Description: This program prepares students for engineering technology support positions dealing with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), automation, and control systems in high-tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development.
Description: This program is for students who have an interest in manufacturing and machining as well as professionals who are working in the field and want to become a CNC machinist. It is aligned with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Production Technician (MSSC CPT) certification.
Description: This program prepares students for entry-level technical positions in high-tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development. It is aligned with MSSC CPT certification.
Description: This program prepares students for engineering support positions with quality systems and their implementation in high-tech production, manufacturing, distribution, and engineering research and development. It is aligned with MSSC CPT certification.
Description: This program prepares you to enter the automotive service industry as a technician. Course content includes, but is not limited to, brake systems, steering, suspension, manual and automatic transmissions, automotive heating and air-conditioning, electrical systems, and engine repair.
Description: This course combines classroom instruction with hands-on training experience to teach the student the basic fundamentals of carpentry and roofing while learning employability skills. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to install roof shingles, frame walls, repair, and install drywall.
Description: This course combines classroom instruction with hands-on training experience to teach the student the basic fundamentals of electric work, while learning employability skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use a multi-meter, replace switches, and outlets, run basic circuits, change circuit breakers.
Description: This program offers classroom instruction with hands-on laboratory experiences to teach students to weld. The course is designed so welders will be able to work and be successful in several different areas of welding such as construction, shop manufacturing, and fabrication using SMAW (stick) and gas welding. Upon completion, students have the opportunity to become a Certified Welder by the American Welding Society (AWS).
Description: The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program trains and prepares students for an entry level career in Emergency Medical Services. Program content includes, but is not limited to, anatomy, cardiac care, medical emergencies, emergency childbirth, poisoning, shock, respiratory emergencies, and psychological emergencies.
Description: This program prepares you for employment as a phlebotomist through hands-on training in standard phlebotomy equipment. Students learn to prepare a patient and draw blood, and will also acquire skills in communication, leadership, human relations, and employment.
Description: This program will prepare you to work under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN) to assist patients with personal care, mobility, nutrition, hydration, maintaining a safe environment, and collecting basic patient data.
Description: This program trains you for employment as a correctional officer in the state of Florida. Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to take the state certification examination to become a certified officer.
Description: Firefighter I is for those who want to pursue a career in fire service but have limited fire training and experience. Firefighter II is for experienced volunteer firefighters who have completed Firefighter I training. These applicants wish to continue training in order to obtain state certification and/or employment.
Description: This program prepares you for employment in the horticulture and landscape industries as nursery workers, landscape and ground keeping workers, landscape or horticulture specialists, and farm, ranch, and other agricultural workers.
Description: This course is the most comprehensive pre-licensing program that keeps up with the most recent legislative changes in Florida. The content aligns with the Florida Division of Real Estate’s course syllabus.
Scholarships may be available through CareerSource Heartland (CSH). To learn more, please visit CSH’s website, CareerSourceHeartland.com, or call your local CSH Career Center.
DeSoto County: 863-993-1008
Hardee County: 863-773-3474
Highlands County: 863-385-3672
Okeechobee County: 863-610-6000
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