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At Fox Valley Tech, we’re always working with local employers to identify the most current and relevant education for the job market. By providing students with the skills that area employers need most, we’re ensuring that our graduates are building rewarding, in-demand careers.
You’ll be ready for a career in precision agriculture, cropping systems, fertilizer, integrated pest management, farm management and farm supply areas of agriculture with the Agribusiness/Science Technology – Agronomy degree. Through hands-on learning, you’ll gain skills in integrated pest management, marketing, soil science, nutrient management, crop production, agronomy equipment, Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning Systems (GIS/GPS) technology and computers, as well as sales and agribusiness. This program will open doors to a variety of agribusiness careers.
Get ready for a career in the feed, animal nutrition, dairy, farm management and farm supply areas of agriculture with the Agribusiness/Science Technology – Animal Science degree. Through hands-on training, you’ll learn about animal science, artificial insemination, sire selection, animal nutrition and ration balancing, record keeping and herd health, as well as marketing, sales and management. This program will prepare you for a variety of agribusiness careers.
Do you enjoy investigating and facilitating improvements to business’ information systems, policies and business processes? If so, you may be interested in the Business Analyst program. In this program, you'll gain the skills necessary to understand the structure, policies and operation of an organization. You'll learn techniques to research, analyze and design solutions using business requirements, best practices and relevant technology. Career opportunities are available in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and finance. This program aligns with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) global recognized standard (guide).
Express your passion for style with a career in cosmetology. Combine theory with practice to learn all aspects of this innovative industry including fundamentals of cutting, styling and chemical restructuring of hair, as well as skin and nail care. In addition, you’ll receive instruction on salon management and business strategies to create exceptional guest-service experiences. Successful completion of the program will prepare you for a cosmetologist license application.
As a Lubrication Technician apprentice, you'll work with industrial machinery and equipment components. You'll learn to adhere to safety and industry standards, and demonstrate safe work practices. In related training, you'll learn to compare greases, oils, hydraulic fluids and other lubricants; perform general lubrication, operate hydraulic and central lube oil systems; and perform preventative maintenance.
This program is perfect for English language learners who need basic skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll receive personalized attention and support, the option to partake in cultural field trips, and the basics to communicate and interact with English speakers. After successful completion of this certificate, you’ll advance to the intermediate level.
Prevention of occupational injuries has become a significant focus in all industries. This program will help you understand the OSHA requirements for manufacturing (general industry) and construction industries. You’ll become a valuable asset with the skills to help a business protect employees, save money on the bottom line through reduced workers’ compensation costs, as well as, prevent OSHA citations and fines.
Pursue a career in skincare to become an indispensable part of the beauty industry. In this program, you’ll learn everything from the fundamental concepts to the latest techniques in skincare treatments and services including facial and body treatments, skin analysis, hair removal and makeup application. In addition, you’ll receive instruction on marketing, business processes and professional standards. Successful completion of the program will prepare you for the state board esthetician licensing examination.
This program is pending final approval and is subject to change.
The Health Navigator associate degree will prepare you to assist individuals in navigating the U.S. community health, health care and health insurance systems. You’ll learn to work with agencies and their clientele to manage and promote optimal health through access and use of appropriate resources, facilitate care and follow up for clients with complicated care needs, and assist clients in appropriate utilization of health insurance. Health Navigators are employed in a variety of health industries including public health, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies and a variety of non-profit agencies involved with serving the community. If you enjoy working with people, the Health Navigator program is for you.
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