Automotive Service Technology

This is a two-year Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-certified course. Students learn basic entry-level skills like diagnosing and servicing brakes, suspensions and steering, electrical and electronic systems, engine performance, and more for advanced placement in college automotive technology programs. Students who complete the program will have one year of work experience waived. Paid summer internships are available for qualifying students.

Certification: Career-Safe Certificate: A 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training (OSHA) course

Embedded math and communication arts credit for this program applies to credit to SFCC.

James Benge, Instructor
jbenge@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7241

Building Trades

This two-year Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)-accredited course prepares students for a variety of jobs in the construction field. Students learn skills such as framing, electrical wiring, roofing, painting, and finishing work. The program includes classroom instruction enhanced by the hands-on experience of building a 1,100 to 1,500 square-foot house.

Certification: Career-Safe Certificate: A 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training (OSHA) course

Embedded math and communication arts credit for this program applies to credit to SFCC.

Hunter Cline, Instructor
hcline@sfccmo.edu 
(660) 596-7227

Criminal Justice

This two-year program prepares students for entry-level employment in criminal justice fields or advanced placement in post-secondary training or college programs. Students will learn about the criminal justice system and law enforcement practices, study criminal justice content and develop communication, leadership and community service skills, which are crucial to criminal justice careers.c

Douglas Barklage, Instructor
dbarklage@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7255

Early Childhood Careers

This two-year course prepares students for careers working with children from birth to age 12 and their families. Students will be responsible for planning activities that stimulate a child’s cognitive, physical, emotional, and social growth. They also will learn to provide a safe, healthy and loving environment that will allow children to explore and develop their natural curiosity and imagination. Students will gain hands-on experience in area schools and childcare centers.

Certification: Instruction is designed to aid the student in obtaining national certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA).

Dawn Macklin-Gulick, Instructor
dmacklingulick@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7356

Graphic Design

This two-year program prepares students for careers in the graphic design industry. Students learn technical knowledge and skills in electronic layout design, principles of graphic and web design, digital manipulation, sublimation printing, vinyl design and preparation, and screen-printing. The program also provides outside experience to further students’ experience and skill levels.

Tasha Cantrell, Instructor
tcantrell@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7342

Health Occupations

This one-year program prepares students for employment in the health care field. Students will learn about body systems, emergency procedures and medical terminology, as well as basic nursing skills like taking vital signs, personal care and hygiene, food service, and transfer techniques. Students will have the opportunity for hands-on training at a local health care facility and will job shadow in the health care field.

Certification: Instruction is designed to aid the student in obtaining certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), and certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).

Rachel Wienberg, Instructor
rwienberg1@sfccmo.edu 
(660) 596-7224

Industrial Equipment Maintenance

This program will prepare students for a variety of opportunities in technical careers related to electrical and industrial professions. Students will learn skills for entry-level positions in manufacturing and electrical installations, service or maintenance. The program can be applied to certificates and an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Certification: Career-Safe Certificate: A 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training (OSHA) course

Embedded math and communication arts credit for this program applies to credit to SFCC.

Brady Glover, Instructor
bglover@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7312

Precision Machining Technology

This two-year program is designed to expose students to the high-tech world of advanced manufacturing. Students will learn to operate machines such as drill presses, milling machines, lathes, grinders, and Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machines including computer controlled lathes, mills and lasers.

Certification: Career-Safe Certificate: A 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training (OSHA) course and NIMS certification

Embedded math and communication arts credit for this program applies to credit to SFCC.

Matthew Parker, Instructor
mparker1@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7237

Welding Technology

This is a two-year American Welding Society (AWS)-certified course that covers the four basic welding processes—arc, Mig, Tig, and oxyacetylene—as well as welding print reading. Students practice hand manipulative skills to develop successful welding techniques. Technology, equipment, tools, and practices used in the welding field are also taught.

Certification: Career-Safe Certificate: A 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training (OSHA) course, and AWS D1.1 certification

Embedded math and communication arts credit for this program applies to credit to SFCC.

Paul Hooper, Instructor
ghooper@sfccmo.edu
(660) 596-7274

MO Options Program

The program also prepares a select group of students to pass the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) as part of the requirements to receive a high school diploma from their sending schools through the MO Option program.

Jill Gantz, Instructor
Harriet Davidson, Instructor

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