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Adult Career Programs

Sometimes when you have a goal in mind you have to give it your full attention. If you are between jobs, needing to up your skills game or simply ready for a career change, you'll want to consider one of our full-time programs for adults.

3D Animator

  • Collaborate in teams to create unique 3D animation, computer graphics, and video games
  • Produce animated short films, special effects and graphics
  • Work with cutting edge technology such as motion capture systems, virtual reality, and 3D printing

CAREER FOCUS:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Advanced Firefighter

  • Experience the satisfaction of being a first responder, saving lives and fighting fires
  • Operate a wide-range of firefighter and life-saving equipment side by side with professional fire fighters and EMT’s
  • Mitigate chemical spills, rescue victims in confined spaces, manage wildfires, and extricate trapped victims using the Jaws of Life

CAREER FOCUS:
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education

707 HOURS

Begins each January and July; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Automotive Service Technician

  • Maintain and repair both domestic and foreign alongside an ASE Master Technician in a full-service automotive center
  • Optimize vehicle operation and performance using critical thinking
  • Analyze, diagnose, repair and maintain basic and advanced automotive systems

Career Focus:
Prepared for Student ASE Certification, immediate employment, further education and ASE Certification

1050 Hours

Begins each January and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Carpentry

  • Build a residential home from design through complete construction and sold to raise funds for scholarships
  • Work in all aspects of residential and commercial construction including estimating, framing, roofing, and interior finishing
  • Interpret blueprints and specifications to construct wood products and structures from rough lumber to finish grade

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, apprenticeship completion and further education

1,050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Combination Collision Repair Technician

  • Assess, estimate, repair, and refinish a wide range of vehicles
  • Use modern welding, sanding, masking, painting, and technical processes
  • Apply professional techniques of metal fabrication, adhesive repair, and creative refinishing

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate professional employment, student ASE certification, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each January and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Combination Welder

  • Operate fire and electricity to design, dismantle and construct a wide range of metal products
  • Develop the confidence, work ethic, team cooperation, and stamina necessary for a career in fabrication
  • Utilize a wide range of welding processes to earn essential industry recognized certifications

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate professional employment and continued education

1050 Hours

Begins each January, May, and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Criminal Justice Officer

  • Strengthen your mind and body through rigorous mental and physical training including advanced self-defense tactics
  • Apply forensic investigative techniques to process crime scenes, dust for fingerprints, bag evidence, and interrogate suspects
  • Explore how state and federal laws work to keep our communities safe

Career Focus:
Prepared for employment, advanced law enforcement training, military service, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Culinary Coordinator

  • Coordinate the culinary team that plans menus, prepares, and serves entire meals with proper etiquette and safety in a cafeteria setting and/or catering at community events
  • Cook alongside professionals preparing appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, etc. to everyone’s delight
  • Express individual creativity and great customer service by using developed culinary skills and coordinating with other members of the culinary team to help deliver a unique dining experience

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Now taking applications for August 2020; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Culinary Hospitality Assistant

  • Work as a key member of the culinary team that develops, prepares, and serves entire meals with proper etiquette and safety in a cafeteria setting and at community events
  • Cook alongside professionals preparing appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, etc. to everyone’s delight
  • Express individual creativity and great customer service by using developed culinary skills to help deliver a unique dining experience

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1,050 Hours

Now taking applications for August 2020; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Cyber Security Forensics Specialist

  • Conduct cyber investigations to defend against criminal and terrorist threats
  • Utilize advanced file access methods, reconstruction maneuvers, and data recovery processes
  • Protect computers and networks through the configuration of powerful software security programs

Career Focus:
Prepared for further education and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Information Technology Services

  • Design, setup, and maintain the systems that run the Internet
  • Assemble, upgrade, and repair computers and peripherals
  • Work individually and in teams using the same technology as professional engineers

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment or college in Computer Science or Management Information Systems

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Graphic Design and Photography

  • Shoot commercial photography and video clips for print and web media
  • Perform professional copy shop operations

Career Focus:
Prepared with a professional portfolio for further education or immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Electrical, Level I

  • Design, stage, and install residential electrical wiring for power control systems from “rough in” to “finish”
  • Use logical thinking and math to interpret blueprints, program equipment and layout design
  • Supply power to a wide range of systems and structures according to the National Electrical Code

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeship completion, advanced certifications, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Executive Administrative Assistant

 

  • Work in an office environment using advanced software and processes utilized by business professionals
  • Explore various types of businesses, accounting applications, and strategies for sound financial management
  • Prepare for employment with organizational skills, money management and resume building

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Hospitality Service Assistant

  • Keep the work environment sparkling clean and safe
  • Many graduates work in the hospitality, school and health care housekeeping and custodial areas

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and or transitional workforce development

1,050 Hours

Begins monthly; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Medical Office Assistant

  • Build a strong customer relationship with patients and clients using ethical standards and professionalism
  • Develop your computer skills to a higher standard utilizing medical and health industry software
  • by using software applications and processes utilized by business and medical professionals
  • Develop and use a second language: medical terminology

Career Focus: Prepared for further education and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Network and Computer Systems Administrator

  • Configure, install, and manage data networks, servers, firewalls, remote access, and wireless technologies
  • Work individually and in teams using the same technology as professional network engineers
  • Work in a professional help desk and network administration environment to meet client needs in a rapidly changing industry

Career Focus: Prepared for further education, advanced certifications, and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Practical Nurse

  • Utilize effective communication and critical thinking skills to deliver quality patient care
  • Provide patients with physical and psychological care for the treatment of various diseases
  • Develop clinical skills and hands on experience in a wide range of health settings

Career Focus:
Prepared for LPN licensure, immediate employment, and further education

1,463 Hours

Traditional course begins each June; Day FLEX course begins each August and February; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability and application requirements.


Residential HVAC Technician

  • Design, fabricate, install, and maintain heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Torch, braze, and solder pipes and fittings to install or repair compressors, condensers, chillers, and pumps in a wide range of HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Design, layout, and fabricate sheet metal ducts and a wide range of environmental components

Career Focus:
Prepared for further education, apprenticeship, advanced certification and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Surgical Technologist

  • Experience all aspects of the operating room including robotics and invasive surgeries
  • Hands on, close exposure to anatomical structures of the body
  • Work side by side with professionals who are trained to save lives i.e. surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses

Career Focus:
Prepared for National Surgical Technology certification, immediate employment, and further education

1,185 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability and application requirements. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Video Producer

  • Develop, produce and deliver unique video and audio projects for TV and commercial broadcasts
  • Work individually and in teams to create dynamic films, news packages, music videos, and commercials to exceed client expectations
  • Showcase your artistic talents using professional audio/visual equipment and editing software

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please visit with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.

 


Respiratory Care Therapy 

Radiologic Technology

Respiratory Care Therapy and Radiologic Technology are offered in association with Cameron University.

For Respiratory Care Therapy information, call  or 580-581-2373 email michaelh@ca meron.edu

For Radiologic Technology information, contact Carrie Baxter at 580-250-5577 or email cbaxter@cameron.edu