Fort Hayes Career Center

  • Fort Hayes Career Center offers half-day career-technical courses in a number of health and construction programs, media arts, visual arts, performing arts, all to prepare students for jobs in the community and the world.

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    Construction

    Bricklaying & Concrete SystemsBricklaying and Concrete Systems

    • Learn bricklaying, concrete work, block laying, tuck pointing, and stone work.
    • Gain the opportunity to work on projects such as building foundations and walls.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.


    CarpentryCarpentry

    • Learn basic and advanced skills through actual work on-site at building and remodeling projects.
    • This class covers tool use, material selection, building design, cabinetry, and more.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.


    Construction ElectricityConstruction Electricity

    • Gain the skills necessary to install and maintain electrical systems in residential and commercial buildings.
    • Study circuitry, national and local codes, and the fundamentals of electricity.
    • Prepare to enter a four-year apprenticeship program.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.


    Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)HVAC

    • Participate in a hands-on environment focusing on heating and cooling unit installation, maintenance, and repair.
    • Learn to troubleshoot and solve heating and cooling problems.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.


    WeldingWelding

    • Develop skills in several types of welding and cutting, brazing, blueprint reading, fabrication, and manufacturing.
    • Training may lead to job placement in senior year.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available. 

     

    HEALTH SCIENCES

    Bioscience TechnologyBoiscience Technology

    • Discover how living organisms like cells, plants and animals can be used to solve real life problems related to crime, hunger, the environment, nutrition, and health.
    • Use scientific inquiry in areas of microbiology, DNA, proteins, immunology and bioethics.
    • Sharpen lab skills such as micropipetting, aseptic technique, pouring, inoculating and streaking agar plates.


    Dental AssistingDental Assisting

    • Develop the skills necessary to assist dentists and hygienists with patient care, office tasks, and lab duties.
    • Successful students may transition to a post-secondary institution in a time-shortened related program.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.

    Fitness & WellnessFitness and Wellness

    • Pursue your interest in sport, recreation, health, and/or fitness.
    • Trainers, instructors, managers, and programmers are needed to address the wellness needs of the general public or specific clients/populations.
    • Successful students will be certified in First Aid and CPR, along with industry certification opportunities.
    • College credit available.


    Medical AssistingMedical Assisting

    • Learn to help care for patients primarily in medical offices and clinics.
    • Medical Assistants are multi-skilled professionals who assist in patient care management, clinical, and administrative duties.
    • Successful students may transition to partnering post-secondary institutions to complete the requirements for the Medical Assisting Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a time-shortened program.
    • College credit available.


    Medical Laboratory TechnicianMedical Laboratory Technician

    • Gain the skills necessary to perform diagnostic procedures in the health care setting, such as chemical analysis of body fluids, classification of blood cells, identification of disease producing microorganisms, and the selection of compatible donor blood for transfusion.
    • Successful students may complete the requirements for the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree at the Columbus State Community College in a time-shortened program.
    • College credit available.


    NursingNursing

    • Develop skills to care for patients who are ill, injured, or disabled.
    • Prepare for a career working in hospitals or nursing homes under the direction of nurses and doctors.
    • Successful students will be qualified to take the State Test for Nurse Assisting and may transition to partnering post-secondary institutions to complete the requirements to become a Registered Nurse in a time-shortened program.
    • College credit available.
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    Surgical Technology/CCP SterilizationSurgical Technology/CCP Sterilization

    • Receive training in the field of surgical technology.
    • The surgical technologist is a vital member of the allied health field of professionals who works under the supervision of surgeons and nurses delivering patient care.
    • Successful students may complete the requirements for the Surgical Technology Certificate at the Columbus State Community College in a time-shortened program.
    • College credit available.

     

    Media Arts

    Audio ProductionAudio Production

    • Learn how to become an audio engineer in a recording studio.
    • Discover the principles of sound, microphone techniques mixing, and mastering.
    • Gain experience using the industry-standard, digital recording system Pro Tools.
    • College credit available.


    Filmmaking & Television ProductionFilmmaking & Television Production

    • Acquire the main aspects of live, multiple-camera, television studio, and radio productions.
    • Operate high-definition studio cameras, video productions switchers, character generators, professional videotape recorders, and audio mixing consoles.
    • Produce a regularly scheduled campus newscast and develop hands-on skills necessary to produce, direct and engineer live television studio productions from script to credits.
    • College credit available.

    PhotographyPhotography

    • Learn the principles of continuous-tone photography and digital photography.
    • Composition, lighting, manipulative functions, operative settings, and focus control of cameras and enlargers is emphasized.
    • Computer hardware and software for electronic manipulation of images is taught to allow students to print their work in a variety of sizes.
    • College credit available.

    Performing Arts

    Dance PerformanceDance Performance

    • Study and perform the different genres of dance including jazz, ballet, tap, music video, and modern styles.
    • Focus on anatomy and physiology, choreography, and physical training.
    • Practical application of skills is reinforced through production labs and actual performance.
    • College credit available.


    Music PerformanceMusic Performance

    • Explore music-related career opportunities, including career identification, required skill sets, organized labor within the industry, and personal portfolio development.
    • Learn the main aspects of multi-track audio recording and apply newly acquired skills through production labs and actual performances.
    • College credit available.


    Theater PerformanceTheater Performance

    • Foster your talents in the areas of acting, directing, basic lighting, stagecraft, sound, set construction, and other aspects of the theater.
    • Practice and develop basic skills in an authentic theater environment.
    • College credit available.

     

    Transportation

    Automotive Collision RepairAutomotive Colision Repair

    • Launch your career in the collision repair industry.
    • Receive instruction in vehicle design and manufacture, basic collision repair and refinishing technologies, proper usage of tools, equipment, and materials.
    • Industry certification opportunities.
    • College credit available.


    Automotive TechnologyAutomotive Technology

    • Obtain the skills needed for an entry-level position in auto mechanics including alignment, steering, braking systems, and electronics.
    • Earn an industry certification.
    • College credit available.

     

    Visual Arts

    Art PortfolioArt Portfolio

    • Receive an intensive introduction to the discipline of free-hand drawing and illustration.
    • Emphasis is on media, concepts, drawing from observation, two and three dimensional studies and individual technique development.
    • College credit available.


    Graphic Design & PrintingGraphic Arts & Design

    • Explore all aspects of the graphics communications industry.
    • Develop skills in computer design, photography, imaging, and printing in digital and large-format operations.
    • Earn an Adobe Certified Associate Certification.
    • College credit available.