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Pioneer Technology Center! Our students’ achievements measure our success. At Pioneer Technology Center we want you to prosper! AT PIONEER TECHNOLOGY CENTER WE VALUE . . . • People • Innovation • Character • Learning • Economic Development WHO WE ARE Since 1973, we have been serving Kay County and now parts of Osage and Pawnee Counties by providing high-tech educational opportunities for adults, high school students and area businesses. OUR MISSION IS CLEAR We are dedicated to enhancing lives and securing futures by creating an educational environment that inspires individuals to develop the knowledge, technical skills and character traits needed for success in the workplace and in life. ADMISSIONS & ENROLLMENTS Any high school, home school or adult student planning to complete one of our Full-Time programs, also referred to as “career majors”, must complete enrollment procedures with Student Services. Students attending full-time, Monday – Friday, typically finish a career major within two semesters. Students who attend part-time typically finish in four semesters, depending on the length of the career major. Enrollment Steps: • Contact Student Services for enrollment options at 580-718-4234. • Assessment Required. Assessment scores taken within the last three years are required for enrollment. We would be happy to schedule you for assessment testing. • Contact our ABE/HSE Department for assistance in obtaining your GED/HSE if necessary at 580-718-4319.
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High School Approval. High school students need to begin the process with your high school counselor for scheduling purposes and assessment scores. Fees: Adult students are required to pay $50.00 in fees ($75.00 for Practical Nursing) to complete enrollment after prerequisites are met.
If you are interested in our short term adult classes please call the Adult Training & Development office at 580-718-4223. These classes do not require the assessment testing. TUITION In-district adult rate..................................... $2.00 per clock hour Out-of-district adult rate............................. $4.00 per clock hour Out-of-state adult rate................................. $8.00 per clock hour Out-of-district high school........................... $13,279 per year FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Financial assistance consists of scholarships and grants which may be offered individually or in combination depending on the degree of need for our daytime career majors. Additionally, there are several agencies that frequently sponsor students. For complete details, call the Pioneer Technology Center Financial Aid Office at 580-718-4228 or visit our website. ASSESSMENT At Pioneer Technology Center, we use assessment instruments to assist you with guidance in placement of a career major. We want you to be in a career major where you are successful. Assessment scores from any college or university taken in the last three years will be accepted if they meet our testing guidelines in reading, writing and math. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Organizations offer students numerous opportunities to enhance their training. These organizations provide leadership and career development opportunities. They also provide area industries with professionals who are qualified, motivated, confident, and competitive. Many of Pioneer Technology Center’s students have won state and national recognition within their organizations. Organizations include: Business Professionals of America (BPA), Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), HOSA: Future Health Professionals, SkillsUSA and ProStart. COLLEGE & CAREER COUNSELING Pioneer Technology Center’s college connection can put you on a “fast track” toward your success. If you are a high school or adult student in one of our full time daytime career programs/majors, you may be eligible to receive college credit through Northern Oklahoma College, Oklahoma State University-IT, Okmulgee, Northwestern OSU or Cowley College, Arkansas City, KS. College credit is awarded at the completion of your career major.
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Automotive Service Technology A career in Automotive Service Technology focuses on what makes a car run! In this program students will learn the inner workings of an automobile including engine performance and repair, steering and suspension and brake systems as well as air conditioning and electrical systems. NATEF Certified. CAREER MAJOR • Automotive General Service Technician (NATEF) - 1050 hours
Pioneer Tech has encouraged me to think beyond high school to what I want to do with my life and career. PTC has helped me build my skills at what I love to do most. – KAIDON MAUK
• Automotive Engine Repair (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Automatic Transmission (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axle (NATEF compliant) COMPETENCIES/ CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) • Brakes Technician • Engine Performance Technician • Heating & AC Technician • Drive Train • +10 other certifications available!
COURSES INCLUDE • Workforce Staging • Fundamentals of Automotive Service (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Brakes (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Steering and Suspension (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Electrical/Electronics (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Engine Performance (NATEF compliant) • Automotive Heating and Air-Conditioning (NATEF compliant)
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Shop Management Automotive Service Technician Automotive Service Advisor Heavy Equipment Technician Farm Equipment Technician Service Writer Master Mechanic Medium/Heavy Truck Technician Parts Clerk
Biomedical Sciences Academy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education transforms the typical teacher-centered classroom by encouraging a curriculum that is driven by problem-solving, discovery and exploratory learning. STEM requires students to actively engage in situations to find real world solutions.
I’ve always known I wanted to work in the medical field, but BIOMED has made me realize, I don’t have to be a basic doctor, but I can expand to other medical careers. – SABRINA CONVERS
COURSES INCLUDE First Year Courses • Principles of Biomedical Sciences • Human Body Systems • Biomedical Health Careers • Anatomy & Physiology (possible college credit) Second Year Courses • Medical Interventions • Biomedical Innovation • Advanced Mathematic & Science Courses (possible college credit) • Additional Certification - BLS (Basic Life Support)
CAREER MAJOR • Biomedical Sciences Academy* - 960 hours
Doctor Dentist Veterinarian Radiology Technologist Research Scientist Biology Lab Technician Pharmacist Physical Therapist Nurse Anethesiologist
* Criteria required for admission * High school students only
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Business & Information Technology Education Administrative Services prepares learners for careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.
COURSES INCLUDE • Accounting Capstone • Accounting I & II • Computerized Accounting • Payroll Accounting • Fundamentals of Technology • Administrative Technologies • Office Administration and Management • Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design
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• Fundamentals of Web Design COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education Brainbench • 31 certifications available!
My classes are much smaller than I had at my high school level, and I feel that I receive better one-on-one teaching with my instructors. And, I am treated like an adult. – SIERRA FOCKE
CAREER MAJOR • Administrative Assistant - 630 hours • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk/Office Management - 1020 hours • Full Charge Bookkeeper - 1020 hours • Office Information Specialist - 1020 hours • Financial Clerk - 510 hours
Secretary Payroll Clerk Accounting Assistant Administrative Assistant Accounts Receivable Clerk Accounts Payable Clerk Legal Assistant Marketing Assistant Office Manager Bookkeeper Bank Teller
Business & Information Technology Education
Information Technology prepares students for an exciting and fast paced career. Information flow is a major industry across the globe. Students completing this program have the opportunity to gain various industry certifications and will be qualified to manage a computer network and its support systems. • Enterprise Network Technician - 690 hours • Enterprise Network Associate (Cyber Security Emphasis - 1050 hours
COURSES INCLUDE • Computer Repair and Troubleshooting • Fundamentals of Technology • Enterprise Network Professional Capstone • Network and Routing Fundamentals • Routing and Switching 1-4 • Linux Essentials • Cyber Security Essentials COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education Brainbench CISCO • Computer Fundamentals • Windows Administration
Before graduation I was already offered a job with exceptional pay. Thank you Pioneer Tech for the top-notch training I received. – KRISTINA ODENWALD
• Microcomputer Networking Technician • CISCO Certified Entry Network Technician • CompTia A+ Essentials • CCNA ICND Exam • Microsoft Certified Systems Administration • +20 other certifications available!
CAREER MAJOR • Enterprise Network Professional 1050 hours • PC Support Technician - 510 hours • Network PC Support Specialist - 690 hours
Bench Technician Network Administrator Systems Engineer Computer Repair Technician Network Engineer
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Construction Technology Employees in construction build the future! This diverse career prepares learners for careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining homes, apartments, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches and schools. Individuals employed in this cluster work on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations and repairs. CAREER MAJOR • Residential/Commercial Carpenter 1050 hours • Cabinetmaker - 780 hours COURSES INCLUDE • Construction Core • Basic Finishing Techniques • Building Materials, Fasteners and Adhesives • Cabinet Design/Planning and Estimating • Cabinet Installation • Concrete and Reinforcing Materials
• Drywall Finishing • Drywall Installation • Floor Systems • Light Equipment in Construction • Metal Building Concepts
Construction Technology has taught me patience and team building skills. Doors have opened because the people at PTC have made me a better and more socialable person. – LOGAN JOBE
• Metal Stud Framing • Plan Reading and Elevations • Residential Exterior Trim and Roof • Roofing Applications • Wall and Ceiling Framing • Windows, Doors, Floors, & Ceiling Trim • Roof Framing • Intro to Windows and Exterior Doors • Exterior Finishing • Residential Plans & Drawing Interpretation
COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE National Center for Construction Education & Research Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education • Plan Reading & Elevations • Hand & Power Tools • Wall & Ceiling Framing • Exterior Finishing • Drywall Finishing • Cabinet Maker Trainee • +35 other certifications available!
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Frame Carpenter Form Carpenter Trim Carpenter Drywall Installer Construction Manager Contractor Laborer
Cosmetology Pioneer Technology Center’s Cosmetology program prepares you for an exciting career utilizing creativity and entrepreneurial skills. Students will receive hands-on instruction toward a career that provides a profitable and rewarding experience. The training provided through the program prepares students for the State Board of Cosmetology licensing exam.
COURSES INCLUDE • Basic Facials • Basic Manicure/Pedicure/Artificial Nails • Customer Service/Shop Management • Hair Coloring • Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring • Haircutting • Hairstyling • Introduction to Cosmetology • Lash & Brow Tinting & Arching • Scalp Treatments • Shampoo/Conditioning/Rinses LICENSING AVAILABLE Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology • Cosmetologist
Attending Pioneer Tech has given me the chance to pursue my passion and prepare me for my future career. – SHALEE ASCHE
• Cosmetology Instructor • Manicurist/Nail Technician
CAREER MAJOR • Cosmetologist - 1500 hours (adult) • Cosmetologist-Public - 1000 hours (high school) • Cosmetology Master Instructor 1000 hours • Cosmetology Practicing Master Instructor 500 hours • Nail Technician - 600 hours
Cosmetologist Master Instructor Facialist Makeup Artist State Board Inspector Nail Technician
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Criminal Justice/ Emergency Services The Criminal Justice/Emergency Services Program will combine firefighter and emergency medical skills along with criminal justice training opportunities. This career major will serve as an introduction and prepare students for testing and registration through the Oklahoma State Department of Health as an Emergency Medical Responder along with an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR certification, Hazardous Material Awareness and Operations certification and Firefighter 1. CAREER MAJOR • Criminal Justice/Emergency Services - 1050 hours (high school only) COURSES INCLUDE Emergency Services - 570 hours • Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid • EMR Emergency Medical Responder • Emergency Vehicle Operations** • National Incident Management Systems • Hazardous Materials Awareness* • Fire Academy - Hazardous Materials Operations* • Firefighter I* • Vehicle/Machinery Extrication Basics*** • Basic Firefighter Evaluations and Testing • Med. and Phys. Req. for Criminal Justice/ EMS • Workforce Staging A • Work-Based Experience for Criminal Justice/EMS
Criminal Justice - 480 hours • Intro to Criminal Justice for Law Enforcement • Police Function and Fundamentals • Tactical and Interpersonal Communications • 911 Telecommunicator - Basic • Applied Concepts in Fitness for Law Enforcement • Criminal Justice Work-Based Experience • American Court Systems • Crisis Intervention and the Emotionally Disturbed • Prisoner Detention • C.L.E.E.T. Phase I • C.L.E.E.T. Phase II • Defensive Tactics for Security Officer • Workforce Staging B • Work-Based Experience *IFSAC ** National Safety Council *** OSU-FST
COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE State of Oklahoma • Emergency Medical Responder – OSDH
National Certifications • Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR – American Heart • Hazardous Materials Awareness – IFSAC • Hazardous Materials Operations – IFSAC • Firefighter 1 – IFSAC
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Law Enforcement Officer Firefighter EMT Military Dispatcher Jailer Security Guard Courtroom Security
Culinary Arts The hospitality industry is one of the nation’s largest employers offering many different career opportunities. Pioneer Tech’s Culinary Arts program prepares students through classroom experience and hands-on training. Culinary Arts students also learn by preparing meals daily for the public in a commercial kitchen.
CAREER MAJOR • Culinary Arts Assistant - entry level 1050 hours • Food Service Management Assistant - 891 hours • Food Service Attendent - 390 hours
Sous Chef Line Cook Executive Chef Pastry Chef Baker Caterer Restaurant Owner Food Service Manager
I’ve learned that no matter how hard something may seem, I just have to keep trying because there is always a way to succeed. – RILEY EMERSON
COURSES INCLUDE • FACS Career Readiness Core • FACS Career Readiness Advanced • Sanitation • Kitchen Safety • Food Service Equipment • Seasoning and Flavorings • Getting Ready to Cook • Cooking Methods • Introduction to Garde Manger • Sandwiches, Appetizers and Hors d’Oeuvres • Fruit and Vegetables • Grains, Legumes and Pasta • Introduction to Stocks, Sauces and Soups • Fish and Shellfish • Meat and Poultry • Yeast Breads, Rolls and Pastries • Quick Breads • Desserts • Working in a Restaurant • Menus • Dietary Basics • The Business of a Restaurant • Job Readiness/Hospitality • Independent Living Skills COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education Department of Health • Basic Culinary Arts • Advanced Culinary Arts
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Early Care & Education Pioneer Technology Center’s Early Care & Education program prepares students for a rewarding career shaping the lives of young children. Work with children ages one to five in Pioneer Tech’s on-site Children’s Lab & Pre-school and learn about health, safety and nutrition, child development, and classroom management, just to name a few.
MASTER TEACHER COURSES INCLUDE • Child Development • Safety in Early Care • Guidance
• Health and Safety for Children • Introduction to Early Care • CDA Preparation • Program Types and Environments • Nutrition for Children • FACS Career Readiness Core • Professionalism • Interactions with Children • Developing Curriculum • Teaching and Learning • FACS Career Readiness Advanced TEACHER PREP COURSES INCLUDE • Introduction to Education • Classroom Management • Academic Commitment to Education • Field Experience • Introduction to Computers and Applications • Professional Development for Teacher Prep COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education Department of Human Services
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Pioneer Tech gave me many options for a career path and ultimately helped me decide how I wanted to continue my education. – ALEXIS MANCHA
• Entry Level Child Care Training • Master Teacher • Child Development Associate • Infant & Toddler Child Care Provider • Child Care Director • Teacher Assistant • Para Professional • Education Fundamentals Assessment
CAREER MAJOR • Teacher Assistant - 600 hours • Early Care & Education Master Teacher 1050 hours • Teacher Preparation - 555 hours • Teaching/Training - 390 hours
Child Care Teacher Children’s Librarian Teacher Assistant K-12 Teacher preparation Preschool Director Child Care Aide Para Professional
Fleet & Facilities Maintenance Receive hands-on training in a wide variety of occupations including automotive and building & landscape maintenance. Develop both the professional skills and workplace attitudes needed for employment with classroom exercises that reflect actual working situations. Enhance learning experience through teamwork, field trips and group projects.
COURSES INCLUDE • Automotive Service Detailing for Delivery • Custodial Services • Custodial Safety Practices • Equipment Preventative Maintenance • Floor Care Equipment • Introduction to Cleaning Chemicals • Service Careers Engine Operations • Service Careers Engine Systems • Upholstery and Carpet Maintenance • Landscape Tool Operation • Forklift Safety for Horticulture Technicians
Pioneer Tech is helping me focus and prepare for my career goals. I’m grateful to the tech center and instructors for all that they have done for me. – MICHAEL ROLAND
• Service Careers Life Skills • SMAW Beads and Fillet Welds in Construction • Landscape Groundskeeping • General Construction Safety and First Aid • Electrical Safety in Construction • Hand and Power Tools • Introduction to Blueprints • Introduction to Preventative Maintenance
• APMT Lube Technician • APMT Tire Technician • Workforce Staging
CAREER MAJOR • Fleet & Facility Maintenance Technician 1050 hours • Automotive Detailing Assistant - 90 hours
Landscape Maintenance Automotive Maintenance Groundskeeping Forklift Operator Building Maintenance Custodial Services Auto Detail Services
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Health Careers Certification Pioneer Tech’s Health Careers Certification program prepares students for exciting career opportunities in health related fields. Students will learn basic knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in a clinical setting. CAREER MAJOR • Advanced Acute Care Nursing Assistant 917 hours • Long-Term Care Aide - 91 hours • Veterinary Assistant - 749 hours • Restorative Aide - 645 hours • Pharmacy Technician - 779 hours • Certified Medication Aide - 61 hours • Feeding Assistant - 509 hours
PTC influenced my future by giving me the chance to learn new skills at such an early part of my career plan and gave me the extra step to reach my next milestone. – MADISON RIDDLE
• Emergency Medical Technician - Evening AT&D class only - 660 hours
COURSES INCLUDE • Core Concepts of Effective Communication • Core Employability Skills • Core Health Promotion • Core Health Care Delivery Systems • Core Information Technology Applications • Core Safety Practices • Core Legal and Ethical Principles and Practices • Core Medical Mathematics • Core Teamwork in Health Care • Core Technical Skills in Health Care • Core Introduction to Clinical Experience
COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE American Heart Association, Oklahoma State Board of Health Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education • Medication Administration Technician • Long-Term Care Nurse Assistant • Pharmacy Technician • Veterinary Assistant • CPR/First Aid • Feeding Assistant • +6 other certifications available!
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Medication Administration Technician Long-Term Care Nurse Aide Home Health Aide Restorative Aide Emergency Medical Technician Phlebotomist Pharmacy Technician Certified Medication Aide Preparation for: LPN, RN, Radiology Technician
Industrial Technology Those in Industrial Technology careers perform preventative maintenance procedures on machines, tools and equipment. Individuals with careers in Industrial Technoogy maintain as well as troubleshoot instruments that control manufacturing processes.
COURSES INCLUDE • Electrical Schematics and Blueprint Reading • Fluid Power Theory & Power Transmission Principles • Fundamentals of Manufacturing • Industrial Electricity • Industrial Electronics • Instrumentation & Control • Microprocessor Instrumentation • Motor Theory and Operation
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Programmable Controller Programming Lean Manufacturing Concepts Lean Manufacturing Processes Safety in Manufacturing Maintenance Tools and Equipment in
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With the knowledge I have received at PTC, I now feel I have an upper hand going into an interview. I couldn’t ask for a better place to receive an education. – TY GOODNO
Manufacturing Basic Electrical Theory Digital Electronics for Manufacturing Maintenance Programmable Controller Interfacing Workforce Staging Electrical Distribution
COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic • Fluid Power Mechanic • Electrical/Electronic Mechanic • Power Transmission Mechanic • NCCER - Level 4
CAREER MAJOR • Instrumentation Technician - 1050 hours • Industrial Maintenance Technician 1065 hours • Engineer/Process Technology - 1035 hours (high school only)
Instrument Calibrator Hydraulic System Technician Troubleshooter PLC Programmer System Technician Maintenance Technician Engineering Design & Development Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering Technician Industrial Engineering Technician Electrical Technician
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Machine Tool Technology Machinists set up and operate basic machine tools, read blueprints, use common hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Students will learn the properties and heat treatment of different metals and train to operate computerized numeric controlled (CNC) machines. MList Certified. CAREER MAJOR • CNC Manufacturing Technician 1080 hours • Advanced CNC Machinist - 1230 hours
COURSES INCLUDE • Engine Lathe Operations • Milling Operations • Operations • Programming • Fundamentals of Manufacturing • Introduction to Quality • Machine Tool Theory • Metal Preparation for Processing • Precision Measurement • Precision Grinding • Print Reading for Machining • CNC Production Applications • CNC Milling Production Applications • Workforce Staging
Mold Maker CMM Operator Tool and Die Maker CNC Operator Machinist Instrument Calibrator Tooling Journeyman
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COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education National Institute of Metal Working Skills (available at the end of training) • Machinist Level 1 • CNC Machining Center Operator • Drill Press Operator • Lathe OperatorNot o
Not only have I found a career path, I’ve found my passion. Leaving my comfort zone to advance my knowledge was something I didn’t think was possible. – JUSTIN SPARKS
Medical Assisting Pioneer Tech’s Medical Assisting program provides adult students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a medical assistant. Students learn a variety of clerical skills including patient scheduling, billing and medical insurance coding, as well as clinical skills that include vital signs, phlebotomy, ECG and sterile techniques. Completion of this program will give students the skills to be successful in today’s health care professions.
COURSES INCLUDE • Anatomy and Physiology • Administrative Medical Office Procedures • Beginning Word Processing • Clinical Procedures I
Being a student in the Medical Assisting program has built my confidence and shown me that I’m more than capable of accomplishing my goals in the healthcare field. – NATALIE KERSHNER
• Clinical Procedures II • Computer Keyboarding • Medical Terminology • Medical Assisting Externship • Medical Assisting Simulation • Medical Coding • Medical Informatics • Introduction to Medical Insurance • Medical Law & Ethics • Pharmacology COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE American Heart Association, American Association of Medical Professionals Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education • Registered Medical Assistant • Medical Assistant: Clinical • Medical Assistant: Administrative • CPR/First Aid
CAREER MAJOR • Medical Assistant - 1050 hours
Medical Assistant Medical Secretary Registered Medical Assistant Medical Assistant: Clinical Medical Assistant: Administrative CPR/First Aid
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Practical Nursing The Pioneer Tech Practical Nursing program prepares adult students for an exciting career as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Students learn nursing skills through classroom theory and in clinical settings such as hospitals, skilled nursing units and long-term care facilities. Clinical rotations are also completed in physician offices, hospice and home health care settings. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Council of Liscensure Examination to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
The PN program has given me the flexibility to learn on my own schedule and work at my own pace. I have the greatest instructors supporting and encouraging me. – ADRIAN WEBB
CAREER MAJOR • Licensed Practical Nurse* - 1463 hours COURSES INCLUDE • Medical Terminology • Anatomy and Physiology • CM Long Term Care Nursing Aide • Nursing Concepts I • Fundamentals of Nursing • Clinical Nursing I • PN Pharmacology • Medical Surgical Nursing I • Maternal/Newborn Nursing • Clinical IV - Maternal/Newborn/Daycare • Pediatrics • Clinical IV - Pediatric & Mental Health • Mental Health Concepts • Clinical II - Medical Surgical (Part I) • Clinical III - Med/Surg Nursing (Part II) • Medical Surgical Nursing II • Clinical V - Transition to Practice (Leadership) • Leadership/Transition COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE American Heart Association Oklahoma Department of Health • Long-Term Care Nurse Aide • Certified Medication Aide • CPR Certification
* Adult students only * Must meet specific requirements
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Licensed Practical Nursing Exam Long-Term Care Nurse Aide Certified Medication Aide CPR Certification
Welding Technology Pioneer Tech’s Welding program prepares students for a wide variety of career choices. Skills attained include process cutting (oxy-fuel, plasma arc and air carbon arc), basic blueprint reading, and training for certification in SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW plate and pipe welding.
COURSES INCLUDE • Air Carbon Arc Cutting & Gouging • GMAW/FCAW Equipment & Setup • Metal Characteristics and Properties • Plasma Arc Cutting • SMAW Electrodes • SMAW Equipment and Setup • Weld Joint Fit-up and Adjustment • Weld Quality • Metal Preparation and Heat Treatment • Oxyfuel Cutting • SMAW Fillet/Groove Welds • Welding Blueprints
Through certifications and training, I’ve learned the skills for the basics of welding, and my instructor has been instrumental in getting me to where I am today. – LANE RAMSEY
• Welding Detail Drawings • FCAW Pipe/Plate • GMAW Plate/Plate • GTAW Aluminum Plate • GTAW Equipment and Filler Materials • GTAW Plate • GMAW Pipe • SMAW Open Root Pipe Welds • SMAW Bead Welds and Fillet Welds • SMAW Open V-Groove Welds • Fundamentals of Welding
MacKinzie Overman, winner of the Skills USA Breaking Traditions Award for 2017.
COMPETENCIES/CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education State of Oklahoma Pipe Certifications AWS Structural Steel Certifications • Shielded Metal Arc Welder • Gas Metal Arc Welder • Flux Core Arc Welder • Gas Tungsten Arc Welder • Cutting Process Operator
CAREER MAJORS • Structural Welder - 1080 hours
Pipe Fitter/Welder Structural Steel Welder Shielded Metal Arc Welder Gas Metal Arc Welder Fluxcore Arc Welder Gas Tungsten Arc Welder Process Cutting
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The SHARE (Sharing Hope and Redefining Education) program is about helping students open the door to their futures. Students, ages 15 to 20, who have left the educational environment, or are at severe risk of dropping out of school, now have an opportunity to earn their high school diploma. SHARE 1 is for students who have the required number of credits to be a sophomore. SHARE 2 is for students who have the required number of credits to be at least a junior. This unique program combines the academic classroom with specific career training. Students enrolled in the program will attend Pioneer Tech for all of their academic and career course work.
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES • Academic preparation toward a high school credential • Life-skills training • Personal and career counseling • Career training (in career program)
STUDENTS LIVING IN THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY QUALIFY • Blackwell • Newkirk • Ponca City • Tonkawa • Woodland Pioneer Technology Center holds a high success rate in helping students receive their diploma. For more information about the SHARE program call 580-718-4281 or your high school counselor.
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More than just career training! We provide extra support to our students . . . ACADEMIC CENTER The Academic Center concentrates on helping students improve on appropriate math, reading and locating information skills. Job readiness and job-seeking skills are also reviewed to aid the student in getting a job. WORKKEYS WorkKeys is a component of the Academic Center. It is a job skills assessment system that measures “real world” skills that employers believe are critical to job success. WorkKeys testers earn Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum certificates based on knowledge which has been cross-walked with predetermined scores needed by the Career Major they are enrolled in. These skills are valuable for any occupation at any level of education. All students at Pioneer Tech work towards earning a WorkKeys certificate. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION/GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT The ABE/HSE program provides adults the opportunity to develop their reading, writing and math skills, and/or to earn a high school diploma. This program supports students in accessing pathways to post-secondary education and training programs, as well as career assessment and planning. The program is open to adult students and 16-17 year-olds who meet specific criteria. Pioneer Technology Center provides a range of student support services to assist students in reaching their goals. PTC is an official High School Equivalency Testing site. Ask about our ELL classes. NEW BEGINNING The New Beginning program offers new opportunities for Kay, Osage and Noble County residents who receive public assistance and others who meet specific requirements. The program offers supportive services, life skills and job training to single parents.
ACADEMIC MATH/SCIENCE CLASSES PTC offers academic math and science to high school students desiring to earn math or science credits above Algebra I and Biology I. Currently, PTC offers Algebra II, Geometry, Math Analysis, Biology II and A&P. Courses must be approved for student enrollment by the home school counselor and Board of Education. All courses meet the standards
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Business & Industry Services Our flexible one-on-one instruction for business executives and customized courses for your employees are just a few of the options that are available at Pioneer Tech!
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• Training customized to fit your company’s needs • Individual employee assessments and training plans • Ongoing, locally-based consulting services • Flexibility in delivery - Your Time, Your Place, Your Way • Long-term commitment
The BIS Team is Committed to Your Success In today’s competitive marketplace, a highly trained workforce can make a significant impact on profits and efficiency. The Business and Industry Services (BIS) Center has the flexibility to custom tailor training and education to help you or your business maximize these resources in the following areas: Agricultural Business Management
The Agricultural Business Management program offers farm families a variety of services including Quicken record keeping, assistance with preparing farm plans, farm loans, financial statements, marketing, and tax planning. Individual farm visits are planned to determine the individual farmer’s needs and goals. g Contact Jeff Lockett @ 580.718.4240
Bid Assistance Program
The Bid Assistance program offers personalized services with bid leads, contracting opportunities, solicitation and proposal package review. In addition the program provides assistance with SAM registrations, and SBA certification programs, e-commerce with the federal government, and marketing research. Training seminars and one-on-one consultations are also available. g Contact Dawn Brakey @ 580.718.4261
Business & Industry Services Coordinator
This coordinator works with a variety of organizations, businesses and tribal entities to ensure that PTC’s educational opportunities meets the needs of their current workforce; by customizing training to specifically develop the skills sets desired in their employees. Please contact Sylvia to assist in any training needs that your organization might have. g Contact Sylvia Urioste @ 580.718.4275
The industry training programs can be customized to fit specific industry and client needs. Pioneer Tech is your direct contact for Oklahoma’s Training for Industry Program (TIP) and Existing Industry program, which supplements training funds to expanding industries and provides training assistance for new skills training for current Oklahoma industries. g Contact Johnny Thornburgh @ 580.718.4328
Manufacturing Extension Agent
Manufacturing extension agents are trained by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce to evaluate and determine eligibility for state incentives such as tax credits and sales tax exemptions. The Manufacturing Alliance offers all the free assistance you need to apply for the Quality Jobs incentive program, which gives qualifying Oklahoma companies tax rebates for expanding and creating new jobs. g Contact Brian Lane @ 580.718.4309
Organizational and Leadership Development
This program provides customized training support, along with coaching and consulting services for organizational leaders and employees. The Organizational and Leadership Development program also provides leadership workshops and other customized training based on organizational needs. g Contact Molly Kyler @ 580.718.4304
Pioneer Technology Center’s Plan Room was established in 2003 with the help of community partners like Ponca City Development Authority and Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. The Plan Room makes it possible for users to receive information on all construction projects that report to iSqFt and several engineering firms in Oklahoma with 24 hours a day access. As part of the Business Incubator facility, the Plan Room is a resource for local contractors to receive information needed to bid on commercial and government contracts. The Plan Room has consistently assisted local contractors in obtaining projects that impact their combined volumes at multi-million dollar levels. g Contact Dawn Brakey @ 580.718.4261
PTC’s Safety Services include safety consultation, training, and the development of written safety policies. In addition, we offer annual OSHA compliance training or customized training. This program can help businesses with goals to include annual worker’s compensation premium reductions, decreased accident rates, and improved state or federal facility audits. g Contact Carl Storm @ 580.718.4372
Self Employment Training
This program is designed to offer professional assistance in the preparation of a business plan, loan proposal or financial projections to obtain the money necessary to start a business or expand an existing business. The program provides business development classes and one-on-one counseling sessions in order to make the mission possible. Additionally, the Self Employment representative oversees a Certified Business Incubator facility designed to create and nurture the growth and development of a new or start-up business. g Contact Bonnie Cook @ 580.718.4262
Small Business Management
The Small Business Management program benefits small business owners and managers by helping to improve their business and human resource management skills. The purpose of this program is to help participants become more knowledgeable and competitive in the business arena. g Contact Robert Howard @ 580.718.4239 1 . 866. 612. 4782 | 23
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Pioneer Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, religion, disibility, or veteran status. Inquiries concerning application of this policy should be made to Kahle Goff or Pam Dickerson, Co-Compliance Officers at (866) 612-4782 or at 2101 N Ash, Ponca City, OK