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Do What You Love In High School!

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Pima JTED 2022

CENTRAL CAMPUS PROGRAMS

Earn industry certifications, state licenses, high school credit, and in most cases dual college credit. As a public school district, we work with school districts in Southern Arizona including public, private, charter, and home schools to provide free Career and Technical Education that leads to direct employment. Contact a counselor to select a program that fits your interests, and attend one of our Central Campuses. Ask about JTED satellite programs that may be available at your public high school.

ABOUT PIMA JTED

The Pima JTED Career and Technical Education District offers premier, tuition-free CTE programs to sophomores, juniors and seniors. We serve students from public, private, and charter schools, and students who are home-schooled. Pima JTED also serves students who have not earned a diploma or GED and are under the age of 22. Students may attend Pima JTED classes at one of our Central Campuses, located throughout Pima County, or at one of our satellite locations which are located at all public high schools in Pima County, Santa Cruz Valley, Nogales, and in Mammoth San Manuel.

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CENTRAL CAMPUS PROGRAMS

3D Animation/Virtual Reality & Game Design

Air Transportation/FAA Drone Operator

Automated Industrial Technology

Automation/Robotics - Logistics, Optics, and AI

Automotive Technologies

Aviation Technology

Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship

Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Construction Technologies

Cosmetology

Culinary Arts/Pastry

Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Early Childhood Education

Emergency Medical Technician

Energy Technology

Engineering - Aerospace and Mining Technology

Fire Service

Graphic Design

Health Care Foundations

Health Information Technology
Heavy Equipment Operations

Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning

Law, Public Safety & Security

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Mechanical Drafting

Medical Assistant

Pharmacy Technician

Physical Therapy Technician

Precision Machining

Precision Manufacturing

Project SEARCH

Veterinary Science

Welding Technologies

           

3D Animation/Virtual Reality
& Game Design

Create interactive and visually stimulating presentations, 3D modeling, animation, virtual world creation (Unity/Unreal), digital gaming, and VR (virtual reality) for careers in the entertainment industry, gaming and beyond.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- Adobe After Effects Certified User (Certiport)

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five faa drone operator students

Air Transportation/FAA Drone Operator

Gain the technical knowledge and skills to safely fly and navigate aircraft. Learn the principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- FAA Remote Pilot Certificate (Drone Pilot)
- FAA Ground School
- FAA Ground Instruction Basic

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Automated Industrial Technology

Prepare for a career designing and maintaining the complex mechanical and electrical control systems that keep automated manufacturing lines up and running. Train on over $1 million worth of equipment, including robotics and programmable logic controllers, which simulates a real-world factory floor. Become skilled in eight duty areas aligned with National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) including: maintenance operations; mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic process, and process control systems; and maintenance piping.

Eligibility: Grades 11 - 12

Certifications:
- NIMS

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robotics student

Automation/Robotics – Logistics, Optics, and AI

Learn to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing and using robots. This includes problem-based instruction in the principles of robotics, design and operational testing, system maintenance and repair procedures, robot computer systems, and control language.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- State and/or nationally recognized industry certification will be available

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Automotive Technologies

Through direct instruction and CDX online automotive training system, understand, diagnose, and repair today’s complex automobiles. Do engine performance diagnosis and repair, evaluate and fix brakes, maintain and repair cooling, steering, suspension, electrical, and electronic systems.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- ASE G1 Student
- OSHA 10
- SP/2

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two aviation students

Aviation Technology

Learn aircraft general mechanics, maintenance, blueprint reading, motion dynamics, electrical systems, aircraft weight and balance, aviation safety, and FAA regulation requirements. These courses are part of the preparation for Airframe and Powerplant certification testing. * Additional Aviation course work is required for the A&P certifications.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12, must have a PCC A#, minimum required PCC assessment scores (math, reading, writing)

Certifications:
- General Aviation Mechanics
- *Airframe and Powerplant

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Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship

Plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Gain an in-depth understanding of the business and financial management practices needed for large and small enterprises. Business and industry advisors teach the skills needed to go from the development of a sound business plan to the launch of a new business, including theory, project management, human resources, purchasing and logistics, marketing, and decision making.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- State and/or nationally recognized industry certification will be available

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health care student and teacher

Comprehensive Health Care Technician

Earn certifications in three areas that lead to direct employment in the medical field: Phlebotomy (the technical and procedural aspects of drawing blood samples), EKG, (the knowledge and techniques to use electrocardiographic devices to monitor and record electrical impulses from the heart), Electronic Health Record (the ethical and legal aspects of managing digital patient records or charts).

 

This course is a prerequisite for all the senior Health Care Pathway programs.

Eligibility: Grades 11 - 12

Certifications:
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician
- Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician
- Electronic Health Record Specialist

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Construction Technologies

Learn all aspects of construction including design, estimating, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, and welding. Students also visit industry workplaces, demonstrate their skills in competitions, and have industry professionals visit the classroom.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- OSHA 10
- NCCER Core

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cosmetology student

Cosmetology

Two year Program of 1600 hours: Prepare for licensure in all aspects of haircare, skincare, and nail care. This program includes all aspects of industry expectations, for infection control, professional development, and salon management. There is an online requirement that aligns with the curriculum being taught in the classroom. The online portion of this program is required to take place outside of normal classroom time and is a mandatory part of the overall program.

Eligibility: Grade 11, Minimum of 10 HS credits (two must be English/Language Arts), complete audit tool prior to enrollment

Certifications:
- Arizona State Board of Cosmetology License
- Barbicide Certification
- (Potential Certificate –OSHA 10)

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Culinary Arts and Nutritional Arts/Restaurant Management

Master knife skills, cooking methods, baking techniques, food purchasing and storage, and front of the house operations using modern industrial equipment. Work alongside industry professionals in one of our commercial kitchens. Learn hospitality and restaurant management and gain on-the-job experience through student-run catering events.

Eligibility: Grades 10 - 12

Certifications:
- ServSafe Manager (Advanced Students)
- ServSafe Foodhandler (Fundamental Students)

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culinary arts student

Pastry

After successful completion of the one year Foundations of Culinary Arts course students will be eligible to enroll in the Pastry program where they will gain hands-on experience creating a variety of baked goods and desserts. Learn about baking and pastry fundamentals, basic decorating skills, working with sugar, candies, pastries, breads, cookies, and tiered cakes. (JTED @ Mountain View Only)

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12, Prerequisite complete Beginning Culinary Arts

Certifications:
- ServSafe Manager

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cybersecurity student

Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures to protect the property and operation of private businesses and government agencies.

Eligibility: Grade 10 - 12

Certifications:
- CompTIAA+ (1001/1002)
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Sec+

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Early Childhood Education

Explore developmental growth in children from birth through age eight, plan and execute developmentally appropriate activities in our fully-licensed Little Lions Preschool.

Eligibility: Grades 10 – 12, proof of Mantoux TB skin tests results and Tetanus with Pertussis vaccination must be provided by program start

Certifications:
- CPR
- First Aid
- eFoodhandler

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early childhood education student and preschool student

         

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Emergency Medical Technician

Prepare to pass the exam for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Gain skills in critical thinking, patient assessment, basic triage, and scene safety. (Anatomy/Physiology is strongly recommended prior to enrolling in this program).

Eligibility: Grade 12 + Prerequisite: 9th grade reading level, Health Care Foundations, or Fire Service, or Law, Public Safety and Security or an alternative prerequisite at your home high school. Pre-participation physical required (taken after March 1, 2021)

Certifications:
- Basic Life Support Provider
- National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
- AZDHS BEMS Emergency Medical Care Technician

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Energy Technology

Prepare to earn your certification for direct employment and become eligible for TEP’s pre-apprenticeship program. Learn about installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical infrastructure systems, or the basics of the gas-line industry, industry pipe fitting and gas-line infrastructure systems.

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12, must have a PCC A#, minimum required PCC assessment scores (math, reading, writing)

Certifications:
- OSHA 10
- NCCER Core 1
- NCCER Core 2

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two engineering students

Engineering – Aerospace and Mining Technology

Prepare to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Instruction will be problem-based with a special focus on aerospace technology, mining technology, alternative energy, and power systems including solar. Additional topics include computer-aided design, electronics, hydraulics, mechanical drawing, robotics, and precision measurement.

Eligibility: Grade 10 - 12

Certifications:
- State and/or nationally recognized industry certification will be available

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Fire Service

Protect life and property, participate in physical training, and experience hands-on applications with a team of professional firefighters. This program focuses on the principles, theory, and practices of firefighting operations and community fire issues. Learn about incident command, leadership, public fire organizations, emergency medical services, fire response strategies and mitigation, fire protection history, and legal and regulatory responsibilities.

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12, pre-participation physical required (taken after March 1, 2021)

Certifications:
- Basic Life Support CPR
- First Aid
- Hazmat Wildlands

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graphic design student

Graphic Design

Gain hands-on experience working as a commercial artist using industry standard Adobe software on Apple computers. Design logos, posters, brochures, and more for real clients in our student-run business, Nex Design. Master screen printing and embroidery. You will meet a wide variety of industry professionals when you attend professional conferences, networking events, and visit local company sites.

Eligibility: Grade 10 - 12

Certifications:
- Adobe Certified Associate (Illustrator and/or Indesign)

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Health Care Foundations

Gain the knowledge to start your path in medicine, practice clinical skills, and explore a wide range of health care careers. Broaden your opportunities for personal and professional growth with strong leadership and workplace readiness skills.

 

This course is a prerequisite for all the senior Health Care Pathway programs.

Eligibility: Grades 11

Certifications:
- Basic Life Support CPR

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Health Information Technology

Gain the skills necessary to work with medical records in a variety of rapidly growing non-clinical health care settings. Health Information Technology is a combination of business, science, and information technology that will qualify you to work within the electronic medical record, as well as acquire, analyze, and protect digital and traditional medical information which is vital to providing quality patient care.  Earn Pima Community College dual credit, which you can apply toward an Associate’s Degree in Health Information Technology.

Eligibility: Grade 11

Certifications:
- N/A

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Heavy Equipment Operations

Operate different types of heavy equipment including Skid Steer, Backhoe, Forklift, Loader, Bulldozer, and more. Students also visit industry workplaces, demonstrate their learned skills in competitions, and have industry professionals visit the classroom.

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12 pre-participation physical required (Taken after March 1, 2021)

Certifications:
- Flagger
- Forklift (Industrial & Rough Terrain)
- NCCER Core
- First Aid + Bleeding Control
- OSHA 10
- Welding

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heavy equipment operations student

         

heating, ventilation, and air conditioning student

Heating, Ventilation, and
Air Conditioning

Learn residential Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and servicing. Prepare for employment in residential and light commercial HVAC service and installation. Master the refrigeration cycle, electrical controls, brazing, and soldering.

Eligibility: Grade 11 - 12

Certifications:
- OSHA 10
- EPA 608 Refrigerant Handling Certification

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Law, Public Safety & Security

Earn your Protection Officer certification. Learn about criminal justice, public safety, legal systems, search and seizure, law enforcement procedures, and forensics from experienced law enforcement instructors.

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12 pre-participation physical required (Taken after March 1, 2021)

Certifications:
- Protection Officer
- CPR
- First Aid
- Management of Aggressive Behavior
- AZ Security Guard
- Mental Health First Aid

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two nursing students

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Health Care Pathway Program

 

Become a Licensed Nursing Assistant and assist patients with health care needs and care for people who are ill or recovering from surgery or disease. As part of a health care team, duties may include assisted daily living skills, bedside care, preparing patients for procedures, and performing tasks within the scope of practice.

Eligibility: Grade 12, Prerequisite

Certifications:
- Licensed Nursing Assistant / Caregiver
- First Aid
- ServSafe Food Handler

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Mechanical Drafting

Analyze how content and information are communicated in schematics, blueprints, and technical drawings. Use computer hardware, software,  input/output devices, CADD/VDCM Modeling, and trigonometry for design drafting. Design and create foundry, machine, welded, and sheet metal products. Draft assemblies of components including aligned, assembly and cross sections.

Eligibility: Grades 11 – 12

Certifications:
- N/A

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medical assisting student

Medical Assistant

Health Care Pathway Program

 

Work with patients in an urgent care clinic, physician’s office and hospital. Collect blood & specimen samples, patient vitals and medical history, set up surgical trays, perform screening for diseases. Learn to greet patients, electronic medical records management, and collecting payments. Employ human relations skills appropriate to the health care setting. Display behaviors of a professional medical administrative specialist.  Participate in patient education.

Eligibility: Grade 12, Prerequisite

Certifications:
- Registered Medical Assistant
- Phlebotomy Technician

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Personal Assistant/Caregiver

Health Care Pathway Program


Become a personal Assistant Caregiver and fill an important role in assisting our country’s rapidly growing, aging population. Learn to take care of people who have chronic illness or disease, need help managing medications, or need assistance bathing and dressing. Also prepare meals and perform household chores for people who cannot do these things for themselves.

Eligibility: Grade 12, Prerequisite

Certifications:
- Certified Caregiver
- First Aid
- Food Handlers

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caregiver student

         

two pharmacy technician students

Pharmacy Technician

Health Care Pathway Program

 

Prepare and provide medications and related assistance to patients, and work on a team to manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Learn medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, lab procedures, prescription interpretations, labeling, patient communication and education, safety, recordkeeping, measurement and testing techniques, providing patient injections, and dispensing operations.

Eligibility: Grade 12, Prerequisite: Earn a “B” or better in Algebra II plus one of the following; HCF, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Medicine, or EMS.

Certifications:
- Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
- OSHA 10 Healthcare

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Physical Therapy Technician

Health Care Pathway Program


Learn about orthopedic injury treatment and physical therapy techniques to assist with patient rehabilitation. Understand the basic anatomy of the muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, skin, and nervous system and how they relate to exercise. Prepare for employment demands needed in the back and front office of a physical therapy facility.

Eligibility: Grade 12, Prerequisite

Certifications:
- Physical Therapy Aide

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precision machining student

Precision Machining

Design and prototype innovative hands on projects as you become proficient in basic machining, measurement, blueprint reading, and safety. Learn to set up manual mills and lathes for operation and create prototypes to print specifications. Gain valuable work experience and nationally recognized certifications, while having fun and working on the best machinery in this NIMS accredited, nationally recognized program.

Eligibility: Grade 10 - 12

Certifications:
- NIMS Measurement and Safety And NIMS Layout

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Precision Manufacturing

Explore industrial practices and professions with hands-on experiences. Design your own projects with an emphasis on machining and fabrication. Create process plans, learn precision measurement, estimating, welding, and mechanical drawing, all while working in a safe and fun environment.

Eligibility: Grade 10 - 12

Certifications:
- NIMS Measurement and Safety
- OSHA 10

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project search student and supervisor

Project SEARCH

This program provides real-life work experience to help youth who have significant developmental disabilities make successful transitions from school to independent work. Project SEARCH features total immersion in a workplace setting. Students receive instruction to reinforce employment skills, career exploration opportunities, hands-on learning, while cultivating relationships with supervisors and co-workers required for meaningful, competitive employment throughout their life.

Eligibility: Contact Xochitl Sierra xsierra@pimajted.org or Nikki Deli ndeli@pimajted.org

Certifications:
- A*S*K* Fundamental Business Concepts
- eFoodHandlers

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Veterinary Science

Explore the field of Veterinary Science and learn to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance to companion animals as part of our Class Pet veterinary clinic team. Expand your knowledge of species and animal welfare through off site clinicals and field trips

Eligibility: Grades 10 – 12, complete audit tool prior to enrollment

Certifications:
- Approved Veterinary Assistant
- Pet Tech CPR
- First Aid Training
- OSHA 10 for Health Care

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welding student

Welding Technologies

Learn the shielded metal arc welding skills and processes used in construction or other field welding applications.

Eligibility: Grade N/A

Certifications:
- N/A

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Address:

2855 W. Master Pieces Drive
Tucson, AZ 54741

Phone:

(520) 352-JTED (5833)

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Do What You Love In High School!

(520) 352-5833

www.pimajted.org