Pre-Vocational Programs

  • The technology shop is a pre-vocational program designed to prepare students to move on to regular education programs such as vocational technical schools, trade schools, an apprentice level program, or entry level on the job training

    Explore the following programs:

    • Microsoft Office
    • iLife
    • OS X Tiger
    • Print Shop


    Emphasis on:

    • Following Instructions
    • Work Ethic
    • Following Safety Procedures
    • Organization
    • Job Performance


    Skills Taught:

    • Typing
    • Office skills
    • Basic photography
    • Basic videography
    • Basic graphic design

Employment Opportunities

Computer Operator

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 43-9011.00

    Job Description:

    Monitor and control electronic computer and peripheral electronic data processing equipment to process business, scientific, engineering, and other data according to operating instructions. May enter commands at a computer terminal and set controls on computer and peripheral devices. Monitor and respond to operating and error messages.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Computer Operator, Operations and Maintenance Technician, Computer Specialist, Information Technology Specialist, Software Technician

Data Entry Keyers

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 43-9021.00

    Job Description:

    Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Data Entry Operator, Data Entry Clerk, Data Capture Specialist, Fiscal Assistant, Claims Support Specialist, Data Entry Machine Operator, Remote Computer Terminal Operator, Typist, Underwriting Support Specialist, Commission Specialist

Computer Support Specialists

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 15-1041.00

    Job Description:

    Provide technical assistance to computer system users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone or from remote location. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Computer Support Specialist, Help Desk Analyst, Technical Support Specialist, Network Support Specialist, Electronic Data Processing Auditor (EDP Auditor), Network Technician, Computer Specialist

Graphic Designers

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 27-1024.00

    Job Description:

    Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Designer, Creative Director, Artist, Design Director, Composing Room Supervisor, Creative Manager, Desktop Publisher, Graphic Designer/Production

Video & Film Editors

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 27-4032.00

    Job Description:

    Edit motion picture soundtracks, film, and video.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Editor, News Editor, Video Editor, Videographer, News Video Editor, News Videotape Editor, Non-Linear Editor, Multimedia Artist, Production Manager, Tape Editor