Pioneer Career Center

Pioneer Career Center

About the Center

Kansas City Kansas Community College has been a staple in the Leavenworth area community since 1987 where their first satellite office was in downtown Leavenworth on Cherokee Street. In 2015, the college moved to the KCKCC Pioneer Career Center at 1901 Spruce Street in Leavenworth, KS.

Academic and Technical Education Programs

The KCKCC PCC offers over 30 college academic classes during the day and evening throughout the fall/spring/summer semesters.

Construction Technology

Students prepare for careers in plumbing, electrical, mason work, and carpentry.  Eligible for CERT A after two semesters. Apprenticeship opportunities with more than 10 skilled craft unions.

More about our Construction Technology program.

Culinary Arts

Students will master the fundamental skills of food service in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, catering, etc. Opportunity to receive practical experience in food service preparation for public meetings and banquets. 

More about our Culinary Arts program.

Electrical Technology

Program to develop basic electrical skills, technical knowledge, and related occupational information to prepare for initial employment in the electrical trade. 

More about the Electrical Technology program.

Health Careers (CNA)

The CNA course will teach basic nursing care skills and concepts needed for the student to function as a nurse’s aide. This course is authorized by the state of Kansas and upon completion, allows the student to sit for the nurse aide certification examination. 

More about our Health Professions programs.                         

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Training is comprised of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration.  Silver brazing, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and sheet metal techniques are also practiced.  Program approved for EPA and R-401A refrigerant certification. 

More about our Heating and Refrigeration Program.  

Criminal Justice

High School Only
Provides insights to jobs related to criminal justice such as US Customs, private investigation, or working with a private police force.  Instruction will prepare students for applications, exams, interviews, and background checks respective to this profession. 

Cyber Security

High School Only
Introduction to topics of network security, threat prevention, and appropriate response to data breaches.  Ideal for participants pursuing academic or technical degrees, and/or network security engineer or security technician certification. 

Continuing Education Classes

The KCKCC PCC has adult cooking classes in the evening each month.  The classes are lead by KCKCC culinary chefs.

Enroll in the culinary art and cooking classes

GED

The KCKCC PCC conducts GED classes in August, October, January and March.  Contact the PCC to enroll.

Community Events

The center hosts many free events to the community and students. Some of the community events include a Halloween Bash, Breakfast with Santa and Easter Egg Hunt. Students enjoy events such as Back-to-School Bash, Grocery BINGO, health initiatives, finals week breakfast, pizza with the president and bake sales. There are also community initiatives like United Way and Adopt-A-Family during the holiday season.
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