Automotive Collision Repair (ACR)

From the moment you step into the state-of-the-art workshop, you will receive hands-on training in many aspects of automotive collision repair including shop safety, non-structural body repair, advanced body repair, and advanced painting and refinish. Basic instruction focuses on the Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) Task List, which is designed to meet A.S.E. standards. If you have good manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and are ready for hard, physical work, this program can lead you to rewarding occupation both professionally and financially.

Automotive Service Technology (AST)

This is one of the most rapidly advancing technologies in the world with many opportunities for skilled technicians. You will be trained in engine repair, electrical, engine performance, air conditioning, brakes, steering and suspension systems. Basic instruction focuses on the A.S.E. Task List. Auto Service offers hands-on experience including live-work projects and using specialized tools.

Applied Welding Technology (AWT)

The Applied Welding Technology program prepares you for a wide variety of career choices. A welding career can take you all over the world. In Applied Welding Technology, you will receive training on various welding techniques and procedures such as arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, and gas metal and tungsten arc welding. Skills attained include shop organization, blueprint reading, and training for certification in Stick, TIG, and MIG welding.

Construction Technology (CST)

The Construction Technology program provides training for today’s highly technical workforce. NCCER National Certification Level One is available in Electricity, Plumbing, Carpentry, and Heat & Air. Upon completion of this program, students may begin working as an apprentice in a specific area or continue their education with one of our many college partners.

Cosmetology (COS)

Cosmetology prepares you for an exciting career utilizing your own creativity and entrepreneurial skills. From the moment you step into the state-of-the-art classroom and full service salon, you will begin hands-on instruction toward a career that can provide a profitable and rewarding experience. The program prepares you for a career as a licensed cosmetologist, manicurist, or esthetician. The practical experience provided by the program helps you become prepared to take the State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam.

Culinary Arts (CUL)

The Hospitality Industry is one of the nation’s largest employers offering many different employment opportunities. Tri County Technology Center’s Culinary Arts students are prepared through classroom experience, hands-on training, and the student-managed Osage Room restaurant. Culinary Arts students also learn by preparing meals for the public in a commercial kitchen, in addition to catering breakfasts, lunches, and special events. Students rotate through the following stations of a commercial kitchen: Bakery/Pastry, Hot Foods/ Market Café, Salad/Pantry, Stewarding, Restaurant, Sous Chef.

University of Oklahoma Dental Hygiene

The University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry, and Tri County Technology Center have a unique partnership. Dental Hygiene students can now attend the program at the distance site located in Bartlesville. This innovative arrangement provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful dental hygienists. They receive the lecture (didactic) course via live interactive videoconferencing, and the laboratory and clinical training at the new state-of-the-art dental hygiene clinic located at Tri County Technology Center.

Practical Nursing (PN)

Practical Nursing prepares adult students for an exciting career as a practical nurse, lab assistant, pharmacy assistant, geriatric aide, or many health-related careers. In this program, students learn practical nursing skills through classroom theory and clinical application. Knowledge and skills learned in the classroom are applied in clinical settings such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and long-term care facilities. Observational rotations are completed in physician offices, hospice and home health care settings. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Council of State Boards Licensing Exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Precision Machining Operations (PMO)

Machinists are skilled workers who make or modify machined metal, plastic parts or wood products with machine tools. Students learn the basics of setting up and operating all the machine tools, as well as reading blueprints and using all the common metal working hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Key components or the Precision Machining course include instruction is the properties and heat treatment of the different metals to be machined. To be work ready, students are trained to program and operate computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines. These high wage, high skill jobs can be found at many local companies throughout the region.

Teacher Prep Program (TPP)

For those interested in education careers, the new one-year Teacher Prep program will be very beneficial. Career skills focusing on the various careers within the educational field will be emphasized. Students will become familiar with current topics of focus within the classroom such as communication, technology, teaching methods, problem-solving skills, and management of the learning environment. These skills will be practiced in a state-of-the-art classroom, through an internship field experience involving observations, and as direct student instruction. At the end of the program, students will take an Education Fundamentals assessment to help prepare them for the GRE as well as a ParaPro Assessment which will qualify them to serve as a Para Professional.

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