• Spring/Summer 2021 Course Offerings - Registration Begins March 8, 2021


    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY


    0209 Automotive Technology- Level I
    19 Sessions
    Instructor: B. Wenzel
    Tuition: $650.00
    Additional Cost: Textbook purchase and $70.00 Material Fee
    4/7/2021-6/14/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Students will receive class theory and hands-on training in the following areas: Brake rotor/drum resurfacing and critical measurements, introduction to anti-lock brake systems and diagnostic procedures, intro to specialty measurement tools, diagnostic hand-held scanners as well as computerized engine control system and electronic and computerized ignition systems will be covered.


    0209-2 Advanced Automotive Technology
    22 Sessions
    Instructor: B. Wenzel
    Tuition: $700.00
    Additional Cost: Textbook purchase and $125.00 Material Fee
    6/16/2021-9/1/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Advanced course will teach skills such as enhanced suspension systems, diagnosis and repair of ABS- Brakes and Stability Control. Electronic ignition diagnostics, basic computer system diagnostics, dealing with electrical system problems (including shorts, broken wires, and malfunctioning lights), changing tail light sockets. Engine performance diagnostics such as engine compression testing, engine vacuum testing and the use of hand held scanners. The students perform pre-delivery inspections on shop vehicles and repair faults they find wrong with each vehicle. Electrical trainers are used with meters, test lights and other diagnostic tools. If you like electronics and want to increase your diagnostic abilities then this class is for you!


    0208 PA Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection
    6 Sessions
    Instructor: S. King
    Tuition: $185.00
    Additional Endorsements: $40.00
    Monthly Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Requirement: Tuition paid in full at registration. Please specify the month you are interested in at time of registration.
    This program is for those who seek certification from PA Department of Transportation as an inspection mechanic. This course is offered once a month pending adequate class enrollment. Students must have a valid license in the category in which certification is sought.


    0208 PA Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection - RECERTIFICATION
    2 Sessions
    Instructor: S. King
    Tuition: $100.00 AND $89.99 for the baseline online test and 1 category. Additional category is $9.99
    Monthly Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Requirement: Tuition paid in full at registration.
    This program is for those who seek a re-certification from PA Department of Transportation as an inspection mechanic. Will join an existing state inspection class for the first two nights During this time the student will be given a refresher and shown all new updates. At the end of second night instructor will guide the student through the online enrollment process and show you how to take the online test. Students must have a current state inspection license, current driver’s license and students must bring a valid credit card for online payment. This course is offered once a month pending adequate class enrollment


    0206 PA Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection
    Instructor: S. King
    Tuition: $150.00 AND $39.99 FOR THE ONLINE TEST
    Monthly Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Requirement: Tuition paid in full at registration. Please specify the month you are interested in at time of registration.
    This program is for those who seek emissions certification from PA Department of Transportation as an emissions inspection mechanic. This course is offered once a month pending adequate class enrollment. Students must have a valid driver’s license.


    0206 PA Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection- RECERTIFICATION
    1 Session
    Instructor: S. King
    Tuition: $100.00 AND $79.99 FOR THE ONLINE TEST
    Monthly on third night of class 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Requirement: Tuition paid in full at registration. Please specify the month you are interested in at time of registration.
    This program is for those who seek emissions a re-certification from PA Department of Transportation as an emissions inspection mechanic. This course is offered once a month pending adequate class enrollment. Students must have a current driver’s license and emission license. Students can recertify up to 6 months before expiration. Students are only required to attend the THIRD night of class.


    0212 Small Engine Repair- Level I
    6 Sessions
    Instructor: B. Kohler
    Tuition: $150.00
    Additional Cost: $35.00 Material Fee
    4/7/2021-4/26/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Discover the trade secrets that will allow you to tune-up or repair small 2 and 4 cycle engines. Lawn mowers, chain saws, weed eaters, and other small gasoline powered equipment will be repaired during class time. Bring your problem machines with you.


    CULINARY


    1600 Comprehensive Culinary Program
    Year-long Program – Call for information
    Instructor: D. Petruzzi
    Tuition: $2,700.00
    Additional Cost: Textbook purchase and $610.00 Material Fee
    6/14/2021 – Spring 2022 Mondays and Tuesdays 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The curriculum and labs incorporate food safety and sanitation, knife skills, nutrition, cooking techniques, stocks, sauces, soups, meat, poultry, fish, dairy, pasta, vegetables, fruits, gardemanager, herbs and dining room management, marketing, and menu preparation as well as the elements of restaurant practices.


    1600 Baking and Pastry Arts
    (Individual Class or Part of Comprehensive Culinary Program)
    Pastry/Baking (16 Sessions)
    Instructor: Staff
    Tuition: $475.00
    Additional Cost: Textbook purchase required and $250.00 material fee
    6/14/2021-8/9/2021 Mondays and Tuesdays 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    This course is to help the student understand the basic fundamentals of baking and pastry arts. The topics that we cover are quick breads, puddings, dessert sauces, meringues, mousses, fruit desserts, pizza and cookies, just to name a few. At the completion of this course the student will be prepared to use these skills in a food production establishment. This class may be taken on its own or as part of the Comprehensive Culinary Program descried above. Please call the Adult Education office for more information.


    HEALTH/MEDICAL PROFESSIONS


    Patient Care Technician Program
    By successfully completing the following four classes in our Health and Medical Field: Nurse Aide, Office Medical Terminology, EKG Technician and Phlebotomy Technician, you can earn the title of Patient Care Technician. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student for the Patient Care Technician Certificate of Completion. Please call 570-629-2001 ext. 1125 for more information


    Clinical Medical Assistant Program
    By successfully completing the following four classes in our Health and Medical Field: Office Medical Terminology, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, and Medical Assisting, you can earn the title of Clinical Medical Assistant. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student for the Clinical Medical Assistant certificate. Please call 570-629-2001 ext. 1125 for more information


    1400 EKG Technician
    Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
    20 Sessions
    Instructor: P. Fucci
    Tuition: $625.00
    Additional costs: Textbook purchase, and $55.00 lab fee and $10.00 caliper purchase
    4/6/2021-6/10/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    This comprehensive course is designed for the serious student interested in the field of electrocardiography. Instruction includes anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, electro-physiology of the conduction system, and basic EKG understanding. Students who successfully complete the course may be eligible to take the national test given by the National Healthcare Association. The cost for the exam is extra.


    1427 Medical Assisting
    Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
    27 Sessions
    Instructor: A. Dassler
    Tuition: $775.00
    Additional cost: Textbook purchase and $100.00 lab fee
    4/14/2021-7/21/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm –8:30 pm
    In this course students will cover assistance with specific examinations, specialty examinations and procedures, and basic laboratory analysis such as urinalysis, urine pregnancy test, capillary punctures, hematology, blood chemistry and serology, medical microbiology, and throat cultures


    1406 Medical Terminology
    11 Sessions
    Instructor: Staff
    Tuition: $255.00
    Additional cost: Textbook purchase
    5/3/2021-6/9/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    This course is structured as a basic course in medical terms with insight into anatomy and physiology. Students will be able to break down, build, and understand the words of the medical professionals.


    1406-1 Medical Terminology
    11 Sessions
    Instructor: Staff
    Tuition: $255.00
    Additional cost: Textbook purchase
    8/24/2021-9/28/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    This course is structured as a basic course in medical terms with insight into anatomy and physiology. Students will be able to break down, build, and understand the words of the medical professionals


    1402 Pharmacy Technician
    20 Sessions
    Instructor: T. Joyce
    Tuition: $700.00
    Additional cost: Textbook purchase
    4/8/2021—6/15/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Pharmacy Technicians will be trained to perform according to the highest standards of professionalism. At the successful completion of this course, the student will qualify to sit for the national test given by the National Healthcare Association. The cost of the exam is extra.


    1403 Phlebotomy Technician
    Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
    32 Sessions
    Instructor: D. Rivera
    Tuition: $875.00
    Additional cost: Textbook purchase and $175.00 lab fee
    4/12/2021-8/4/2021 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Course curriculum involves theory and hands-on lab which includes vein puncture on lab partners as well as extended anatomy and physiology related to phlebotomy. Students are prepared for employment in a variety of medical settings. Students who successfully complete the course may be eligible to take the national test given by the National Healthcare Association. The cost for the exam is extra.


    TRADES


    1103 HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)
    32 Sessions
    Instructor: N. Stinger
    Tuition: $980.00
    Additional costs: Textbook purchase and Material Fee: $150.00
    4/6/2021-7/22/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Students will learn the background and history of the HVAC/R industry, physical and chemical properties of materials, terminologies in energies (heating, cooling, thermal dynamics, electrical and light), refrigerant cycle, refrigerants and refrigeration systems, HVAC/R toolbox, and HVAC/R measuring devices. Brazing, charging techniques, recovery and evacuation and safety procedures will be taught. Students will also learn the proper use of a four-valve refrigerant manifold, the maintenance and proper use of a vacuum pump system, the practice of refrigerant and copper tubing braising with oxyacetylene torch, and destructive joint testing and inspection. Students will also receive hands-on practice using high-pressure nitrogen cylinders, various regulators (pressure and purge), proper use of the nitrogen system in HVAC/R technology and other HVAC/R methods. Students will be eligible to take the EPA 608 Universal Certification Exam. The cost of the exam is extra.


    WELDING


    2150 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
    8 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $355.00
    Additional cost: $110.00 material fee
    4/6/2021-4/29/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    This class teaches basic “stick” welding for the beginner or for those wishing to refresh their skills. Students will receive instruction in preparing steel for welding using oxyacetylene cutting equipment, high speed grinders, and power wire brushes. Using 7018 and 6010 electrodes, students will also receive instruction in preparing and welding fillet and groove welds on steel plate in the flat and horizontal position. Students are required to purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students must use safety glasses, welding hood and gloves.


    2151 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
    8 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $355.00
    Additional cost: $110.00 material fee
    5/4/2021-5/27/2021 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    This course is designed for those who have the Level I course or for those with professional work experience. Students will receive welding instruction in vertical and overhead positions using electrodes on fillet and groove welds on steel plate. Students are required to purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students must use safety glasses, welding hood and gloves.


    2152 Gas Metal Arc Welding (M.I.G.)
    8 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $355.00
    Additional cost: $110.00 material fee
    6/1/2021-6/14/2021 Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Students will receive instruction in basic MIG welding principles and practices, including common operational troubleshooting. Students will perform fillet and groove welds on steel, stainless steel, and aluminum in all positions. Principles and practices of plasma-arc cutting will also be covered. Students are required to purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students must use safety glasses, welding hood, and gloves.


    2153 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (T.I.G.)
    8 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $355.00
    Additional cost: $110.00 material fee
    6/15/2021-6/25/2021 Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Students receive instruction in basic TIG welding principles and practices, including common operational troubleshooting. Students will perform fillet and groove welds on steel, stainless steel, and aluminum in all positions. Principles and practices of plasma-arc cutting are covered. Students must purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students must use safety glasses, welding hood, and gloves.


    2154-1 Welding Certification Workshop & Test
    4 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $205.00
    Additional cost: $55.00 material fee and test fee
    7/12/2021-7/15/2021 Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    MCTI is a remote testing site for the American Welding Society through Welders Testing and Training Institute of Allentown, PA. We offer the opportunity to take certification plate testing in S.M.A.W., G.M.A.W., G.T.A.W., and F.C.A.W. This will be offered only once per semester. Test materials must be paid for at the time of registration. Class size is limited to five (5) participants. Students are required to purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students must use safety glasses, welding hood, and gloves. Test is given on final evening.


    2154-2 Welding Certification Workshop & Test
    4 Sessions
    Instructor: G. Smith
    Tuition: $205.00
    Additional cost: $55.00 material fee and test fee
    7/19/2021-7/22/2021 Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    MCTI is a remote testing site for the American Welding Society through Welders Testing and Training Institute of Allentown, PA. We offer the opportunity to take certification plate testing in S.M.A.W., G.M.A.W., G.T.A.W., and F.C.A.W. This will be offered only once per semester. Test materials must be paid for at the time of registration. Class size is limited to five (5) participants. Students are required to purchase their own welding gloves, safety glasses, and all leather work boots. Students ust use safety glasses, welding hood, and gloves. Test is given on final evening