New Market Skills Center

  • New Market Skills Center offers a half day program focused on a preparatory career focused program.  Courses offered are listed below.  Additional information is available on the New Market website.

    ARTS & ANIMATION
    Course Code:  VSC 217/218/219
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  Fine Art, CTE, Elective 
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, DigiPen Institute of Technology (up to 6 cr)

    The Art and Animation program, with guidance from program partner DigiPen Institute of Technology, provides the opportunity to develop skills necessary to pursue post-secondary education in the fields of fine arts, film and video games. Focuses on traditional art skills including art theory, basic drawing, composition, color, value, and perspective drawing. Teaches professional production animation principles and how to apply them to traditional, 2D and 3D digital modeling, and video game applications. Collaborative and interdisciplinary storytelling projects like video games, short films, and production design.

    AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY
    Course Code:  VSC 121/122/123
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  Lab Science, CTE, Elective 
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, SPSCC (up to 5 cr)

    The Automotive Service Technology program is an Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF) accredited training facility. The AST program offers beginning and advanced course work. The AST level accredited program focuses on the eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas: Suspension & Steering, Brakes, Manual Transmission/Transaxle, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Automotive Electrical/Electronics, Engine Performance & Drivability, Engine Mechanical and Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning. Four of these ASE areas are covered each school year on a rotating schedule.  Completing two years in the AST program will allow students to study all eight areas. This ASE Certified Course is taught by an ASE Certified Master Technician. Optional ASE Entry-Level certification test.

    COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY
    Course Code: VSC 131/132/133
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  English, CTE, Elective 
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Bates (up to 80 cr), Clover Park (up to 17 cr), or SPSCC (up to 4 cr)
    Certification: UTI Technical College Pro Level 1 

    The Collision Repair Technology program offers its students Pro Level 1 certification. Students are involved in SkillsUSA leadership activities, and skills competitions, which stress cooperation and teamwork. Students learn vehicle construction, minor body repair, sanding, painting components and spraying techniques, plastic repair, estimating damaged vehicles, MIG welding, and many other operations related to vehicle repair. Safety and proper use of equipment and materials are stressed throughout this program. The program includes use of I-CAR, Axalta Paint Products, Chief, Hunter, and other professional training materials to meet Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF) and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) requirements, standards and certifications.

    CONSTRUCTION TRADES
    Course Code:  VSC 154/155/156
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  English, Lab Science, 3rd Year Math, CTE, Elective 
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Clover Park (up to 18 cr)

    The Construction Trades program is a pre-apprenticeship program teaching entry-level construction skills and knowledge. This course covers both residential and commercial construction with an emphasis on job site safety. Additionally, students focus on employability skills, problem solving, trainability, as well as team building. The course goal is to prepare students for direct entry into an apprenticeship by meeting rigorous academic and industry standards. Students learn “real world” experiences through field trips, guest speakers, and hands-on activities/projects.

    COSMETOLOGY
    Course Code:  VSC 231/232/233
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Clover Park (up to 19 cr)
    Certification: Provides 1640 hours necessary to take the Washington State Board Exam for certification (a $250 fee)

    Fosbre Academy in Olympia and Centralia Beauty College in Centralia are more than beauty schools; they are businesses dedicated to teaching the techniques of cosmetology while building community relationships that allow students to reach their highest potential through hands-on experience. Students are instructed on current styles, trends, and creative techniques in the art of beauty and industry preparedness. Centralia Beauty College also offers a Manicuring course to New Market students.  In this program students are instructed on current styles, trends, and creative techniques in the Nail/Manicuring industry.  This training provides the 600 hours necessary to take the state board exam for certification. Both Cosmetology program sessions run Tuesday through Friday 12:30 PM-5:30 PM and 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM on Saturday, with Saturday attendance mandatory. Students must be at least 17 years of age to sit for the state written and practical exam. Training provides 1,640 hours necessary to take the state board exam for certification. $150 registration fee for Centralia Beauty College. $100 Registration Fee for Fosbre Academy. This is an off-site program--students will need their own transportation.

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE
    Course Code: VSC 254/255/256
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Pierce (up to 15 cr)

    A course that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities. In an effort to provide students with an experience that closely mirrors the real world, field trips to criminal justice and law enforcement facilities, interaction with experts in local, county, state, and national law enforcement, judicial system, investigative and protective services are embedded throughout the year.  Careers in law enforcement are expected to grow for all occupations.  A more security-conscious society, concerned homeland security, and drug-related crimes contribute to the increasing demand for services.  Students will receive credit for Senior Social Studies/Civics. 

    CULINARY ARTS
    Course Code:  VSC 104/105/106
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  SPSCC:( up to 5 cr), Bates (up to 14 cr), or Clover Park (up to 3 cr)

    The Culinary Arts program combines a comprehensive culinary curriculum with on the job training at our New Market Deli making our Culinary Arts program unique and exciting for growing minds. Students exit the program job-ready and prepared for further culinary education. Students are immersed in daily commercial food production, customer service training and academic instruction. Possible opportunities in catering and internships available.

    DIESEL & MARINE TECHNOLOGY
    Course Code: 
    VSC 116/117/118
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  No

    Students will be provided with hands-on training in multiple areas of the diesel and marine technology field. The Diesel and Marine Technology program will cover a wide variety of topics and will use diesel engines as a focal point.  Technical units will include the science behind corrosion, propulsion, and buoyancy, along with basic skills for topics including precision measurement, shop safety, tool use and rigging.  Other units will focus on electrical systems, pneumatics, hydraulics and even material science.

    FIREFIGHTING/EMS
    Course Code:  VSC 701/702/703
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Bates (up to 13 cr)
    Certifications: CPR/First Aid/AED card and Bloodborne Pathogens certification

    Learn the skills necessary to pursue a career in the fire service and to be an integral part of a community emergency response team. Taught by firefighting professionals, students are introduced to firefighter training, fire prevention, inspection and investigation, alarm systems, dispatching, CERT, and emergency medical services. In this program, students will drill at a fire station conveniently located near New Market Skills Center in full bunker gear to gain further experience of what this profession has to offer. This is a realistic mix of hands-on training and academic learning that closely imitates a career in this exciting field.

    MEDICAL ASSISTANT
    Course Code:  VSC 190/191/192
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  No

    Students are cross-trained to perform administrative and clinical duties preparing them for real-world skills essential for success. Administrative and clinical skills will include: medical terminology, taking medical histories, preparing patients for exams, assisting physicians, telephone systems, medical coding, patient records, and scheduling.

    JROTC: NAVY NATIONAL DEFENSE CADET CORPS
    Course Code:  VSC 804/805/806
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  No

    Preparing students for any career!  Students will meet classroom learning objectives and physical fitness goals giving them opportunities to serve their community and become leaders in their class. A NNDCC program is identical to a JROTC program except it is fully funded by the school without financial assistance from the Department of Defense. The US Navy supplies the curriculum materials and the unit equipment necessary to execute the curriculum.

    PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CAREER NURSING
    Course Code: VSC  187/188/189
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Bates (up to 12 cr), Clover Park (up to 14 cr), Pierce (up to 24 cr), or  SPSCC (up to 10 cr)
    Certifications: First Aid/CPR/AED, HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens, and Dementia and Mental Health for Caregivers

    The PMCN program introduces students to the rewarding medical field and teaches the knowledge and skills applicable to many medical occupations. Students explore medical careers in their areas of interest, as well as in targeted demand areas for future job openings. The program is designed to prepare students for initial certifications as a Nursing Assistance (NAC), including a 50-hour clinical internship, as well as continued training in the nursing field.  Students spend time in the classroom and community facilities learning many procedures for patient care including:  taking blood pressure, temperatures, pulse and respirations, as well as learning how to bathe, groom, feed, lift, exercise and position patients. *Private transportation is required for clinical internship.

    VETERINARY ASSISTANT
    Course Code:  VSC 404/405/406
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, Bates (up to 12 cr), Pierce (up to 17 cr), or Clover Park (up to 5 cr)

    This program is designed to prepare students to enter the animal health care field. The program includes both theory and practical application of skills and concepts, such as animal restraint, medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, surgery and medical nursing and disease process.  Students participate in and are responsible for a weekly dog wash that raises money for the program as well as giving students hands-on experience. Students can gain insight into the different positions available in area clinics during a 20 hour job shadow opportunity, and upon successfully completing the program, students are comprehensively prepared to enter any college Veterinary Technician Program.

    VIDEO GAME PROGRAMMING AP
    Course Code:  VSC 384/385/386
    Semester:  1.5 credit (Knowledge, Skills, Employability)
    Credit for Graduation:  CTE or Elective
    Prerequisite:  None
    Grade Level: 11—12
    College Credit:  Yes, DigiPen Institute of Technology (up to 7 cr)

    Learn how to create video games in our computer science program specifically related to game development.  In this program, you will learn how to build and work with 2D and 3D game engines, read, and write code in block, C, and C# environments.  Utilize the power of math with every swing, item drop, and hit point in a video game to control a complex system of rules embedded within the game’s code.  Create the art and animation for your game simulation with 2D graphics and a limited introduction to the 3D production pipeline to include modeling, texturing, rendering, rigging, and animation.  With guidance from the program partner, DigiPen Institute of Technology, the course prepares students for skills necessary for video game industry’s biggest need: qualified video game programmers and artists.  Many of DigiPen’s college graduates have secured positions with top companies.  This program starts you down the path of becoming a versatile software developer with the knowledge and ability to design, program, and implement these systems.