Mr. Keith "Doc" Patterson, a retired fire fighter and a field instructor with Illinois Fire Service Institute was a guest speaker recently at the Fire Sceince class. Mr. Patterson spoke on "Duty, Pride, and Tradition" and how those concepts affect the modern fire service.
The Health Occupations class has received their CPR certification and have completed their IDPH finger printing this week. Students will begin their clinical experience at Seminary Manor next week. Students are required by Illinois Department of Public Health to complete 40 hours of clinical time and to test out on 21 skills which include bathing, dressing, and feeding to successfully complete the course.
Mr. James Wyatt an instructor for the Toyota car manufacture vistied the GAVC Automotive I students about careers with in the Toyota Company and training opportunities that they offer. Mr. Wyatt introduced the T Ten program and told the students that Toyota is prepared to help interested individuals financially with their education and pursuing a career with his company. He explained that the T Ten program focuses on providing an
accelerated path to better pay & benefits by working with the most advanced technology. He also explained that factory certified
training with Toyota has competitive advantages over untrained techs. Mr. Wyatt also provided a hands on demonstration with computer diagnostics on a Toyota vehicle he was currently driving.