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Manufacturing Industry

Industrial Engineering Technician

Advanced Manufacturing Technology, A.A.S.

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Manufacturing industries are in need of skilled production operators and technicians with up-to-date, 21st century skills. Industries that make products from metal, plastics, wood and other materials, as well as those producing solar panels, biofuels, energy, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, semiconductors, and a host of other traditional and “green” products need employees capable of running and servicing sophisticated machinery. In addition, workers in these industries must understand and practice principles aimed at maintaining safety, improving quality, eliminating waste, and reducing or eliminating the impact of operations on the environment.

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Engineering Technician Certificate

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An engineering technician provides technical support to an engineer, and may work in the fields of mechanical, industrial, civil, electrical, aerospace, computer, or environmental engineering. They assist engineers with research and development, computer aided drafting, quality control or design. They may also work alongside scientists or as quality assurance inspectors. Engineering technicians need the ability to work well on a team, and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. In this program students learn to use math and science skills to assist engineers with creating products, improving manufacturing methods and maintaining assembly systems.

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Production Technician Certificate

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The Production Technician Certificate of Proficiency is designed to prepare production operators for industries using high technology equipment and processes. Producers of coated steel, biofuels, energy, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, food, and dimensional lumber are some of the industries that use automation to control production processes.

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Machinist

Computer Numerical Control Certificate

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The Machine Trades certificate program is another route to employment as a machinist, millwright, tool and die maker, or other occupation related to manufacturing. Graduates may work as advanced apprentice machinists, machine operators, or programmers.

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Machine Trades, A.A.S.

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Prepare for a job as a machinist, millwright, and tool and die maker, or another occupation related to manufacturing through LCC’s Machine Trades program. Graduates may work as advanced apprentice machinists, machine operators, or programmers.

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Machinist Certificate

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The Machine Trades certificate program is another route to employment as a machinist, millwright, tool and die maker, or other occupation related to manufacturing. Graduates may work as advanced apprentice machinists, machine operators, or programmers.

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Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Civil Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician Certificate

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An engineering technician provides technical support to an engineer, and may work in the fields of mechanical, industrial, civil, electrical, aerospace, computer, or environmental engineering. They assist engineers with research and development, computer aided drafting, quality control or design. They may also work alongside scientists or as quality assurance inspectors. Engineering technicians need the ability to work well on a team, and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. In this program students learn to use math and science skills to assist engineers with creating products, improving manufacturing methods and maintaining assembly systems.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology - Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate

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The Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) program is designed to train students in the skills needed to perform tasks, such as, Express lube, routine maintenance, and light automotive repair. The curriculum covers theory and lab training in all areas of automotive repair and students will perform inspections to determine whether the component is serviceable or needs replaced.

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Automotive Technology - Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate

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The Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) program is designed to train students in the skills needed to perform tasks, such as, Express lube, routine maintenance, and light automotive repair. The curriculum covers theory and lab training in all areas of automotive repair and students will perform inspections to determine whether the component is serviceable or needs replaced.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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Modern automobiles are complex machines requiring service technicians who are highly skilled and knowledgeable about mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems. The Automotive Technology program provides a strong combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice, with courses based on competencies established by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). The LCC Automotive Technology program is certified by NATEF, a branch of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

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Auto Body Technician

Automotive Technology - Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate

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The Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) program is designed to train students in the skills needed to perform tasks, such as, Express lube, routine maintenance, and light automotive repair. The curriculum covers theory and lab training in all areas of automotive repair and students will perform inspections to determine whether the component is serviceable or needs replaced.

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Truck Driver

Commercial Truck Driving Certificate

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The Commercial Truck Driving Certificate of Completion provides the Washington State required 40 hours of classroom training and 120 hours of truck driving skill development to prepare students for the Washington State Class A commercial driver's license exam.

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Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance Certificate

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, excavators, bulldozers, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. This certificate is a shorter route to entry-level jobs.

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Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, A.A.S.

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, heavy equipment, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. Some of the many different areas of graduate employment include trucking firms, heavy equipment dealerships, logging companies, railroads, tug boats, industrial maintenance and sales.

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Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance Certificate

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, excavators, bulldozers, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. This certificate is a shorter route to entry-level jobs.

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Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, A.A.S.

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, heavy equipment, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. Some of the many different areas of graduate employment include trucking firms, heavy equipment dealerships, logging companies, railroads, tug boats, industrial maintenance and sales.

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Machinist

Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Welder

Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Public Service Industry

Social Services Assistant

Chemical Dependency Studies, A.A.S.

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The Chemical Dependency Studies program provides courses to meet the educational requirements of the State WAC 246-811-030 for licensure of Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP). The curriculum includes the understanding of the following topics specific to alcohol and drug addiction treatment of individuals: Pharmacological actions of alcohol and other drugs; treatment methods; record keeping and case management; cultural diversity; health issues; community resources; individual and group counseling; relapse prevention; working with specific groups, such as youth and families; and professional and ethical responsibilities.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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This program provides students with both academic coursework and field experience necessary to become a teacher of children ages birth to 8 years. The program allows the student to experience working with young children and mentor teachers. The program includes teaching methods in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, children's literature, expressive arts, and observation and assessment techniques. Emphasis is placed on educational foundations, child development, nutrition, families, communities, schools and other agencies. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

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Early Childhood Education, State Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Early Childhood Education Certificate provides the coursework for students to achieve level 7 on the Career Lattice. This certificate is the third level in the statewide one-year certificate. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.

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Early Childhood Education, State Initial Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate programs allow you to earn basic credentials for job opportunities quickly, then build on them for higher level credentials and job opportunities. The coursework in this certificate enables students to achieve level 5 on the Career Lattice. This certificate is the first level in the statewide one-year certificate. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating System. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.

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Early Childhood Education- Administration, State Short Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization-Administration program provides the coursework for students to achieve level 6 on the Career Lattice. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT system.

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Early Childhood Education- Family Child Care, State Short Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization-Family Child Care program provides the coursework for students to achieve level 6 on the Career Lattice. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT system.

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Early Childhood Education- General, State Short Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization-General program provides the coursework for students to achieve level 6 on the Career Lattice. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.

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Early Childhood Education- Infants and Toddlers, State Short Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization-Infants and Toddlers program provides the coursework for students to achieve level 6 on the Career Lattice. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.

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Early Childhood Education- School Age Care, State Short Certificate

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LCC ‘s State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization-School Age Care program provides the coursework for students to achieve level 6 on the Career Lattice. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating system. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.

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Construction Industry

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance Certificate

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, excavators, bulldozers, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. This certificate is a shorter route to entry-level jobs.

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Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, A.A.S.

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The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology program prepares students for careers in any industry that utilizes trucks, heavy equipment, vessels or any other industrial equipment utilizing diesel power, hydraulics or other mechanical power transmission devices. Some of the many different areas of graduate employment include trucking firms, heavy equipment dealerships, logging companies, railroads, tug boats, industrial maintenance and sales.

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Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Civil Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician Certificate

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An engineering technician provides technical support to an engineer, and may work in the fields of mechanical, industrial, civil, electrical, aerospace, computer, or environmental engineering. They assist engineers with research and development, computer aided drafting, quality control or design. They may also work alongside scientists or as quality assurance inspectors. Engineering technicians need the ability to work well on a team, and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. In this program students learn to use math and science skills to assist engineers with creating products, improving manufacturing methods and maintaining assembly systems.

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Welder

Multicraft Trades Certificate

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Lower Columbia College (LCC) Multicraft Trades Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to go to work, enter an apprenticeship training program, or enroll in one of LCC's vocational programs. This program promotes a diverse and skilled workforce and prepares participants to meet basic qualifications for entry employment in a skilled trades profession.

Build Your Pathway: This program is a key asset for local workforce systems' career pathway strategies. Through partnerships with K-12 Career & Technical Programs and industry partners, this program is valuable training approach for students to build pathways to family wage careers. Participants can use this program as an entryway to a local apprenticeship, a skilled trade career, or into a LCC degree program such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel/Heavy Equipment Technology, Machine Trades, or Welding.

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Welding Certificate

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The welding certificate program helps prepare the student for employment in manufacturing or maintenance.

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Welding, A.A.S.

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Prepare for the state commercial welding examination or qualify for welding jobs in manufacturing, maintenance, or instruction through LCC’s welding program. Students must successfully complete the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) Qualification Test before earning a degree in Welding.

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Data Security Management

Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Systems Analyst

Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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IT Support Specialist

Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Software Developer

Information Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Certificate

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Students develop knowledge and skills necessary for employment in clinical and administrative-support areas of medical clinics. See Learning Outcomes for details.

The Lower Columbia College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This assures the highest standards in a medical assisting curriculum and qualifies the successful graduate to sit for the national Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Medical Assisting, A.A.S.

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Students develop knowledge and skills necessary for employment in clinical and administrative-support areas of medical clinics. See Learning Outcomes for details.

The Lower Columbia College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This assures the highest standards in a medical assisting curriculum and qualifies the successful graduate to sit for the national Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Office Administration, A.A.S.

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Medical Administrative professionals are responsible for performing and coordinating a wide range of activities, managing information flow, providing excellent customer service, and operating advanced office technology. Organizations in a wide variety of industries, including the healthcare field, rely on skilled administrative staff to keep operations running efficiently and effectively.

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Medical Reception Certificate

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Administrative support professionals are responsible for performing and coordinating a wide range of activities, managing information flow, providing excellent customer service, and operating and maintaining a wide variety of office equipment. Many organizations across a wide variety of industries, including the health care field and medical offices, rely on skilled administrative support staff to keep operations running efficiently and effectively.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant Certificate

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The Nursing Assistant Certificate provides the content and experiences for students to achieve mastery of the state-defined competencies required to assist in giving basic nursing care to residents/clients under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

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