Spotlight

Tax Preparation

Learn to Make Money as a tax preparer in just 2 MONTHS

  • Gainful Employment People are always going to need help with their taxes.
  • Job Security Not every job can offer security, but tax preparation is something nearly everyone needs help with at some point and will always be in high demand.
  • Flexible Work Options This is one major boon associated with becoming a tax preparer. You have so many options when it comes to your schedule. You could work full-time, part-time, seasonally, or to supplement another profession.
  • Earn a Certificate Quickly and Get to Work When you take our tax preparer courses, you could earn your certificate in 8 weeks. This means you could get to work and begin earning a living and building your professional reputation in just a couple of months.
  • Lifelong Knowledge and Skills You might find that you really enjoy tax preparation and make it your lifelong profession. Many businesses see this type of knowledge and experience as a major bonus and it could give you the edge when applying for future positions.

In this beginner tax preparer course, you will learn to prepare tax returns and research tax issues for most Form 1040 individual, non-business taxpayers; plus the basics of Schedule C/self-employed tax returns.

Classes begin Tuesday, September 12th – November 16th
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Course Number: 1121045-81000
To register, call 972.238.6972

Dental Assisting Program

In today’s job market, trained Dental Assisting is an ideal career for people who are interested in developing valuable skills and working in a satisfying career. Our program is designed to prepare the student to function effectively as an integral member of the dental health care team.

The program is stimulating, fast paced instruction that relies heavily on student participation. The course provides classroom instruction and basic clinical assisting skills. During the ten week training students will learn dental theory and terminology, the techniques of four-handed chairside procedures, exposing and processing dental radiographs or x-rays including introduction to digital and panoramic radiology. Instruction covers infection control standards, obtaining impressions of the oral cavity for the fabrication of study models and custom trays used for vital bleaching procedures, preparing dental material, and fabrication of provisional coverage. Students spend time assisting and observing in a practicing dental office. The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for the Texas Certification in Radiology, Infection Control and Jurisprudence.

For questions, please call Heather at 972-761-6716 or email her at Heather Young.

Adult Education and Literacy (AEL)

Do you want to take the next step toward a better education… a new career… or a better career? Our Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program can improve your math, reading and writing skills so that you will be better prepared to take the GED, take college level courses, or even prepare you for a dynamic career through the Career Pathways program. Best of all, it is free for those that qualify! For more information, please visit our AEL webpage.

Human Resource Professional

Earning a credential from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) speaks volumes — about you as an HR professional, about the organization you serve and about the employees who put their trust in you. An HRCI certification distinguishes you as a master in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results.
Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that are just right for your level of experience.
For additional information, call 972.238.6145

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Certificate

The Mediation and Dispute Resolution Professional Certificate Program is designed for those wishing to enhance their knowledge and practice of dispute resolution process, for people pursuing a career in dispute resolution, and those seeking to improve their communication skills for personal growth. The curriculum explores the history of dispute resolution and merges a theoretical grounding with a practical application of collaborative problem solving to offer a solid educational experience.

Completion of the program shows evidence to a prospective or current employer of recent professional-level training and development in this field for career advancement and/or salary increase purposes. Participants will receive Continuing Education Units for program courses completed and courses may fulfill continuing education requirements for specific professions.

For certificate requirements and cost, please visit: here.

For the current class schedule, please visit: here.

For questions, please contact Heather Lozano at 972-238-6918 or email her at Heather Lozano.

Early Childcare Associate

Do you like working with children? Do you want to start your own in-home childcare or work for a childcare center? Or, do you already work in one of these areas and need to become certified as a Child Development Associate? Our Early Childcare Associate certificate program will cover the basics of childcare as well as prepare students to become CDA certified, CPR certified, and provide additional instruction in food safety & nutrition, guidance & behavioral issues, and employment preparation. Classes fill up quickly so call 972-238-6146 and register today!

For more program information, please visit the Early Childcare webpage or check out our online schedule for Fall 2017. For questions, please contact Nancy or call her at 972-238-6010.