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A-B Tech Woodfin Site
Added on Wed, Jul 1, 2015
A-B Tech Woodfin Summary Overview of A-B Tech Woodfin campus location Emergency Services Training Facility The A-B Tech Woodfin Site is an emergency services training facility, also known as the Buncombe County Public Safety Training Campus. It... Read More
Academic Program Information
Added on Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Academic Program Information Summary Where to find information about a specific academic program Overview A full list of the academic programs currently offered at A-B Tech can be viewed on our website at abtech.edu/academicprograms. On that page... Read More
Add or Change an Academic Program
Added on Fri, Jan 18, 2013
Add or Change an Academic Program Summary Overview of how to add or change an academic program Choosing an Academic Program You can view the list of academic programs offered at A-B Tech by going to abtech.edu/academicprograms. An... Read More
American Sign Language (ASL) Courses
Added on Thu, Mar 6, 2014
American Sign Language (ASL) Courses Summary An overview of American Sign Language courses offered through A-B Tech Continuing Education Courses A-B Tech offers beginning American Sign Language courses through our Continuing Education... Read More
Auto Body Repair
Added on Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Auto Body Repair Summary Information about auto body repair at A-B Tech Overview A-B Tech does not currently offer courses in auto body repair. You can view the Automotive programs we offer by going to abtech.edu/academic-programs. We also do... Read More
Automotive/Diesel Programs
Added on Thu, Oct 17, 2013
Automotive/Diesel Programs Summary Overview of the Automotive and Diesel/Heavy Equipment programs offered at A-B Tech  Programs Offered We offer two main types of programs related to automotive systems and technology: Automotive... Read More
Aviation Curriculum Programs
Added on Tue, Feb 10, 2015
Aviation Curriculum Programs Summary Overview of A-B Tech's aviation curriculum programs Overview For information about A-B Tech's aviation programs, go to abtech.edu/aviation. Available Programs A-B Tech offers the following aviation... Read More
Basic Firefighter Indoctrination Training (BFIT)
Added on Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Basic Firefighter Indoctrination Training (BFIT) Summary Overview of the Basic Firefighter Indoctrination Training (BFIT) program. Overview A-B Tech is no longer offering Basic Firefighter Indoctrination Training (BFIT). To view other Fire... Read More
Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation Program
Added on Mon, May 6, 2013
Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation Program Summary Overview and application process for the Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation program Program Overview Information about this program, including an overview and sample course schedule,... Read More
Classes for Prisoners
Added on Mon, Oct 7, 2013
Classes for Prisoners Summary A-B Tech classes in prisons and how to get more information Overview We occasionally offer classes for prisoners at Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women, Craggy Correctional Center, and Buncombe Correctional... Read More
Computer-Related Programs
Added on Fri, Oct 18, 2013
Computer-Related Programs Summary Overview of the many computer training programs offered through Curriculum and Continuing Education Overview We offer both Curriculum and Continuing Education computer training programs. Curriculum programs... Read More
Construction and Sustainability Programs
Added on Thu, Oct 17, 2013
Construction and Sustainability Programs Summary Overview of the Construction and Sustainability Programs at A-B Tech Programs Offered You can find an overview of our Construction Science programs below. Construction Science Overview We offer... Read More
Cosmetology Programs
Added on Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Cosmetology Programs Summary Overview of the Cosmetology programs and the admissions process Associate's and Diploma Degrees A-B Tech offers associate's degree and diploma (offered as both a day and evening program) programs in... Read More
Course Descriptions
Added on Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Course Descriptions Summary Where to find course descriptions for curriculum and Continuing Education classes Curriculum (For Credit) A comprehensive list of curriculum course descriptions can be found at abtech.edu/course-descriptions. ... Read More
Culinary Arts Programs
Added on Wed, Oct 16, 2013
Culinary Arts Programs Summary Overview of the Culinary Arts programs and enrollment procedures Available Programs The following programs are available in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Department:  Culinary Arts A.A.S. ... Read More
Culinary Department Tour
Added on Fri, Nov 1, 2013
Culinary Department Tour Summary How to schedule a tour of the Culinary Department Overview To schedule an individual or group tour (or shadowing visit) of the Culinary Department, contact Christina Harley, the Culinary and Hospitality Education... Read More
Directions to Animal Shelter
Added on Thu, Sep 5, 2013
Directions to Animal Shelter Summary Directions to the animal shelter associated with the Veterinary Technology Program Location The street address for the animal shelter associated with our Veterinary Technology Program is 14 Forever Friend... Read More
Driving Classes
Added on Wed, Jan 16, 2013
Driving Classes Summary Information about defensive driving classes Overview A-B Tech offers defensive driving classes as a partnership with the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina. The DDC 4 (4-hour) and DDC ADD (8-hour) classes are for... Read More
Early Childhood Education Programs
Added on Mon, Oct 14, 2013
Early Childhood Education Programs Summary Overview of the programs offered by the Early Childhood Department Early Childhood Education We offer the following curriculum programs through our Early Childhood Education Department: Early... Read More
Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Programs
Added on Fri, Oct 11, 2013
Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Programs Summary Overview of the Emergency Medical Science (EMS) programs and the admissions procedures Overview We offer both Curriculum and Continuing Education EMS programs. Curriculum programs are for college... Read More
Film and Media Studies
Added on Wed, Oct 31, 2012
Film and Media Studies Summary Information on the classes offered for curriculum students interested in film and media studies Program Options The following options are available for curriculum students interested in film or media studies at A-B... Read More
Firefighter/Fire Protection Programs
Added on Thu, Oct 10, 2013
Firefighter/Fire Protection Programs Summary Overview of the Fire Services programs offered by A-B Tech Overview We offer both Curriculum and Continuing Education Firefighter/Fire Protection programs. Curriculum programs are for college credit... Read More
General Occupational Technology (GOT)
Added on Tue, Oct 1, 2013
General Occupational Technology (GOT)  Summary Overview of the General Occupational Technology (GOT) Program and how to enter into the program Overview The General Occupational Technology (GOT) Curriculum Program provides students with... Read More
Help with Deciding on a Program of Study
Added on Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Help with Deciding on a Program of Study Summary How to get help with deciding on what program of study (major) to select Overview If you can't decide what program of study (major) to take at A-B Tech, there are a few different avenues for... Read More
Human Resources Management Programs
Added on Wed, Oct 9, 2013
Human Resources Management Programs Summary Overview of the Human Resources Management Programs Overview of Business Administration - Human Resources Management Pathway A.A.S. Human Resources Management is a concentration in the Business... Read More
Hunting Safety
Added on Wed, Jan 16, 2013
Hunting Safety Summary A-B Tech does not currently offer hunting safety or licensing courses Overview A-B Tech does not currently offer hunting safety classes. For more information about available hunting safety classes near you, visit ncwildlife... Read More
Law Enforcement Academy
Added on Wed, Oct 31, 2012
Law Enforcement Academy Summary Courses and programs offered through our Law Enforcement Academy   Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Curriculum Certificate We offer a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certificate. This... Read More
Limited Programs
Added on Wed, Nov 11, 2015
Limited Programs Summary First steps in applying for Limited Programs (with a limited number of spots available) Programs The following are considered Limited Programs Allied Health Medical Assisting A.A.S. Pharmacy Technology A.A.S. and... Read More
Manicuring/Nail Technology Program
Added on Tue, Oct 8, 2013
Manicuring/Nail Technology Program Summary Overview of the Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate Program and the admissions process Program Overview A-B Tech offers a certificate program in Manicuring/Nail Technology. The curriculum... Read More
Massage Program
Added on Wed, Oct 9, 2013
Massage Program Summary An overview of the massage program Overview Our Therapeutic Massage program has been discontinued, effective at the conclusion of the spring 2017 semester. However, we are now offering a Clinical Massage program through... Read More
North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
Added on Mon, Jun 24, 2013
North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC) Summary How to obtain a North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC) through A-B Tech Overview Completion of EDU-119 Intro to Early Childhood Education, provides students with a North... Read More
Nurse Aide (CNA) Programs
Added on Wed, Feb 5, 2014
Nurse Aide (CNA) Programs Summary Overview of the Nurse Aide (CNA) training programs at A-B Tech Nurse Aide Level I Nurse Aide Level I is a Continuing Education class that provides short-term training to work as a caregiver in a nursing home,... Read More
Nursing Programs
Added on Fri, Oct 18, 2013
Nursing Programs Summary Overview of the Nursing Programs at A-B Tech Programs Offered A-B Tech offers several different nursing programs. You can find more information about each one by going to abtech.edu/academic... Read More
Occupational Therapy Assisting and Physical Therapy Assisting
Added on Fri, Jan 18, 2013
Occupational Therapy Assisting and Physical Therapy Assisting Summary The Occupational Therapy Assisting and Physical Therapy Assisting programs offered by A-B Tech Overview Occupational Therapy Assisting is one of our Selective Allied Health... Read More
Online Classes and Programs
Added on Tue, Feb 4, 2014
Online Classes and Programs Summary Information about classes and programs offered online at A-B Tech Overview A-B Tech offers several completely online programs and a large selection of individual online classes and services, both curriculum ... Read More
Online/Evening Allied Health Programs
Added on Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Online/Evening Allied Health Programs Summary Information about the availability of online or evening Allied Health programs. Overview A-B Tech does not offer online or evening Allied Health programs. Each program includes clinical experiences... Read More
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program
Added on Fri, Nov 1, 2013
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program Summary Information about the Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program offered through Continuing Education. Overview We offer an Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program through our Continuing Education Division... Read More
Parenting Classes
Added on Wed, Mar 13, 2013
Parenting Classes Summary Available options for those seeking classes on parenting. Overview We do not currently offer parenting classes. However, we do offer some curriculum classes in our Early Childhood Education Department that would cover... Read More
Phlebotomy Certificate Program
Added on Mon, Oct 7, 2013
Phlebotomy Certificate Program Summary Overview of the Phlebotomy Certificate program and the admissions process Program Overview The Phlebotomy Certificate program prepares students to obtain blood and other specimens for... Read More
Physician’s Assistant Program
Added on Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Physician's Assistant Program Summary Information about obtaining a degree to become a Physician's Assistant. Overview A-B Tech does not offer a Physician's Assistant program. This is usually a two-year graduate degree program offered... Read More
PLATO for ABE/GED/CPT Online Students
Added on Tue, Jun 18, 2013
PLATO for ABE/GED/CPT Online Students Summary How to access the PLATO online ABE/GED/CPT study program Overview If you're currently enrolled in the PLATO online study program, you will access the site at ple.platoweb.com. From this page,... Read More
Real Estate Classes
Added on Fri, Jan 18, 2013
Real Estate Classes Summary Real estate course offerings at A-B Tech. Overview A-B Tech does not currently offer any real estate curriculum courses or courses in real estate licensing or appraisal. The closest community college that offers a... Read More
Select an Academic Program Online
Added on Tue, Nov 19, 2013
Select an Academic Program Online Summary Step-by-step instructions for selecting an academic program (declaring a major) online through WebAdvisor Instructions 1. To access WebAdvisor, go to abtech.edu, scroll over "... Read More
Selective Allied Health Programs
Added on Wed, Nov 11, 2015
Selective Allied Health Programs Summary Steps to apply for a Selective Allied Health Program Programs The following are considered Selective Allied Health Programs: Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Associate Degree Nursing Advanced Placement... Read More
Selective and Limited Admissions Programs
Added on Thu, Feb 6, 2014
Selective and Limited Admissions Programs Summary Overview of the Selective and Limited Programs Overview Most of the academic programs at A-B Tech are "open enrollment" programs, which means that any student can enter the program by... Read More
ServSafe Manager Certification
Added on Thu, Feb 28, 2013
ServSafe Manager Certification Summary How to obtain ServSafe Manager Certification ServSafe Manager Certification This course prepares employees for the National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Manager Certification. The exam is included... Read More
Surgical Technology Bridge Program
Added on Thu, Jun 6, 2013
Surgical Technology Bridge Program Summary Information about the Surgical Technology Bridge Program at A-B Tech. Overview You must have a certificate or diploma in Surgical Technology before entering the Surgical Technology Bridge Program.... Read More
Trips Abroad
Added on Fri, Oct 4, 2013
Trips Abroad Summary Overview of the study abroad opportunities available through A-B Tech. Overview Information about A-B Tech's trips abroad is available on our website through the link below. abtech.edu/trips-abroad For more information... Read More
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