One-Year Certificates

Practical Nursing

Blackfeet Community College Nursing Program prepares entry-level practical nurses as providers of care across the health/illness continuum and as members the profession. The nursing program will give individuals the necessary competencies, cultural and clinical practices required for safe, effective, holistic nursing. The faculty promotes the growth and development of students into safe, caring, and professional nurses with accountability for actions based on theory, critical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and effective communication to meet the challenge of continued changes in the health care environment. Not only will the graduates of BCC serve the Blackfeet Nation and communities across Montana, they will also be prepared to work in any healthcare setting across the country. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Practical Nurse Examination. Gainful Employment Disclosure 

Tribal Advocate

The Tribal Advocate 1-Year Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career as a tribal advocate. Students will develop the skills necessary to do legal research and writing; gain an understanding of the basics of federal, state, and tribal law; gain an understanding of Native American legal issues; and develop an awareness of Blackfeet cultural history. Also, students will study the Blackfeet Tribal Code to help them prepare them to pass the tribal bar exam. This curriculum is designed to preserve the cultural tradition and heritage of the Blackfeet People relative to Human Services by integration of traditional concepts in the course of study.  Gainful Employment Disclosure 

Building Trades

This is a program of study oriented toward preparing a student for entry-level positions within the Building Trades Industry. The program encompasses all trades involved with the construction of a single-family residence including layout, framing, roofing and finish. The program is offered as a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Construction Technology degree program. Gainful Employment Disclosure 

Emergency Medical Technology/ Technician

This course will introduce and provide a general perspective on emergency medical care, and well-being of the EMT-Basic, medical legal, and ethical issues, the human body, baseline vital signs and history taking preparing to life and move patients. All these issues will be discussed, explored while applying these principles of emergency care. Gainful Employment Disclosure 

Emergency Medical Responder

This course will introduce anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, airway obstruction and care, head. Neck and spine extrication, ambulance operations and triage. Students will be trained to provide medical care to patients as the first person on the scene of accident or health-risk incident. At the completion of this course, students will take a skills test as well as the National Registry and State of Montana certification. Gainful Employment Disclosure