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KTHS After School Program 3rd Session Information

Great News, King Tech High School is offering a 3rd session!

 Classes will begin on Monday, October 28th and end on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Classes will run Monday through Friday from 3-5pm.

A bus will be provided from the home high school to King Tech. Busses will take students home to proximity stops within their home area.

Please see your School Counselor to sign up.


The following classes will be offered. Course discriptions below.


  • Health Occupations Essentials
  • Wildland Firefighter & Emergency Management
  • Intro to Aviation Technology
  • Intro to Carpentry
  • Intro to Welding
  • Intro to Construction Electricity
  • Intro to Cosmetology
  • Intro to Small Engines
  • Nautical Skills
  • Culinary and Hospitality Foundations
  • Rural Criminal Justice
  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Keyboarding and Word Basics
  • Horticulture


 2019 King Tech High Third Session Courses October 28 – December 19

  Health Occupations Essentials

Intro to Health Careers is a foundational course in Health Science designed to familiarize students with the variety of careers in medical, behavioral, personal, and dental care. Students will learn skills necessary for pursuing additional education and training in healthcare and prepare a plan for a chosen career in the healthcare field.

Certifications: CPR/First Aid & Mental Health First Aid


Wildland Firefighter & Emergency Management

Designed to provide entry-level wildland firefighters the skills and knowledge to safely function as a member of a firefighting crew. This course includes fundamental knowledge of wildland fire organization, fire behavior, suppression methods, safety and the incident command system. Students will also receive an overview of the Incident Command System principles and planning processes, organizational relationships with other functions, use of planning matrix board, resource management, documentation, demobilization, use of technical specialist and components of an incident action plan. The course is a pre-requisite for Interagency Fire Qualification Card (red card) with a rating of Firefighter (FFT2).

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Certifications: S-140 Firefighter Training S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire and Fire Behavior L-180 Human Factors in Wildland Fire Service Federal Emergency Management Agency Certifications: I-200 Basic ICS

Dual Credit: University of Alaska Anchorage: FIRE A151 Wildland Fire Control I


Intro to Aviation Technology

This course is an introduction to Aviation Science. Students will explore the principals of flight, aircraft pre-flight, meteorology, navigation, weight & balance, power plants, communication, federal aviation air regulations and survival flight planning. Special emphasis is placed on flying light aircraft in Alaska.


Intro to Carpentry

A hands-on, project based course that is designed to provide entry-level skills across multiple skilled and technical disciplines. Students will practice a culture of safety while learning how to use different tools associated with construction, architecture, and engineering.

Certification: Scaffolding and Fork Lift


Intro to Welding

Welding is a hands-on course that introduces students to career opportunities available in the field of welding. Students will focus on safety practices while learning about tools and materials used in the industry. Students will learn about welding consumables and electrode classifications. Students will learn the basic welding processes and procedures, shielded metal arc welding, Oxy/Fuel and plasma cutting.

Certification: OSHA 10 2019 King Tech High Third Session Courses October 28 – December 19



Intro to Construction Electricity

Construction Electricity introduces students to the variety of career pathways in the Electrical Industry. Students will learn and practice electrical and construction site safety practices. Topics covered include; Introduction to Residential Circuits, Introduction to Blueprints, Series and Parallel Circuits, and Digital Multimeter Certification.

Certification: OSHA 10 & SnapOn Digital Multimeter


Intro to Cosmetology

Cosmetology introduces students to the variety of career pathways and develops essential, industry skills. Students will learn and practice safety and sanitation procedures. Students will learn the basics of haircutting, permanent waving, and manicuring.


Intro to Small Engines

Small Engines covers the principles of small gasoline engines, safe working habits, employability skills and environmental concerns related to internal combustion. Students will learn about internal combustion engines, basic ignition sources and 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines.


Nautical Skills

This course introduces students to the exciting and lucrative maritime industry and assists them in developing the basic skills essential to their success and safety as a mariner. Topics include maritime career awareness; chart navigation; safety of life at sea; time, speed, and distance problems; nautical courtesy; basic rules of the road; and knot typing.


Culinary and Hospitality Foundations

Culinary and Hospitality Foundations explores the opportunities in the culinary and hospitality industries. Students develop hospitality, service and career ready practices while mastering safety and sanitation requirements of the industry. Students will develop the fundamental kitchen safety skills and learn the foundations of cooking and nutrition.

Certifications: Food Handlers Card


Rural Criminal Justice

This course covers the three major components of the criminal justice system; law enforcement, law, corrections. In addition to a survey of the criminal justice system, students will focus on rural policing. Students will also hear from professionals working in various fields in criminal justice.

Certifications: CPR Certification 1st Aide 2019 King Tech High Third Session Courses October 28 – December 19



Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

Computer Aided Drafting is designed to introduce drafting and to give students practice in visualization. Both mechanical drawing and architectural drawings are introduced. It is anticipated that this background will be helpful for any student who wishes to work in a field that requires visualization of complex shapes. These fields are as diverse as architecture, civil engineer, interior designer or scientist.


Keyboarding and Word Basics

This course will cover the basics of typing on a keyboard with touch typing. Training for touch typing will be focused on for the first 1-2 weeks of class. Basic Microsoft Word topics such as saving and sharing documents, formatting both texts and documents, find and replace, indents and tabs, printing, columns, page numbering and formatting pictures to name a few. Students will benefit from learning to touch type and the ability to increase their words per minute as well as creating eye catching Word documents for various projects or situations.



Intro to Horticulture Science covers the foundations of landscaping techniques and tools, basic floral designs hydroponics.