Nature Coast Technical High School

4057 California Street, Brooksville, FL 34604
Phone: 352-797-7088
Fax: 352-797-7188
Toni-Ann Noyes - Principal
7:30 AM – 2:10 PM
http://www.hernandoschools.org/ncths

Aerospace Technology

The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of Aerospace Technologies, its effect upon our lives, and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of safety and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes, and systems in business and industry.

Job Outlook

From national security to economic growth, the future of our nation depends on individuals who can apply their knowledge and skills in math and science toward engineering, technology, and research. These jobs are highly valued because they are critical to innovation in virtually every field, from medicine to transportation to technology.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/check-out-careers-in-stem

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Commercial Art Technology

This program provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in network support services positions, artists and related workers, illustrators, and commercial designers. The course content will include the following: basic art skills; lettering skills; preparation of layouts and illustrations; preparation of camera ready paste-up; and development of specialized skills. The course content also includes training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Criminal Justice Operations

This program prepares students for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Law, Public Safety and Security career cluster.

Culinary Arts

This program provides students with technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Hospitality and Tourism career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to all aspects of preparation, presentation, and serving of food; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices are also covered. This coursework prepares students for employment in the food service/hospitality industry.

Digital Video Technology

This program prepares students for initial employment as production assistants, audio/video equipment technician, video/TV camera operators, video editors, multi-media artists/animators and broadcast technicians. The content includes, but is not be limited to, communication skills; leadership skills; human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; and preparation to assume responsibility for overall production of digital video activities including: scripts, lighting, camera operation, electronic news gathering, field/studio production, and video editing. Provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. Media of all types are explored in this learning course of study. Video and Audio specialties are explored with industry certification leading to possible employment or entrance into college in the field of multimedia is the goal.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Emergency Medical Responder

This program prepares students to provide initial care to sick or injured persons or as ambulance drivers and attendants SOC 53-3011. The content includes but is not limited to planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues. Clinical learning experiences are an integral part of this program. An Emergency Medical Responder may use this training for employment. The Emergency Medical Responder is the first to arrive at the scene of an injury but does not have the primary responsibility for treating and transporting the injured person(s). Emergency Medical Responders may include law enforcement, life guard, fire services or basic life support non-licensed personnel who act as part of an organized emergency medical services team.

Energy Technician

This program provides students with technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Energy career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to Energy Technician program which consists of two course offering related to energy and two course offering related to electricity which have been incorporated into one program to present information that will assist Florida in increasing the number and skill level of workers who are available to meet the workforce needs of Florida’s current emerging alternative energy needs.

Job Outlook

From national security to economic growth, the future of our nation depends on individuals who can apply their knowledge and skills in math and science toward engineering, technology, and research. These jobs are highly valued because they are critical to innovation in virtually every field, from medicine to transportation to technology.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/check-out-careers-in-stem

Production Technology

The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of production technology and its effect on our lives and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of entrepreneurship, safety, and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes, and systems in business and industry. This program also integrates information related to the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes, and systems in business and industry found in the Automation and Production Technology-9200100 which is being phased out.

Job Outlook

From national security to economic growth, the future of our nation depends on individuals who can apply their knowledge and skills in math and science toward engineering, technology, and research. These jobs are highly valued because they are critical to innovation in virtually every field, from medicine to transportation to technology.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/check-out-careers-in-stem

Technology Support Services

This program prepares students for further education and careers such as a Help Desk Support Assistant, Help Desk Specialist (Help Desk Technician), and Help Desk Analyst in the Information Technology career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in network support services positions. The content includes but is not limited to software applications and operating systems including the use of advanced software/system features and programs; electronic communication via the Internet; Web page components; computer networking and network administration; the interrelationships among major components of networks; hardware and software selection and installation; integration techniques to enhance projects; and preventative hardware maintenance.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

More Information

For more program information, please contact a CTE Specialist:

Christine Kostis
(352)797-7000 ext. 474

Jeff Perkins
(352)797-7088 ext. 275

Kara Trowell
(352)797-7020 ext. 304

Melissa Wilkerson
(352)797-7010 ext. 360