Career Technology Training Center

The Garrett College Career Technology Training Center (CTTC) offers a variety of non-credit training courses and programs designed to help students develop employability skills needed for the current job market. You can enroll for an individual course or longer training programs to prepare to enter the job market for the first time, upgrade your skills, or prepare for a new career.  The CTTC facility is designed to provide both interactive class room instruction and well equipped labs for hands-on experience. Our small classes provide an opportunity for students to work closely with experienced instructors skilled in their trade.

Career Technology Training Center
116 Industrial Drive
Accident, MD 21520
301-387-3136

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Program and Certification Summary

CERTIFICATE IN APARTMENT/BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (CAMT)

Building Maintenance Technicians repair and maintain appliances, and the electrical, plumbing, HVAC and interior/exterior areas of apartments, rental homes, condominiums, resort housing/facilities, and large office buildings.

Course Hours of Instruction Approximate Cost for Individual   Modules
CFC-EPA Section 608   Certification. This is a prerequisite prior to   completing the appliance repair and HVAC modules. 21 $200
CERTIFICATE IN   APARTMENT/BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (CAMT) 94 $985
Two (2) On-Line   Classes    
Electrical Maintenance   and Repair    
Plumbing Maintenance   and Repair    
HVAC Maintenance and   Repair    
Appliance Maintenance   and Repair    
Interior &   Exterior Maintenance and Repair    
Job Shadow (Optional) 24 $35
     
Total Cost for CFC-EPA   & CAMT   $1185
Total Cost for CFC-EPA   , CAMT & Job Shadow   $1220

Location of Training:
Career Technology Training Center, Accident, Maryland
301-387-3770

Time to Complete Program: Approximately 4-5 months. Classes are held 2 evenings per week and one Saturday per month.

Successful Completion:
CFC-EPA Section 608--Students will become certified in Refrigerant Recovery upon successfully demonstrating appropriate refrigerant recovery and disposal skills and achieving a passing score on the on-line test provided by EPA approved ESCO Corporation.

CAMT-
·         Upon completion of all required courses, achieving a passing score on all individual course quizzes, and achieving a passing score on the final exam, a conditional certificate will be issued.
·         Full Certification will be issued after one year of employment in the industry.
·         Garrett College will also provide a certification of participation and/or achievement.

Certifying Professional Association/Agency: National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI)

Additional Requirements:
·         Students are required to participate in an advising and information session to ensure their full understanding of the topics to be taught and the requirements of the program.
·         Math and reading skills will be assessed to determine if students are prepared to complete the course of study.
·         Students must pass the CFC-EPA Sections 608 Certification exam prior to starting the modules on appliance repair and HVAC.
·         Call 301-387-3770 or 301-387-3136 to schedule the advising session



MACHINING
Machinists are employed in a variety of industries including energy, transportation, advanced manufacturing and the production of specialty products. This training program is designed to prepare students for a career in manual and CNC machining using classroom instruction, computer based training and extensive hands-on experience.

Course

Hours of Instruction

Approximate Cost

Preparation for   Machining - Level One

21

$350

Preparation for   Machining - Level Two

35

$550

Job Planning, Bench   Work Layout-Level One

35

$575

Manual Milling – Level   One

42

$625

Manual Turning – Level   Two

35

$600

Total   Manual Machining

168

$2700

CNC Milling Set-Up   & Programming

35

$700

CNC Turning Set-Up   & Programming

35

$675

CNC Milling: Operation  

49

$700

CNC Turning: Operation  

56

$750

Total   CNC

175

$2825

OPTIONAL   COURSES

Drill Press

Grinding

Auto CAD






Location of Training:
Career Technology Training Center, Accident, Maryland
301-387-3770

Time to Complete Program: Approximately 12-24 months. Classes are held in the evening and on Saturday.

Successful Completion:
·         Students will be able to demonstrate core competencies as outlined by NIMS.
·         A NIMS Credential for Preparation for Machining and Job Planning, Bench work & Layout can be earned by achieving a passing score on the NIMS on-line test.
·         Students will also have the opportunity to earn 1-2 additional NIMS Credentials.
·         Students can complete the entire program or take individual classes based on prior learning and credentialing goals.

·         Preparation for Machining One is a required prerequisite for all Machining classes unless the student is able to demonstrate prior learning through NIMS testing.
·         Manual machining experience or prior training is required prior to enrolling in CNC classes.


Certifying Professional Association/Agency:   National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

Additional Requirements:
·         Students are required to participate in an advising and information session to ensure their full understanding of the topics to be taught and the requirements of the program.
·         Math and reading skills will be assessed to determine if students are prepared to complete the course of study.
·         Call 301-387-3770 or 301-387-3136 to schedule the advising session.


 

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
Veterinary Assistants aide in kennel care, assist veterinary technicians and veterinarians during exams of domestic animals and provide support throughout the veterinary office. They are employed in animal shelters, animal emergency centers, and veterinary practices. Instruction for the program is provided by a licensed Veterinary Technician and/or licensed Veterinarian.

Course Hours of Instruction Approximate Cost
Preparation for Veterinary Assistant Training. 15 $100
Veterinary Assistant Training One –Outpatient Care 40 $275
Veterinary Assistant Training Two-Diagnostics & Pharmacy 21 $140
Veterinary Assistant Training Three- Patient Care & Treatment 29 $180
Veterinary Assistant Training Four-Surgery, Anesthesia, &   Emergency Care 48 $250
TOTAL
Includes all instructional   material, scrubs, and testing.
153 $945

Location of Training: Career Technology Training Center, Accident, Maryland 301-387-3770

Time to Complete Program:
Approximately 6 months. Classes are held 2 evenings per week and an occasional Saturday to complete class work and clinical experiences. Clinical experience is scheduled throughout the program at various animal care facilities.

Successful Completion:

Students will be prepared to work in an entry level position in animal care and/or be prepared to continue training to earn an AA degree as a Veterinary Technician.

Certifying Professional Association/Agency:
  
This training program meets the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA) guidelines and requirements for hours of class room instruction, clinical experiences, certifications/licensing of instructors, and curriculum content.

Additional Requirements:
·         Students are required to participate in an advising and information session. Call 301-387-3770 or 301-387-3136 to schedule the advising session.
·         Math and reading skills will be assessed to determine if students are prepared to complete the course of study.
·         Garrett College does not require a background check or drug testing; however, individual animal care facilities may require our student to submit to one or both.
·         Health insurance is not required; however, Garrett College does not assume any responsibility for health issues caused by animal bites, scratches, or other injuries. It is suggested that students meet with their health care professional to insure their immunizations including a tetanus shot are up to date.
·         Students must have transportations to complete clinical experiences within a 50-60 miles radius of Garrett College.



WELDING
Welders are employed in almost every trade and work in a variety of locations including below ground, under water, on high rise buildings, and bridges. Over 80 certifications are available based on the location of work and metal product being used in the process.

Course

Hours of Instruction

Approximate Cost

Preparation for   Welding

56

$385

Welding One

63

$825

Welding Two

68

$850

AWS Testing



$275 for one test

$350 for two tests

TOTAL   PROGRAM

Includes   text book and safety equipment. AWS Testing Not Included



$2060

TOTAL   PROGRAM & One AWS Test



$2335

TOTAL   PROGRAM & Two AWS Tests



$2410

Optional   Courses

·           Welding   Three

·           Pipe   Welding

·           Welding   Fabrication






Location of Training:
Career Technology Training Center, Accident, Maryland
301-387-3770

Time to Complete Program: Approximately 12 months. Classes are held 1-2 evenings per week and an occasional Saturday.

Successful Completion:
·         At the conclusion of the Preparation for Welding class students will be able to demonstrate standard safety procedures, apply basic math to prepare materials, read a welding print to prepare and complete a welding project, and identify the skills required to obtain and retain employment.
·         At the conclusion of Welding Two students will be prepared to take the horizontal and vertical AWS Welding Test.

Certifying Professional Association/Agency:  
American Welding Society (AWS).

Additional Requirements:
·         Students are required to participate in an advising and information session to ensure their understanding of the topics to be taught and the requirements of the program.
·         Math and reading skills will be assessed to determine if students are prepared to complete the course of study.
·         Call 301-387-3770 or 301-387-3136 to schedule the advising session. 

For more information, please call Carol Mowbray Brooks at 301-387-3770 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information is also available by contacting Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.