Homestead Senior High School (Dual Enrollment CTE Programs)

This dual enrollment program is available for students at Homestead Senior High. The program allows students an opportunity to enroll in a career technical education program while attending high school, at no cost, which gives students the advantage of entering the workforce soon after graduating. Students may also continue their postsecondary training at any of our technical colleges and save on tuition while completing their certification or licensure.

 

3D Animation Technology

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in 3-D animation. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. The standard length of this program is 1050 hours.

  • Admission Policy: In order to be a full program completer, students must complete all OCPs and score a minimum of 10.0 in math, language, and reading on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
  • Refund Policy: Before the start of class – full tuition refund. Within first 14 days – 50% tuition refund. After 14 days – no refund.

Classes are offered at Homestead Senior High School

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 7:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Office: (305) 245-7000

Game Simulation / Animation Programming

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as a Game/Simulation Designer, Game Programmer, and Game Software Developer in the Information Technology career cluster. The standard length of this program is 4 credits.  

  • Admission Policy: In order to be a full program completer, students must complete all OCPs and score a minimum of 10.0 in math, language, and reading on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
  • Refund Policy: Before the start of class – full tuition refund. Within first 14 days – 50% tuition refund. After 14 days – no refund.

Classes are offered at Homestead Senior High School

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 7:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Office: (305) 245-7000

Practical Nursing

Our program is designed to prepare students for employment in the health Science Career Cluster. The content of this program includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Theoretical Instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing.
  • Theoretical instruction and clinical experience in acute care, long term care, and community settings.
  • Personal, family and community health concepts and nutrition.
  • Body structure and function.
  • Pharmacology and administration of medications.
  • Legal aspect of practice and current issues in nursing.

Requirements for admission include a minimum GPA of 2.75, excellent attendance and conduct records, motivation to pursue a career in a specific field and recommendations by teachers and counselors.

Classes are offered at Homestead Senior High School

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 7:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Office: (305) 245-7000

Medical Assisting

This program will prepare students for employment as a medical assistant. The program meets the standards and guidelines of an Accredited Educational Program for Medical Assistant.

The content includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Professional Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Legal and Ethical responsibilities
  • Health-illness concepts
  • Administrative and clinical duties
  • Emergency preparedness and procedures including CPR and first aid
  • Safety and security procedures
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology

The program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in healthcare.

Pharmacy Technician

The program is designed to prepare students for employment as Pharmacy Technicians, Community Pharmacy Technicians or Pharmacy Aides. The content of this program consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Medical terminology, sterile techniques, medicinal drugs and pharmaceutical compounding.
  • Intravenous preparation, Prescription labeling, drug ordering and prepackaging.
  • Patient record systems, computer applications and data processing.
  • Human relations, health and safety including Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Preparation for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination.

    The program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in healthcare.

    Early Childhood Education

    Our program is designed to prepare students for employment as a Child Care Worker, Preschool Teacher Aide, and Preschool Teacher. The content of this program includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Laws and regulations governing childcare
    • Principles of child development (birth through age 8)
    • Methods of guidance, communication, and observation
    • Professionalism, interpersonal relationship skills and intercommunication with family
    • Development and implementation of lesson plans
    • Management techniques for preschoolers

    Upon completion of this program and meeting all requirements, students are awarded the Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC).

    Automotive Service Technology

    This program is designed to teach students the theory of operation and the repair process of modern day automobiles. The Automotive Service Technology courses of today prepare students to transition into the automotive workforce. The content of the program includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Identify vehicle by year, make, model and engine displacement
    • Vehicle inspection for unusual conditions or concerns
    • Conduct pre-service evaluation on vehicles. Diagnose conditions and provide written estimates on corrective repair cost.
    • Inspect manual transmission
    • Lubricate driveline, suspension, and steering systems.
    • Replace inline fuel filters as applicable
    • Repair and balance wheel and tire assembly to industry standards.

    After successfully completing this program, students will be able to diagnose, service and repair engine powertrains to include transmissions and transaxles. Students will also be able to diagnose repair or replace automotive heating and air-conditioning systems.

    Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology

    This program is designed to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration and ventilation industry. The content of this program includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Recognize and identify basic construction drawings, terms, components and symbols.
    • Differentiate between air conditioning and refrigeration systems and appliances.
    • Operation of a refrigerant recovery system and evaluation of system performance.
    • Maintain, test and adjust various commercial and residential heating and air conditioning appliances.
    • Installation and repair of various air supply and ventilation systems.
    • Basic electricity and welding for HVAC applications.

    This course prepares students for entry level employment in the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation industry. Students are exposed to over 750 hours of instruction in safety procedures, tool and material application and processes as related to this occupation.

    Web Development

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency. The standard length of this program is 1050 hours.

    • Admission Policy: In order to be a full program completer, students must complete all OCPs and score a minimum of 9.0 in math, language, and reading on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
    • Refund Policy: Before the start of class – full tuition refund. Within first 14 days – 50% tuition refund. After 14 days – no refund.

    Classes are offered at Homestead Senior High School

    Office Hours:
    Monday – Friday | 7:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

    Office: (305) 245-7000

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