Want to earn a certification quickly? Ranken’s one year certificate programs are for you.

Ranken’s flexible one year certificate programs allow you to advance your career without slowing down at work. Check out Ranken’s one year college programs – we are available when you are.

Carpentry Maintenance

With a curriculum that combines classroom lecture and shop activities, this residential carpentry and maintenance program includes building basic stairs; computing basic construction math; constructing concrete forms; installing and repairing windows and doors; installing floors and ceilings; remodeling and completing structural changes; roofing; and framing walls.

Fabrication and Welding Technology

Students receive training and hands-on experience in blueprint reading; gas metal arc welding (GMAW); gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW); shielded metal arc welding (SMAW); oxy-acetylene welding; oxy-fuel cutting; and proper joint design and welding techniques.

Stationary Engineering

This program serves as a license preparation course in accordance with St. Louis’ power plant safety codes. Enrollment is limited to those with a minimum of six months’ experience as a power plant operator, maintenance employees or Ranken Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program graduates.

Training includes boiler operation, maintenance and safety; boilers and auxiliary equipment; steam engines, turbines, air compressors and electricity; and industrial refrigeration.

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Earn your certification in as little as one year!

  • Carpentry Maintenance
  • Precision Welding and Fabrication
  • Solar Energy and Green Technology
  • Stationary Engineering