Perry Technical Institute is prepared to exceed expectations for student outreach through a full-service team of admissions representatives. Admissions faculty are valuable on campus for questions or tours Monday thru Thursday and are also available online to field questions. Admissions at Perry Tech sponsor a variety of helpful and informative campus activities and events including career fairs, tours, orientations and meetings.
Financial aid counselors at Perry Technical institute are committed to finding the best fit for financial assistance and student benefits. Benefits are offered through a mix of scholarships, grants, awards, jobs, loans and federal, state or local funding sources. Additional private funding sources for fees including textbooks, housing and extra expenses are something Perry Tech can offer financial counsel for students on as well.
Grant opportunities sponsored and recognized by Perry Tech include:
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
State Need Grant
College Bound Scholarship
Loans opportunities sponsored by Perry Tech:
Direct Subsidized Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Institutional Tool Loans
If other opportunities and benefit packages do not apply, students at Perry Tech are encouraged to look into additional financial aid offers including:
- Federal Work Study
- Worker Retraining Grant
- Outside Funding Assistance
Programs and certification opportunities sponsored by Perry Technical Institute include:
- Agricultural Equipment Technician
- Automotive Technology
- Business Technology & Accounting
- Electrical Technology
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology
- Information Technology & Communication Systems
- Instrumentation & Industrial Automation Technology
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Office Administration & Coding
- Precision Machining & Manufacturing
- Welding Technology
Agricultural Equipment Technician: Students have the opportunity to become an important part of the world’s most in-demand industry through training programs offered by Perry Technical Institute. Students will learn how to utilize GPS technology to increase crop yields and learn how to use advanced electronic control systems, machinery and technology to help grow the already profitable and necessary fields of farming and ranching. Program participants will be prepared with the right technical and mechanical skills and abilities to join the work force with in the field of agriculture. Graduates will be able to effectively assist in agricultural and construction projects. Curriculum material covers topics and objectives including:
-Power train theory
-Diesel fuel systems
-Engine theory and repair
-Hydraulics and implements
Automotive Technology: To succeed in the world of automotive service, students will need to gain familiarity with technology as well as tools. The vehicle industry is moving at a rapid pace, requiring qualified graduates to go to work in the field of automotive technology. Graduates will be able to fully grasp the ins and outs of vehicle assembly lines through instruction and training on complex series steps which ensure automotive efficiency, safety and dependability. Perry Tech offers a one year automotive technology training program in which students will learn operation and theory in classroom and applied practice settings in well-equipped automotive shops. Program graduates will be able to go to work in entry-level positions at independent shops, mobile service stations, fleet service shops, automotive technician dealerships and parts supply houses.
Curriculum will cover:
-Engine performance, maintenance, and repair
-Suspension and steering
-Heating and air conditioning
-Manual drive trains and axles
-Light vehicle diesel engines
Business Technology & Accounting:
Program topics and certification tracks will include:
Training in: Microsoft Office Suite, Accounting/payroll, Human resources, business law.
Certification in: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. QuickBooks, Bookkeeping
Curriculum objectives include training in:
Students will learn valuable and highly marketable electrical tech skills including:
-Conduit bending, MC cable, and Romex wiring methods
-Switches, receptacles, and load calculations
-Programmable logic controllers
-Variable frequency drives
-Three-phase power systems
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology:
Graduates will be awarded certification in:
Universal R-410A Safety
EPA 608, 609 Refrigerant
Green Mechanical Systems
Indoor Air Quality
Students will have access to learning the fundamental elements of HVAC technology including:
Direct digital controls
Residential/light commercial systems
Industrial heating and cooling
Variable frequency drives
Information Technology & Communications Systems: Students will learn pivetol skills necessary to go to work in the realm of administration, telephone systems, alarm systems, data networking and wireless technology. Program subjects will cover:
-Data networking and administration
-Voice over IP
Students will be awarded certificates in: CompTIA, FCC, Cisco.
Instrumentation & Industrial Automation Technology: Perry Tech’s students will be ready to enter the work force in the in-demand field of instrumental technology as industry technicians through a two-year training program. Students will understand how understand how to install, troubleshoot, monitor, calibrate and repair process controls including flow, temperature, flow and level.
Program subjects will involve:
-Applied mathematics and calculus
Perry tech graduates from the medical assistant training program will have national certification as accredited medical assistants. Students will be prepared to carry out duties and understand regulations and terms including:
-Health care ethics and law
-Anatomy and physiology
-Electronic health records
Medical Office Administration & Coding: Within the medical sector, there has been a nationwide boom in the need for medical practices have subsequently created an even greater need for those trained in medical billing and coding. Institutions such as hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, consulting firms, insurance companies and rehabilitation centers all rely heavily upon billing and administrative employees to provide the backbone of their practices. Perry Tech helps students quickly and effectively prepare for careers in medical billing and coding. Program objectives include:
-Health care law and ethics
-Medical office procedures
-Anatomy and physiology
Medical Office Administration and Coding graduates will be awarded certification, which recognizes them as proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Certified as a Professional Coder.
Precision Machining & Manufacturing: Perry Tech’s one year training program equips students with the tools necessary to enter the machining trade from a variety of different angles. Students will gain understanding of the principles necessary to apply when working with metals or other materials as they gain skills in manual operation and computerized machinery. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to apply curriculum to the hands-on transformation of computerized engineering technology to working parts.
Program objectives include training in: Machining theory, Mathematics Blueprint reading, Drawing Manual machining, Computerized numerical control, 3-D modeling and prototyping and Customer jobs.
Perry Tech’s one-year training program will prepare students for entry-level jobs as skilled welders. This trade is highly needed the world over. Graduates will be able to apply their skills in a variety of industry niches ranging from custom airplane and automobile manufacturing and commercial construction to ship building and more.
Program topics include: Blueprint reading, CAD drawing, Oxyfuel cutting and welding, Carbon arc cutting and gouging, Shielded metal arc welding, Gas metal arc welding, Flux core arc welding, Gas tungsten arc welding, Pipe welding Fabrication.
Perry Tech’s welding technology training program will award graduates certification through: American Welding Society (AWS) and the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO).
Students have many benefits to explore within the Perry Tech campus. Perry Tech’s Learning Resource Center provides students with access to: Get an edge on academic success. As a Perry student, resources are available to you in the Learning Resource Center and through the school’s partnership with Yakima Valley Libraries.
Rosetta Stone language software
Resources specific to each training program
SP2 and OSHA training
Perry Tech’s career services center allows students to conduct mock interviews, research potential employment opportunities, create job search plans, create resumes and cover letters and complete job applications.