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GTAW Production Welder (TIG)Occupational CertificateThis certificate will provide the student with entry-level skills and knowledge to perform as a gas tungsten arc welder (GTAW) with minimal supervision in all positions on ferrous and non ferrous metals. You can obtain entry-level employment by just taking a few courses that will lead towards a certificate in MIG or TIG welding. Taking additional courses will provide you with the opportunity for job advancement as a welder. Welding courses are also valuable for persons who have careers or interests that require some welding knowledge.Welding and Metal FabricationView
Hazardous Materials TechnologyOccupational CertificateThis certificate is designed to develop basic applied skills required for management of hazardous materials and wastes in the industrial environment. This program is designed to develop minimum entry-level skills and knowledge for individuals working with these materials.Environmental Health and SafetyView
Health Science (Broad Field)Associate of ScienceThis AS degree provides students a broad base of general education coursework relevant to the field of health sciences. Students who have chosen a career path or have not yet decided upon a specific course of study may elect to complete the foundational coursework in the health sciences coupled with a range of general education courses. The degree is designed to transfer to all MnSCU system universities offering related baccalaureate programs through a statewide articulation agreement. Students are encouraged to consult with both Hennepin Technical College and transfer university counselors/advisors early and often, for guidance and planning regarding the requirements of the various health sciences baccalaureate programs to facilitate the most efficient transition and transfer.BiologyView
Health Unit CoordinatorOccupational CertificateThe Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) Certificate concentrates on coursework directly related to working on the nursing unit in health care facilities. The Health Unit Coordinator is an important member of the professional health care team. HUC’s provide a crucial role in disseminating communication throughout the nursing unit and assisting the nursing staff by performing non-clinical duties, as directed. The professional responsibilities of Health Unit Coordinators include answering the telephone and intercom, initiating records for new patients, performing patient admission, transfer and discharge procedures, operating unit equipment, ordering daily diets and laboratory tests, scheduling diagnostic studies, recording patient data for departmental records into the patient’s record and ordering of unit supplies. In the work place, the HUC communicates with various departments within the facility via the telephone, fax machine, pagers, pneumatic tube systems and computers. This program will consist of an internship at a local health care facility. Required coursework will focus on HUC practices and procedures, health care core concepts, computer operations, communication skills and medical terminology. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) certification exam. Personal qualities considered essential for this occupation are the ability to detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy while managing the workload in a very busy environment. The HUC should be able to solve problems logically and critically, be self-motivated, conscientious and demonstrate good customer service skills. Health Unit Coordinators are expected to protect the confidentiality of patient information, demonstrate a high degree of ethics, and exhibit professionalism. Prerequisite: Student must achieve a score of 78 or above on the reading assessment test or successfully complete ENGL0921 prior to entering the Health Unit Coordinator Program. A score of 74 or above on the writing test is recommended. Students are required to maintain a "C" (80%) or above in all Health Unit Coordinator courses to remain in the program.Health Unit CoordinatorView
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and RefrigerationAssociate in Applied Science DegreeTrained personnel are in critical short supply for the demands of the residential and commercial heating and air conditioning industry. With the increased need for energy efficient heating and cooling systems, new energy codes and exploding technology advancements, opportunities in the residential/commercial HVAC field are unlimited. The residential/commercial air conditioning, heating and refrigeration areas include working on heat/cool rooftop units, high-efficiency electronically controlled forced air furnaces and hydronic boilers, chillers and large-building computerized energy management control systems, ice cube machines, walk-in coolers/freezers and display cases. The HVAC technician should have the ability to install, retrofit, service and repair residential/commercial air handling units that have the capabilities of cooling, heating, humidifying, dehumidifying and filtration of air for environmental control.Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and RefrigerationView
Hydraulic Engineering Technician Associate in Applied Science DegreeThe Hydraulic Engineering Technician A.A.S. degree program prepares individuals to perform high level research and design work utilized in the fluid power industry. Emphasis is placed on hydraulic system design, test and evaluation, problem-solving, business communications, system integration, computer-aided circuit construction and programmable logic controls. Hydraulic Engineering Technicians design, modify and specify motion controls for today's high-speed production equipment. The program will focus on improving hydraulic system efficiency through the integration of technology (hydraulics, PLC's, industrial controls and computers). Individuals with a high mechanical aptitude that enjoy working with their hands as well as their minds should consider this program. This individual must be a people orientated person. Fluid Power Engineering TechnologyView
Hydraulic Engineering Technician DiplomaHydraulic Engineering Technicians are responsible for building and modifying hydraulic systems utilized in the fluid power industry. Hydraulic Technicians calculate hydraulic system parameters, design circuits, evaluate operating systems and recommend changes for maximum efficiency. This program will focus on hydraulic component repair and testing, industrial electricity, programmable logic controls, circuit design and system engineering design. Emphasis will be placed on computer-aided circuit construction and software programming of automated systems. Individuals that enjoy working with their hands as well as their minds and have a high mechanical aptitude should consider this program. Hydraulic Engineering Technicians must be able to read various fluid power schematics, determine adjustments to improve system efficiency and recommend circuit changes. Hydraulic Engineering Technicians test hydraulic components and systems, document changes and build new systems. Fluid Power Engineering TechnologyView
Industrial Building Engineering and MaintenanceDiplomaThe Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance diploma provides students with a multi-discipline education in building and machine maintenance technologies. This program will educate the student in various aspects of boiler operation, maintenance carpentry, heating and cooling applications, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial electrical and motor control systems, machine-tool processes, welding, fluid conductor application, CAD operation, machine repair and troubleshooting practices.Industrial Building Engineering and MaintenanceView
Industrial Maintenance MechanicOccupational CertificateThe Industrial Maintenance Mechanic performs routine maintenance on production equipment such as die casting, plastic manufacturing, food processing, machining and automated woodworking equipment. The job responsibilities include adjusting machines, scheduling preventative maintenance, changing filters, troubleshooting and repairing production machines. The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic must be able to complete detailed tasks in today`s high speed production environment. The mechanic will read electrical, fluid power and mechanical schematics to ensure machines are operating efficiently. Fluid Power Engineering TechnologyView
Injection MoldingOccupational CertificateThis certificate is designed for individuals requiring knowledge and skills in the Injection Molding Process I, II, and III related Quality Assurance, Statistical Process Control and Properties and tests of selected plastics and thermoplastics used in the plastics (forming) industry will be emphasized.Plastics Engineering TechnologyView