Math Skills and Blueprint ReadingOne of the first things you’ll learn to do as a welder is blueprint reading. Math skills will help you interpret sketches and read blueprints. While learning to become a welder at CCNN, you’ll take a Print Reading course and upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to properly define and read manufacturing design prints that are typically found in the welding and fabrication industries.
Attention to DetailPaying attention to the little details is going to help you succeed as a welder because it’s important to get the job done correctly with no mistakes. The smallest mistakes can cause major problems in the long run. Welders can also work in dangerous environments, so keeping your workspace clean and safe is extremely important for you and everyone around you.
Physical StabilityIt is no surprise that physical stamina made the list on skills to develop as a welder. Welding can be extremely strenuous on the body, so the more physical stamina you possess, the easier your job can be. You may be required to stand, bend, squat, twist or sit in weird positions for long periods of time to complete the job. Steady hands, good hand-eye coordination and depth perception may all be required to become a successful welder.
More Skills to Develop
- Mechanical Skills
- Manage Work Orders
- Customer Service
- Analytical Skills
CCNN’s Welding ProgramDo you have the skills to become a welder? Upon completion of welding training at CCNN, you should have a solid foundation to launch your career as a welder. You will take courses such as: Manufacturing Tools and Operations, Math for Manufacturing and Fabrication, Print Reading, Introduction to Welding, Computer Fundamentals for the Trades and Computer Assisted Design and Drafting. Begin your career as a welder by contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our welding program.
HVAC/R Service Technician Diploma ProgramThis program is designed to introduce and prepare students for entry-level employment by developing the essential skills and knowledge base to meet the standards and demands of today’s industry. During the program, you will learn the basic principles, functions and practical applications of residential and light commercial air conditioning, heating and refrigeration.
Courses for HVAC Training in Northern NevadaThe courses you will complete during the program include:
- Technical Writing
- Computer Fundamentals for the Trades
- Customer Relations
- Foundations of HVAC/R
- Electrical Theory and Application
- Refrigeration Theory and Application
- Heating Systems
- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems
- Air Flow and Distribution
- Skills Review and EPA Certification
Hands-On HVAC/R TrainingThe HVAC/R program at CCNN gives you hands-on training on skills you will actually use when you’re out in the field. This includes:
- Replacing filters, ducts and other integral parts of HVAC/R systems
- Heating and cooling device installation
- Following blueprints, design specs and manufacturer instructions
- Routine maintenance and repairs
- Installing motors, compressors, condensing units, piping, evaporators and more
Ready to Begin a Career in HVAC/R?Now that you have an idea of what the HVAC/R technician program entails, are you ready to take the next step toward a career in HVAC/R? Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our programs.
Enroll in CCNN’s Information Technology Specialist Program Today.Now that you’ve got an idea of some common IT terms you should know, it’s time to take a step into the tech world! CCNN is now enrolling students in the Information Technology Specialist program. Contact CCNN at 775.241.4445 for more information on our IT program.
Introduction to ProgrammingAn introduction to the theory and practice of programming. Students will learn the basics of software development such as variables, control structures, iteration, recursion and objects.
Intrusion Prevention SystemsThe goal of this course is to examine and learn how to recognize and counteract against common threats to networks and data system security. Students will learn commonly used attack vectors of malicious actors and how to perform basic white-hat penetration testing. Students will also master the terminology used when discussing system security.
Switching and RoutingThis course focuses heavily on network configuration practice. This class will go into advanced switching concepts like Spanning-Tree Protocol, VLAN Trunking Protocol LAN and Switching diagnostics. After that, students learn the advanced IPv4 routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP and BGP.
Network FundamentalsStudents will learn network fundamentals of Ethernet switching and IPv4 routing in a Cisco environment. Students will work with Cisco routers, switches and packet tracers. They will learn to build, analyze, test and configure basic switching and RIP routing networks. You will also learn subnet calculations for IPv4 and have a conceptual understanding Local Area Networks and how they connect and interact with the Wide Area Network.
Programming Apps – Apple SDK & Android SDKApple: Students will learn to use the iPhone’s user interface controls in Interface Builder. They will be introduced to Swift and have the opportunity to create and test applications. Android: In this course students will learn the fundamentals of Java programming language, as well as design basic Android apps.
Some other courses you’ll take at CCNN
- Computer Architectures A+ Preparation
- Cloud Computing and Google Cloud
- Integrations of Mobile Devices in Business Environments
- SQL Databases
- Advanced OS: Windows Desktop
- Advanced OS: Windows Server
- Advanced OS: Apple OS X
- Introduction to Unix/Linux
Begin Your Career in ITNow you know a few of the courses you’ll have the opportunity to take when pursuing a degree as an Information Technology Specialist at CCNN. Are you ready to learn more about the world of IT? Are you ready to begin your career in Information Technology? Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Information Technology Specialist program.
OrganizationMedical Assistants need to be very organized, because even the smallest mistake or miscommunication can put someone’s health in jeopardy. Planning out your day can make life easier. You may encounter many stressful situations, but remaining calm will help both you and your patient. As a parent, you have to stay organized to ensure that you don’t forget anything and so the kids are taken care of, even if it seems impossible.
EmpathyMedical Assistants and parents need empathy. As a Medical Assistant, you may be required to talk to scared patients and they may need reassurance everything will be okay. Showing patients that you genuinely care for their health is crucial for Medical Assistants. As a parent, it’s easy to show empathy for your children when they’re having a bad day or need help through difficult situations. Sitting down with your kids and showing you genuinely care for their health and wellbeing comes second nature, and as a Medical Assistant, it should also come as second nature.
Multi-TaskingMedical Assistants are often expected to be a jack-of-all-trades, whether you’re in a small office or a large hospital. One day you may be required to give medical assistance and care for a patient, and the next you may be taking vitals. Mastering the art of multi-tasking and staying organized as a Medical Assistant is extremely important. If you’re a parent, you can multi-task. Plain and simple. You’re cooking dinner with one hand and holding the baby in the other. Do you have more than one kid? You’ve mastered the art of multi-tasking.
CommunicationCommunication is an essential part of any job in the healthcare industry. As a Medical Assistant, you are often communicating with doctors, nurses, administrators and patients. Good communication is essential, especially when you have to explain procedures to help a patient better understand what is going on. Communicating with a child can sometimes be difficult but it is critical and an essential part of parenting. Good communication with your children will help them grow up to be better people too.
Customer ServiceProviding customer service to patients will be more important than ever. Because Medical Assistants are often the first and last contact a patient has during a visit, much of the customer service responsibility is a function of the Medical Assistant’s role. You want your children to be happy. Sometimes children misbehave. Yelling at them and sending them to their room probably won’t make them behave any better. So, it’s important to have good customer service skills to explain what they did wrong and why it made you upset. Having patience with patients and children both lead to good customer service.
Become a Medical Assistant at CCNNAre you a parent looking to jump back into the workforce? Does a career in the healthcare industry seem like a great fit? Have you already mastered these requirements to be a Medical Assistant? Then contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Medical Assisting program!
Facility Maintenance Technician Courses
Electrical Theory and ApplicationThis course will introduce you to the fundamentals of electrical theory. Basic principles like Ohm’s law, electrical characteristics and electron flow will be applied to reinforce the importance and application of electricity in the HVAC/R industry. You will also learn basic wiring techniques, schematic reading, motor controls and electrical troubleshooting.
Fluid Power DynamicsOur Fluid Power Dynamics course will give you knowledge of the concepts and components of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. You will have the ability to perform the routine maintenance requirements of control systems, pumps and equipment used with hydraulic and pneumatic systems using common safety practices. Finally, you will learn to diagram and explain commonly used fluid power hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Digital ElectronicsThe Digital Electronics course will give you basic understanding of digital circuits. You’ll learn the numbering systems and the logic gates used for these circuits. The course will also provide the safety procedures required for performing repair and maintenance on digital elements.
Intro to Welding and FabricationThe Introduction to Welding and Fabrication course will be your first course into the world of welding. First you will learn about the personal protective equipment required for welding and fabrication projects. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in welding safety including the handling of hazardous materials, avoiding accidents in the workplace and electrical safety. OSHA-10 training and the foundations of welding professionalism will also be taught in this course. Upon completion of this course, a passing score on SENSE Level II Safety will be required prior to moving forward in the welding program. The beginning of SMAW will also be introduced in this course.
Oxyfuel Cutting and Basics of SMAWDuring this welding course, you will gain a basic understanding of oxy-fuel cutting, also called flame cutting or burning, as well as plasma cutting. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate skills using an oxy-fuel torch, plasma cutter and carbon arc cutting practices.
Are You Ready to Begin a Career as a Facility Maintenance Technician?If you’re ready to begin a career in an industrial facility utilizing skills in HVAC, welding and industrial electronics, becoming a Facility Maintenance Technician may be exactly what you’re looking for! Contact CCNN at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Facility Maintenance Technician Program!
Health Information Management Courses
Medical Terminology 1 & 2In both Medical Terminology courses, you’ll learn to apply an in-depth knowledge of the medical terminology used with the various systems of human anatomy and pathophysiology. This includes the 11 different types of body systems, procedures and diseases associated with medical terms in the health industry. The program’s focus will be on definitions, key terms related to the appropriate body functions, directional planes, body regions, positions, cavities, location to the organs, body structures and mapping, and anatomical terms based on procedures.
Health Information TechnologyHealth Information Management professionals work within the intersection of healthcare and IT. During the Health Information Technology course, you’ll learn the importance of quality data collection based on accuracy, accessibility, consistency, time and completeness. You will gain an understanding of many different data sets used to collect patient information. In addition, you will learn about the evolution of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and hybrid records that shape the healthcare industry as well as the content of the health record.
Principles of ManagementThis course will prepare you to properly communicate with physicians, coworkers and other healthcare professionals. You will also learn the importance of presenting a professional image in the healthcare environment.
Billing and Reimbursement ManagementDuring this course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the history, rules and regulations of the revenue cycle in the health industry, encompassing billing and reimbursement methodologies in physician’s offices and outpatient hospital settings. Usage of common terminology, health insurance plans, medical documentation, medical forms and basics of coding methodologies will also be taught. Finally, you will learn the importance of proper federal and state laws for optimizing reimbursements and reprocessing claim denials and appeals.
Are You Ready to Begin a Career in Healthcare?While there are many more courses you’ll take during this program, these are just a few you’ll experience. Are you ready to take the next step toward a fulfilling career in healthcare? Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Health Information Management program. Learn more
How would you feel working in a factory or an industrial setting, installing, troubleshooting and servicing manufacturing equipment? Do you see yourself landing a job that involves carrying out electronics inspections and working with electrical and digital electronics? If so, you may be interested in an industrial electronics technology career. Career College of Northern Nevada offers an Industrial Electronics Technology program that can be completed in as few as 18 months. Upon graduation, you can be qualified for a technician job in electronics, equipment calibration, security and surveillance, and fiber optics.
An industrial electronics engineer works primarily in an industrial setting, typically a production factory or manufacturing plant where many tasks are automated and handled by electronic machines. If you are interested in pursuing a career that deals with the latest computer control and electronic technologies, this could be the right career path to follow.
Industrial electronics technology professionals are responsible for ensuring that production processes on the factory floors are operating as expected. They also see to it that sophisticated equipment in manufacturing plants that run on electricity are always at their optimum performance conditions. A career path to becoming an electronics technician may also involve learning the latest communication and control system technologies, including robotics, wireless communication systems, green technology and fiber optics communication.
To get started the industrial electronics technology career path, you will need in-depth knowledge of how electrical systems work, as well as training on how to work with electronic systems. Becoming an industrial electronics technician often requires formal training and an Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Industrial Electronic Technology.
Considering how expansive this engineering technology field is, it is often necessary for trainees to specialize in a particular area such as PC-based control systems, conveyors, or heating and air conditioning. As an industrial electronics technician, you will be expected to use a variety of machinery and power tools, including pipe threads, drill presses, measuring devices, grinders and more. Maintaining and servicing installed electronic system mandates the use of voltmeters, electrical testing equipment and computer-based diagnostic software.
What Will I Learn in the Industrial Electronics Technology Program?
Students completing this program will gain the necessary skills to service and repair a broad range of electronic and computer-controlled devices. Some of the course’s students will take include:
- Electronic Technology
- Industrial Motor Controls
- Fluid Power Dynamics
- Industrial PLCs
- Structured Cabling
- Industrial Security and Surveillance
- Microcircuit Programming
- Wireless Communications Technology
- Fiber Optics Communication
- Green Technology
Begin Your Career as an Industrial Electronics Technician
Are you intrigued by learning how things work? Are you interested in working closely with engineers to help design, test and service the technology that is changing our lives today? Are you ready to take the next step toward this exciting career path? Contact CCNN at 775.241.4445 for more information on our Industrial Electronics Technology program!