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Excellent, affordable degree programs from a dedicated faculty.

 

Individual Studies Programs

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Accounting Clerk

Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

(Craft) Brewery Management

The brewery manager is responsible for overseeing all brewery operations. Operations include production, packaging, maintenance, and quality control as well as profit and loss control. The Brewery Manager will also have the ability to motivate and manage staff. Computer competence using programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint and proficient verbal and written communications skills are necessary. A Brewery Manager should have a passion for beer making and developing new beers.

Cultivation Technician

Perform duties relating to the tending of plants including watering, potting, training, and movement of plant materials. Students will be able to apply irrigation and fertilization to plants.

Input data and maintain records in computer programs. Familiar with construction and facilities management. Students will develop their communication skills both written and orally to communicate effectively with management, team members and outside the organization.*

*To work in the Cannabis Industry you must be 21 years old.

Customer Service Representative

Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints.

Dental Assistant

Assist dentist, set up patient and equipment, and keep records.

Dispatcher

Perform duties relating to the answering emergency and non-emergency calls. The dispatcher determines the time of emergency, the location and decide on the appropriate responses. Detailed record keeping is important using computer programs such as MS Office. Students will develop their communication skills to instruct the caller on what to do before the responders arrive. Training in medical help is important. Dispatchers must pass a typing test.

Dispensary Manager

A dispensary manager is responsible for ensuring the day-to day operations of the dispensary and over-seeing the staff. These responsibilities include hiring, training and directing staff, providing excellent customer service, attention to detail and maintaining impeccable records for this highly regulated industry.*

*To work in the Cannabis Industry you must be 21 years old.

Electrician’s Assistant

Students will gain experience in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical systems and equipment.

IT Support Technician

Perform duties that maintain computer systems and networks. Computer support technicians provide help and advice to computer users and organizations.

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards.

Medical Secretary

Perform secretarial duties utilizing specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Patient Care Technician

Students perform clinical procedures such as taking blood samples. EKGs and taking vital signs. In addition student assist patients with personal care.  Students must comply to NYS Public Health requirements, including immunizations, for entry into this curriculum. A physical exam, may be required by the hospital.

Phlebotomist

To provide a safe and comfortable phlebotomy experience for patients of various age groups, by selecting and caring for an appropriate venous or capillary site and correctly labeling and handling the proper blood collection tubes for tests ordered. May perform a variety of telephone and computer-related activities regarding patient test orders, results, and report generation, separation of blood sample tests, and recordkeeping.

Quality Assurance Lab Technician (Cannabis or Dairy)

Laboratory Technicians assist the manufacturing team in the production of cannabis based medicines in a clean lab environment. Technician duties can focus on various delivery formats such as vape, cartridges, tincture bottles, tablets, soft gels and other portioned delivery forms. *

*To work in the Cannabis Industry you must be 21 years old.

Restaurant Management

Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the workers and resources of the restaurant for the efficient, well- prepared, and profitable service of food and beverages.

Salon Industry Entrepreneurship

This program prepares cosmetologists, hairstylists, and other personal grooming specialists to manage beauty parlors, shops, and full-service or specialized salons and prepares for licensure as professional salon owners and operators. Includes instruction in cosmetic services marketing and retailing; advertising and promotion; salon management; the cosmetic and salon supply industries; hiring, supervision, and labor relations; applicable business and professional laws and regulations; professional standards and image; and customer service.

A student can also complete a two year AOS degree that is 62 credits. The two year program includes additional related college course-work and two additional 180 hour “Hands-On-Learning” experiences. Program is a fall start.

Tattoo Artist

Learn about procedures for tattoo technique, sanitation, sterilization, care of minor and major emergencies and/or complications, and infection control. Apply permanent ink to client’s skin in various designs or patterns requested by the client. Will be familiar with a variety of tools and techniques used to apply designs. Have the artistic ability to create designs and understand and use proper sanitizing and care of tools to prevent disease. Tattoo Artists should apply for and take a state licensing test as needed under the state regulations in which they will practice.

Teller

Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution’s various transactions.

Financial support for people enrolling in healthcare related trainings
SCAP Healthcare 3.0 Grant