Applied Technology

From Our Program Director, Clint Langley

We are pleased that you are considering Chattahoochee Valley Community College as your educational source. The goal of the applied technology program is for you to learn something new every day and inspire you in the process. Once you have completed the option of your choice, our instructors will assist you in job placement and internship opportunities,  if applicable to your option.

In addition, you will earn up to five certifications to include:

  • Lift truck certification – Lift truck training prepares students to operate lift trucks in a manufacturing environment
  • Universal EPA – Required EPA Refrigeration Technician Certification for students to purchase refrigerant.
  • OSHA 10 Hour – OSHA 10 course is designed to familiarize workers with OSHA standards as well as safety and health hazards common to the workplace.
  • NCCER Core – NCCER’s industry-recognized credentials provide students and craft professionals with national portability of skills. NCCER maintains credentialing and certification through its Registry System.
  • MSSC Certification – the leading certifying body for the nation’s front-line manufacturing production and supply chain logistics workers, MSSC’s two certification programs allow students and workers to document their knowledge. As the only certification organization in the industry accredited under ISO 17024.

 

Programs that we have available under Applied Technology: (Scholarships may be available, contact program director)

Automotive Manufacturing

The Automotive Manufacturing program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. This program includes instruction in machine operations, production line operations, engineering analysis, systems analysis, instrumentation, physical controls, automation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manufacturing planning, quality control and informational infrastructure.

Employment information in these fields, for the State of Alabama, can be found at: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Certifications that are offered and may be obtained in the Automotive Manufacturing program are:

  • NCCER Core
  • MSSC CPT
  • Lift Truck Certification
  • 10 Hour OSHA

 

Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

The HVAC program emphasizes the fundamental principles for air conditioning and refrigeration. Instruction is provided in the theory and principles of refrigeration and heat transfer, HVAC/R system components, common, and specialty tools for HVAC/R, and application of the concepts of basic compression refrigeration. Upon completion, students should identify system components and understand their functions, identify and use common and specialty HVAC/R tools, and maintain components of a basic compression refrigeration system.

Employment information in these fields, for the State of Alabama, can be found by clicking here: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Certifications that are offered and may be obtained in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program are:

  • NCCER Core
  • MSSC CPT
  • Lift Truck Certification
  • 10 Hour OSHA
  • Universal EPA Certification

 

Industrial Maintenance

The Industrial Maintenance program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair and maintain industrial machinery and equipment such as cranes, pumps, engines and motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machinery, marine deck machinery, and steam propulsion, refinery, and pipeline-distribution systems.

Employment information in these fields, for the State of Alabama, can be found by clicking here: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Certifications that are offered and may be obtained in the Industrial Maintenance program are:

  • NCCER Core
  • MSSC CPT
  • Lift Truck Certification
  • 10 Hour OSHA

 

Welding

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the field of welding. The program is a competency based program that includes both theory and hands-on practical application based instruction. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding and cutting different types of materials.

Employment information in these fields, for the State of Alabama, can be found by clicking here:  Bureau of Labor Statistics

Certifications that are offered and may be obtained in the Welding program are:

  • NCCER Core and Welding I & II
  • MSSC CPT
  • Lift Truck Certification
  • 10 Hour OSHA
  • AWS Certification

 

 

CVCC would like to recognize and thank our industry partners.  If you would like to partner with CVCC in providing quality training for area industry, please contact Clint Langley at clint.langley@cv.edu or call 334-291-4853.



Contact:
Clint LangleyProgram Director:
Automotive Manufacturing Instructor
Industrial Maintenance Instructor
clint.langley@cv.edu
334-214-4851
ITC
Tommy ByrdHVAC Program Instructor
tommy.byrd@cv.edu
334-214-4851
William "Coop" CooperWelding Program Instructor
coop.cooper@cv.edu
334-214-4849
Brassell Hall