High school juniors and seniors earn credits that count toward high school diploma and college, all while gaining skills in the following Parkland College degree programs. Contact us at 217/355-1382 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Students gain the skills needed to inspect, maintain, and repair automobiles and light trucks with internal combustion engines. Successfully completing five Academy classes over two years earns the Parkland College Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate. ECCA automotive students will have the opportunity to participate in the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow engine challenge.
Students in this program will learn personal computer maintenance and basic skills with operating systems, software, networking, programming, and logic. It will also provide comprehensive study of Linux user commands, local area networks, wide area networks, and the internet. Students who successfully complete Computer Networking as a junior will secure a guaranteed spot in Computer Programming as a senior.
This program will provide an introduction to logic and fundamental programming concepts using a common computer language with emphasis on syntax and structure. Topics include programming skills for creating websites, covering a range of topics from HTML and CSS to basic usage of common design patterns and web frameworks. Students who successfully complete Computer Networking and the Computer Programming sequence will earn the Parkland College Computer Foundations Certificate.
This program is for students interested in careers related to building and construction trades and is a partnership with the East Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council. ECCA Construction Trades will include a combination of on-campus instruction through coursework and off-campus hands-on instruction at local building trades facilities. Students will learn from professionals in areas such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, roofing, ironworking, bricklaying, and more.