Competently perform laboratory animal and exotic patient husbandry and nursing.

View on provider's website

Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Drafting and Design, A.A.S.

See Details

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as an industry technician or draftsman who will be able to make detail and design drawings. The program provides students with knowledge and experience in the areas of computer-aided drafting (CAD), robotics, and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), so that they are prepared for the high-technology methods employed by industry.

Graduates assist engineers and designers in the investigation, experimentation, and development of products, tools, mechanisms, and machines. Graduates also prepare appropriate detail and design drawings for use in production.

Jobs for which graduates are expected to be qualified include detail draftsperson, design draftsperson, product design, machine design, and tool design.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
use common standards and symbols to make detail and assembly drawings according to accepted industrial practice.
construct drawings using various special areas of drafting, such as electronic schematics, piping, welding, structural, sheet metal layout, and castings.
explain the differences between various common manufacturing materials and have a knowledge of the processes available to transform these materials into finished products.
work from handbooks, catalogs, and other informational sources to obtain the data necessary for selecting machine components.
design basic tools, jigs, fixtures, and punch dies.
use creative thinking and good judgment when considering all the factors involved in the evolution of a mechanical design.
demonstrate and apply the basic principles of fluid power.
operate a typical computer drafting system.
organize and write a technical report indicating the data that was determined for the selection of a machine component.
determine by calculation the various operational values related to machine components, such as force, speed, and power.
determine by the design of a product or machine in relation to the effect it will have on the human element.

View on provider's website

HVAC Technician

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Certificate

See Details

Provides students with an in-depth study of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration servicing, as well as plant maintenance of electrical and mechanical control systems. All courses in the certificate program can be applied to the HVACR A.A.S. degree program.

Employment opportunities include installation and service technician for all facets of HVACR equipment, HVACR counter and outside salespersons, and factory service representatives.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
join copper using soft and hard soldering techniques.
read and draw schematic wiring diagrams.
evaluate blueprints for residential buildings.
identify and list the components and their function for the basic refrigeration cycle.
identify refrigerants by measuring temperature and pressures.
pass EPA certifications for refrigerant recovery and use.
install and service typical residential and light commercial HVACR equipment.
follow the NEC to install residential and light commercial wiring as it relates to the HVACR industry.
install and service natural and LP gas equipment.
install and service air-to-air heat pumps.
practice positive customer relations.

View on provider's website

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The HVACR Technology program offers hands-on experiences to complement the technical training in the areas of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as piping skills, residential and commercial wiring, interpreting construction drawings, industrial maintenance, and motor control for residential, commercial, and light industrial settings. Typical operating sequences and troubleshooting are stressed. The program culminates with the entry-level certifications offered by the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification for refrigerant handling.

Employment opportunities include installation and service technician for all facets of HVACR equipment, HVACR counter and outside salespersons, industrial maintenance mechanics, factory service representatives, estimators, and system designers.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
identify and list the components and their functions for the basic refrigeration cycle.
identify refrigerants by measuring temperature and pressure.
pass EPA certifications for refrigerant recovery and use.
demonstrate basic shop safety to operate and maintain tools and test equipment.
use basic laws of physics.
perform heat loss/heat gain calculations.
size and lay out air distribution and hydronic piping systems.
install and service typical residential and light commercial HVACR equipment.
follow the National Electrical Code (NEC) to install residential and light commercial wiring as it relates to the HVACR industry.
use basic math functions typical to a business environment.

View on provider's website

Welder

Welding I

See Details

Develop basic skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick) on steel. Required attire: work boots, straight-leg jeans, long-sleeve shirt, safety glasses*, welding gloves*, welding jacket*, welding helmet*.

View on provider's website

Contact Phone Number

610-799-2121

Address

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
United States