Technical Division

The instructional programs of the Technical Division turn students into skilled employees of businesses and industries that contribute to the overall economic development and workforce needs of the state. The Technical Division provides individuals with quality and relevant learning opportunities consistent with individual student, business, and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.

Division at a Glance

Interim Dean

Lesha Coulon


  • City Park Campus
  • Jefferson Site
  • Sidney Collier Site
  • River City Site


Cosmetology & Barbering-Larisia Jones (504) 941-8515

Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration-Kenneth Ripberger (504) 671-6727

Small Industrial Electrician-Abdul Mahmud (504) 342-3400

Residential and Commercial Electrician-Leslie Falkins (504) 671-6730

Residential Construction-Kenneth Williams (504) 671-6718

Welding-Alcindo Frye (504) 671-6729

Precision Machining-Leslie Falkins (504) 671-6730

Motor Vehicle Technology-Donald Davenport (504) 671-6191

Safety Manual

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Motor Vehicle Technology, A. A. S.

Certificates of Technical Studies

  • Electric Line Technician
  • Electrician: Commercial
  • Electrician: Residential
  • Electrician: Small Industrial
  • Certified HVAC Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Motor Vehicle Technology
  • Precision Machining
  • Residential Construction
  • Welding

Technical Diplomas

  • Cosmetology
  • Barber-Styling
  • Master HVAC/R Technician

Technical Competency Areas

  • Automotive Gas Arc Welding
  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Light Repair
  • NCCER Technical Core Studies