Central Programs

The construction technology program will provide students with instruction in the following areas:  mathematics for construction trades, beginning carpentry, general maintenance carpentry, building painting exterior/ interior, drywall maintenance/repair, forming & framing, concrete work, residential framing. 

Barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists provide hair and beauty services to enhance clients’ appearance.  Those who operate their own salons have managerial duties that may include hiring, supervising, and firing workers; as well as keeping business and inventory records, ordering supplies, and arranging for advertising. The cosmetology program provides students an opportunity to apply cosmetology practices and principles in a simulated salon environment. 

Firefighters protect the public by responding to fires and other emergencies. When not on the scene of an emergency, firefighters work at fire stations, where they sleep, eat, and remain on call during shifts that often last 24 hours.  Firefighters typically do the following:  drive fire trucks & other emergency vehicles to emergencies, put out fires using hoses & pumps, find & rescue victims in burning buildings or other emergency conditions, treat victims’ injuries with emergency medical service. When responding to an emergency, firefighters do tasks assigned by a superior officer. They might be responsible for connecting hoses to hydrants, operating pumps to power the hoses, climbing ladders, or using tools to reach through debris. Other firefighters may be responsible for providing medical attention.

Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers.  They help to make an organization recognizable by selecting color, image, or logo designs the represent a particular idea or identity in advertising and promotions.  Most graphic designers are employed in specialized design services, publishing, advertising, public relations, and related services. 

Medical Assistant

This program prepares you for an entry‐level position as a Medical Assistant.  Emphasis is on preparation to perform both clerical duties and medical duties in a medical office.  Medical Assistants perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.  Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.  Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.


This program prepares you for an entry level position as a Nursing Assistant.  Emphasis is on basic patient care skills, based on the knowledge of universal precautions, asepsis, basic human needs, body mechanics, treatments & procedures, patient admission, transfer, discharge, and eldercare.  Students are eligible to sit for the Arizona State Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) examination upon completion of the NUR100, Nursing Assistant course.

Pre-Engineering -- Geology

This program will expose a student to basic Principles of Geology.  Earth materials, external process, internal process, mineral and energy resources, and planetary geology.  Students will get familiar with geological studies as they apply to interactions between humans and Earth, including geologic process & hazards, resources, and global change. 

The Welding Technology Certificate Program provides students an opportunity to develop skills using various welding and cutting tools, techniques, and materials in preparation for entry into the welding trades. Welding certification by an independent agency is available for those who qualify. No matter how complicated and sophisticated technology becomes, one thing remains constant in the construction, fabrication, and plant maintenance business: metal must be joined to metal.  Only highly skilled, qualified Welding Technicians can do this vital job.

Email:  info@cvit81.org

Cobre Valley Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 2656
Globe, AZ 85502

Seal of Arizona

Phone:  (928) 425-9654
Mobile:  (928) 961-2446
Fax:  (928) 425-8492