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Dual Enrollment Cohorts

Leyden Dual Enrollment Cohorts

TDE 120, Yearlong, Grades 11, 12, Periods 1-4

Courses build toward a certificate at Triton College! Classes run ~8:30 to~10:30 AM (Periods 1-4), 5 days per week

  • Criminal Justice (Semester 1 - CJA 111, 171, Semester 2 - CJA 148, 166) - Earn 12 hours of college credit towards the Law Enforcement Certificate which is designed to improve the job-related skills of persons already engaged in the field of criminal justice by providing an opportunity to concentrate on courses, which relate directly to their career needs or to prepare for an entry level position in law enforcement or associated fields. Provides the student with sufficient coursework towards earning the Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice Degree. (Total certificate is 27 credit hours) Slide deck, Video
  • Education (Semester 1 - EDU 207, 200, Semester 2 - EDU 110, 215) - The Elementary Education Associates in Arts Transfer Pathway is designed for students interested in teaching at the elementary, secondary or special education levels. All course requirements are the same regardless of which pathway you choose: Elementary Education (grades 1-6); Secondary Education (grades 9-12); and Special Education (grades Pre-K-12). Our education programs will provide you with an optimal learning environment that provides small class sizes, innovative teaching techniques and real-world field experiences in our on-site Child Development Center or at high quality programs and schools within the community.  Slide deck, Video  Passcode: w0A@d7?s
  • Fire Science (Semester 1 - FIR 101, 121,123, Semester 2 - FIR 102, 122, 125) - The Basic Operations Firefighter Certificate is entry-level employment training for students looking to start a career in the fire service, in addition to those needing basic-level firefighter training for an existing career in the fire service. Certification through the Illinois Fire Marshal requires the applicant to be a rostered member of a fire department. Upon successful completion of the Basic Operation Firefighter Certificate, the graduate will be able to define the roles and responsibilities of an Illinois State Fire Marshal: basic operation firefighter, hazardous material awareness, and technical rescue awareness. Slide deck, Video Passcode: F3T#6#SP
  • Engineering Technology / Welding (Semester 1 - ENT 106, 110,  Semester 2 - ENT 107, 116 ) - The Engineering Technology/Welding Certificate program provides students with welding skills in a shop setting. Students are taught welding processes, such as ARC (Stick), Metal Inert Gas (MIG) and Tungsten Gas (TIG) welding, in various welding positions. In addition, students learn blueprints, other fabrication processes needed for employability and sheet metal layout/fabrication. Graduates find entry-level employment as entry-level welders, solderers, and braziers, as well apprentice level industrial maintenance mechanics. Slide deck, Video Passcode: ST8w=rI0 
  • EMT (Semester 2 only Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-10:00 PM) (Leyden TDE 102 - Triton EMS 131) - Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are trained in basic emergency skills and rescue techniques based on the guidelines and recommendations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum & the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Upon completion, students become eligible to take the national exam. Students will receive training from the American Heart Association (AHA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI). Slide deck, Video Passcode: Ky4Wq%4=

ALL of the tuition and fees are paid by the district upon successful completion of the cohort (A, B, C).