Adult Occupational Programs

3D Animator

  • Collaborate in teams to create unique 3D animation, computer graphics, and video games
  • Produce animated short films, special effects and graphics
  • Work with cutting edge technology such as motion capture systems, virtual reality, and 3D printing

CAREER FOCUS:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Advanced Firefighter

  • Experience the satisfaction of being a first responder, saving lives and fighting fires
  • Operate a wide-range of firefighter and life-saving equipment side by side with professional fire fighters and EMT’s
  • Mitigate chemical spills, rescue victims in confined spaces, manage wildfires, and extricate trapped victims using the Jaws of Life

CAREER FOCUS:
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education

707 HOURS

Begins each January and July; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Automotive Service Technician

  • Maintain and repair both domestic and foreign alongside an ASE Master Technician in a full-service automotive center
  • Optimize vehicle operation and performance using critical thinking
  • Analyze, diagnose, repair and maintain basic and advanced automotive systems

Career Focus:
Prepared for Student ASE Certification, immediate employment, further education and ASE Certification

1050 Hours

Begins each January and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Carpentry, Levels I & II

  • Build a residential home from design through complete construction and sold to raise funds for scholarships
  • Work in all aspects of residential and commercial construction including estimating, framing, roofing, and interior finishing
  • Interpret blueprints and specifications to construct wood products and structures from rough lumber to finish grade

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, apprenticeship completion and further education

1,050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Combination Collision Repair Technician

  • Assess, estimate, repair, and refinish a wide range of vehicles
  • Use modern welding, sanding, masking, painting, and technical processes
  • Apply professional techniques of metal fabrication, adhesive repair, and creative refinishing

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate professional employment, student ASE certification, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each January and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Combination Welder

  • Operate fire and electricity to design, dismantle and construct a wide range of metal products
  • Develop the confidence, work ethic, team cooperation, and stamina necessary for a career in fabrication
  • Utilize a wide range of welding processes to earn essential industry recognized certifications

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate professional employment and continued education

1050 Hours

Begins each January, May, and August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Criminal Justice Officer

  • Strengthen your mind and body through rigorous mental and physical training including advanced self-defense tactics
  • Apply forensic investigative techniques to process crime scenes, dust for fingerprints, bag evidence, and interrogate suspects
  • Explore how state and federal laws work to keep our communities safe

Career Focus:
Prepared for employment, advanced law enforcement training, military service, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Culinary Coordinator

  • Coordinate the culinary team that plans menus, prepares, and serves entire meals with proper etiquette and safety in a cafeteria setting and/or catering at community events
  • Cook alongside professionals preparing appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, etc. to everyone’s delight
  • Express individual creativity and great customer service by using developed culinary skills and coordinating with other members of the culinary team to help deliver a unique dining experience

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Culinary Hospitality Assistant

  • Work as a key member of the culinary team that develops, prepares, and serves entire meals with proper etiquette and safety in a cafeteria setting and at community events
  • Cook alongside professionals preparing appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, etc. to everyone’s delight
  • Express individual creativity and great customer service by using developed culinary skills to help deliver a unique dining experience

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1,050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Cyber Security Forensics Specialist

  • Conduct cyber investigations to defend against criminal and terrorist threats
  • Utilize advanced file access methods, reconstruction maneuvers, and data recovery processes
  • Protect computers and networks through the configuration of powerful software security programs

Career Focus:
Prepared for further education and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Desktop Support Technician

  • Design, setup, and maintain the systems that run the Internet
  • Assemble, upgrade, and repair computers and peripherals
  • Work individually and in teams using the same technology as professional engineers

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment or college in Computer Science or Management Information Systems

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Digital Graphic Designer

  • Shoot commercial photography and video clips for print and web media
  • Perform professional copy shop operations

Career Focus:
Prepared with a professional portfolio for further education or immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Early Education: Pathway to Your National Credential

  • Begin your career in childhood education
  • The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a national credential required for early care and education providers
  • Successfully completing all 10 units (1-10) meets the training requirement towards obtaining your CDA

CAREER FOCUS:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

150 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


Electrical, Level I

  • Design, stage, and install residential electrical wiring for power control systems from “rough in” to “finish”
  • Use logical thinking and math to interpret blueprints, program equipment and layout design
  • Supply power to a wide range of systems and structures according to the National Electrical Code

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeship completion, advanced certifications, and further education

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Emergency Medical Responder

  • Be a “first responder” in an emergency situation
  • Many completers of this class gain employment in a manufacturing environment

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment or further education

72 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


EMT Basic

  • Provide emergency care to patients in their time of need
  • Background checks and drug screens will be conducted for all students

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

216 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


Executive Administrative Assistant

  • Work in an office environment using advanced software and processes utilized by business professionals
  • Explore various types of businesses, accounting applications, and strategies for sound financial management
  • Prepare for employment with organizational skills, money management and resume building

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Hospitality Service Assistant

  • Keep the work environment sparkling clean and safe
  • Many graduates work in the hospitality, school and health care housekeeping and custodial areas

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and or transitional workforce development

1,050 Hours

Begins monthly; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Long Term Care Nurse Aide

  • Experience the joy and satisfaction of helping others in long term care, hospitals and other healthcare facilities
  • Develop a passion for providing basic nursing skills in order to deliver quality patient care
  • Develop a professional working relationship with nurses, physicians and other health care professionals

Career Focus:
Prepared for state licensure, immediate employment and further education

117 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


Medical Office Assistant

  • Build a strong customer relationship with patients and clients using ethical standards and professionalism
  • Develop your computer skills to a higher standard utilizing medical and health industry software
  • by using software applications and processes utilized by business and medical professionals
  • Develop and use a second language: medical terminology

Career Focus: Prepared for further education and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Network and Computer Systems Administrator

  • Configure, install, and manage data networks, servers, firewalls, remote access, and wireless technologies
  • Work individually and in teams using the same technology as professional network engineers
  • Work in a professional help desk and network administration environment to meet client needs in a rapidly changing industry

Career Focus: Prepared for further education, advanced certifications, and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Pipe Welding for Certification

  • Pass the Oklahoma State certification and you are certified o weld on anything in the State of Oklahoma except on boilers and bridges.
  • Pipe Welding for Certification is included in the Combination Welding Program.

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

295 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


Pipefitting Welding

  • Learn to develop and combine skills in both pipefitting and welding
  • Developed skills in both pipefitting and welding lead to increased employment opportunities

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

230 Hours

Please refer to the Tech Tab Catalog for course availability. Call 580-250-5500 for more information.


Practical Nurse

  • Utilize effective communication and critical thinking skills to deliver quality patient care
  • Provide patients with physical and psychological care for the treatment of various diseases
  • Develop clinical skills and hands on experience in a wide range of health settings

Career Focus:
Prepared for LPN licensure, immediate employment, and further education

1,463 Hours

Traditional course begins each June; Day FLEX course begins each August and February; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability and application requirements.


Residential HVAC Technician

  • Design, fabricate, install, and maintain heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Torch, braze, and solder pipes and fittings to install or repair compressors, condensers, chillers, and pumps in a wide range of HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Design, layout, and fabricate sheet metal ducts and a wide range of environmental components

Career Focus:
Prepared for further education, apprenticeship, advanced certification and immediate employment

1050 Hours

Begins every six weeks; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Surgical Technologist

  • Experience all aspects of the operating room including robotics and invasive surgeries
  • Hands on, close exposure to anatomical structures of the body
  • Work side by side with professionals who are trained to save lives i.e. surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses

Career Focus:
Prepared for National Surgical Technology certification, immediate employment, and further education

1,185 Hours

Begins each August; please check with a GPTC counselor for seat availability and application requirements. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Video Producer

  • Develop, produce and deliver unique video and audio projects for TV and commercial broadcasts
  • Work individually and in teams to create dynamic films, news packages, music videos, and commercials to exceed client expectations
  • Showcase your artistic talents using professional audio/visual equipment and editing software

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

1050 Hours

Begins each August; please visit with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment.


Respiratory Care Therapy and Radiologic Technology career training programs are offered in association with Cameron University.

For Respiratory Care Therapy information, contact Jennifer Schoolfield at 580.250.5641 or email jschoolfield@greatplains.edu.

For Radiologic Technology information, contact Carrie Baxter at 580.250.5577 or email cbaxter@greatplains.edu

Please visit with a GPTC counselor for seat availability. Call 580-250-5535 for an appointment