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Technical Training

Technical & Community Colleges

Pellissippi State Community College

Blount County Campus:
2731 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.
Friendsville, TN 37737
Phone: (865) 981-5300

Knoxville Campus
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, TN 
Phone: (865) 694-6400

General Data:  
Enrollment 781
Faculty (Full-time) 32
Tuition $800 per trimester (Full-time)

Pellissippi State offers 13 programs that prepare students for business and technical careers. These include: Business Administration, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Integrated Drafting and Design Technology, Computer Science and Information Technology, Early Childhood Education, Electrical Engineering Technology, General Technology, Interior Design Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Media Technologies, Office Systems Technology, Paralegal Studies, Security Engineering and Administration Technology.

Fountainhead College of Technology

3203 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: (865) 688-9422
Tuition (Average): $13,100

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Technology Institute offers both Associates and Bachelors degrees in a variety of technological areas of study. The Associates programs are Health Information Management: Medical Coding, Health Information Management: Health Information Technology, Computer Programming, Information Technology, Electronic Technology, Radiological Protection Technology. The Bachelors programs are Network Securities and Forensics, Electronic Wireless Communication, Computer Technology: Application Development, Computer Technology: Systems Analyst.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Knoxville
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919-2327
Phone: 865-546-5567 

General Data:  
Enrollment (Spring '15) 781
Faculty (Full-time) 32
Tuition (Full-time) $800 per trimester

The Tennessee Technology Center offers both certificate and diploma programs, along with part time evening programs. The center also provides customized training for business and industry. The full time programs include Automotive Technology, Business Systems Technology, Collision Repair Technology, Cosmetology and Manicuring, Diesel Mechanics, Drafting/Cad Technology, Computer and Network Systems Technologies, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration, Industrial Electricity, Industrial Maintenance, Machine Tool Technology, Technology Foundations, Truck Driving, Welding and Health Occupations/Dental Assistant/Medical Assistant/Practical Nursing/Surgical Technologist/Medical Office Information Technology.  

The part-time evening programs include AutoCAD 2010 Introduction/Intermediate, Certified Nursing Assistant, CPR training, Medical Terminology w/ Anatomy/Physiology, Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding, Intermediate Medical Billing and Coding, Phlebotomy, Review for CPC Examination, Dental Sealants, Coronal Polishing, Study Skills/Basic Math, and Introduction to Computers/Windows XP, the Internet and E-mail w/ Microsoft XP, Word, Excel, Axcess and Powerpoint, Boat Finisher and Repairer.  

New Horizons Computer Learning  

10133 Sherrill Blvd #130
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: (865) 691-1515

New Horizons Knoxville has been serving businesses and individuals in the Knoxville community since 1979. We offers a full selection of courses and training to help you earn today's top IT industry certifications from vendors and associations such as Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, and CompTIA. With our convenient location in Knoxville, we offer a wide range of technical, application and business skills courses.

  • New Horizons delivers a diverse range of training, including:
  • Microsoft Technical and Office Applications, including Windows 7
  • Design and Media
  • Sharepoint 
  • Cisco
  • Citrix
  • VMware
  • CompTIA
  • Information Security
  • Project Management
  • Business Skills
  • Health Information Management

National College of Business & Technology

8415 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 539-2011

General Data:  
Tuition $248 per credit hour 
Enrollment 500
Degree Programs Associates of Science and diploma programs in the fields of Accounting, Administrative Office, Business 
Administration, Computers, Information Technology, Medical, Paralegal, Radio and Television, and Tourism and Hospitality

National College of Business & Technology offers job skills training where students receive practical, real-world training, with small class sizes and personal attention. All classes are highly focused on the skills relevant to a student's career path. Classes begin eight times a year with day and night schedules, located at 8415 Kingston Pike.    

Job Training and Placement

TN Career Center-Blount County
366 Glascock Street
Suite 120
Alcoa, TN 37701
Phone: (865) 379-5525

The TN Career Center-Blount County is located at 366 Glascock Street, Alcoa, TN 37701, across the street from Midland Plaza. The Center provides assistance in such services as: job referral/job placement, interviewing, testing, job development, unemployment insurance, internet access, labor market information, and specific employment web sites. Classroom opportunities are available to improve your math, computer, resume writing, interviewing, and job readiness skills. The center also provides assistance for employers by creating publicity for job openings, pre-screening for applicants, information on tax credits, opportunities to train employees, and valuable information for workers affected through downsizing and closures. There is no cost to the individual or employer for any services. 

Vocational-Technical Schools

Blount County Public Schools
Phone: 865-984-1212

Contact: Blount County Schools Central Office. The Blount County Public School System provides, vocational-technical training in both high schools. Twenty programs of study are offered and include: agriculture, child care, health science, horticulture, office technology, marketing, co-op program, general shop, auto mechanics, drafting, cosmetology, machine shop, collision repair, welding, business education, materials, residential construction materials and processes, family and consumer science, metals, and food management careers. Locations: Heritage and William Blount High Schools.

Vocational Enrollment 2014-15  
Students 5,939 
Faculty 42
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