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The Certificate of Proficiency is awarded to students who have demonstrated mastery of skills and
knowledge against specified performance standards in a specific area or discipline. The Certificate of
Proficiency requires between 7-18 hours of course work for completion depending upon the area of study.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each required course. If a student plans to complete certificate
requirements at the end of any given semester, it will be necessary for him/her to file an application with the
Registrar’s Office no later than the end of the sixth week of that semester.

 


 

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Advanced Manufacturing

 

The certificate of proficiency in Advanced Manufacturing prepares students for production-oriented jobs in
automotive-related and other advanced manufacturing companies. This certificate program introduces
students to advanced manufacturing processes and philosophies. Wage scales for entry-level positions in
local manufacturing enterprises typically exceed pay rates for entry-level jobs in retail or service industries.
Students attending the Arkansas Northeastern College Secondary Center have the opportunity to pursue
this curriculum while attending area high schools. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each
required course.

Requirements:

MT 15003 Introduction to Manufacturing   -   3
MT 15013 Design for Manufacturing   -   3
MT 15023 Manufacturing Production Processes   -   3
MT 15033 Manufacturing Power & Equipment Systems   -   3
Total Certificate Credit Hours 12


Minimum Score Requirement
Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44

 


 

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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

 

       Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Gainful Employment Documentation

 

The short-term certificate of proficiency in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is designed to provide students
the skills for an entry level technician position. It is the first step in the career ladder for HVAC technicians.
Students will learn the basics in HVAC electricity and the fundamentals of HVAC. Additionally, students will
receive training in workplace skills to make them more employable.


Requirements:
CE 11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3


HV 17004 Introduction to Air Conditioning   -   4
HV 17024 HVAC Electricity   -   4
HV 17054 Fundamentals of Gas and Electric Heat   -   4
Approved Elective *   -   1
Total Certificate Hours 16


*Approved electives may also be chosen from courses with the following prefixes: AC, AS, BU, CE, EL, ES, HV, IS, ME, MG, MT, PE, and WE as approved by the Dean for Economic Development. Elective credit for appropriate experiential learning will also be considered.

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44

 

 


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Automotive Service Technology

       Automotive Service Technology Gainful Employment Documentation

The short-term certificate of proficiency in Automotive Service Technology is designed to provide students
the skills for an entry level technician position. It is the first step I the career ladder for Automotive
technicians. Students will learn the basics in engine performance and automotive electronics. Additionally,
students will receive training in workplace skills to make them more employable.


Requirements:

AS 17006 Engine Performance   -   6
AS 17088 Automotive Electronics   -   8
Approved Elective*   -   3
Total Certificate Credit Hours 17


* Approve electives may be chosen from courses with either an AS or CE prefix as approved by the Dean for Economic Development.  Elective credit for appropriate experiential learning will also be considered.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44


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Child Development Associate (CDA)

Child Development Associate coursework is intended to prepare the student for the final CDA Council Assessment to qualify for a Child Development Credential. The Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C awards the credential. The purpose of this program is to prepare the student who has 480 hours of experience or is currently working in a childcare center with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill the student’s 120-hour coursework requirement for the CDA Assessment Application. Entrance requirements for CDA Training are: Age 18 years or older; High school diploma or equivalent; Successful completion of Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT); Candidate should ideally have 480 hours of experience or be employed or volunteering at an approved childcare facility at least 16 hours per week while in CDA training (480 hours of experience are required of the individual before the final assessment process). This should be documented on the required forms and have approval prior to beginning the core coursework. Successful completion of the coursework only will be inadequate for CDA certification. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each required course.


Requirements: Credit Hours
ED 13093 Child Growth and Development   -   3
ED 13103 Environments for Young Children   -   3
ED 13111 Environments for Young Children Lab   -   1
ED 13083 Foundations for Early Childhood Education   -   3
ED 13123 Child Care Practicum & Orientation   -   3
Total Certificate Credit Hours 13

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 13 13
COMPASS 17 33 61

 

 


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Clerical Support

The certificate of proficiency in Clerical Support provides students with the essential clerical skills
necessary for entry-level general office support positions, such as receptionists, file clerks, general
office clerks, and data entry clerks. Students develop basic skills required to work efficiently,
productively, and successfully in the modern business office. Courses in this program may be applied
to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Office Technology.


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

OT11003 Beginning Keyboarding OR
CS11033 Computer Fundamentals*   -   3


OT11043 Records & Information Management   -   3
CE11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3
OT11073 Data Entry Applications   -   3
OT11061 The Total Office   -   1
MK21043 Customer Service   -   3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS 16


*Computer Fundamentals requires a demonstrated keyboarding speed of 20 words per minute.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 13 13
COMPASS 17 33 61


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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

 

The Emergency Medical Technician Program will train the student to recognize, assess, and manage medical
emergencies of acutely ill or injured patients in a pre-hospital care setting. The student will be required to participate in a field internship, 48 hours in the emergency room and 24 hours at an ambulance service. The course covers anatomy and physiology, initial patient survey and triage, airway management, oxygen therapy, and treatment of bleeding, shock, cardiac arrest, fractures, spinal injuries and other medical emergencies. Additional areas of study include automated external defibrillation, multi-lumen airways and general pharmacology.

The course is designed for anyone interested in working in public safety, including fire, police and ambulance
operations. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the National Registry Examination. Students must complete the course with a grade of “C” or better.

Course Requirements:
EM 18008 Emergency Medical Technician   -   8

Program Admission Requirements:
Admission to the Arkansas Northeastern College EMT Program is selective. In order to be considered for admission to the program, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be 18 years of age prior to sitting for the certification exam.

  • Be a high school graduate, have a GED, or be within one semester of graduating high school.

  • Complete the Basic EMT Application Packet.

  • Earn acceptable ACT/COMPASS scores (used as selection criteria).

  • Must be able to lift, move and perform practical skills.

  • Complete ANC application and EMT program admission application.

  • Attend mandatory orientation.

  • Refer to EMT Information Guidelines for additional admission information and application process.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 13
COMPASS 17 19 61

 


 

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General Aviation

 

       General Aviation Gainful Employment Documentation

 

This program is designed for students who desire to enter the aerospace industry, particularly in the field of
aviation maintenance. The requirements of this program satisfy the General Aviation eligibility portion for
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification exams for Airframe Mechanic or Powerplant Mechanic.
Completion of the Airframe and/or Powerplant curricula and program requirements is necessary to be
eligible to take FAA certification exams for the Airframe and/or Powerplant ratings. The Certificate of
Proficiency program is approved by the FAA, which requires that every single required hour of instruction be
given to each student. Because of this requirement and the vital importance of mechanical performance,
class attendance is an absolute must to remain in good standing in the program. Failure to attend the
classes in accordance with instructor established guidelines will result in dismissal from the program.
Coursework is taken sequentially in an intensive combination of lecture and laboratory learning. Students
may be required to attend classes as many as 30 clock hours per week.


General Aviation Certificate of Proficiency Requirements:
AV 15004 Aviation Math & Physics   -   4
AV 15033 Aircraft Electricity I   -   3
AV 15143 Aircraft Drawing & Weighing   -   3
AV 15014 Aircraft Structures I   -   4
AV 15023 Aviation Fundamentals   -   3
Total Certificate Credit Hours 17

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44

 

 


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General Industrial Technology

       General Industrial Technology Gainful Employment Documentation

To provide an alternative course of study for prospective students who do not initially meet all of the
entrance qualifications of Arkansas Northeastern College. This certificate will develop basic skills and
knowledge that could be useful in applying for a position with an industrial employer.


General Education Core Requirements:
EL 15003 Basic Electricity I   -   3
ES 15003 Industrial Safety Administration   -   3
MT 15003 Introduction to Manufacturing   -   3
Approved Electives*   -   7
Total Certificate Credit Hours 16


* Approved electives may be chosen from courses with the following prefixes: AC, AS, BU, CE, EL, ES, HV,
IS, ME, MG, MT, and WE as approved by the Dean of Economic Development. Elective credit for
appropriate experiential learning will also be considered.


** Students must make a minimum score of 13 on the math section of the ACT, or the equivalent, to receive a Certificate of Proficiency from ANC.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44


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Industrial Electrical Systems

       Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Gainful Employment Documentation

This certificate in Industrial Electrical Systems is designed for the student with a related background or a
desire to enter the field of industrial electrical maintenance. This certificate program also allows an
individual to update or enhance current job skills. Students wishing to enter this program should consult
an advisor. Students must earn a grade of “C” of better in each required course.


General Education Core Requirements:
EL 15003 Basic Electricity I   -   3
EL 15013 Basic Electricity II   -   3
EL 25003 AC/DC Machines   -   3
EL 25013 Industrial Motor Controls I   -   3
Approved Electives*   -   4
Total Certificate Credit Hours 16


* Approved electives may also be chosen from courses with the following prefixes: AC, AS, BU, CE, EL, ES, HV, IS, ME, MG, MT, and WE as approved by the Dean of Economic Development. Elective credit for appropriate experiential learning will also be considered.

 

** Students must make a minimum score of 13 on the math section of the ACT, or the equivalent, to receive a Certificate of Proficiency from ANC.

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 11 11
COMPASS 17 19 44

 

 


 

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Medical Transcription

 

       Medical Transcription Gainful Employment Documentation

 

The certificate of proficiency in Medical Transcription prepares students for careers involving the
transcription of verbal data in the healthcare industry. This certificate program emphasizes the
importance of accuracy, organization, and professionalism. Careers in medical transcription may involve
working in a healthcare facility, doctor’s office, or independently out of one’s home. Successful
completion of this certificate requires a grade of C or better in each prescribed course.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
OT 11003 Beginning Keyboarding OR
OT 21083 Word Processing-MS Word*   -   3

OT 21093 Medical Terminology for Transcription   -   3
OT 21103 Human Disease for Transcription   -   3
OT 21043 Machine Transcription*   -   3
OT 21113 Legal Aspects of the Medical Office   -   3
OT 21153 Advanced Medical Transcription   -   3
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDIT HOURS 18

*Word Processing requires a demonstrated keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute.
Please Note: OT 21093 and OT 21103 must be completed prior to enrolling in OT 21043 and OT 21153.


Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 13 15 15
COMPASS 17 49 70


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Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Successful completion of the Nursing Assistant program qualifies students to work as nursing assistants in
hospitals, long term care facilities, rest homes or convalescent homes. Testing and certification for this program is offered through the Office of Long Term Care. Students must also complete a medical terminology course as part of the Nursing Assistant curriculum. This course provides structural analysis, suffixes, pronunciation, pluralization, and spelling of medical terms. Students must complete the both courses with a grade of “C” or better. Refer to Nursing Assistant Information Guidelines located in the ANC Allied Health Website for additional information.


Program Requirements:
NA 16006 Nursing Assistant   -   6
AH 16011 Medical Terminology   -   1

OR
OT 21093 Medical Terminology for Transcription   -   3
Total Credit Hours 7/9

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 13
COMPASS below 17 19 61

 

 


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Patient Care Technology

The Patient Care Technology (PCT) Program is designed to provide education and training to individuals interested in a technical career in healthcare. Students in the proposed Certificate of Proficiency (CP) will be provided the opportunity to complete the required courses in one semester. Skills in basic nursing, venipuncture, specimen collection, performing ECG’s and identifying rhythm strips will provide students the knowledge and clinical skills required to pursue a position in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical offices and labs. PCT’s are part of the healthcare team and are qualified to work under the supervision of licensed professional personnel and alongside other healthcare providers. The CP in PCT is pending approval from the ADHE.


Course Requirements:
NA 16006 Nursing Assistant   -   6


AH 16001 Medical Terminology   -   1
OR
OT 21093 Medical Terminology for Transcription   -   3


AH 16006 Phlebotomy   -   6
AH 16053 Introduction to ECG and Rhythm Strip Monitoring   -   3
Total Credit Hours 16-18


Program Admission Criteria

Admission to the Arkansas Northeastern College PCT Program is selective. In order to be considered for admission to the program, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • High School graduate or GED certificate.

  • Complete ANC admission application and PCT Program application process.

  • Attend mandatory orientation for PCT.

  • Complete the PCT Application & Statement of Responsibility located in the PCT Information Guidelines.

  • Have a cumulative 2.0 minimum grade point average on previous college courses.

  • Recent COMPASS scores (taken within the last year) which meet the minimum skill level. COMPASS sores will be used as selection criteria. Any recommended developmental course must be completed prior to entering the Patient Care Technology Program.

  • Refer to Information Guidelines for detailed admission and selection criteria

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 13
COMPASS below 17 19 61


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Phlebotomy Technician

 

The Phlebotomy Technician course prepares students for entry level competencies as phlebotomists in hospitals, clinics, blood donor centers, and other health care settings. Students develop skills in performing phlebotomy procedures, specimen collection and processing using proper techniques and universal precautions. The program is also designed to assist students in enhancing their critical thinking abilities and their interpersonal skills. The program includes 58 hours of theory classroom instruction and clinical laboratory experience on campus, with practice arms and tutorials. During the 120 hour Clinical practicum, students work in healthcare settings under the supervision of professional Medical Technologists and/or
Phlebotomists to obtain practical, hands-on experience. The Phlebotomy Certificate Program is a one semester or 16 week course. Students successfully completing the course with a C or better are awarded a certificate proficiency in Phlebotomy.


Course Requirements
AH 16006 Phlebotomy Technician   -   6


AH 16011 Medical Terminology   -   1

OR
OT 21093 Medical Terminology for Transcription   -   3
Total Credit Hours 7/9


Program Admission Requirements:
Admission to the Arkansas Northeastern College Phlebotomy Program is selective. In order to be considered for admission to the program, applicant must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Be a high school graduate or completed the GED certificate.

  • Earn acceptable scores on the COMPASS (used as admission selection criteria).

  • Complete the ANC and Phlebotomy admission application forms.

  • Refer to Phlebotomy Information Guidelines located on the ANC Allied Health Web page for additional admission criteria and program application for admission.

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 11
COMPASS below 17 19 44

 

 


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Welding

       Welding Gainful Employment Documentation

Requirements:
WE 17001 Oxygen/Acetylene Safety and Orientation   -   1
WE 17094 SMAW Structural Welding (Partial Joint Penetration)   -   4
WE 17104 SMAW Structural Welding (Complete Joint Penetration)   -   4
Approved Electives*   -   7


Approved Electives*
WE 17064 Gas Metal Arc Welding   -   4
WE 17074 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Manufacturing   -   4
WE 17084 Flux Cored Arc Welding   -   4
WE 17034 Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Pipe Welding   -   4
WE 17044 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Pipe Welding   -   4
CE 11003 Workplace Essentials   -   3
Total Certificate Credit Hours 16

 

Minimum Score Requirement
  Math English Reading
ACT 11 11 13
COMPASS below 17 19 61

 

 


 

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