HUNTINGDON COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER ADULT STUDENT COURSE CATALOG

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Mission Statement:

Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center is committed to providing quality career and Technical Education for students through integrated academic and technical experiences in order for students to gain and maintain employment, pursue post-secondary education, and develop and appreciation for lifelong learning in a globally competitive workplace.

 

Vision:

The Huntingdon County Career & Technology Center maintains a willingness to change with emerging technology and workforce needs. We envision our graduates to be secure in the ownership of their future, contributing community members and lifelong learners. We recognize and support partnerships with schools, communities and worldwide organizations, providing our students with a competitive edge in a global society.

 

HCCTC ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE STAFF

R. Anthony Payne Executive Director
Michael Douglas Assistant Director
Laura Hicks Adult Education Coordinator
Dianne Stewart Adult Education Assistant / Receptionist
Stephanie Stains Adult Education Assistant / Receptionist
LaVonda Runk Business Assistant to the Director

JOINT OPERATING COMMITTEE

Chairperson    Mrs. Andrea Christoff      Mount Union Area School District
Vice - Chairperson Mr .Andrew Ketner    Mount Union Area School District
Member   Ms. Luncinda Dell Huntingdon Area School District
Member Ms. Debra Clark Huntingdon Area School District
Member Ms. Shelley Houck      Juniata Valley School District 
Member Mr. Aden Russell    Juniata Valley School District 
Member Mr. Jerry Hammons So. Huntingdon Co. School District
Member Ms. Candy Sonnenberg    So. Huntingdon Co. School District
Secretary   Mrs. Stephanie Stains   (Appointed by the Board)
Treasurer   Mrs. LaVonda Runk  (Appointed by the Board)

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Chief School Administrator  Mr. Mike Zinoble Juniata Valley School District   
Member Mr. Fred Foster   Huntingdon Area School District
Member Dwayne Northcraft So. Huntingdon Co. School District
Member Ms. Amy Smith   Mount Union Area School District

INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration  Mr. Jesse Witters
Auto Mechanics Mr. Travis Gilmore
Collision Repair and Refinishing   Mr. William Ross
Computer Servicing  Mr. Justin Lewis
Construction Trades  Mr. Jeffery Weyer
Cosmetology Ms. Briana Brodbeck
Culinary Arts   Mr. Patrick Goodman
Electrical Occupations    Mr. Barry Sunderland
Health Occupations  

Ms. Carmen Groff

Public Health & Safety  Mr. Crist Fellman
Welding Technology   Mr. Larry Brown

ADULT INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF

Commercial Truck Driving

Mr. Curt Grove

Assistant: Steve Pacheaco

Assistant: James Book

Nurse Aide – HCCTC Location    

Ms. Jessica McCorkle
Assistant: Dena Brown
Assistant: Pamela Young

Assistant: Sean McCorkle

Nurse Aide – FCMC Location   Ms. Nancy Traxler
Phlebotomy     

Ms. Erika Brown

Assistant: Mariah Fagan

Practical Nursing Coordinator  Ms. Jessica McCorkle
PN Instructor     Mr. Michael Bates

Ms. Wendy Fonner 

CUSTODIAL STAFF

Maintenance Supervisor    Mr. David Carolus
Maintenance  Mr. Steve Crawley
Maintenance  Mrs. Cindy Parks

GUIDANCE/INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTS

Para-Educator Mrs. Linda Bennett   
Para-Educator Mrs. Stephanie Parks
Para-Educator Ms. Stephanie Galac

ADMISSION TO HCCTC PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Prime Time Schedule:

8:00A.M. – 3:00P.M.    Front doors open with Badge 
8:00A.M. – 8:15A.M.       Building open for adult students
8:15A.M. – 11:00A.M. AM Session
11:00A.M. – 11:45A.M.   Lunch
11:45A.M. – 2:30P.M.  PM Session
2:30P.M. Dismissal

 

SEMESTER SCHEDULE

                                    September 3, 2019 – January 17th, 2020

                                    January 20th, 2020 – May 22nd, 2020

                                    September 8th 2020 – January 15th 2021

                                    January 18th, 2021 – May 21st, 2021

 

            SHORT TERM PROGRAMS -

CDL Schedule – 200 hours - 40 Classroom, 60 Lot Maneuvers, & 100 On the road driving hours. Courses typically start every 8 weeks. Evening & Weekend Hours.

 

Nurse Aide – 120 Hours – 20 hours Lab, 40 Hours Theory, and 60 hours Clinical. Nurse Aide courses are offered every 6 – 8 weeks. Daytime and evening classes are offered.

 

Phlebotomy – 125 Hours – 100 Classroom/Theory/Lab and 25 hours Clinical. Phlebotomy classes are offered in the spring and fall as evening courses and in the summer as a daytime course.

           

Practical Nursing - 1563 hours course that offers three levels of training with a mixture of classroom theory, Lab, simulation and clinical experiences. The Practical Nursing program runs a daytime program running from October to September each year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admission Procedure

            Primetime Programs

  1. The application process starts once an application is received with the Application fee.
    1. The Criminal Clearance is completed by the HCCTC Adult Education Staff as part of the application process.
  2. Students will complete an interview session with the Adult Education Coordinator to ensure understand:
    1. They will be enrolled in the same High School Students.
    2. All Adult primetime enrollment accepted on a “Space Available” basis
  3. Students will then complete a classroom visit with the instructor as part of admission.
    1. Administration and Faculty will have final approval on appropriateness of the student for acceptance.
    2. Regular admission is granted in September of each year
    3. Special admission will be granted in January to those adults with documentation of prior field experience and final decision from the program instructor
  4. Final acceptance is pending receipts of the following:
    1. Valid ID or Driver’s License
    2. PA Child Abuse Clearance
    3. PA FBI Federal Fingerprinting Clearance
    4. Payment Plan Approval
      1. Provide proof for plan for funding
        1. Self-Pay Payment Plan
        2. WIOA  / TRADE / CareerLink
        3. OVR
        4. GI BILL
        5. OTHER

              Short Term Programs

  1. The application process starts once an application is received with the Application fee.
    1. The Criminal Clearance is completed by the HCCTC Adult Education Staff as part of the application process.
  2. Final acceptance is pending receipts of the following:
    1. Valid ID or Driver’s License
    2. PA Child Abuse Clearance
    3. PA FBI Federal Fingerprinting Clearance
    4. Program Forms (CDL Medical Examiners card/TB Testing & Physical etc.)
    5. Payment Plan Approval
      1. Provide proof for plan for funding
        1. Self-Pay Payment Plan
        2. WIOA / TRADE / CareerLink
        3. OVR
        4. GI BILL
        5. OTHER

 

STUDENT FUNDING

            Most programs qualify for OVR, VA GI Bill, TAA/TRA and WIOA funding. The Practical Nursing program is the only program eligible for Pell Grant and Federal Direct Loans through the FAFSA. Applicants must provide intent for payment source prior to the start of class. 

  • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)          
    • Contact your local county CareerLink to find out if you qualify.
    • Available funding for tuition for Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth
  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
    • For individuals with a Physical, Mental, and/or Emotional Impairment.
    • Contact the local county Careerlink to speak to an OVR Representative.
  • Veterans (VA)
    • Veterans must apply for benefits through the GI Bill® website
    • www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
      • VA Funding Policy – Any covered individual is permitted to participate in their course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provided to the HCCTC a certificate of eligibility (Statement of Benefits) for entitlement to education assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 through a period ending the date on which VA funding is made to the institution or 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following receipt of Certificate of eligibility. No penalty, late fee, or denial of access will be imposed nor will the student be required to borrow additional funding
      • Covered Individual is any individual who is entitled to education assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits.
  • Trade Adjustment act (TAA/TRA)
    • For individuals who qualify after lost employment due to foreign competition.
    • Contact the local CareerLink to speak to a TRADE representative
  • PELL Grant & Federal Direct Loans (PRACTICAL NURSING ONLY)
    • The FAFSA will be completed as part of the application process.
  • Scholarships
    • Any outside scholarships should be directed to the financial aid department with the students name and program. All scholarships will be applied to student’s outstanding balance unless otherwise directed.
    • The HCCTC offers a “Stay Here Learn Here” scholarship for local high school graduates attending the HCCTC. Contact the Adult Education Coordinator for more information.
  • Employer Funding
    • In the case that an employer is covering the cost of the course, a letter must accompany the student application stating the employee name, amount covered, and billing contact. 
  • Self-Pay
    • Students who self-pay course cost are asked to sign a self-pay payment contract.
    • All outstanding balances MUST be paid in full prior to the last day of class.

 

TRANSFER CREDITS

            Transfer Credit is always at the discretion of the receiving school. Huntingdon County CTC will evaluate the education of students interested in one of our programs and determine if appropriate transfer credit could be given. The length of the program will be decreased accordingly and the clock hours will be reported to the VA if VA funding is provided.

 

Tuition Credit is awarded for any of the following situations in an amount to be determined by the Adult Education offices yearly:

  • HCCTC Secondary Nurse Aid Student who enters the HCCTC Practical Nursing program in the fall term after their high school graduation.
  • Adult Nurse Aide Students who enters the HCCTC Practical Nursing Program within one (1) year of their NA graduation.
  • HCCTC Secondary Students from any program who enters the HCCTC Primetime program in the fall term after their high school graduation.
  • Any NON HCCTC Secondary Students from within Huntingdon and Fulton County from any program who enters the HCCTC Primetime program in the fall term after their high school graduation.

 

       

ATTENDANCE POLICY

                        Daily attendance at the HCCTC is an important issue, In Business and Industry, excessive absences could result in the loss of a job. In most programs work missed is difficult to make up due to the nature of career and technical education.  In some programs, make up time is not available or is limited due to the state regulations. Make up hour cost may apply.

 

Primetime Student Procedures

  1. All Students will enter through the front doors of the Main Building.
  2. All students will sign in and out in the main office.
  3. If a student is absent,
    1. They must notify the Adult Education office
    2. Any excuse must be submitted to the office upon return to the CTC.
  4. Students can miss no more that 80% of the regular scheduled hours in order to complete the program.

 

Annex Students Procedures

  1. All Students should use the school issued ID fob to gain access to the side door along Rt 655 labeled Classroom Entrance during regular school hours only.
  2. All students should report directly to their classroom/locker/break area. (No students should be in other classroom areas)
  3. If a students is absent,
    1. They must notify the instructor through email or remind
    2. Any excuse must be submitted to the instructor upon return to the CTC.
  4. All Practical Nursing and Nurse Aide Students have stick attendance guidelines that are set by state governing bodies and are addressed in program policy manuals.

 

 

 

Phlebotomy/CDL/ Short Term Evening Programs

  1. All students should enter the front doors of the Main Building with the school issued ID Access badge.
  2. All students should report directly to their classroom before entering any other area of the building. (No Students should be anywhere else in the building without permission from the instructor)
  3. If a Student is absent,
    1. They must notify the instructor through email or remind
    2. Any excuse must be submitted to the instructor upon return to the CTC.
  4. Phlebotomy, CDL, and Evening programs require students to complete 100 % of their program hours. Make up time is provided for each program but can be scheduled with a $24 per hour charge if excessive.

 

REASONS FOR EXCUSED ABSENCES

 

  1. Illness verified by a doctor’s or dentist’s excuse, including his/her signature.
  2. Death in the family (maximum of three days without doctor’s excuse).
  3. Medical appointments which cannot be scheduled during non-school hours.
  4. Religious holidays as designated by the Department of Education.
  5. Court order

 

ILLEGAL/UNEXCUSED ABSENCES/CLASS CUTS

 

Sleeping in, helping at home, child care, running errands, shopping, disapproved trips and outings, and all other absences are not classified as excused.

 

INTERUPTION FOR UNSTATISFACTORY ATTENDANCE

 

Each program has individual requirements for total hours of missed time. Please be certain to discuss this with your instructor if you are unable to attend a class. Extensive make up time will be charged to the student at a rate of $24 per hour.

 

PRIME TIME STUDENTS

Financial Provider will be notified if student has been absent for three (3) or more illegal days.

Students that acquire ten (10) days (total – excused and unexcused) of absences are subject to dismissal.

            PRACTICAL NURSING STUDENTS

                        See PN Handbook attendance policy

            Nurse Aide

Nurse Aide Students must complete 120 hours. A student can schedule make up time for up to 8 hours at the instructor’s availability. Students are given 4 hours of free make up then must pay at a rate of $24per hour. Over eight hours of missed time will result in a student being dismissed from the current program.

 

            Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Students must complete all classroom and make up hours prior to being allowed to enter clinical rotation. A student can schedule make up time for up to 8 hours at the instructor’s availability. Students are given 4 hours of free make up then must pay at a rate of $24per hour. Over eight hours of missed time will result in a student being dismissed from the current program.

            CDL / ServSafe / Pa State Inspection

                        Students must complete the total hours required for the program. If a student

                        has an excused absence, make up time will be at the instructors schedule.     

                        Students will not be eligible for certification if all hours are not completed. 

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Students requesting a leave of absence longer than the 3 day period required for a Doctors Excuse, must submit the request in writing to the Adult Education Coordinator at least one day prior to the requested start date of the absence. A meeting will then be scheduled to review the current status of performance if the students wished to return

 

STUDENT WITHDRAW & REFUND POLICY

 

Refunds for Students Who Withdraw On or Before the First Day of Class

If a student fails to commence class or withdraws from class on the first day of school, the school will retain no more than $30 of pre-paid tuition or fees.   Students are not required to request that any prepaid tuition and fees in excess of the first $30 be refunded.  Refunds of pre-paid tuition and fees in excess of $30 occur automatically and shall be made within 30 days of the planned start date of the class.

 

School Fee Refund Schedule

Students withdrawing from their program are eligible for partial tuition refunds.  Refunds are issued on a Pro Rata basis for each day of scheduled class time prior to receiving the notice of official withdrawal. The following refund schedule for tuition applies following the first full class day. Financial aid policies by outside agencies may dictate additional requirements for refund and will be applied and refunded first.

One-Year program

Withdrawal before the first 50 Program hours in semester/level - 50% refund 

Withdrawal after the first 50 Program week of the semester/level – no refund

 

Refunds will be made on tuition charges for each Payment Period (Semester or Level) when student is determined to be withdrawn from training at the HCCTC.

 

Short Term programs (CDL/Phlebotomy/Nurse Aide)

Withdrawal after the first day through 30 Program hours - 50% Refund of total program cost

Withdrawal after 30 Program hours of the program – No refund of program cost with the exception of pre-paid end of program Certification costs

 

Refunds, when due, shall be made within 30 days (1) of the last day of attendance if written notification of withdrawal has been provided to the institution by the student, or (2) from the date the institution terminates the student or determines the withdrawal by the student.

GRADING

Primetime Students Grading Scale - The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center will issue grades at the end of each nine weeks. Instructors will supply information to students at the beginning of the school year about the HCCTC grading policy and their individual policy.  School policy suggests that student evaluation reflect the following

  • Copies of the POS task list will be issued to the instructor for each student.
  • Test grades can be maintained by the instructor in the classroom
  • The task list will be the record of progression for the Adult Ed office.
  • Instructors must initial and date the task lists identifying when the adult student demonstrates a proficiency in that specific task.
  • Successful progress for adult students have been identified as the following:
    • Achieving 25 % of the list by Mid Semester 1
    • Achieving 50% of the list by End Semester 1
    • Achieving 75 % of the list by Mid Semester 2
    • Achieving 100% of the list by End Semester 2

 

Short Term Program Grading Scale –

            Students individual test grades are recorded by the instructor. Students must maintain a cumulative 80% to be permitted to participate in any clinical/Driving portion of the program.

            Students must also be assessed as proficient in their performance skills for each program to be considered for program completion.

            Individual performance will be maintained by the school and reported the student on transcripts.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS - DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES

           

             The HCCTC will issue certificates to those adult students who successfully complete their course of study and are deemed completers as identified by PDE.  In addition, each program area may offer special certifications to those students that meet certain criteria.

 

STUDENT HANDBOOK

The student handbook is distributed on the first day of any class. Additional specific program polices, rules, and expectations will be distributed at that time as well. All policies are expected to be adhered to including but not limited to:

  • Academic Standards
  • Conduct and Behavior  Policies
  • Discipline Policies
  • Drug & Alcohol Policies
  • Sexual Harassment & Bullying
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Medication Policy
  • Safety and Emergency Policies
  • Complaint procedures
  • Dress Code

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS           

 

Prior to the admission to our daytime programs you will be required to complete the following three clearances:

 

  • Pennsylvania Criminal Clearance

            The criminal clearance will be obtain through the school and is included in the $30 registration fee. The HCCTC utilizes the PA Epatch website and the information provided in the application.

 

 

  • Federal FBI Fingerprint Clearance

            The FBI Fingerprinting clearance process and the cost incurred is the responsibility of the student. Registration must be completed at the website listed below. Once registered, use the site to find the local fingerprint center to complete the process. You must use the Department of Education to register. Copies of the results must be submitted to the HCCTC Adult Education Offices prior to start.

Eff. 11/28/17  IDEMIA will process the background checks for $22.60

Register prior to going to the fingerprint site online at https://uenroll.identogo.com

or by phone 1-844-321-2101. You will be asked to enter:

PDE “School Districts”

Agency Specific Service Code

1KG6XN

 

After registered and fingerprinted, Applicants will receive an “unofficial” copy of their report

but HCCTC is required to access and review CHRI report (Criminal History Record Information) Applicant must provide the Adult Education Office with UEID (Universal Enrollment ID) or a copy of the completed form/request.

 

 

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

            The PA Child Abuse History clearance process and the cost incurred is the responsibility of the student to obtain. Register and completed the application at the following website. Copies of the results must be submitted to the HCCTC Adult Education Offices Prior to start.

 

https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS

 

 

Enrollment into any program at the Huntingdon County Career & Technology Center can be denied based on the results of these clearances. All records will be reported to the Director for final decision. Some offenses exclude entry into certain programs based on Federal Regulations. A copy of that information is available in the Adult Education Offices.

 

 

 

 

 

Articulation Agreements

 

The Huntingdon County CTC has entered into Articulation Agreements for the following Secondary and Adult programs:

           

            Saint Francis University - Minimum 27 Credits

                        Students who successfully complete any of the 900 hour programs will receive a minimum of 27 credits to transfer to one of the following Associate Degrees at Saint Francis University:

  • Engineering – Mechanical Technology
  • Health Profession Technology
  • Human Resource – Computer Technology

 

TUITION AND FEES

$30 Nonrefundable registration fee is required

to hold a slot for all programs.

 

Day Time Programs  - 900 Hours

HVAC, Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Collision Technology, Carpentry, Computer Servicing Technology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Precision Machining, Public Health & Safety, Welding Technology.

Base Tuition Only : $6,000

Day Time Programs – 1250 Hours

Cosmetology

 

 

Tuition and Fees: $10,000.00

 

Adult Only Program Total Hours Base Tuition ONLY
Commercial Truck Driver Class A -200 Hours $5,000 
Commercial Truck Driver Class B – 160 Hours $4,000
Nurse Aide 120 Hours $1080
Phlebotomy 120 Hours $1050.00
Practical Nursing   1563 Hours $12,614.00

PROGRAM OUTLINE

 

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
CIP470201 - Heating, A/C, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maint. Technology

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6537

Industry Certifications: EPA 608, EPA 609, OSHA, 410 Cert, SP/2
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List - Orientation to the Trade; Construction Math;  Basic Communication; Basic Employability Skills; Computer Fundamental; General Safety Practices; Introduction of HVAC/R Tools and Meters; Testing Basic Electrical Theory; Electrical Safety;  Electrical Circuits, Controls, Motors, and Diagrams Fundamentals; Piping and Tubing Practices; Basic Refrigeration Components; Fundamentals Safety; Handling of Pressurized Fluids and Hazardous Substances; Heat Loss/Gain Calculations; Introduction to Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems; Introduction to Electric, Gas, and Oil Heating Systems and Operations; Introduction to Air Distribution Systems; Fundamentals  of Career Planning and Job Search.

Automotive Technology
CIP 470604 - Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6830

Industry Certifications: PA State Inspection, EPA 608, SP/2
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List – Orientation; Safety Tools & Fasteners; Certifications; Suspension & Steering; Brakes; Electrical/Electronic systems; Engine Performance; Heating & Air-conditioning; Engine repair; Automatic Transmission; Trans axle; Manual Transmissions & Drive Train; and Axle; Fundamentals of Career Planning and Job Search.

 

Construction Trades
CIP 460201 - Carpentry/Carpenter 

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6740

Industry Certifications: OSHA, PBA, Skid Steer, SP/2
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

 Course List- Human Relations; Safety/Occupational Orientation; Hand Tools & Stationary Power Tools; Blueprint Reading;       Site Preparation and Layout; Footings and Foundation; Framing - Floor Construction; Framing - Wall Construction;   Framing – Roof; Construction; Exterior- Finish; Interior-Finish; Estimation; Sketching; Visualization and Specifications.

Collision and Repair Technology
CIP 470603 - Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician

900 Program Hours/ Total cost $6580

Industry Certifications: PA State Inspection
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Career Planning; Employability; Computer Skills; Entrepreneurship Awareness; Skills USA Leadership Competencies; Safety; Mathematics' and Measuring; Estimating; Tools and Fasteners; Body and Frame Construction; Welding; Metal Repair; Fiberglass and Plastic Repair; Hardware, Glass and Trim Damage Analysis; Painting and Refinishing; Detailing; and Reconditioning Corrosion Protection.

 

Commercial Truck Driving Class A 
CIP 490205 - Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor

200 Program Hours/ Total Cost $5700

Industry Certifications: Commercial Driver Licensing, Endorsements     
Outcome: CDL Class A with Endorsements

Course List- This program is a partnership between HCCTC and Lancaster County CTC whereby participants will receive classroom orientation with hands on driver training. The Class B component will prepare students to take and pass the Pennsylvania's Class B examination for commercial vehicles. The training contains trip planning, proper driving safety, defensive driving, classroom instruction, vehicle maneuvering, pre-trip, and over the road driving.

Commercial Truck Driving Class B
CIP 490205 - Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor

160 Program Hours/ Total Cost $4700

Industry Certifications: Commercial Driver Licensing,
Outcome: CDL Class B

Course List- This program is a partnership between HCCTC and Lancaster County CTC whereby participants will receive classroom orientation with hands on driver training. The Class B component will prepare students to take and pass the Pennsylvania's Class B examination for commercial vehicles. The training contains trip planning, proper driving safety, defensive driving, classroom instruction, vehicle maneuvering, pre-trip, and over the road driving.

 

Commercial Truck Driving DRIVE TIME PROGRAM
CIP 490205 - Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor

24 Program Hours/ Total Cost $2000

Industry Certifications: Commercial Driver Licensing,
Outcome: CDL Class A

Course List- This program is a partnership between HCCTC and Lancaster County CTC whereby participants will receive 24 hours of instruction for individuals with lapsed Class A or a Transition from Class B to Class A. A pre entrance interview is required with CDL Instructor as well as all DOT Physical forms and Permits are required before starting.

Computer Networking Technology
CIP 110901 - Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6785

Industry Certifications: A+, Net+
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Demonstrate Knowledge in: Personal and Environmental Safety; Computing Fundamentals; Productivity software; Living online applications; Computer Hardware; Troubleshooting; Repair and Maintenance; Operating systems and Software: Networking; and Security.  

 

Cosmetology
CIP 12.0401 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

1250 Program Hours/ Total Cost $10465

Industry Certifications: State Board License
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Preparations to apply learned skills in hair care, styling esthetician, and nail care. Instruction includes, work on mannequins, other students and general public. Salon management, state laws, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology are a focus of this program

Culinary Arts 
CIP 120508 - Institutional Food Workers 

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6585

Industry Certifications: SevSafe
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Culinary Arts – 1 year Course List Orientation to the Food Service Industry Safety and Sanitation ServSafe Certification (5 Year) Food Service Equipment Use and Care of Cutting Tools and Utensils Knife Skills Basic Knowledge of Nutrition and Portion Control for Plate Presentation Purchasing, Receiving, and Storage Procedures Front of the House Procedures and Operations Breakfast Foods Introductions to Basic Baking Introduction to Pastry Arts Beverages Preparation of Salads and Salad Dressings Preparation of Vegetables and Fruits Preparation of Pasta and Rice Preparation of Basic Soups Preparation of Red Meats, Poultry, and Seafood Banquet Preparation and Services Basic Resume

 

Electrical Occupations
CIP 460399 - Electrical & Power Transmission Installers, Other

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $6710

Industry Certifications: OSHA, SP/2
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Course of Study: Electrical Occupations (1 year) Course List Career Planning Employability Computer Skills Entrepreneurship Intro Electrical Occupations Safety & First Aide Basic Hand Tools & Materials OSHA Training Specialty Tools & Equipment Trade Information Basic Equipment & Materials Basic Theory D.C. Circuits & A.C. Circuits Wiring Methods-Conductors & Low Voltage Over-current protection Load Centers & Safety Switches Related Mathematics and Measuring Blueprint Reading/Load Calculations Residential Wiring Residential Wiring Troubleshooting

Health Occupations
CIP 510799 - Health & Medical Administrative Services, Other

900 Program Hours/ Total Cost $7000

Industry Certifications: PDH Nurse Aide, NHA CPT, BLS CPR, OSHA
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- Health Occupations (One Year) Introduction to Healthcare Introduction to Health Insurance Medical Terminology Medical Laws and Ethics. Sixty hours of theory and 60 hours of clinical instruction is provided. Students are taught to feed, bathe and dress patients, change beds, take vital signs along with tasks associated with the comfort of the patient. Phlebotomy procedures, skin punctures, blood draw techniques, complications, special populations, specimen handling, lab measurements, microbiology, chemistry, medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, asepsis, safety in the lab, medical law and ethics, and HIPPA compliance

 

Nurse Aide
CIP 513902 - Nursing Assistant/Aide & Patient Care Assistant/Aide

120 Program Hours/  Total Cost $1260

Industry Certifications: Nurse Aide Certification
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- The Nurse Aide Program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to perform basic patient care in a hospital, nursing home or other medical facility. Sixty hours of theory and 60 hours of clinical instruction is provided. Students are taught to feed, bathe and dress patients, change beds, take vital signs along with tasks associated with the comfort of the patient.

Phlebotomy
CIP 511009 – Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist  

125 Program Hours/ Total Cost $1500

Industry Certifications: NHA CPT, BLS CPR, OSHA

Course List- Phlebotomy procedures, skin punctures, blood draw techniques, complications, special populations, specimen handling, lab measurements, microbiology, chemistry, medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, asepsis, safety in the lab, medical law and ethics, and HIPPA compliance.

 

Practical Nursing                                     
CIP 513999 - Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing & Nursing Assistants, Other

Total Cost $15367

Industry Certifications: NCLEX Nursing Exam
Outcome: Diploma

Course List- The program is designed to prepare a student to perform nursing care safely and effectively under the guidance of the registered professional nurse or the licensed physician within any health care setting. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply for licensure as practical nurses by taking the NCLEX-PN licensing exam

Public Health & Safety
CIP 43.9999 Homeland Security & Protective Services

Total Cost $7000

Industry Certifications: CPO
Outcome: Certificate of completion

Course List- The program is designed to prepare a student to enter into a path for further training in Fire, Law and EMS. This course covers safety, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security, Probation, Parole, Juvenile justice, Corrections, Communications, Incident management, Patrol Duties, Law investigations, Firefighting, and Emergency Medical services

 

Welding Technology 
CIP 480508 - Welding Technology/Welder

900 Hours/ Total Cost $7055

Industry Certifications:
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List- All elements of AWS D1.1 structural code. the course covers symbols, blue prints, theory, stick, mig, tig-aluminum, tig-steel, flux core, oxy fuel welding and cutting, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting, brazing and soldering.

ED2GO Online Training Programs 

Total Cost: Each Varies

Industry Certifications: Most programs include a voucher for NHA certification
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

 

ADVANCED COURSES: - Two Year Program

 

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
CIP470201 - Heating, A/C, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maint. Technology

1800 Program Hours/ Total Cost $10,100

Industry Certifications: EPA 608, EPA 609, OSHA, 410 Cert, SP/2, ForkLift Certification, NOCTI Certification
Outcome: Certificate of Completion

Course List - Orientation to the Trade; Construction Math;  Basic Communication; Basic Employability Skills; Computer Fundamental; General Safety Practices; Introduction of HVAC/R Tools and Meters; Testing Basic Electrical Theory; Electrical Safety;  Electrical Circuits, Controls, Motors, and Diagrams Fundamentals; Piping and Tubing Practices; Basic Refrigeration Components; Fundamentals Safety; Handling of Pressurized Fluids and Hazardous Substances; Heat Loss/Gain Calculations; Introduction to Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems; Introduction to Electric, Gas, and Oil Heating Systems and Operations; Introduction to Air Distribution Systems; Fundamentals  of Career Planning and Job Search.

 

 

NDUSTRY TRAINING –
BLS CPR for Health Care Providers:

4.5 Hours /$60 a Student

Forklift Operators Certification

10 Hours/$100 a Student

Pennsylvania State Inspection Certification

12 hours /$175 a Student

PA State Inspection Cert Category Add-on

1 Hour/$40 a Category

Public Health & Safety Trainings

Varies/$55 a hour

ServSafe Food Managers Full Certification

16 Hours/$175 a Student

ServSafe Recertification

up to 16hours/$100 a Student

Welding – (6 student minimum)

Customizable/$115 a hour

 

MEMO: To Prospective HCCTC Student

Re: CLEARANCE INFO


Prior to the admission to our daytime programs you will be required to complete the following three clearances:

 
-Pennsylvania Criminal Clearance

            The criminal clearance will be obtain through the school and is included in the $30 registration fee. The HCCTC utilizes the PA Epatch website and the information provided in the application.

 

-Federal FBI Fingerprint Clearance

            The FBI Fingerprinting clearance process and the cost incurred is the responsibility of the student. Registration must be completed at the website listed below. Once registered, use the site to find the local fingerprint center to complete the process. You must use the Department of Education to register. Copies of the results must be submitted to the HCCTC Adult Education Offices prior to start.

Eff. 11/28/17  IDEMIA will process the background checks for $22.60

Register prior to going to the fingerprint site online at https://uenroll.identogo.com

or by phone 1-844-321-2101. You will be asked to enter:

PDE “School Districts”

Agency Specific Service Code

1KG6XN

 

After registered and fingerprinted, Applicants will receive an “unofficial” copy of their report

but HCCTC is required to access and review CHRI report (Criminal History Record Information)Applicant must provide the Adult Education Office with UEID (Universal Enrollment ID) or a copy of the completed form/request.

 

·         Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

            The PA Child Abuse History clearance process and the cost incurred is the responsibility of the student to obtain. Register and completed the application at the following website. Copies of the results must be submitted to the HCCTC Adult Education Offices Prior to start.

 

https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS

 

Enrollment into any program at the Huntingdon County Career & Technology Center can be denied based on the results of these clearances. All records will be reported to the Director for final decision. Some offenses exclude entry into certain programs based on Federal Regulations. A copy of that information is available in the Adult Education Offices.

 

Laura Hicks

Adult Education Coordinator

MEMO: To Prospective HCCTC Student

Re: ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS


Admission to Primetime Programs

 

  • All Adult admission to primetime programs are based on “space available” basis
  • All Students must complete a in class visit with the instructor
  • All Students must provide the following information to the Adult Ed Staff

PRIOR TO STARTING:

  • Valid Id or Driver’s License
  • Payment Plan option 
  • Pa Criminal Clearance
  • Pa Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Federal Criminal Clearance

Prime Time Semesters

  • Each school year is 2 Semesters
  • Regular admission will begin in September of each year
  • Special admission will be granted in January to those adults with documentation of prior field experience and final decision from the program instructor
  • Semesters are as follows: 
    • September 4TH, 2018 – January 18th 2019
    • January 21, 2019 – May 24th, 2019
    • September 3rd 2019 – January 17th 2020

Tuition Assistance

  • Payment Plans
  • WIOA
  • TRADE
  • GI Bill
  • OVR

For further information on tuition fees, scheduling, or to set up a tour,

please contact our Adult Education Offices

at (814) 643-0951 ext 1016 or adulted@hcctc.org or

Stop in Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm.