Parkway CTC

Parkway West
Career and Technology Center

412-923-1772   FAX: 412-787-7257
www.parkwaywest.org

Director: Darby Copeland
Assistant Director/Principal: Brock Snedeker
Assistant Principal: A.J. McGivern

Programs of Study include:

Auto Body Repair

  • Replace Door Skins & Quarter Panels
  • Repair & Paint Damaged Vehicles
  • Frame Straightening
  • MIG Welding

Automotive Technology

  • Perform Routine Vehicle Maintenance
  • Work on Fuel & Electrical Systems
  • Use Electronic Diagnostic Testing
  • Troubleshoot Engine Faults

Cosmetology

  • Learn Anatomy, Dermatology, & Tricology
  • Shampoo, Cut, Perm, Color, & Style Hair
  • Perform Facials & Relaxation Therapies
  • Apply Make-Up Techniques

Culinary Arts

  • Prep for a Banquet or Buffet Engagement
  • Serve in a Restaurant or Food Store
  • Create Food Art & Ice Sculptures
  • Decorate Cakes & Pastries

Digital Multimedia Technology

  • Manipulate Digital Photography
  • Develop Graphic Animations
  • Design Posters & Wall Art
  • Create Web Sites

Electrical Systems Technology

(Electrical Systems Tech is a part of the Construction Technology Cluster)

  • Discover the Nature of Electricity, Ohms Law in Practice, & the National Electric Code
  • Learn about Transformers, Electrical Circuits, & Advanced Circuitry
  • Wire for Residential, Commercial, & Motor Controls
  • Troubleshoot Electrical Issues & Read Blueprints

(Qualifying seniors may be able to attend CCAC while enrolled in this program and graduate with college credits at no additional cost.)

Health Assistant

  • Practice Medical Terms during Clinicals
  • Understand Patient & Treatment Care
  • Perform Medical Office Examinations
  • Study Anatomy & Physiology

(Qualifying seniors may be able to attend CCAC while enrolled in this program and graduate with college credits at no additional cost.)

HVAC/R

(HVAC/R is a part of the Construction Technology Cluster)

  • Repair Heating & Air Conditioning Units
  • Practice Industry Electrical Theories
  • Troubleshoot Ventilation Issues
  • Restore Refrigeration Systems

Information Technology Essentials

  • Upgrade Computer Hardware & Software
  • Understand Network Operating Systems
  • Troubleshoot Networking Problems
  • Eliminate a Virus in a Computer

Masonry

(Masonry is a part of the Construction Technology Cluster)

  • Install Natural or Cultured Stone
  • Construct Brick & Block Walls
  • Create Ornamental Masonry
  • Assemble Ceramic Tile

Public Safety Technology

  • Respond to Fires and Disaster Situations
  • Ride in an Ambulance or in a Police Car
  • Dispatch Emergency Related Personnel
  • Learn to Handle Hazardous Materials

Veterinary Technology

  • Conduct Examinations and Take Vital Signs
  • Maintain Supplies and Equipment
  • Keeping Medical Records
  • Animal Care

Welding Technology

(Welding is a part of the Construction Technology Cluster)

  • Fabricate by Plasma Cutting or by Brazing
  • Bend, Cut, and Weld Metal Together
  • Construct Projects by Fire
  • Study Metallurgy
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