Room still available in several NIC professional-technical programs

Room is still available to enroll in some of North Idaho College’s professional-technical programs. Many of the programs have limited space, so sign up now.
Space is still available in the following programs:
The Human Resources Assistant program is a four-semester program that yields successful graduates an associate’s degree and prepares them for entry-level work in the human resources field.
The Accounting Assistant program is a two-year program that prepares students for careers in bookkeeping. Graduates can earn an associate’s degree or choose a nine-month bookkeeping certificate.
The associate’s degree in Computer Information Technology has various options, including a two-semester certificate or a four-semester degree that will prepare students for working with sophisticated networking hardware and operating system software and will lead to industry-recognized certification.
The Office Technology program allows students to design and earn a technical certificate choosing from a variety of courses in NIC’s Business and Office Technology program. The program takes two to four semesters to complete and prepares students for office jobs in a variety of settings.
The Human Services program prepares students for work with chemical dependency, developmental disabilities, criminal justice, mental health, adult/child health, aging, social work or residential care. Graduates receive a technical certificate in 11 months or can continue coursework for a four-semester associate’s degree.
The Landscape Technology program is a 10-month program, now in its second year. The certificate program prepares graduates for work in the landscape construction and maintenance fields.
The Machine Technology program prepares students for jobs in the thriving machining and manufacturing industries. The program has several options, including a two-semester certificate or a four-semester degree.
Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright is an 11-month program that focuses on training individuals to maintain manufacturing or industrial plants. Graduates receive a technical certificate.
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is a nine-month, certificated program preparing students for work as a technician in the booming HVAC-R industry.
Resort/Recreation Management is a new program starting at NIC this fall. It is a four-semester program that students design with electives to create a focus in one of a variety of areas in the hospitality and recreation industries.
Registration for each of these programs is going on now for fall semester, which begins Aug. 28.
Information: Professional-Technical Student Support Services Office at (208) 769-3468 or NIC Professional-Technical Adviser Don Bjorn at (208) 769-3371.

For More Information
Judy Parker, chair of NIC’s Business and Professional Programs Division and Trades and Industry Division, (208) 769-7783, or Health Professions and Nursing Division Chair Lita Burns, (208) 769-3481

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006

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