Courses At The Satellite Center

  • Culinary Arts:
    The Culinary Arts work center, using the National Restaurant Association's ProStart curriculum, professional consultants, and a modern commercial kitchen, immerses team members in real-world foodservice experience by catering banquets and parties for interested community members.

    Prerequisite: No prerequisites or course requirements

    Possible Careers: Chef, Restaurant Manager, Caterer, Restaurant owner, Dietician/nutritionist

  • Engineering Design:

    Engineering Design is intended to introduce team members to the field of engineering and engineering design. This course provides an overview of engineering principles and practices that are emphasized through hands-on experiences in a wide range of engineering technologies using industrial quality equipment and software. Physics is also taken in this course.

    Prerequisite: Advanced Math and offered to seniors only

    Possible Careers: Architectural Engineer, Civil Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Mechanical Engineer

  • Health Career Exploration:
    Health Career Exploration is a Hands-on approach to exploring different career options in the health field and the skills that go along with different careers.

    Prerequisite: No prerequisites or course requirements

    Possible Careers: Athletic Trainer, Dental Hygienist, Dietician, Geriatric Aide, Home Health Care, LPN, Music Therapist, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Physician, Therapist, Physician, Radiologic Technologist, Recreational Therapist, Respiratory Therapy, Social Worker, Surgical Technician, Veterinarian

  • Health Clinical:
    This is a hands-on course providing clinical experiences in health care facilities for those interested in pursuing a career with the health/medical profession. This course provides basic nursing skills which include safety and emergency procedures, restorative services, personal care, Heimlich Maneuver, resident’s rights/independence, communication and interpersonal skills, basic nursing services, mental health, and social service needs.  Through this course, students will be working with patients in a geriatric setting for a total of 40 hours and will be completed during class time.  This course is a Dual Enrollment course with the South Central Louisiana Technical College, Reserve Campus - HNUR 1211 for four (4) college credits and HNUR 1212 for one (1) college credit.  Upon successful completion of this course, with a minimum of 80% or above on all coursework, students can earn an industry-based certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

    Prerequisite:  Must pass a background check, 16 years of age   Grade level: 12   Credits: 2    Fee: (None)

  • Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism (HRT) Administration:
    The HRT Administration course celebrates the joie de vivre of New Orleans and explores the local culture of Southeast Louisiana while allowing team members to experience firsthand the exciting careers that can be found in the hospitality and tourism industry. This course lays the foundation to be successful in general business administration.

    Prerequisite: Complete an HRT Application, letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or extracurricular club sponsor.

    Possible Careers: Event Planning, Hotel Management, Marketing and Sales, Convention Services, Destination Management, Tour Guide, Travel Agent

  • Instrumentation:
    This is the first of two courses designed to introduce students to becoming Instrumentation Technicians. They maintain the equipment that controls the automation in industrial plants and factories. This course is designed to prepare students to perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries in the field of instrumentation. Students will learn important processes and knowledge areas including hand tools, electrical safety, power tools, electrical systems, metallurgy, and fasteners. Students will also earn important processes and knowledge areas including instrument drawings and documents, gaskets, and packing, lubricant, sealants and cleaners, flow, pressure, level and temperature, tubing, piping, and hoses.

    Prerequisite: General Technology Core credential  Grade level: 11-12  Credit: 1.5  Fee (None)

  • NCCER Industrial Scaffolding, Insulation, and Coating:  
    This is the first of two courses designed to introduce students to the scaffolding, insulating, and industrial coatings industry.  The first part of the course focuses on stationary, mobile, and suspension scaffolds, as well as the tools and equipment used in this industry. Students also learn best practices for safety on the job site and any mathematical applications that will be used on the job.  The focus of the course then transitions to industrial insulating including the characteristics, applications, and installation of all types of pipe insulation. The course content is organized into modules with written and performance assessments designed by NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research), and students will be required to successfully complete seven modules toward NCCER Scaffolding Level 1 certification and seven modules toward NCCER Insulating Level 1. 

    After successful completion of the seven NCCER Insulating Level 1 modules, the course focuses on NCCER's Industrial Coatings and Applications Specialist course that was developed in partnership with NACE (the National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International to deliver a comprehensive training and certification program. This course covers topics such as Surface Preparation, Corrosion Protection, and Containment.

    Prerequisite:  NCCER Core.    Grade level: 12    Credit: 1    Fee: (None)

  • Patient Care:
    Patient Care develops knowledge, skills, and critical thinking of future patient care providers through practical experiences including certification as a First Responder.

    Prerequisite: No prerequisites or course requirements

    Possible Careers: Doctor, Nurse, EMT, Ultrasound Technologist, Respiratory Therapist

  • Process Technology (PTEC):
    PTEC prepares team members for the duties and responsibilities of monitoring and controlling process variables and all equipment involved in the process industries. Team members are informed on all aspects of how safety is maintained in the process industries such as types of hazards and their effects, personal protection equipment, emergency response, and government regulations.

    Prerequisite: Offered to seniors only; should have taken or currently enrolled in Chemistry I, Physics, Physics of Technology, or have a recommendation from a science teacher

    Possible Careers: Process Operator, Process Technician

  • Students Teaching And Reaching (STAR):
    The STAR course is designed to offer students the opportunity to explore the varied field of education through active engagement and real-life teaching experiences. Team members will be exposed to learning theories, teaching methodology, and educational pedagogy while learning about the history of education, child development, lesson design, and educational philosophy. Team members will put theory to practice while developing a reflective disposition. Successful completion of the course will earn STAR team members articulated credit with most Louisiana colleges and universities.

    Prerequisite: Three letters of recommendation from previous high school teachers and completion of STAR application

    Possible Careers: Teacher, Day Care Owner, Coach, Child Psychologist, Corporate Trainer, School Counselor, Teacher (regular education and special education)