Vocational Programs

student working on a car

The NCIA Youth in Transition School offers an Automotive vocational education program. Barbering, Culinary Arts & Horticulture vocational programs are in development and will be available soon.  Participation in these programs not only gives students a foundation of work skills but also leads to post-secondary opportunities for our students, including licensure, college, and employment.  Students identify their career preferences and are placed accordingly based on vocational assessments and other tools.  Click on a vocational program below to learn more:


Automotive

Automotive

automotive vocational program The mission of the automotive vocational training program is to train and educate students in basic automotive repair skills, job readiness and life management skills. A graduate of this program will acquire sufficient technical knowledge and experience in the general aspects of standard automotive maintenance and to be employable as an entry level automotive technician in an automotive service center. The curriculum will teach students to perform standard automobile maintenance, such as oil change and tire repair/change. The training facility includes a two bay operation that replicates a standard automotive lube and tire service center. Included in the facility will be all the necessary sophisticated lubrication delivery and tire maintenance equipment.

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

culinary vocational program The Culinary Arts program prepares our students for employment in the food service and hospitality industry. Students are involved in practical work in the kitchen, as well as related class work, to develop skills in sanitation, storage, food preparation, and the safe handling of food. They receive practical experience in planning, preparation, and the serving of meals through interaction with school visitor groups, staff and fellow students.

In development. Will be available soon

For more information, please contact us: 410.944.9994