ANC TECHNICAL CENTER |
"An Opportunity You Don't Want to Miss!"
The Arkansas Northeastern College Technical Center is a workforce education center that offers both high school and college credit in career and technical programs to all high school students in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The Technical Center is housed in the new ANC Center for Allied Technologies in Blytheville, and provides students with hands-on training in career and technical fields. Our programs of study teach marketable job skills and offer industry certifications, as well as college credit towards Certificates of Proficiency, Technical Certificates, or an Associate's Degree from ANC. Services are offered at NO COST to the students. Books, tuition and fees are provided through the Center and funded by the Office of Skills Development.
To encourage, empower and educate students for future success.
To teach our students the skills needed to succeed in their chosen career pathway through hands-on learning, honest and respectful classroom discussion, and work-based learning opportunities.
CALENDAR AND CLASS TIMES
Students should follow their home school calendar, including holidays and breaks unless otherwise indicated by the Technical Center director. Classes at the Technical Center are divided into three sections throughout the day. Class times are as follows:
First Block 8:20am - 9:55am 1-3 Periods
Second Block 10:05am - 11:40am 3-5 Periods
Third Block 1:05pm - 2:45pm
Each of the programs at the Tech Center offers students the opportunity to earn college credit from Arkansas Northeastern College at no cost to them. The number of credit hours may vary within each program. Students electing to enroll for college credit will have their grades and credit hours recorded on an ANC transcript. A student wishing to enroll for college credit must submit the following:
Students attending the Technical Center are eligible to join SkillsUSA, which is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA provides education programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation's classrooms. The ANC Technical Center sends students annually to compete in their area of study in the Arkansas SkillsUSA Competition, all expenses paid. State winners go on to compete nationally; national winners go on to compete internationally.
Student Leadership Team
Students may apply to join the Tech Center Student Leadership Team, which offers them the opportunity to have input in Technical Center recruitment, initiatives, policies and procedures. Leadership Team members are given placements in Job Shadow opportunities.
The Technical Center partners with the ANC Career Coaches to place students in Job Shadow opportunities, where they can learn about career options in their program of student firsthand. Priority placements are given to Tech Center Leadership Team, but other students may be allowed to participate.
Prospective students in grades 10-12 are eligible to enroll at the Technical Center. All students are required to complete an admissions application and must submit a signed student/parent contract. In programs of study that are filled over capacity, students may be asked to provide attendance records and/or academic records.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAMS
The Networking program is designed for the student who is interested in a career in computer information systems. The program includes a broad background of courses in the area of computer information systems. It is designed to prepare students for employment opportunities in the IT and networking occupational field. Coursework will apply towards the Certificate of Proficiency or Technical Certificate in Computer Information Systems, as well as the Associate's Degree in CIS at Arkansas Northeastern College.
Introduction to Networks - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Introduction to Cybersecurity - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Web Design - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
The Construction Technology Program is designed to prepare students to be versatile members of a construction team. Students will learn the basics of construction safety, math, and power and hand tools. Students will also develop skills in rigging techniques and the safe assembly and use of scaffolding. Additional skills will include the operation and maintenance of light construction equipment used on the construction site including the skid steer, aerial lift, forklift, scissor lift, generators, compressors, and compactors. Advanced returning students will develop skills in site layout, form setting and placement, rebar layout and placement, and the pouring and finishing of concrete. College credits earned in this program transfer into ANC's Construction Technology Certificate of Proficiency.
Construction Craft Skills - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Construction Technology I - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Construction Technology II - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Project Management - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY (MEDICAL PROFESSIONS)
The Health Science Technology program provides students with core skills and knowledge of medical professions, medical terminology, and common procedures used in multiple healthcare settings. Students who complete all four courses in this program of study will be better prepared to enter any ANC certificate or degree programs offered by the Allied Health Division.
Certified Nursing Assistant - 1 High School Credit
Medical Terminology - 1 High School Credit, 1 College Credit Hour
Foundations of Healthcare - 1 High School Credit
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology - 1 High School Credit
First Responder - 1 High School Credit
Check out The Steel Tech Academy
This program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in advanced manufacturing companies. The coursework provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of industrial technologies, including electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and robotics systems. Students will learn about advanced manufacturing production processes, equipment, design and operation. The large number of industrial and manufacturing employers in our region makes this a skill set that is in high demand. College credits earned in this program transfer into ANC's Advanced Manufacturing, General Industrial Technologies, and Industrial Electrical Systems Certificates of Proficiency, as well as the Associate's Degree in Steel Industry Technology.
Introduction to Manufacturing - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Manufacturing Power and Equipment Systems - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Manufacturing Production Processes - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Basic Hydraulics/Pneumatics - 1 High School Credit, 3 College Credit Hours
Welding is designed for students wishing to secure marketable welding skills. Through an organized progression of steps, the student builds ability with the different welding processes offered. Progression is competency based. Students will achieve different levels of expertise determined by their interest, aptitude, and participation in class. Coursework will apply towards a Technical Certificate or an AAS in Welding at Arkansas Northeastern College.
Oxygen/Acetylene and Safety Orientation - 0.5 High School Credit, 1 College Credit Hour
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Partial Joint Penetration - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Complete Joint Penetration - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Gas Metal Arc Welding - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe - 1 High School Credit, 4 College Credit Hours
Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 South Division Street
Blytheville, Arkansas 72315