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Certified Nursing Assistant

The Technical Competency Area in Nurse Assistant prepares students for employment in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, acute care facilities, and hospitals where basic bedside nursing care is needed. Students participate in clinical activities at approved facilities under the supervision of the instructor. Upon successful completion of this program the student is qualified for universal certification and employment in the areas of long-term care, home health care, and acute care.

This program will start out online and transition to in person clinicals. 

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Certified Manufacturing Generalist Online

The CMG Program is designed to build foundational and entry level manufacturing level skills needed in this region.  This course will provide online learning and provide the graduate with the following certifications:  C4M; NCCER Core; MSSC CPT; MSSC CLA; NSC Forklift; NSC First Aid/CPR/AED; OSHA 10 General Industry; NFPA 70E & Basic Rigging Safety.  This program consist of 224 hours of training.

Certified Production Technician

The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician provides online training as well as assesments in each of four separate areas: Safety; Quality Practice & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes and Production & Maintenance Awareness. The program is 160 hours of trianing.


The National Center for Construction Education and Research Core Curriculum modules cover Basic Safety, Construction Math, Communication Skills, Intro to Hand and Power Tools and Intro to Construction Drawings.  Completing this curriculum gives the student the achievement of the NCCER Core Certification. This program is 80 hours of training.

OSHA 10 Training Online

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for General Industry provides training for entry-level workers and employees on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding worker’s rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights

Oil and Gas Training Online

Louisiana Delta Community College Workforce Online Oil & Gas course library contains over 500 relevant courses that reflect the on-the-job skill needs of the tasks performed daily in this Energy Industry. The courses consists of a concise summary of how the Oil & Gas industry works, from exploration, development, production, and transportation that aims to support the induction of newcomers to the industry.

Registration is required to access the courses. Registration will build the user a dashboard where all purchased course views and completed exams will reside. Completed exams can be downloaded and printed from the Dashboard. Following registration, users can return to LDCC’s Online Training web page, click the Oil & Gas course library (opens new window) link and sign in (using their e-mail address and password used when registered) to sign in.

Once the User has registered the course pricing will appear on the Product Catalog from that point forward.

Technical Training Online

Louisiana Delta Community College Workforce Online Technical Training program offers flexible technical training through an intuitive, easy-to-use web portal. Graphics, videos, simulations, etc. create interactive opportunities to learn new technical skills previously restricted to the classroom. The Workforce Development team uses the Amatrol® Learning System that covers a broad array of applications including mechanical, electrical, electronics, fluid power and automation to prepare participants to perform in virtually any industrial setting. This system is equipped with computer-based fault insertion systems to track participant troubleshooting activities.

Amatrol’s eAssessment revolutionizes technical assessment and training by individually determining a learner’s skill level in specific areas. This assessment prevents training overlap, which dramatically improves training effectiveness and efficiency, reducing invested time and cost. eAssessments are available in almost 20 topics ranging from automation, green energy and lean manufacturing to process control, safety and workplace effectiveness.

AC Motor Drives

Prerequisite Electronics:  This course teaches variable frequency AC solid-state control of 3-phase electric motors.  Learners develop knowledge in the operation, installation, performance analysis, troubleshooting, and design of AC solid state control using 2-wire, e-wire, manual, and open-loop speed control.  Troubleshooting AC motor drives include fault detection, troubleshooting and clearing faults.

Basic Electrical

Teaches fundamentals of AC/DC electrical systems used for power and control in industrial, commercial, agricultural, and residential applications using Amatrol’s virtual training technology. Students learn industry-relevant skills included in subject areas such as Basic Electrical Circuits, Electrical Measurements, Circuit Analysis, Inductance and Capacitance, Combination Circuits, and Transformers.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.

Blue Print Reading

Introduces reading and interpreting blueprints with a focus on reviewing common elements, the alphabet of lines, and the differences between types of drawings.  Also provides dimensions of height, width, and depth, and reviews dimension and geometric symbols and datums.  Enhances the learner’s math and geometry knowledge through practical application.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.

CNC Machine Tools 1

Prerequisite- Measurement Tools: This course begins by introducing  CNC mill programming by describing the functions and operations of a CNC Mill and discussing CNC Mill programming, simulation and safety.  In learning basics CNC Mill programming, linear interpolation, start-up and shutdown blocks, tooling selection, and location zero is discussed and skills are applied to move to Circular Interpolation.  Circular Interpolation will cover absolute and incremental positioning, circular interpolation, program interpolation, program interpolation and pausing CNC programs.

CNC Machine Tools 2

Prerequisite- CNC Machine Tools 1:  This course explores the topics of speed and feed, CNC Mill canned cycles, and CNC Mill cutter compensation.  It explains the importance and effects of spindle speed, feed rate and cycle time optimization, the drilling cycle, alternate drilling cycles which teaches you the skills to design CNC programs that use counter-boring, pecking, and boring cycles, and subprograms.  Also explained in this course is cutter compensation left, cutter compensation right, and scaling and mirroring.


Prerequisite- Basic Electrical:  This course covers how to operate, adjust, and troubleshoot electronic components, circuits, and systems used in machine applications.  The course major topics include oscilloscopes, linear power supply, power supply filtration and regulation, solid state relays, discrete sensing devices, thermal sensing devices, amplifications and op amps, analog sensing devices, solid state switching and solid state speed and power control.


Introduces hydraulic power use and application, allowing learners to develop skills and knowledge needed to apply hydraulics in modern industry. It takes learners through key topics and skills in hydraulic power and safety, hydraulic circuits, hydraulic schematics, the principles of hydraulic pressure and flow, and hydraulic speed control circuits. It covers pumps, fluid friction, how to connect hydraulic circuits, hydraulic cylinders and valves, and a wide array of hydraulic applications.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.                                                

Industry 4.0- Introduction to Industrial Control Systems, Course 2

Prerequisite – Introduction to Mechatronics:  This course covers a wide range of advanced manufacturing topics including mechanical drives, more advanced fluid power concepts, material handling, sensors, PLC programming and project development, and CNC machining.

Industry 4.0- Introduction to Industrial Internet of Things, Course 3

Prerequisites- Couse 1 and 2:  This course covers IIoT topics including programmable logic controllers, RFID programming, Lean production, systems troubleshooting, indexing systems, conveyor parts distribution, and multi-station mechanical communications.

Industry 4.0- Introduction to Mechatronics, Course 1

 This course covers a wide range of advanced manufacturing topics including safety, basic hand tools, measurements, print reading, and the fundamentals of mechanical, fluid power, electrical, and automation. 

Lean Manufacturing

This course contains introduction to lean manufacturing, 5S, 5S organization, lean production, Poka-Yoke concepts, Kaisen, and Total Production Maintenance.  It includes the concepts, terms, and application of lean manufacturing principles and practices in the manufacturing process.  Provides an overview of the history and evolution of lean, the benefits of lean process, and the role of management in the lean process.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.

Manual Machine Tools

Prerequisite- Measurement Tools:  This course provides an overview of the application, function, and uses on many common tools used in manufacturing.  Course topics include:  band saw operation, Intro to the drill and press operations, intro to manual lathe and lathe operations, and turning operations. 

Measurement Tools

Introduces basic measurements, precision measurement tools, and dimensional gauging.  Learners will cover concepts such as S.I. Measurements, U.S. Customary Measurements, Tape Measure and Measurement Conversion.  Applications taught include using a dial indicator, digital caliper, English micrometer, and metric micrometer.  Dimensional Gauging will include an introduction to gauging as well as indicator measurement and data collection.  Provides an overview of concepts in control charts analysis and operation, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, and location, orientation, and form tolerances.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.


This course will begin with the basics of mechatronics and automation operations and move to more complex topics like component adjustments, pick and place feeding, gauging, indexing, sorting and queuing, servo robotics assembly, torqueing, parts storage, and multiple station control.

Millwright/Mechanical Drives 1

Prerequisite – Measurement tools :  This interactive course covers vital knowledge related to mechanical drives training, such as motor mounting, key fasteners, power transmission systems, v-belts, chain drives, spur gear drives, and multiple shaft drives.  Learners will study specific objectives like:  methods of measuring motor shaft speed, how to calculate rotary mechanical power, the operation of a flexible jaw coupling, methods of adjusting belt tension, allowable chain sag for various applications, and the function of backlash, and the alignment procedures of a sleeve coupling.

Millwright/Mechanical Drives 2

Prerequisite- Millwright/Mechanical Drives 1:  This course covers the construction, operation, installation, and alignment of heavy-duty V-Belt drives, synchronous belt drives, and heavy-duty chain drives.  The course covers V-Belt maintenance and troubleshooting, timing belt drives, and lubricant management, flange couplings, grid and gear couplings, and chain selection.

Millwright/Mechanical Drives 3

Prerequisite Millwright/Mechanical Drives 2:  This course covers plain bearings, ball bearings, roller bearings, anti-friction bearing selection and maintenance, gaskets, seals, advanced gear drives, and drive gear selection and maintenance.

PLC Troubleshooting

Prerequisite – Electronics: This course will teach how to design, program and operate a PLC to control a number of process applications used by industries all over the world.  The skills learned are in high demand everywhere today.  These skills include orientation, operation, programming, memory organization, program analysis,   motor control, discrete I/O interfacing, troubleshooting, systems troubleshooting, event sequencing, application development timer instructions, counter instructions, program control instructions, and math and data move instructions.


Prepares learners to work intelligently in industry with pneumatic applications.  It introduces pneumatic power and takes learners through key topics and skills in pneumatic power and safety, pneumatic circuits, pneumatic schematics, the principles of pneumatic pressure and flow, and pneumatic speed control circuits.  It covers pressure regulation, air filtration, how to connect pneumatic circuits, pneumatic cylinders, valves, and actuators, and a wide array of pneumatic applications, pressure and cylinder force, pneumatic leverage, pressure and volume, and air flow resistance.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.

Process Control Systems

Prerequisite – Electronics:  This course teaches two of the most common types of process control system, flow and liquid level.  This course covers process control safety, instrumentation tags, piping and instrumentation diagrams, and level measurement, then moves into system control functions such as liquid level control, automatic control methods, basic flow measurement and control and control loop performance.

Quality Assurance

This course includes learning skills in gauging systems including: Metric/English conversion, metric rule, tape measure, measurement conversion, dial caliber, digital caliber, micrometer, gauging, indicator measurement, modular gauge measurement, data collection, statistical concepts, SPC software, control chart operation, control chart analysis, SPB problem solving, modular gauging techniques, geometric dimensioning and tolerance methods, measurement and specifications of location, orientation, and form tolerances, circularity, roundness, straightness, perpendicularity, check sheets, computerized data collection, pareto charts and histograms.

Registration / Access fee of $100 covers one month access to Amatrol in this area of study.

Rigging Systems

This course covers how to safely move loads of different shapes and sizes using various methods.  It’ll include wire mesh slings, synthetic slings, knots, load turning, and cranes.  Proper rigging techniques are vital for efficient movement of loads and worker safety.

Robotics and Computer Programming

Robotics and Computer Programming discusses the basic operation of a robot.  These skills include safety, powerup, shutdown, manual operation, homing, end effector operation.  Skills taught also include  basic robot programming including movement and effector commands, interfacing and materials handling, application development, flexible manufacturing cells, quality control, and workcell development.


This course introduces surveying fundamentals, surveying applications, mapping, and global positioning systems (GPS).  Fundamental skills and objectives include level-transit operation and application techniques.  Surveying applications include concepts such as basic level-transit applications, tape measurements, surveying process, and trigonometric survey applications.  Mapping concepts include an introduction to maps, topographical maps, and plats.  Global positioning systems include basics, application, and using GPS in surveying. 

Thermal Systems (Heating, AC, and Refrigeration)

Prerequisite- Basic Electricity: Thermal science introduces the functions of thermal systems, thermal energy and heat transfer, thermodynamic laws and properties, refrigeration thermodynamics, and refrigeration/heat pump operation.  It takes learners through key topics and skills in temperature measurements,, pressure measurements, thermal expansion, thermal system power, enthalpy and phase change, gas laws and phase equilibrium, phase diagrams, refrigeration science, vapor-compression refrigeration, and vapor-compression heat duty.  The air conditioning/heat pump curriculum teaches the three types of thermal systems:  air conditioning, refrigeration, and heat pumps.  Students will learn how to operate, install, analyze, and adjust these systems.

Workplace Effectiveness/Team Development

This course discusses the seven sectors of technology and then moves on the fundamental business skills like:  successful team characteristics, how to create ideas with a team to solve problems, basic processes used to design products, business presentation components, creation, and outlines, and executive summaries.  It also covers basic teamwork skills, product design analysis, and engineering concepts.  Specific objectives include:  interpersonal communications techniques, constructing and analyzing a flow chart, the function of rapid prototyping, and impacts engineers have and their importance to design.

Online Personal and Professional Skill Development Courses

Louisiana Delta Community College Workforce Development, in partnership with ed2go, offers affordable and convenient short courses online designed to help you build personal and professional skills.  Our instructor-led courses start monthly and allow you to study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. For the independent learner, our self-paced courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to three months to complete. Topics include accounting, computer applications, writing, and more.

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Career, Professional, and Certification Training

Louisiana Delta Community College Workforce Development, in partnership with ed2go, offers flexible, self-paced certificate programs to help you start a new career or advance within your current job. Each course is developed by a team of experts and comes with dedicated student advisor to support you as you learn new skills and prepare for nationally recognized certifications. Topics include business, healthcare, IT, industry certifications, and more.

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