Skills Training Programs


The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and knowledge to repair, install, service and maintain the operation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Auto Body

The Auto Body Program prepares individuals to apply technical skills and knowledge to repair and refinish automobiles. Focus is placed on surface preparation, paint mixing, paint matching, paint applying and refinishing.

Certified Nursing Assistant

The Nursing Assistant Program is designed to meet the growing needs of the community’s healthcare system. It prepares students in the theoretical and clinical practice of nursing assistance. Successful completers are eligible to take the certification exams for nursing assistants. Areas of employment include care in clinics, doctor’s offices, home health services, hospice and laboratories. Find more information here.

Electrician Assistant

The Electrician Assistant Program prepares students to apply knowledge and skills to assist electricians with wiring methods, materials and associated NED requirements within residential and commercial wiring practices. Skills taught include wiring components, wiring methods, cable connections, metering, conduits and bending techniques.

Machine Trades

The Machine Trades Program prepares students to plan, manufacture, assemble, test and repair parts, mechanisms, machines and structures in which materials are caste, formed, shaped, molded, heat treated, cut, twisted, pressed, fused, stamped and worked.

Medication Assistant

The Medication Assistant Program is designed to complete in four weeks. The training prepares students to administer routine medications to patients in nursing facilities, assisted living environments, correctional institutions and more.

Office Careers

The Office Careers Program prepares students to perform the duties of administrative assistants. Instruction is provided in Microsoft Office applications, data entry, medical office procedures, records management, business calculations, accounting, career development and customized computer courses. For more information, call Baisha Woody at 256-549-8234.

Truck Driving

The Truck Driving program teaches students to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles and other commercial vehicles. Successful completers earn a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Find more information here.


The Welding Program prepares individuals to unite or separate parts by heating, using a variety of techniques and equipment such as brazing, arc, gas and laser operations. For more information, call the Skills Training Center at 256-549-8638.