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Career College of Northern Nevada

Invest in Your Life with CCNN

Career College of Northern Nevada will equip you with the training you need to succeed. Do you want to complete your diploma or degree program quickly? If so, CCNN is the place for you. We eliminate non-vocational training so you can stay focused on the core subjects that will matter to you in your career.

At CCNN, we prepare you for a real future. We know what employers want, and our hands-on training programs give you the confidence needed to show them that you've got it. You won't leave CCNN with just the training theories. You'll be fully qualified to land the job, keep the job and excel in the job.

We offer convenient morning, afternoon and evening classes, as well as graduate placement services.Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and we are approved for Veteran's Training.

Available Programs

  • Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
    • Industrial Electronic Technology +

      Program Description

      Students completing the Industrial Electronic Technology program will possess the necessary skills to service and repair a broad range of electronic and computer controlled devices. The student is prepared in a wide spectrum of electronic disciplines including mathematics, basic electricity and electronics, solid state and digital device circuitry, microcontrollers and more recent technology such as robotics, wireless communication systems, fiber optics and C++ programming. Students will have the opportunity to sit for a national certification exam in soldering.

    • HVAC/R Service Technician +

      Program Description

      At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the rapidly growing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration field. HVAC Service Technicians provide comfortable home and office environments for customers of all sorts. Upon completion of the HVAC Service Technician program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the national EPA Section 608 certification exam. Within the HVAC courses program, you’ll take 9 months of HVAC Service Technician coursework, including:

      • HVAC/R Fundamentals
      • Electrical Theory and Application
      • Heating Systems
      • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems
    • Welding and Fabrication +

      Program Description

      At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the growing field of welding and fabrication. At CCNN, you’ll learn the primary functions of a successful welding and fabrication specialist, which include:

      • Basic design and drafting skills using computer-assisted design and drafting software
      • Setting up equipment for welding aluminum plate and pipe
      • Development in metal and arc welding for stainless steel and stick metal arc
      • Manipulating basic mathematic functions

      Within the welding school program, upon successful completion of the training you will be able to:

      • Manufacturing tools and operations
      • Math for Manufacturing and Fabrication
      • Introduction to Welding
      • Print Reading
      • Computer Fundamentals for the Trades
      • Computer Assisted Design and Drafting
  • Computer, Information, and Technology
    • Information Technology Specialist +

      Program Description

      At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to make a name for yourself in the growing and revolutionary information technology field.Information technology specialists work at the forefront of the world’s technological innovation. They plan, coordinate and direct the implementation and support of the IT systems that drive modern enterprise. Within the Information Technology program, you’ll take 18 months of Information Technology Specialist coursework, including:

      • Introduction to Computers
      • Introduction to Business Intelligence
      • SQL Databases
      • Computer Architecture A+ Preparation
  • Medical Administration
    • Health Information Management +

      Program Description

      Those who study Health Information Management perform medical office duties in physicians’ offices, hospitals, and other medical facilities. They often practice medical transcription, front office, and customer service tasks. Additionally, they have a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology. Jobs in health information management are expected to grow 17 percent between 2014 and 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, so now’s the time to consider joining this exciting field.

      Jobs in health information management are expected to grow 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, so now’s the time to consider joining this exciting field.

  • Medicine and Health Care
    • Medical Assisting +

      Program Description

      At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the medical assisting field. Medical assistants work closely with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in both clinical and clerical roles, aiding in medical procedures and examinations, as well as performing medical office tasks as needed. Throughout the medical assisting program, you will benefit from real-world clinical experience by completing 160 hours in a medical assisting externship. Our medical assisting faculty will guide you in learning the primary duties of professional medical assistants, which include:

      • Taking patient history and measuring vital signs
      • Helping physicians and nurses with patient examinations
      • Giving patients injections as directed by the physician
      • Scheduling patient appointments
      • Preparing blood for laboratory tests
    • Pharmaceutical Technician +

      Program Description

      At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the growing, innovative pharmaceutical industry.

      Pharmacy technicians help make others’ lives easier by running pharmacies effectively and efficiently. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, pharmacy technician job openings are expected to grow by 9 percent between 2014 and 2024. After completing your Pharmacy Technician college diploma, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this high-demand field.

      At CCNN, you’ll learn the primary functions of a successful pharmacy technician, which include:

      • Measuring, counting and calculating medication dosages;
      • Receiving and generating labels of prescription medications;
      • Processing refill requests;
      • Verifying patient information is complete and accurate; and
      • Compounding hospital medications, topical medications and veterinarian medications

Accreditation

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC):
2101 Wilson Boulevard Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 247-4212 | www.accsc.org

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1 Campus
7 Programs

Campus Locations

Sparks, NV

1421 Pullman Dr.
Sparks, NV 89434

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