Auto Body Repair
Instructs students in the use of tools, equipment and materials of the Auto body trade. It provides basic skills in metal finishing, welding, painting and application of body filler. Emphasis also given to safety, good work habits and employability skills. Lab fee is $20.
Emphasizes safety, use of tools and fundamental knowledge of the systems of the automobile. Students are given extensive hands-on experience in preventive maintenance and tire service. Communication skills, human relations, employability skills and safe and efficient work practices are stressed. Lab fee is $20.
This class offers students the opportunity to earn credit hours towards a barber’s license for a career in hairstyling. Our school is accredited with the Louisiana State Barber Board. Students learn skills in braiding, hairstyling, hair cutting and coloring, wet setting, chemical services and massaging. Safety and sanitation, employability and professionalism are also emphasized.
Construction industry hand tools, power tools, reading blueprints, shop and workplace safety, employability skills are some topics and skills taught in this class. There is a $30 lab fee for consumable items used by the students.
Students learn how to use sewing tools and equipment, basic operation of a sewing machine and commercial embroidery machine. Lab fee is $25 used for supplies and student projects.
Early Childhood Education
This course is designed to help students prepare for a career in early child care. Emphasis is placed on the growth and development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Simulated infant care experience is also part of the course.
Prepares the student to provide emergency pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMRs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, and special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting. This class offers dual enrollment with LSU-E and certification with BEMS for successful applicants. Lab fee is $20. Uniforms are allowed but not required.
Food Services/ProStart The ServSafe Program, which is imbedded in the Food Service class, helps prepare the student by implementing the practice of food safety, good personal hygiene in the workplace, and the proper sanitation practices in a food service establishment.
ProStart is a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that provides instruction from culinary techniques to management skills in the food service industry. It's mission is to develop tomorrow's restaurant and food service industry workforce.
Designed to incorporate intensive academic instruction to assist students in earning their HISET in a short period of time. Emphasis is placed on Math, Language and Reading skills. Individualized instruction and assessment given to each student for greater opportunity for success.
HVAC– Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
This course is an introduction to the world of HVAC technician. Basic operating principles of HVAC systems are presenting along with regulations and licensing requirements for this field. . Other topics include concepts of power generation and distribution, electrical safety and components as it relates to HVAC.
Designed for students who plan to pursue nursing or health care as a career. The course provides skills for seeking employment in a nursing home, hospital or doctor’s office. It is taught by a Registered nurse. Successful completion leads to a Certified Nursing Assistant certification through the State of Louisiana.
Learn the foundations of medical language, anatomy and diseases with treatments. This course is a mandatory prerequisite for any further health occupations courses. Students may receive dual enrollment credit through Acadiana Technical College. An excellent, fast paced elective course for any potential health care career.
This class is set up as a job site where students work on assigned tasks in four areas: business/marketing; industrial technology; processing and production; and home/consumer science. Checking accounts and monthly budgets, bill paying and practical math applications are also taught. Other important parts of the curriculum include job searches, job applications, interview techniques, employer expectations and character education.
Oil & Gas Production/T-2 Production Safety
The Basic Production course is designed so that the student will acquire a general understanding of the process and procedures of getting hydrocarbons out of the ground and processing the oil, gas, and water. Upon completion of this course and earning a passing grade on the industry based certification test, the student will be qualified to apply for an entry level position in the oil and gas industry.
The T-2 Production Safety course is designed so that the student will be able to design, install, and test basic surface safety systems on an off-shore production platform. Upon completion of this course and earning a passing grade on the industry based certification test, the student will be qualified to apply for an entry-level position in the oil and gas industry.
Outdoor Power Equipment
This course provides classroom instruction and hands-on experiences for the service and repair of outdoor power equipment. Emphasis is placed on the theory, operation and disassembly of the 4-stroke cycle and 2-stroke cycle piston engine. Communication skills, human relations, employability skills, and safe work practices. Lab fee is $20.
Students learn safety, basic welding skills including shielded metal arc welding (SMAG), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), oxyfuel gas cutting skills, use of hand tools, basic measuring and use of plasma cutting. $30 lab fee and supplies required including leather boots, leather gloves, long sleeve shirt, jeans or overalls, safety glasses, and welding cap. Students are required to build a project as part of their final grade with a fee to be determined by the instructor.