Women in Welding

Why Female Welders Are on the RiseIf you think welding is a man’s job, you’re behind the times. More and more women are pursuing careers in the skilled trades, and for many, welding is an excellent fit. As baby boomers continue to retire, the welding industry is also facing a shortage and turning to women […]

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As Careers in HVAC Boom, Get Ahead of the Game at CCNN

As Careers in HVAC Boom, Get Ahead of the Game at CCNN! What’s a career that’s recession-proof, constantly in demand and exploding with new opportunities with each passing year? No, this isn’t a riddle. The simple answer is that the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry is – pardon the pun – heating up for those with the proper skills and training. The numbers tell a story of staggering growth. HVAC is now an $88 billion global industry, and it has seen an annual growth rate nearing 5 percent a year for each of the past five years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 300,000 Americans work in HVAC/R service technician jobs alone. There’s hardly a place in the world that doesn’t need installation and regular maintenance of heating or air conditioning units. And, as the technology surrounding the HVAC industry becomes more complex, those with proper certification and understanding of this technology will be in the driver’s seat for a successful career. Read More!

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Seven Reasons Why CCNN is the Top Trade School in Reno

Seven Reasons Why CCNN is the Top Trade School in Reno Study welding and fabrication, Health Information Management, Medical Assisting, Industrial Electronics and more fields at CCNN. Call 775-241-4445 TODAY to learn more! Ever wondered about the differences between a traditional four-year college and a trade school in Reno such as Career College of Northern Nevada? Some differences are obvious: with a trade school or career college, you enjoy a shorter length of time required to earn a degree along with intense specialization in a particular field. But beyond that, there are more subtle – but still significant – contrasts between the two. Many young students enter a four-year college setting with a vague idea of what they want to study. But it often takes two or three years of unrelated core classes before the students get to the heart of what they’ve come to learn about. By then, the student may have changed majors, further extending their college experience into a costly five- or six-year journey with no clear end game. A trade school, on the other hand, is all about laser focus. Read More: Seven Reasons WHy CCNN is the Top Trade School in Reno -

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Reasons to become a Pharmaceutical Technician

Reasons to become a Pharmaceutical Technician Today’s healthcare field requires advanced knowledge and skills. One of the leading areas in healthcare today is Pharmaceutical Technician. According to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), employment of Pharmacy Technicians is expected to increase by 20% from 2012 to 2022. Read more to learn about becoming a pharmaceutical technician at CCNN!

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CCNN Welding Program Is Building the Future Today

CCNN Welding Program Is Building the Future Today April isn’t just the time when flowers bloom and the days grow warmer and longer. It’s also National Welding Month, which makes it the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at this trade, which is partly about skill, partly about art but all about patience and perseverance. We recently sat down and spoke with two Career College of Northern Nevada Welding and Fabrication students about their experiences at CCNN and their hopes for the future.

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Ten Key Learnings from CCNN’s Industrial Electronics Technology Program

Ten Key Learnings from CCNN’s Industrial Electronics Technology Program! You spend your nights and weekends researching the latest homebrewed computer project or hacking together electronics projects around the house. We see you out there, tinkerers and DIYers. And Career College of Northern Nevada’s Industrial Electronic Technology program has your name written all over it. With in-depth, hands-on training that’s both theoretical and practical, CCNN’s Industrial Electronic Technology program gives you everything you need to succeed in this burgeoning field. CCNN offers an Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Industrial Electronics Technology (AOSIET) for students looking to become electronic technicians. In the role of an electronic technician, you’ll help test, design and service the technology that’s rapidly changing our lives. Specific roles can include assemblers, equipment calibration techs, security and surveillance equipment techs and fiber optic technicians.

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How To Become an Electronics Technician

Our world is constantly evolvingOur society is a society of gadgets. We have smart phones with more computing power than the entire computer system used during the Apollo moon landings. We watch TVs today that have four times the image detail of TVs built only 15 years ago, and 4k goes much further than that. […]

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How To Become a Certified Welder

How To Become a Certified Welder One of the more confusing topics in the welding profession for new students concerns welding certifications. How do I become a certified welder? Will I be a certified welder when I finish the training program? Who offers certifications? Do I have to go to school to become a certified welder? To begin, certifications are numerous, and there is no clear cut path a student has to take in order to become a certified welder. One thing we can say with certainty, in order to be certified by the American Welding Society (AWS) in a weld process, a welder must pass a performance test in the process. This welding test must be performed at an AWS Accredited Test Facility in order to become a certified welder. Read more at:

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