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Sheridan Technical College

Courses on West Campus

WEST CAMPUS LOCATION

WEST CAMPUS LOCATION
20251 Stirling Road
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33332
Phone: 754-321-3900

WEST CAMPUS LOCATION
20251 Stirling Road
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33332

Phone: 754-321-3900

www.SheridanTechnicalCollege.edu

DIRECTIONS

The campus is easily accessible from anywhere in Broward County and sits between US-27 and I-75 in Western Broward.

From the North or East:
Take I-595 West to I-75/Florida’s Turnpike South. Exit I-75 South at Exit 13B, Griffin Road West. Turn left onto US-27. Turn left onto Stirling Road. Sheridan Technical West Campus is on your left. Turn left on SW 202 Avenue to access the campus entrances.

From the South:
Take Sheridan Street West to SW 196th Avenue. Turn right on SW 196th Avenue and proceed to Stirling Road. Take a left on Stirling Road and Sheridan Technical College West Campus will be on your right. Turn right on SW 202 Avenue to access the campus entrances.

ESOL

The English for Speakers of Other Languages program prepares students to communicate in English to improve job skills and to further their technical and academic studies. Classes focus on life skills, reading, test taking skills, listening, speaking and writing. *There is a $15 non refundable assessment fee and a $10 Student Activity fee per year.

WEST CAMPUS ONLY
M – F 8:00 am – 11:00 am $30
M – F 11:45 am – 2:45 pm $30
CLASSES ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) CASAS Placement Test

• Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 am
• Must register at West Campus by 8:30 am
• Bring a valid photo identification (i.e. state driver license; passport)
• $15 testing fee upon registration

AUDI EXCLUSIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM – 1800 hours

Students attend Sheridan Technical College West Campus on Mondays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm while working at their sponsoring Audi dealership part time the rest of the week. Students will work approximately 20 to 30 hours a week at an Audi dealership, usually under the supervision of a Master Technician, earning $11.00 per hour totaling nearly $27,000 during the 18 month program. Audi students will be encouraged to take the ASE Automobile Certification Tests during the normal length of the program and should have at least four (4) ASE certifications upon graduation.  Students will also obtain official Audi Factory Training in a variety of areas. This training is recognized by Audi Dealers Nationwide.  As the technology increases in automobiles, the need for highly skilled factory trained automobile technicians also increases. The average Audi graduate should earn into the $40,000 range within a couple of years after graduation.  Many technicians earn over $50,000 a year and it is not unusual to earn over $75,000 a year.

MEDICAL ASSISTING – 1300 hrs | Blended 

The Medical Assisting program curriculum includes the following major skill areas: interpersonal skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, health illness concepts, and administrative and clinical duties.

Medical Assistants perform many administrative duties, including answering the telephone, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records, an introduction to diagnosis and CPT codes, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and bookkeeping. Curriculum includes computer literacy and electronic medical health record practice management software applications. Clinical duties may vary according to the office, but can include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examinations and procedures, performing venipuncture, electrocardiograms (EKGs), assisting with office/ambulatory surgery, administering medication under the direction of physician, collecting specimens and performing limited laboratory examinations. The Medical Assistant works with the office healthcare provider to care for their clients in a safe and effective manner.

PRACTICAL NURSING – 1350 hours

This program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, which makes the graduate eligible to take the examination to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The content includes, but is not limited to: theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric and geriatric nursing; theoretical instruction and clinical experience in both acute and long term care situations; theoretical instruction and clinical application of vocational role and function; personal, family and community health concepts; nutrition; human growth and development over the life span; body structure and function; interpersonal relationship skills; mental health concepts; pharmacology and administration of medications; legal aspects of practice; Basic Life Support (BLS), computer skills, and employability skills. Students are introduced to the clinical area early in the program. Theory and clinical procedures are integrated into the curriculum to reinforce learning.

Licensed graduates may be employed in hospitals, extended care facilities, physicians’ offices, HMOs, home healthcare and hospice agencies, as well as private patient care. LPNs work under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) or licensed physician. LPNs may continue their education by pursuing an Associate of Science degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Web: www.acenursing.org

Free TEAS V prep classes are available, for more information on these test prep classes, call 754-321-5451.

Diesel Maintenance Technician  – 600 hours

Diesel Maintenance Technician II program will teach students the skills necessary to properly maintain and repair the heavy diesel commercial vehicles that carry products and passengers across our nation’s highways. The students will learn to maintain and repair commercial vehicles according to the strict Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. Students will learn safe and efficient work practices. Students will gain the skills necessary to repair air brake systems, electrical systems, steering and suspension systems, preventative maintenance and more. Upon program completion, students will receive a technical certificate as well as supplemental certificates in brake adjustments and DOT annual inspections. The course will also prepare the student for successful entry in the industry whether it is working for a large truck or bus fleet, a dealership or a local repair shop or mobile service. The course will include training in preventative maintenance and repair, HVAC systems, steering and suspensions systems, drive lines, medium and heavy duty brake systems, communication, record keeping, leadership, human relations and employability skills.

CLASS “B” DRIVING – 150 hours

The Commercial Class “B” Driving program will prepare students for entry-level employment as a professional local truck driver. Upon successful completion of the program, which includes 200 miles of local and highway driving, Commercial Class “B” Driving students will receive a technical certificate, and will be able to test at our facility for their Class “B” Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Commercial Class “B” Driving is a job preparatory program that instructs students in:

  • Proper loading and securing of cargo
  • Pre-Trip/Road inspection
  • Maneuvering
  • Backing
  • Employability skills

Commercial Class “B” Driving students will be instructed daily as they maneuver around our multidirectional driving range for approximately the first half of the program. They will practice concepts previously covered in the classroom and the basic procedures needed to safely operate large 24 ft. trucks prior to being taken on the road. The remaining portion of the Commercial Class “B” Driving program will be spent on driving on all different types of highways. Although the main emphasis will be on driving, time will be spent each week in the classroom learning defensive driving and extreme weather driving techniques. Semi Truck on highway

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVING – 320 hours

The Commercial Vehicle Driving program will prepare students for entry-level employment as a professional local or over-the-road (OTR) truck driver. Upon successful completion of the program, which includes 1,000 miles of local and highway driving, Commercial Vehicle Driving students will receive a technical certificate, and will be able to test at our facility for the Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Commercial Vehicle Driving is a job preparatory program that instructs students in:

  • Proper loading and securing of cargo
  • Double clutching and shifting techniques of 9, 10, and 13 speed transmissions
  • Pre-Trip/Road inspection
  • Coupling and uncoupling
  • Maneuvering
  • Backing of large tractor trailers, truck controls and systems
  • Employability skills

Commercial Vehicle Driving students will be instructed daily as they maneuver around our multidirectional driving range for approximately the first half of the program. They will practice concepts previously covered in the classroom and the basic procedures needed to safely operate large tractor trailers prior to being taken on the road. The remaining portion of the Commercial Vehicle Driving program will be spent on driving on all different types of highways. Although the main emphasis will be on driving, time will be spent each week in the classroom learning trip planning, defensive driving, logbooks, special rigs, and extreme weather driving techniques.

REGISTRATION HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday 8:15 am to 6:15 pm
Tuesday 7:45 am to 2:45 pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:15 am to 3:15 pm

ORIENTATION FOR ALL PROGRAMS

Tuesday: 8:30 am – 9:30 am

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) 

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 am
  • Must register at West Campus by 8:00 am
  • Bring a valid photo identification and $15 testing fee upon registration

 

ABE/AAAE (Adult Basic Education/Applied Academics for Adult Education)

This program is for the student who needs to improve basic skills requirements to succeed in a certificate program and/or in the workplace. Reading, math, and language instruction is provided. Many flexible class times are available to accommodate student needs. *There is a $15 non refundable assessment fee and $10 Student Activity fee per year.

Classes available in an online format.  For information, call 754-321-5451.

GED® Preparation is offered in an online format. For information, call 754-321-5451.

Sheridan West Campus Student Advisor:

June Barocas                                                                                                                                                                                         june.barocas@browardschools.com                                                                                                                                             754.321.3903

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