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technical Professions We Provide

  • Auto Collision
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Construction Technologies
  • Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Operations & Engineering
  • Heating/Ventilating & Air Conditioning
  • Industrial Diesel Mechanics
  • Welding

Auto Collision

Gain skills in all aspects of auto collision
Prepare for a high-demand career in auto dealerships and independent repair centers

What you will learn
  • Basic shop and safety practices including environmental regulations
  • Metal welding and cutting technical training
  • Metal finishing and body filling
  • Painting and refinishing; plastics and adhesives
  • General suspension and steering systems diagnosis
  • Unibody inspection, measurement and repair
  • Non-structural analysis and damage repair
  • Inspect, adjust, repair or replace glass and hardware
  • Work in dealerships and independent automotive centers in this high-demand career field
Types of jobs you can get
  • Body technician
  • Frame technician
  • Painter (automotive/industrial)
  • Auto glass technician
  • Fiberglass technician
  • Bench hand
  • Detailer
Campus Location:
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati 45241

Automotive Service Technology

Gain skills to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair automobiles
Prepare for a career as an auto repair technician

What you will learn
  • Diagnosis and repair
  • Engine performance
  • Transmissions drive trains/axles
  • Suspension and steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical/electronic systems
  • Heating and air conditioning systems
  • Safety
  • Hand tools
  • Specialty tools and equipment
Types of jobs you can get
  • Automotive technician/mechanic
  • Engine repair and maintenance
  • Tune-up specialist
  • Brake technician
  • Heating and air conditioning specialist
  • Steering and suspension technician
  • Tire and wheel service technician
  • Muffler and brake technician
  • Alignment/tire technician
  • Parts/counter sales
  • Lube technician
Campus Location:
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati 45241

Construction Technologies

Gain hands-on skills in construction
Prepare for a career in the nation’s largest industry – and one of the most in-demand

What you will learn
  • Framing, structural systems
  • Electrical & plumbing systems
  • Introduction to HVAC mechanical
  • Interior and exterior finishing work
  • Rough-in and finishing wiring techniques
  • Rough-in and finish plumbing skills
  • Materials and material handling
  • Basic safety
  • Construction math
  • Use of hand and power tools
  • Blueprint reading
  • Skills for residential and commercial settings
Types of jobs you can get
  • Carpenter
  • Framing carpenter
  • Finish carpenter
  • Remodeling
  • Electrician apprentice
  • Plumbing apprentice
  • Contractor sales
  • Roofer
  • Drywall installer
Campus Location:
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati 45241

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technology

Gain skills in mechanical, electronic and electrical systems
Prepare for a highly technical career in a state-of-the-art classroom and lab

What you will learn
  • AC-DC electricity and electronics
  • Digital electronics and microprocessors
  • Electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems
  • Electric motor and motor control technology
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Robotics fundamentals
  • Electrical safety
  • Quality systems
Types of jobs you can get
  • Field service technician
  • Electrical maintenance technician
  • Electro-mechanical maintenance technician
  • Testing and measurement technician
  • Assembly and inspection technician
  • PLC programming
Campus Location:
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati 45241

Heating/Ventilating & Air Conditioning

Gain skills in troubleshooting and repairing HVAC equipment
Prepare for required certification and a career in a growing industry

What you will learn
  • Concepts of electricity
  • Concepts of refrigeration
  • Installing refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment
  • Installing and troubleshooting heating systems
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Troubleshooting refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
  • Servicing/repairing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
  • Servicing and repairing heating systems
  • EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification
  • Soldering and brazing
  • Proper use, care and maintenance of tools
  • Fabricate and install duct systems
  • IAQ – Indoor Air Quality
  • Employability and entrepreneurship skills
Types of jobs you can get
  • Service technician
  • Installation technician
  • Maintenance technician
  • Sales and distribution
  • Design and manufacturing
  • Energy management
  • HVAC controls
Campus Locations:
Diamond Oaks Career Campus, 6375 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, 45247
Live Oaks Career Campus, 5956 Buckwheat Road, Milford 45150

Heavy Equipment Operations & Engineering

Gain skills in operating heavy construction equipment
Prepare for one of the highest paying jobs in the construction industry

What you will learn
  • Clearing and excavating
  • Moving and grading earth
  • Digging
  • Sloping
  • Stripping
  • Backfilling
  • Minor maintenance and repair
  • Blueprint reading
  • Construction math
  • Equipment safety
  • Field layout and measurement
Types of jobs you can get
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Loader operator
  • Backhoe operator
  • Highway maintenance worker
  • Heavy equipment sales
  • Underground utility operator
  • Bulldozer and compactor operators
  • Equipment yard or rental store
Campus Location:
Live Oaks Career Campus, 5956 Buckwheat Road, Milford 45150

Industrial Diesel Mechanics

Learn all aspects of diesel engine service and heavy duty truck repair
Prepare for a career in the transportation industry

What you will learn
  • Gas and diesel engines
  • Standard and automatic transmissions
  • Tires and wheels
  • OSHA standards
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Heating and air conditioning systems
  • DOT regulations; pre-trip inspections
  • Steering and suspension
  • Air and hydraulic brakes
Types of jobs you can get
  • Diesel truck technician
  • Service writer
  • Parts expeditor
  • Diesel equipment sales
  • Powertrain mechanic
  • Marine diesel mechanic
  • Transportation/logistics
  • Agricultural diesel equipment sales and service
Campus Location:
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, 45241

Welding Technician

Gain skills in structural and non-structural welding
Prepare for a career in aerospace, power plants, manufacturing or the auto industry

What you will learn
  • Shop safety
  • Blueprint reading, interpretation of drawings and symbols
  • Shop math
  • Hand tools and power tools
  • Mechanical drawing skills
  • Welding
  • Brazing
  • FCAW: flux core arc welding
  • GMAW: gas metal arc welding
  • SMAW: shielded metal arc welding
  • GTAW: gas tungsten arc welding
  • Pipe (6G)
  • Plate (3G, 4G)
  • Experience in aluminum, stainless steel, and
  • carbon steel
  • Cutting operations: oxy-fuel, plasma, carbon-arc
  • Quality control
  • Visual inspection
  • Employability skills
Types of jobs you can get
  • Inspector
  • Sales
  • Weld technician
  • Manufacturing representative
  • Industrial manufacturing technology
  • Metal fabricator
  • Metallurgist technician
  • Industrial repair welder
  • Production welder
Campus Locations:
Diamond Oaks Career Campus, 6375 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati 45247
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 303 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati 45241

Gain Skills in Precision and CNC Machining

Manufacturing in the 21st century requires advanced technical skills. If a career that combines working with your hands, programming computerized machines, and operating complex equipment appeals to you, CNC Manufacturing could be for you.  Work with hand and power tools as well as more advanced lathes, milling machines, and other manufacturing equipment that you’ll see when you begin a new career.

Learn machine tool set-up and basic machining skills, basic computer numerical control (CNC) and computer-assisted drafting (CAD), plus blueprint reading and interpretation of drawings and symbols. Students are eligible to earn CPR/First Aid, OSHA, NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) and FANUC CNC certifications.

Learn more about a typical career in this field!

For job outlook and wages for CNC Manufacturing visit

College Credit Options:

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Attend an information session.
  • High school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency)
  • Achieve a WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher in all three sections: Applied Math, Workplace Documents and Graphic Literacy.

Ready to Enroll?

  • Attend an information session at Scarlet Oaks (a requirement for full-time programs). You will receive information about enrollment, take a tour, discuss the required placement test, and receive general financial aid information. Click here for dates and to register.
  • For WorkKeys test information, visit the ACT® website.
  • Register for ACT’s free WorkKeys online test prep materials.
  • For free WorkKeys practice tests visit the OhioMeansJobs® website.
  • For financial aid information click here.


Why Choose Us?

Four Locations
Affordable Training
Short Time to Certification

Business Hours

Monday-Thursday 8AM to 10:30PM
Friday 8AM to 5PM
Saturday Varies
Sunday Closed