The following are programs that are open to high school junior and seniors from Raleigh County, WV and adult students after high school students are scheduled.
In this program you will learn to service vehicles from brakes, to alignments, to oil changes just to name a few of the skills you will master. Students will get real hands on experience in their shop working on vehicles brought in.
In this program you will learn how to perform minor electrical, carpentry, plumbing, grounds keeping, and building maintenance skills. Students will perform hands on projects around the school to apply the skills they have learned.
In this program students will learn how to build and remodel. Students in the past in this program have built tiny houses, picnic shelters, and outbuildings just to name of few of the hands on projects they have completed to apply the skills they learn in this program.
In this program students will learn how to write code for applications. Applications are used in almost every type of computer device from desktops to tablets to phones. An application developer designs, creates, and tests the images and code that drive the greatest websites, productivity applications, and games available today.
In this program students will learn how to repair damage from everyday vehicle collisions and make vehicles look and drive like new. Student will learn to use the frame machine to fix major structural repairs. They will also learn to fix dents, weld, paint, and how to detail the inside and outside of a vehicle.
In this program students will learn how to use computer software programs, known as CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) to complete drawings. A drafter is responsible for creating a visual representation of an object based on details and information provided by the object's designer or creator. He or she not only illustrates the item but also provides written information about the object shown in the drawing. This information may describe the object's size or physical characteristics along with materials and methods used for installing or constructing the item.
In this program students will learn how to install and repair hardware, design and implement networks, and assist users in the completion of various tasks. Students will also learn how to install and uninstall software packages, troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning systems and build and maintain databases.
In this program students will learn how to perform many tasks to help aid the efficiency of a dentist. Some of the technical skills students will learn includes making impressions and taking X-rays. The second semester of the second year students will be placed in a dental office to complete their clinical hours.
In this program students will learn how to inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, heavy equipment, and other vehicles with a diesel engine. They may work on a vehicle’s electrical system, make major engine repairs, or retrofit engines with emission control systems to comply with pollution regulations. In addition to computerized diagnostic equipment, diesel mechanics use a variety of power and machine tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, grinding machines, and welding equipment. Hand tools, including pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers, are also commonly used.
In this program students will learn how to read blueprints and technical diagrams for the locations of outlets, load centers, panel boards and other electrical related components, connect all types of wires and circuit breakers, outlets, and a host of other components. Electricians make regular assessments of electrical equipment and electrical systems. A lot of work involves adding and replacing wires, fuses, circuit breakers, connections, and much more. Electrical work is accomplished under a variety of conditions. At all times on the job, electricians are required to adhere to safety rules and guidelines.
In this program students will learn to respond quickly to critical situations including medical issues, traumatic injuries, and accident scenes. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction, critical thinking, and competent care provided by EMTs. They administer basic life support to victims of trauma or acute illness before and during transportation to a hospital or other healthcare facility. The EMT is certified and provides care in conjunction with paramedics, nurses, and physicians.
In this program students will learn proper procedures to maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, issue traffic summonses, investigate accidents, investigate crimes, present evidence in court, serve legal documents for the court system, and apprehend, arrest and process prisoners. Students will perfect these skills by running scenarios that even includes their own room clearing house in their training room.
In this program students will learn to create attractive, durable surfaces and structures. The work varies in complexity for masons, from laying a simple masonry walkway to installing an ornate exterior on a high rise building. Masons learn to work with a variety of materials from brick, to block, and even stone. Masons cut or break the materials used to create walls, floors, and other structures. Once their building materials are properly sized, they are laid with or without a binding material.
In this program students will learn to assist doctors' offices or larger medical organizations with traditional office work—like manning the front desk, answering phones, and filing insurance forms—as well as hands-on tasks including checking vital signs, drawing blood, sterilizing surgical equipment, and making sure medical histories are accurately recorded. The second semester of the second year students will be placed in a doctor's office to complete their clinical hours.
The Pre-Engineering Program of Study focuses a broad range of engineering careers and foundation knowledge including basic safety, plan reading, use of tools and equipment as well as how to employ positive work ethics in an engineering career.
In this program students will learn the knowledge and skills required to service and repair air-cooled, engine-powered lawn and garden equipment, outboard motors, ATVs, etc. Areas of study include drive lines, hydraulics, hydrostatic transmissions and electrical systems. Students use of variety of power and machine tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, grinding machines, and welding equipment. Hand tools, including pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers are commonly used.
In this program students are introduced to a wide variety of careers within the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry. Student’s study and practice professional food preparation, international cuisines, food safety and sanitation, customer service relations, cost control, and marketing.
In this program students are introduced to information about health care systems and health careers with an emphasis in a specific field including home health, phlebotomy, and EKG technology. The second semester of your second year students will be placed in a doctor's office to complete their clinical hours.The second semester of the second year students will be placed in a medical office to complete their clinical hours.
In this program students will learn to spend the day cutting, shaping, and combining materials to make different parts for a variety of industries. Students pick the materials to be joined or cut, arrange them in an appropriate configuration, then follow a specific design or blueprint to create the desired product. Sometimes a welder has to perform certain melting methods on materials like lead bars to complete a project. Welders are also in charge of fixing structural repairs and making sure welding machinery and equipment is in great shape.