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HVACBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) training program at Fortis prepares students for entry-level employment as an HVAC Technician. In the field, HVAC Technicians are also known as HVAC mechanics or HVAC installers. The HVAC program at Fortis includes training in computerized diagnostics so students will be able to service and repair today's complex systems for commercial refrigeration, gas heat, heat pumps, and air conditioning.
Electrical TradesBuilding Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
At Fortis, our Electrical Trade program provides students with the professional skills and knowledge they need to enter the workforce to begin a career as a residential, commercial or industrial electrician. Electrical trades students will learn the importance of safe work habits when working with high voltage applications, as well as how to comply with both OSHA and National Electric Code standards.
The electrical trades program at Fortis' electrician schools covers simple atom and magnetic theory and the process of electrical production, knowledge that remains important no matter how electrical equipment and products change in the future. Other core classes include Alternating Current Theory (A.C.), A.C. Motors and Control, and Three Phase Power and Transformers. These are all critical areas of education for any student seeking a career as an electrician.
Graduates of the Electrical Trades program should be knowledgeable about conduit bending, motors and controls, electrical schematic interpreting, and troubleshooting techniques, which are critical talents that employers desire in prospective employees.
Program Offered at: Birmingham, AL, Forty Fort, PA, Wayne, NJ
Class-A CDL TrainingTruck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics
If you want commercial driving training, look no further than Fortis. Our Class A CDL Preparatory Driving Training program is designed to give you the skills you need to pursue a career as an over-the-road, regional or local commercial driver.
Your CDL training will start in the classroom, where you'll learn about the vehicles, basic controls, pre-trip inspection, cargo handling, emergency protocol and more. You will then move to the yard, where you'll practice mastering operation and control of your vehicle. Finally, you'll take your newly acquired skills on the road, with our experienced instructors by your side, guiding you through what you need to know. Upon graduation, you'll receive a diploma and have the skills you need to obtain your commercial driving license and land an entry-level job in commercial trucking.
Program offered at: Forty Fort, PA
Medical AssistingMedicine and Health Care
As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists, and in nursing and residential care facilities.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow much faster than average nationally, which ranks medical assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-2018 decade, and job prospects for skilled medical assistants should be excellent.
Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)Medicine and Health Care
Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly. Fortis offers a medical assisting program designed to provide you with knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a medical assistant in a medical office or clinic, with skills in office administration, computer, and clinical areas.
As medical technology continues to advance, doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Most medical assistants work in the offices of physicians while others work in public and private hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities, the offices of other health practitioners such as chiropractors and optometrists and in nursing and residential care facilities.
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