Society now recognizes the value of a technical education. Technicians are
well-paid, highly respected members of the community, and they are meeting a
demand for people who know how to get things done.
Eastern offers many advantages to those who want to learn the skills needed in our society. You come into a program where you work with instructors who have extensive industrial experience, as well as advanced technical degrees.
The classes are small so you get a lot of individual attention. The equipment and tools used in training are of identical quality as the tools found everyday in industry. In fact, our programs are supported by industrial advisory committees who confirm what our students will need to know when they graduate.
At Eastern, we also understand that it takes more than hand skills to build a career. The ability to communicate well is equally important in getting the job you really want, and moving ahead.
You can gain these vital hand and communication skills here. You can grow and enjoy your education at the same time with Eastern's comprehensive program of learning and activities.
This is how we prepare you for work that is interesting, challenging and financially rewarding.
Eastern's Automotive Technology program provides skill-based training for entry
into the automotive service field.
Our program has small classes and a large shop with more than ten service bays. You train on industry-standard equipment and tooling to prepare to become an ASE certified technician.
Eastern's Computer Assisted Design and Drafting Technology program can help
you learn the latest drafting skills needed for meaningful employment. To keep
pace with the industry, our drafting program has changed its focus to Computer-Aided
Design (CAD) technology.
AutoCAD, the world's best selling computer-aided design program, is used to teach you the skills vital in today's high-tech workplace. AutoCAD and several other computer programs allow you to experience the power of CAD in the areas of mechanical design, architecture, electronics drafting and civil drafting.
In the Machine Shop at Eastern, you are trained on machine tools that are the
standard of the industry. You will find lathes, milling machines, precision-grinding
equipment and many other machine tools, all of which are of state-of-the-art
Many of our machines are computer-controlled; you have the opportunity to learn computer numerical controlled programming of these machines for complex and sophisticated machining processes.
You'll also learn quality control methods using the latest measuring and inspection instrumentation. With this type of equipment, you are able to produce aerospace-quality projects.
Industry support has made it possible to take classes on field trips which give greater dimension to the student experience.
You will also have the opportunity to become a certified welder while you are involved in the welding classes at Eastern.