Plainview Programs

Industrial Manufacturing/Emerging Technologies

Starting in fall 2012, the following core courses will be offered in alternative energy:  CETT 1509 DC/AC Circuits, CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals, RBTC 1305 Robotic Fundamentals and Wind 1370 Intro to Wind Energy. Additional courses will be added.

These classes are basic courses for certificate and applied associate degrees in these areas
of study.

 

Welding Technology

South Plains College offers an excellent training program in welding technology. The programs is designed to provide you with the fundamental skills and technical knowledge used in today's welding and metal fabrication industries. The program emphasizes hands-on training using modern welding equipment.

The Welding Technology program offers a one-year basic welding processes certificate, a two-year advanced welding processes certificate and an advanced welding processes certificate and an associate degree.

Starting wages for welders are excellent, roughly three to five times the minimum wage depending on location and skill levels.

The abundant opportunities in the field of welding and the excellent technical education found at South Plains College combine for exciting career opportunities in welding technology.

 

Vocational Nursing

The 12-month program enrolls 30 students annually from throughout the area. Following graduation, many new professionals remain in the Plainview area and find employment in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and doctors’ offices.

 

Associate Degree Nursing

The class lectures are delivered through interactive television as a part of the distance education program at SPC. This program provides individuals with LVN certification the opportunity to obtain an RN degree and find gainful employment in a highly marketable field.

 

Cosmetology

The 12-month program enrolls 30 students annually from throughout the area. Following graduation, many new professionals remain in the Plainview area and find employment in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and doctors’ offices.

 

Workforce Development/Continuing Education

For adults who want to sharpen their job skills, SPC Plainview offers a variety of short courses. Programs are available to meet the continuing education needs of the Plainview community. Evening classes are offered in order to accommodate work schedules. These courses include Leadership and Management, Beginning Computers, Cake Decorating, Certified Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Boiler Training, Computer System for Wind Energy (SCADA), Welding and many other self-improvement and skill building courses. For more information on Workforce Development class schedules, click here.

 

Dual Credit

In a cooperative venture with Plainview Independent School District and other area school districts, SPC offers dual-credit classes for high school students. Dual credit classes allow students to simultaneously earn high school and college credit through these courses.

 


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