Catalog  –  2013 - 2014

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

JOB SKILLS CERTIFICATE

JOB SKILLS CERTIFICATE

Not posted to transcripts and are not approved for Title IV aid.

EMT-1

The certificate is required by the State of California EMS Agency through the County of Tulare (or other certifying county) for certification of Emergency Medical Technician I. The certification is required for employment as an EMT I. The student must be 18 years of age by the end of the course to be certified as specified by the California Department of Health.

Program Learning Outcomes: Describe and demonstrate the proper patient assessment procedure for medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, airway management, breathing, and circulation interventions; describe and explain the patho-physiology of common diseases in the pre-hospital setting; describe the role and identify the responsibilities of the EMT-Basic; pass the national Registry Examination for certification as an EMT-Basic.

Completion of six and half (6.5) units required to receive this skills award.

Students may earn this certificate by completing the required courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

Required Courses

EMTC P050 - Emergency Medical Technician I 6.5 units

Industrial Technology

Industrial Maintenance Skills Award prepares individuals for a job as a building or a production line maintenance technician. Completion of nine and half (9.5) units required to receive this skills award.

Program Learning Outcomes: Identify the terms used in industry in the subject areas of pneumatic, mechanical, welding and electrical control; identify the principles of electrical theory, electrical motor theory, timer controls, industrial sensors, DC motor drives and AC variable frequency drives, and conveyor systems; demonstrate manufacturing processes in the following areas: mechanical devices, refrigeration, air conditioning, pumps, and piping systems; demonstrate the fundamentals of industrial fluid power which includes pneumatics and hydraulics, and electrical theory; identify the functions and a minimum of three methods of entering a PLC program.

Students may earn this certificate by completing the required courses with a minimum grade of “B”.

Required Courses

INDT P050 - Industrial Maintenance I 5 units
INDT P051 - Industrial Maintenance II 4.5 units

Wildland Firefighter

Wildland Firefighter Skills Award successful completion will result in the student meeting the “Basic 32” training requirements of the Federal fire agencies and issuance of the appropriate related certificates.

Graduates of this Academy will meet the minimum wildland fire training requirements typically necessary to apply for seasonal wildland fire control positions with most State and Federal fire agencies in California.

Program Learning Outcomes: Identify basic fire service organization and command and control systems; identify basic elements of wildland fire behavior; identify basic wildland fire control terminology, principles and procedures; demonstrate ability to perform essential basic fire ground tasks with minimal supervision; demonstrate ability to use, inspect and maintain basic wildland fire fighting tools/equipment; identify basic fire line safety principles and procedures.

Completion of six and one half (6.5) units required to receive the skills award. Students may earn this certificate by completing the required course with a minimum grade of “B”.

Required Courses

FIRE P051 - Interagency Basic Wildland Firefighter Academy 6.5 units