A student can obtain the A+ or Cisco certificate and they are able to seek a national certification related to these areas. This allows them to be viable candidates for employment that requires these skills. Shown here is Austin Addison. Hazard Community and Technical College is in the top 100 schools in the nation providing one-year certificates.
Community College Week provided a listing of the top 100 schools in their June 11 issue and HCTC ranked No. 73 in the nation. HCTC President Dr. Steve Greiner noted, “Our students have a variety of educational and workforce training goals, and the HCTC certificate training programs are designed to provide multiple options to enter the workforce quickly.” HCTC offers certificates in the following programs: 21st Century Life Skills; Air Conditioning Technology: Domestic Air Conditioning & Furnace Installer, Environmental Control System Servicer, Environmental System Repair Helper, and Refrigeration Mechanic; Appalachian Studies: Appalachian Studies Communication, Appalachian Studies Creative Writing; Automotive Technology: Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic, Automotive Electrician, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Technician, Brake Repairer, Engine Repairer, Front End Mechanic, Manual Transmission & Drive Train Technician, Tune Up Mechanic. And, Business Administration: Accounting, Advanced Business Administration, Basic Business Administration, Business Transfer, Financial Perspectives, General Business, Leadership, Management, Office Systems, Small Business Management, Supervisory Management. Also, Clinical Laboratory Technology: Phlebotomist, Physicians Office Laboratory, Phlebotomy for the Health Care Worker, Advanced Phlebotomy Technician; Collision Repair Technology: Auto Body Painter Helper, Automotive Painter, Collision Repair Helper; Computer Aided Drafting & Design/Surveying: Civil Drafter, Computer Assisted Drafter, Detailer, Drafter Assistant, Surveying Technician I, Surveying Technician II; Cosmetology: Apprentice Cosmetology Instructor, Cosmetologist, Nail Technician; Criminal Justice: Computer Forensics; Diesel Technology: Construction Equipment Mechanic Helper, Diesel Engine Mechanic, Diesel Mechanics Assistant, Diesel Steering/Suspension Mechanic, Electrical/Electronic Systems Mechanic, Fluid Power Mechanic, Heavy Duty Brake Mechanic, Heavy Duty Drive Train Mechanic, Medium/Heavy Truck Mechanic Helper, Mobile Air Conditioning Mechanic, Preventive Maintenance Mechanic, Undercarriage Mechanic. And, Manufacturing Industrial Technology (MIT): Electrician Construction, Electrician Trainee Level I, Electrician Trainee Level II, Residential Electricity I, Residential Electricity II, Electrical Motor Control Level I, Electrical Motor Control Level II; Fire/Rescue Science Technology: Basic Firefighter, Advanced Firefighter, Fire Officer; Health Information Technology, Medical Records Coding Specialist, Release of Information Data Specialist; Heavy Equipment Operation: Backhoe Operator, Bulldozer Operator, Front-End Loader Operator, Motor-Grader Operator; Human Services: Direct Support Work, Resource Parent, Youth Care Work; Information Technology: A+ Certification, Cisco Networking Basic, Cisco Networking Enhanced, Cisco Networking Professional, Computer Programming, Information Security, Information Tech Fundamentals, Microsoft Networking MCSA, Microsoft Networking MCSE, Web Administrator, Web Site Developer. Also, Interactive Design Technology: 3D Modeling Specialist; Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Technician Studies, Child Care Assistant, Early Childhood Administrator, KY Child Care Provider, School Age Child Care; Medical Information Technology: Medical Unit Coordinator, Hospital Admissions Clerk, Medical Office Trainee, Medical Receptionist; Mining Technology: Mining Technician Assistant II, Underground Mechanic/Electric, Underground Supervisor; Visual Communications in Multimedia: Multimedia, Animation, Web Design, Digital Design, Audio/Video, 3-D Modeling Specialist; Nurse Aide: Medicaid Nurse Aide, Kentucky Medication Aide, Advanced Nursing Assistant; Paramedic Technology; Professional Studio Artist: Bluegrass/Traditional Fundamentals, Furniture Making Fundamentals, Furniture Studio Ceramics Fundamentals, Ceramics Studio; Radiography: Advanced Imaging Radiologic Computed Tomography Option, Advanced Imaging Radiologic Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option; Welding Technology: ARC Cutter, ARC Welder, AWS National Skill Standards Level I, Gas Metal Arc Welder, Gas Tungsten Arc Welder, Gas Welder, Pipeline Welder, Production Line Welder, Shielded Metal Arc Welder, Tack Welder, Welder Helper.