Jump Start Course Options

Is Jump Start for you?

If you would like to explore high demand careers while earning both high school and college credit, the answer is YES! Southeastern Community College is teaming with high-schools to offer programs enabling students like you to explore career possibilities, develop new skills, and gain insights into today's workplace and high-paying career fields

Check out the program you're most interested in, talk to your parents, and then check with your high school counselor to discuss the next steps.

Agriculture

Whether you're thinking about a degree in Agriculture Production or Precision Agriculture - or just want to explore agricultural studies at the college level - these courses can help you! Hands-on instruction insures that students are well-equipped with the skills they need.
Classes are available at:
New London High School
Mediapolis High School
Central Lee High School
Wapello High School

Automotive Technology

In this academy you'll learn the basic skills needed to service and maintain today's sophisticated autos. Program courses are aligned with the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence, the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards.
Classes are available at:
Mount Pleasant High School
SCC West Burlington Campus 

Construction Technology

The field of construction is broad and rewarding and students can get a jump start on college, career, or apprenticeship by successfully completing courses in this academy program. The Southeast Iowa Builder's Association is an active partner with area high schools and SCC to provide input to this program, insuring a current curriculum meeting the needs of local employers. Hands-on experience provides students with "real world" learning.
Classes are available at:
Fort Madison High School
Mount Pleasant High School
Winfield-Mount Union High School
New London High School

Graphic Communication

Organizations, large and small, are looking for talented, skilled people in the pre-press/pre-media field as graphic artists, web designers, production artists, or marketing specialists. Courses in this academy will prepare you for numerous opportunities across a broad range of visual communications careers.
Classes are available at:
SCC West Burlington Campus

Health Sciences

These academic courses give you a close-up view of the field of health. In your first course, you'll learn the basic expectations of a heath care of classwork and assisting with patient care. When you successfully complete this CNA course, you will be eligible to take he Nurse Aid certification test.
Students must have a current physical, a Hepatitis B vaccination and are required to purchase "scrubs".
Classes are available at:
New London High School
Fort Madison High School
Mount Pleasant High School
Keokuk High School
Burlington High School
Wapello High School
Winfield-Mount Union High School
SCC West Burlington Campus

Welding Tech

Welding is a skill necessary across multiple occupations in a variety of career paths. Hands-on learning will equip students with valuble welding techniques and knowledge.
Classes are available at:

SCC West Burlington Campus
Fort Madison High School
WACO High School
Burlington High School
Mount Pleasant High School

 

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Jodi Cook  | English instructor

Before I started taking classes at SCC, I spent years working in retail. I knew I didn’t want to do that anymore and so I kept reaching for something to do.  I decided to enroll at SCC, and when my...More ›

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