Post Secondary Courses A - F

  • Automotive Tech
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electromechanical Technology

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Williams

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Automotive Technology is a fully ASE certified program and allows students to gain skills required for an entry-level position in the automotive industry.


Students spend fifty percent of their time in supervised shop practice and the other fifty percent in the classroom studying related theory. Certification through ASE is strongly recommended.


College credits may be awarded at Blue Ridge Career and Technical College and the University of Northwestern Ohio.

  • For a complete course description, go to the Program of Studies, which is located on JRTI’s home page.
  • Net Price Calculator The calculator is used to estimate a current or prospective student's individual cost at a particular institution of higher learning.
  • Approximate program costs can be found on the home page. All costs are subject to change without notice.
  • Admission procedures can be found on the home page.

 

CULINARY ARTS
Instructor: Chef Stephen Brown

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Accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Accrediting Commission, the Culinary Arts program at James Rumsey Technical Institute is dedicated to excellence in culinary education and has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure successful employment in the industry. This intense, 11-month course covers a wide variety of skills and information topics. The major units of study span the full spectrum of requirements and functions of and within the industry. The student acquires a comprehensive yet fundamental culinary education which can be applied to all levels of the food service industry. Emphasis is focused on student development and maintenance of necessary positive attitudes and work habits leading to maximum performance and effectiveness. Graduates of the program receive a certificate and are eligible to apply for ACF Certified Culinarian (C.C.) status. Students also have the opportunity to continue their education with partnering community & technical colleges.


CULINARY ARTS
Students must be in good physical health, be able to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist, and stand for long periods of time. Upon notification of acceptance, submit a completed application and be prepared to pay a $50.00 nonrefundable registration fee. Stop by the front office to (1) arrange an interview with Chef Brown and (2) take the pre-admission test (TABE). You must provide verification of graduation (high school transcript or high school equivalency transcript must be mailed directly to JRTI from the school or board of education, and must have an official seal).

  • For a complete course description, go to the Program of Studies, which is located on JRTI’s home page.
  • Net Price Calculator The calculator is used to estimate a current or prospective student's individual cost at a particular institution of higher learning.
  • Approximate program costs can be found on the home page. All costs are subject to change without notice.
Admission procedures can be found on the home page.

Electrical Technician : Mr. Clifford Arntz

The Electrical Technician program is designed to prepare students for employment in the following areas:

  •  Residential Wiring
  •  Commercial Wiring
  •  Industrial Wiring
  •  Electromechanical Technology Program

The student is actively involved in classroom electrical theory and practical labs as well as field experience in various construction and industrial situations.
In order to keep pace with the rapidly changing electrical field, the goal of the Electrical Technician Program is to prepare students for entry-level employment and provide them with the necessary knowledge of electrical theory and concepts.


The state of West Virginia requires a license of all persons working in the electrical trade. This requirement has increased the demand for skilled electricians who have the knowledge and ability to meet the licensing requirements.

  • For a complete course description, go to the Program of Studies, which is located on JRTI’s home page.
  • Net Price Calculator The calculator is used to estimate a current or prospective student's individual cost at a particular institution of higher learning.
  • Approximate program costs can be found on the home page. All costs are subject to change without notice.
  • Admission procedures can be found on the home page.

Electromechanical Technology: Mr. Eric Armer

The mission of the Electromechanical Technology Program is to enhance the quality of life for students of all ages throughout our community by developing, maintaining, and teaching a course of study that is relevant to the needs of employers in the electromechanical trades’ maintenance fields.


Components of the Electromechanical Technology Program include theory, hands-on skills, and applications that qualify the student for entry-level employment in their certification level.


Approximately 60 percent of time is spent in the classroom studying electromechanical theory, and 40 percent of time is spent in the shop and lab.


Students are required to provide their own hand tools, scientific calculator, safety glasses, hard hat, gloves, and electric meter. Access to a computer outside of the classroom is required for completing homework assignments and tests.
Units of study include:

  1. Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  2. Electrical Maintenance
  3. Fundamentals of Electricity
  4. Industrial and Commercial Wiring
  5. National Electrical Code
  6. Residential Wiring
  • For a complete course description, go to the Program of Studies, which is located on JRTI’s home page.
  • Net Price Calculator The calculator is used to estimate a current or prospective student's individual cost at a particular institution of higher learning.
  • Approximate program costs can be found on the home page. All costs are subject to change without notice.
  • Admission procedures can be found on the home page.

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