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Welcome to our schedule page!  Our schedule is updated daily and the best place to get information on our most current course offerings. Use our Table of Contents to quickly and easily navigate the page:

Please feel free to refer to the key below if you have any questions about what the individual letters in the schedule tables stand for:

M T W R F Sat Sun TBA
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday To Be Announced

We can also be reached at by telephone or e-mail if you have additional questions:

Phone: 281-239-1531

E-Mail: CE@wcjc.edu

New Offerings

 

Licensure Training for Water and Wastewater Operator

Application for Water and Wastewater Training Programs

Class D Water Operator

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60017
T
5:30PM - 9:30PM
09/25/18 - 10/23/18 
RICH
220
$220
Sept. 20th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class D Water Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 20 contact hours of Basic Waterworks Operation, which focuses on the relationship between safe drinking water and the important role played by water operators in maintaining both adequate and safe drinking water supplies. During the course, participants receive an overview of the water cycle coupled with the unique responsibilities of water system personnel. In addition to these topics, participants are provided information specific to the importance of regulation and licensing within the water utility industry as a means of protecting the public's health, safety, and welfare. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 20

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

Class D Wastewater Treatment Operator

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60018
R
T
5:30PM - 9:30PM
10/04/18 - 10/25/18
10/30/18
RICH
220
$220
Sept. 20th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class D Wastewater Treatment Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 20 contact hours of Basic Wastewater Operations, which provides participants with an introduction to wastewater collection and treatment along with a brief review of the water cycle. The course covers sources and pretreatment of domestic waste as well as characteristics of wastewater. Experienced instructors guide the class through best practices and related standards and cover all associated laws specific to wastewater. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 20

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

 

Business Administration

Office Administration

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60022
60023
MW
9:00AM - 12:00PM
09/17/18 - 12/10/18
SGL
264
$670
Sept. 13th,
by 3PM

Course Description: This comprehensive program is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in an office setting. The program will begin with an overview of basic computer skills including keyboarding, filing and navigation. The students will then be exposed to various Microsoft Office software products and their uses in the business world. Students will also receive instruction on general office procedures. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, records management, banking and accounting, time management, customer service, communication, organization and filing, and the use of general office equipment.

Total Contact Hours: 72

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: Plain and Simple Microsoft Office 2010, Katherine Murray (ISBN 9780735626973)

Recommended Textbook: Office Procedures for the 21st Century, 8th Edition, Sharon Burton and Nelda Shelton, Prentice Hall (ISBN: 0135063892)

Leadership

 

*All courses are provided by a Development Dimensions International (DDI) certified instructor using DDI course material*

Popular courses include:

  • Essentials of Leadership
  • Your Leadership Journey
  • Communication for Leadership Success
  • Coaching for Peak Performance
  • Setting Goals and Reviewing Results
  • Resolving Workplace Conflict
  • Leading Meetings that Work

If you have any questions or an interest in enrolling for one of the courses above, call 281-239-1531 for more details!

 

Computers and Technology

 

Beginning Computers

 

CRN

Days

Times

Dates

Campus

Room

Cost

Registration
Deadline

TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$160
TBA

Course Description: This is a course that has been designed with senior computer users in mind. Participants will learn how to use a computer, the Internet, and email in a slow-paced and relaxed environment. Learn how to use a computer to send greetings and pictures to family and friends, how to surf the Internet, shop and pay bills online, compose letters, and much more!

Total Contact Hours: 12

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, 5th Edition, by Michael Miller**

**The required textbook is included in the price of the class and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

Keyboarding

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$160
TBA

Course Description: In this course, participants will learn proper typing technique, basic typing position, posture, practice key strokes, spacing, return, and other typing skills. Keyboarding is an essential employment skill which can dramatically increase workplace efficiency.

Total Contact Hours: 12

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: TBA  

Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite 2010

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details
TBA
TBA
$465 
TBA
 

Course Description: This introductory course will provide instruction in the use of MS Office and will include topics in the various applications available in MS Office, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. 

Total Contact Hours: 48   

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: Plain and Simple Office 2010 ISBN: 978-0-7356-2697-3

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Sugar Land campus bookstore.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details
TBA
TBA
$210
TBA

Course Description: This course offers fundamental instruction for using the MS Excel 2010 software application. Participants will learn how to set-up spreadsheets, create formulas, basic functions, and how to insert graphs, charts, and clip art. 

Total Contact Hours: 18

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive 

Required Textbook: Microsoft Excel 2010 (Level 2) by Logical Operations ISBN: 978-1-4246-1894-1

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Richmond and Sugar Land campus bookstores. 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details
TBA
TBA
$210
TBA

Course Description: Master the basics of the word processor PC Magazine ranked as one of the "strongest and most intelligent programs ever written." In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spelling checker; use the thesaurus; and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents. By the time you're done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you'll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

Total Contact Hours: 18

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive 

Required Textbook: Microsoft Word 2010 (Level 2) by Logical Operations ISBN: 978-1-4246-1534-6

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Richmond campus bookstore. 

Additional Offerings

Popular courses include:

  • Solidworks
  • Introduction to Networks (Cisco I)
  • Switching Basics (Cisco II)
  • Scaling Networks (Cisco III)
  • Personal Computer Hardware
  • Fund Networking Technologies
  • Fiber Optic Communication System Installation and Repair
  • UNIX Operating System I
  • CCNA Certification Exam Preperation

If you have any questions or an interest in enrolling for one of the courses above, call 281-239-1531 for more details!

 

HARVEY Fast-Track Training

WCJC is now offering micro-trainings to get individuals employed quickly in industries that can assist with Hurricane Harvey rebuild. 

Financial assistance is available through Workforce Solutions for those who qualify.

Workforce Solutions' Rosenberg office can be reached at (281) 344-0279 ext.2401. and the Wharton office can be reached at (979) 531-0730 ext.2801.

 

EPA Recovery Certification for HVAC

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60016
TR
5:00PM - 10:00PM
5:30PM - 8:30PM
09/04/18 - 09/06/18
09/11/18 - 10/04/18
WHA 
REYNOL
103 
 $460
August 28th,
by 4pm 

Course Description: Enrolled students will attend OSHA-10 hour over two days and then participate in EPA content instruction. Successful graduates will earn OSHA-10 and sit for the EPA Exam to be certified with a nationally portable credential by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for HVAC refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclaim. 

Total Contact Hours: 34

Required Materials: TBA

 

Pre-Apprenticship Electrician

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60015
TR
5:00PM - 10:00PM
5:30PM - 8:30PM
 09/04/18 - 09/06/18
09/11/18 - 10/04/18
WHA
REYNOL
103
$405
August 28th,
by 4pm 

Course Description: This course will prepare students to seek apprenticeships as electricians and immediately support rebuilding efforts locally by the electrician industry. Students will attend OSHA-10 hour over two days and then participate in instruction of National Electric Code, equipment for general use, and basic calculations. Program graduates will be able to immediately and safely assist Electricians on job sites while also possessing the basic knowledge to enter an electrician apprenticeship.

Total Contact Hours: 34

Required Materials: TBA

Welding Helper

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60020
MTWR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
10/08/18 - 11/06/18
WHA
REYNOL
103
$1,310
October 1st,
by 4pm

Course Description: Students will attend OSHA-10 hour over two days and then proceed to online training modules offered through American Welding Society, which provides certificates and professional development hours via AWS. Successful graduates will be able to assist on job sites to set-up, clean-up, assist with inventory an maintenance of equipment , tools, and consumables.

Total Contact Hours: 70

Required Materials: TBA

Welding Trainee

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
70004
MTWR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
01/28/19 - 03/26/19
WHA
REYNOL
103
$1,615
January 21st,
by 4pm

Course Description: Students will attend OSHA-10 hour over two days and then proceed to online training modules offered through American Welding Society, which provides certificates and professional development hours via AWS. Successful graduates will be able to assist on job sites with set-up and clean-up of tools and equipment, basic metal preparation, and introductory hands-on work.

Total Contact Hours: 120

Required Materials: TBA

Structural Welding Technician

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90032
MTWR
5:30PM - 8:30PM
7/30/18 - 10/03/18
WHA
REYNOL
103
$1,840
July 23rd,
by 4pm

Course Description: Students will attend OSHA-10 hour over two days and then proceed to industry-recognized and portable American Welding Society online training modules, which provide certificates and professional development hours.Successful graduates will be able to assist on job sites with structural welding projects, including repair of fences, farm equipment, and metal buildings.

Total Contact Hours: 150

Required Materials: TBA

 

Industry Training

Popular courses include:

  • AC Circuits
  • DC Circuits

If you have any questions or an interest in enrolling for one of the courses above, call 281-239-1531 for more details!

 

Leisure Learning

 

License to Carry/LTC (formally CHL)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
 60039
Sat
8:00AM - 6:00PM
09/22/18
 WHA
LAD 115
$115
Sept. 20th,
by 4pm

Course Description: This course is for anyone interested in the Texas License to Carry (formally Concealed Handgun License).  This course will satisfy state requirements for obtaining a license to carry hand guns in the State of Texas.  Students must pass a written exam and a handgun proficiency test. Students will have to shoot a qualifying score at the gun range. Handguns and ammunition will be provided. Please bring eye protection and hearing protection (ear muffs style). Upon successful completion of both portions of the class, student will receive an endorsement which is required when submitting application for the LTC to the State of Texas. Licensing process is the responsibility of the student; the college is offering the endorsement process only.  Generally a person must be 21 years of age to receive the LTC; there are some exceptions to the age requirement. Equipment provided: guns, ammunition, and targets. 10 contact hours

Materials Required: Driver License/Identification, eye protection, and hearing protection (ear muffs style).

Additional Cost: The licensing process is the responsibility of the student; the college is offering the endorsement process only.

Required Textbook: N/A

 

Conversational Spanish

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TR
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Call 281.239.1531
for more details!
SGL
TBA
$350
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to all aspects of foreign language studies. Grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are included. Cultural information is provided and taught throughout the duration of the course. Emphasis is placed on conversation, vocabulary, and correct usage of the language. Correct pronunciation and oral proficiency are primary goals. The classroom experience will provide an appreciation and development of cultural awareness through carious readings, media resources, and authentic material.  

Total Contact Hours: 48

Required Textbook: Asi Es: Second Edition, Nancy Levy-Konesky & Karen Daggett-W/Supersite (ISBN: 0-15-501284-3)

Required Materials: Spanish/English dictionary

 

Conversational Mandarin Chinese

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details!
TBA
TBA
$115
TBA

Course Description: This is a beginner level course for students who have no previous knowledge of spoken or written Chinese.  The class welcomes individuals of different occupations and ages to learn elementary Chinese. Through interactive audio and video instructional aids, lively class discussion and culturally relevant lessons, students will learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversational skills including greetings and introductions, daily life questions and answers, shopping traveling and much more. Students will also be given an overview of reliable Internet resources to support self-learning of Chinese conversation mastery in the future and to provide a solid foundation for more advanced studies.

Total Contact Hours: 18

Required Materials: TBA 

Public Speaking

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$334
TBA

Course Description: Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students' speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Required Textbook: TBA

 

Licensure

Water and Wastewater Operator Licensure Training

Application for Water and Wastewater Training Programs

 

Class D Water Operator

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60017
T
5:30PM - 9:30PM
09/25/18 - 10/23/18
RICH
220
$220
Sept. 20th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class D Water Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 20 contact hours of Basic Waterworks Operation, which focuses on the relationship between safe drinking water and the important role played by water operators in maintaining both adequate and safe drinking water supplies. During the course, participants receive an overview of the water cycle coupled with the unique responsibilities of water system personnel. In addition to these topics, participants are provided information specific to the importance of regulation and licensing within the water utility industry as a means of protecting the public's health, safety, and welfare. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 20

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

 

Class D Wastewater Treatment Operator

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60018
R
T
5:30PM - 9:30PM
10/04/18 - 10/25/18
10/30/18
RICH
220
$220
Sept, 20th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class D Wastewater Treatment Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 20 contact hours of Basic Wastewater Operations, which provides participants with an introduction to wastewater collection and treatment along with a brief review of the water cycle. The course covers sources and pretreatment of domestic waste as well as characteristics of wastewater. Experienced instructors guide the class through best practices and related standards and cover all associated laws specific to wastewater. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 20

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

 

Class C Groundwater Operator

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
TBA
RICH
TBA
$670
TBA

Course Description: This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class C Groundwater Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 60 contact hours of coursework consisting of Basic Waterworks Operation, Groundwater Production, and Water Utilities Safety courses. Upon completion of this program, the trainee will be able to identify and explain the water cycle, understand and perform the operations of basic water production, identify characteristics, sources, and origins of groundwater, and troubleshoot, repair, and maintain a water well system.  The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 60

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

Class C Wastewater Treatment Operator

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
R
5:30PM - 9:30PM
TBA
RICH
TBA
$675
TBA

Course Description:This program is designed to provide the training hours necessary to be eligible to apply for the Class C Wastewater Treatment Operator License through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Students will attend 60 contact hours of coursework consisting of Basic Wastewater Operations, Wastewater Treatment, and Wastewater Collection courses. Upon completion of this program, the trainee will have a working knowledge of the laws associated with wastewater treatment and be able to understand the importance of and identify the steps in the pretreatment process of domestic waste, analyze control options for solids handling and disposal, explain wastewater reclamation methods, design and properly operate and maintain a water collection system, and perform mathematical equations as they relate to the water collection process. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 60

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

 

Water Distribution

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60019
T/TR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
11/01/18 - 11/15/18
RICH
220
$225
October 25th,
by 4PM

Course Description:The Water Distribution course provides Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) approved training from industry professionals ranging from water distribution system hydraulics, mains, and valves to hydrants, pumps, motors, and maintenance issues associated with overall water systems. Participants also receive a refresher surrounding water distribution systems, sources, and specific characteristics of water. The content and curriculum of this program is mandated and approved by the TCEQ.  

Total Contact Hours: 20

Required Materials: TCEQ approved manuals are included in the cost of the course and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

 

Continuing Professional Education for Teachers

Creating a Language Rich Environment

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60031
T
4:30PM - 7:30PM
10/02/18
RICH
201
$60
Sept. 27th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Participants will take away a repertoire of strategies and activities for developing academic language in their classrooms/students. Handouts will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen or pencil.

Total Contact Hours: 3

 

Vocabulary, Vocabulary, Vocabulary

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60032
T
4:30PM - 7:30PM
10/09/18
SGL
268
$60
October 4th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Research shows that student perform better when vocabulary is specifically and directly taught. Learn strategies, activities, and games for teaching and practicing content specific vocabulary. Handouts will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen or pencil.

Total Contact Hours: 3

 

So You're ESL Certified...Now What? Part 1/2

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60033
T
4:30PM - 7:30PM
10/16/18
RICH
201
$60
October 11th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Become familiar with aspects of Second Language Acquisition. Learn characteristics of different levels of language proficiency. Differentiate instruction and assessment based on level of language proficiency. Scaffold language development based on language proficiency. Handouts will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen or pencil.

Total Contact Hours: 3

 

So You're ESL Certified...Now What? Part 2/2

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60034
T
4:30PM - 7:30PM
10/23/18
SGL
268
$60
October 18th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Take a deeper look at teaching content and developing language in ELLs. Develop ideas for incorporating listening, speaking, reading, and writing in all content areas. Handouts will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen or pencil.

Total Contact Hours: 3

Who's in Control?

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60035
T
4:30PM - 7:30PM
10/30/18
RICH
201
$60
October 25th,
by 4PM

Course Description: We want our students to have ownership of their learning and classroom. This can happen if we have procedures in place. Learn strategies and techniques for putting the responsibility of a well-run classroom in the hands of your students. What happens in the first two weeks, sets the tone for the rest of the year. Handouts will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen or pencil.

Total Contact Hours: 3

 

 Medical Careers

 

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program

Application for Certified Nurse Aide Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus/
Room
Cost
Application
Deadline
Registration
Deadline
60007
60008
MW
MTWRF
9:00AM - 12:00PM
7:00AM - 4:00PM
09/17/18 - 11/28/18
11/29/18 - 12/05/18
ELC 101
TBA
$850
Sept. 10th
Sept. 13th,
by 4PM
60009
70002
MW
MTWRF
5:30PM - 8:30PM
7:00AM - 4:00PM
09/24/18 - 12/05/18
12/06/18 - 12/12/18
SGL 268
TBA
$850
Sept. 17th
Sept. 20th,
by 4PM

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!! You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

"For students interested in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being certified and/or licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and/or certification/licensure, please speak with the Continuing Education Specialist or Director of Education. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing or certification agency.”

Course Description: This program is regulated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability. Students will learn to give direct client care including communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, including the Heimlich maneuver, promoting residents' independence, and respecting residents' rights. As well as, personal care skills, basic nursing skills, mental health and social service needs, care of cognitively impaired residents, and basic restorative services. CNAs often work in a wide variety of settings; nursing homes, hospitals, adult day care centers, personal homes and assisted living facilities. This is an entry-level allied health preparation course. Students can proceed into higher level allied health course such as ADN, LVN, Physical Therapy Assistant, etc. Clinical trainings are required for completion of this course. Our students demonstrate hands on skills in a long term care facility and hospital clinical rotation. Upon passing the state exam, students will enter the field as a Certified Nurse Aide. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Supplies: Textbook, scrubs (top and bottom), stethoscope, watch with second hand, and non-skid shoes. Students are responsible for the cost of the Certified Nurse Aide state exam. Approximate cost of the exam is approximately $95. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of classroom and clinical portions of the class. Clinical rotation schedule will be determined during class.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Certified Nurse Aide Training Program Application, a copy of a High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher (To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.), a copy of a Drivers License's or Government ID, a copy of your Social Security Card, and permission to run a criminal background check. The criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Total Contact Hours: 106

Required Textbook: Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - Long Term Care, 4th Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-60425-074-9

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Sugar Land or Wharton campus bookstore.

 

Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program

Application for Medical Assistant Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Cost
Application
Deadline
Registration
Deadline
60040
70006
70007
80003
90003
90004
MTW
MTWRF
5:30PM - 8:30PM
TBA
10/29/18 - 07/30/19
08/05/19 - 08/16/19
SGL 252
TBA
$2,585
October 22nd
October 25th,
by 4pm

You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

"For students interested in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being certified and/or licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and/or certification/licensure, please speak with the Continuing Education Specialist or Director of Education. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing or certification agency.”

* Please note some classes may be held at the Richmond campus due to intersessions at the Sugar Land campus. Your instructor will provide you a schedule at the beginning of class and remind you of these dates as they approach.

Program Description: This comprehensive program was designed to assist students in gaining the skills and procedures necessary to become an effective Medical Assistant. This program prepares students in the many different administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and book keeping. Students will also be taught how to take medical histories and record vital signs, explain treatment procedures to patients, prepare patients for examination, and assist during diagnostic examinations. Trainees will learn how to collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. They will be instructed on how to inform patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed, authorize drug refills as directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, draw blood, prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, and change dressings. This program is concluded with students completing 48 hours hands on clinical rotation. Students are allowed to choose their own clinical at which they will complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, or other healthcare facilities. Please be aware that additional expenses may arise during clinical rotations.  Upon completion of the program, students may elect to sit for NHA's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate examination for an additional fee. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Course Descriptions:

 

Medical Terminology & Administration - The study of basic structure of medical words including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, plurals, pronunciation, spelling and the definitions of medical terms, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures, medical specialties, and pharmacology. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field. Students will be instructed on medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, coding, billing and third party reimbursement. Students will also learn how to maintain and manage records and medical law and ethics

Basic Anatomy - A study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Body structure will be studied by organ systems and will involve a balance between gross anatomical study and histology. Emphasis will be directed towards the structure, composition and functions of the organ systems of the human body. Students will also learn basic technical terminology and language associated with anatomy.

Pharmacology and Medication Administration - Students will be instructed in concepts and application of pharmacological principles. Focuses on drug classifications, principles and procedures of medication administration, mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of drug problems, and medico-legal responsibilities of the medical assistant.

Medical Assistant Lab Procedures - Students will learn how to collect and handle specimens, quality assurance and quality control in performance of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-waived laboratory testing and more.

Procedures in a Clinical Setting - There will be an emphasis on patient assessment, examination, and treatment as directed by physicians. Vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures and other treatments as appropriate for ambulatory care settings will also be covered.

Total Contact Hours: 342

Supplies: Disposable lab coat or scrubs (top and bottoms), non-skid shoes (tennis shoes are acceptable), watch with a second hand, stethoscope. Students are responsible for the cost of the NHA's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate examination. Approximate cost of the exam is $155. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of the program.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training Program Application, a copy of a High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher (To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.), a copy of a Drivers License's or Government ID, a copy of your Social Security Card, and permission to run a criminal background check. The criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted. Student will also need to show proof of a current BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR Certification through the American Heart Association prior to the first day of class.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Required Textbooks: Textbooks are included in the price of the course. 

Medical Office Specialist (MOS) Program

 Application for Medical Office Specialist (MOS) Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
80066
80067
90018
90019
90020
MTW
6:00PM - 9:00PM
 TBA
SGL
252
$
TBA

PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline.

"For students interested in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being certified and/or licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and/or certification/licensure, please speak with the Continuing Education Specialist or Director of Education. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing or certification agency.”

* Please note some classes may be held at the Richmond campus due to intersessions at the Sugar Land campus. Your instructor will provide you a schedule at the beginning of class and remind you of these dates as they approach.

Program Description: The program is a comprehensive program designed to assist students in gaining the skills and procedures necessary to become effective employees in the medical office. Students of the program will learn office procedures, basic anatomy, medical terminology, medical insurance billing and basic diagnostic coding. The office skills required to work in a medical or physician's office are quite different from other clerical jobs. This program prepares students for employment in a medical office setting (e.g., physician's office, dental office, therapy clinic, chiropractic clinic, etc.) or other related business environment. The medical office specialist will play a vital role in the daily operation of the medical facility or office. Students will also learn the keys to positive patient relations in the medical office and how to build and maintain a loyal patient base to maximize their success at work. Upon completion of the program, students may elect to sit for NHA's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certificate examination for an additional fee. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Course Descriptions:

Medical Terminology - The study of basic structure of medical words including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, plurals, pronunciation, spelling and the definitions of medical terms, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures, medical specialties, and pharmacology. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field.

Basic Anatomy - A study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Body structure will be studied by organ systems and will involve a balance between gross anatomical study and histology. Emphasis will be directed towards the structure, composition and functions of the organ systems of the human body. Students will also learn basic technical terminology and language associated with anatomy. This knowledge is needed for work in both front office and billing positions.

Medical Office Procedures & Support - Introduction to basic medical office skills including effective telephone techniques, filing and indexing, record management, mail handling, appointment scheduling, correspondence and business transactions, office equipment, time management, and goal setting. Emphasis is placed on personal and professional characteristics, privacy, legal and ethical standards, professional and personal therapeutic communications as well as billing principles and practice of insurance and reimbursement processing including the assignment and reporting of codes for diagnoses; completion of CMS-1500 claims for outpatient, emergency department, and physician office encounters; and the review of cases to identify issues of fraud and abuse.

Basic Diagnostic Coding - A study of the purpose, principles, and use of the ICD-10-CM classification system for medical services. Students will assign ICD-10-CM codes to diagnosis statements, case abstracts, and patient records. Use of the ICD-10-CM coding manual and a computerized encoder is incorporated.

Supplies: Textbooks will be included in the cost of tuition. Students are responsible for the cost of the NHA's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certificate examination. Approximate cost of the exam is $115. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of the program.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Medical Office Specialist Training Program Application, a copy of a High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher (To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.), a copy of a Drivers License's or Government ID, and permission to run a criminal background check. The criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Total Contact Hours: 200

Required Textbooks: Textbooks are included in the price of the course.

 

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Application for Pharmacy Technician Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus/
Room
Cost
Application
Deadline
Registration
Deadline
60029
60030
70005
80002
MR
5:30PM - 8:30PM
09/24/18 - 06/13/19
ELC
 $1,720
Sept. 17th
Sept. 20th,
by 4pm
70037
80020
90010
90011
TBA
Call 281.239.1531
for more details!
TBA
SGL
$1,720
Closed
TBA

 

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!! You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!.

"For students interested in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and/or certification/licensure, please speak with the Continuing Education Specialist or Director of Education. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing or certification agency.”

* Please note some classes may be held at the Richmond campus due to intersessions at the Sugar Land campus. Your instructor will provide you a schedule at the beginning of class and remind you of these dates as they approach.

Course Description: This course trains students in the following: pharmaceutical calculations, state and federal laws, IV admixture, prepackaging, inventory control, pharmacy terminology, pharmacology, computer applications, and the practice of pharmacy. A pharmacy technician is a health care provider who performs pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of locations usually in community, retail, and hospital pharmacies, but can also work for long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party insurance companies, computer software companies, or in government or teaching. Job duties include dispensing prescription drugs and other medical devices to patients and instructing on their use. They may also perform administrative duties in pharmaceutical practice, such as reviewing prescription requests with doctor's offices and insurance companies to ensure correct medications are provided and payment is received. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline. Students will be eligible to sit for the ExCPT (Pharmacy Technician Certification) exam through the National Healthcareer Association at the completion of this course.

Total Contact Hours: 192

Supplies: Textbooks will be included in the cost of tuition. Students are responsible for the cost of the NHA's Certified Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT) certificate examination. Approximate cost of the exam is $115. Testing can be scheduled with NHA and will be conducted after successful completion of the program.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of Pharmacy Technician Training Program Application, a copy of a High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher (To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.), a copy of a Drivers License's or Government ID, and permission to run a criminal background check. The criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted. Students must also submit a Pharmacy Technician Initial Technician Trainee application through www.tsbp.state.tx.us. It is recommended that you complete the application process as soon as possible. The cost is approximately $99.00 (this can change based on the Texas State Board of Pharmacy) and does not include the required fingerprinting which will be less than $50.00. Please notify the CE department once you have submitted your application and again once you receive your acceptance/registration number.

Required Textbooks: Textbooks are included in the price of the course. 

 

 

Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

 Application for Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus/
Room
Cost
Application
Deadline
Registration
Deadline
90028
60010
MW
MTWRF
6:00PM - 9:00PM
TBA (Clinical)
07/30/18 - 10/10/18
10/15/18 - 11/30/18
ELC 108
TBA
$1,320
July 23rd
July 26th,
by 4pm
90022
60006
TR
MTWRF
5:30PM - 8:30PM
TBA (Clinical)
08/28/18 - 10/25/18
10/29/18 - 12/12/18
RICH 214
TBA
$1,320
August 20th
August 23rd,
by 4pm

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!! You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

"For students interested in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being certified and/or licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and/or certification/licensure, please speak with the Continuing Education Specialist or Director of Education. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing or certification agency.”

Course Description: This course provides skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. The duties of a phlebotomist may include properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests requested on the requisition, drawing blood into the correct tubes with the proper additives, accurately explaining the procedure to the patients, preparing patients accordingly, practicing the required forms of asepsis, practicing standard and universal precautions, performing the skin/vein puncture, withdrawing blood into containers or tubes, restoring hemostasis of the puncture site, instructing patients on post-puncture care, ordering tests per the doctor's requisition, affixing tubes with electronically printed labels, and delivering specimens to a laboratory. Additional topics include professionalism, ethics and some medical terminology. This course includes 120-hours of work based instruction through clinical rotations. Phlebotomy students are trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. Clinical assignments are given to students by their instructor during class. Clinical assignments are decided by the college, and cannot be revised. Clinical schedules are set by instructor and/or site and cannot be alter once assigned. Please be aware that additional expenses may arise during clinical rotations. Clinical rotation will begin after the lecture portion of class ends. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Total Contact Hours: 174

Supplies: Textbook, disposable lab coat or scrubs (top and bottoms), non-skid shoes (tennis shoes are acceptable).

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Phlebotomy Technician Training Program Application, a copy of a High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher (To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.), a copy of a Drivers License's or Government ID, a copy of your Social Security Card, and permission to run a criminal background check. The criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Required Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition ISBN-13: 978-1-4511-9452-4; Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition ISBN-978-1-4511-9453-1

The required textbooks are available at the WCJC Wharton campus & Richmond campus bookstores.

 

Online Career Training Programs

We offer a variety of online career training programs in the following areas: Healthcare and Fitness, Business and Professional, IT and Software Development, Management and Corporate, Media and Design, Hospitality and Service Industry, Skilled Trades and Industrial, and Sustainable Energy and Going Green.  Our online career training programs offer the following benefits:

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Individual instruction provided by a professional in the field
  • Financial assistance may be available
  • Access your class anywhere and at any time
  • Certificate provided upon successful completion of the course
  • Internships may be available for some courses
  • You choose your start date

 

Chartered Tax Professional

Course Description: The Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.  After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program, you will be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. 

Cost: $1,895.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

 

Certified Bookkeeper

Course Description: The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program for experienced bookkeepers leads to national certification with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Cost: $1,995.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

Principles of Green Buildings

Course Description: The Principles of Green Buildings (PGB) program explains the science that individuals in the building, remodeling, or trade industries need to know in order to make buildings perform more efficiently.

Cost: $795.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

 

Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments


Course Description: This program will give you a thorough understanding of the building assessment process, focusing on the skills you need to professionally conduct visual building inspections, perform diagnostic testing, determine improvement opportunities, and prepare a work scope that will guide the homeowner's decision-making process for making the improvements. 

Cost: $895.00. 

Click here to learn more about this specific course. 

 

Online Courses (ed2go)

  • Professional development and personal enrichment
  • Hours - 24
  • Convenient six-week format
  • Interactive learning environment,
  • Instructors lead each course
  • Certificate of completion awarded with a passing final score 

 

Accounting Fundamentals I (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90083
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$125
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

 

Intro to QuickBooks 2016 (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90085
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$125
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

 

Using Social Media in Business (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90090
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$125
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is to find a continuous supply of new customers. Over the past decade, some have differentiated themselves by leveraging the Internet and social media to do just that. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation and thorough understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business. As you progress through the course, you'll master a simple process for making social media work for you. You'll learn about the five most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them and other social media platforms to promote your business. You'll also see how you can build a social media team and automate your social media activities so that you can leverage the power of social media without adding another full-time job to your plate. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success. In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

 

Certificate in Food, Nutrition and Health (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90084
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$115
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: The goal of this class is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on on physical, social, emotional and spiritual health.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

Certificate in Food, Nutrition and Health (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90084
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$115
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: The goal of this class is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on on physical, social, emotional and spiritual health.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

 

Public Safety Training

 

 

Basic Life Support CPR (BLS)

 

CRN
Days
Times
 Dates 
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90007
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
08/25/18
RICH
105
$70
August 23rd,
by 4PM
60042
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
09/08/18
WHA
Johnson
$70
 Sept. 6th,
by 4PM
60043
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
09/22/18
RICH
105
$70
Sept. 20th,
by 4PM 
60044
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
10/06/18
WHA
Johnson
$70
Oct. 4th,
by 4PM 
60045
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
10/20/18
RICH
105
$70
Oct. 18th,
by 4PM 
60046
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
11/03/18
WHA
Johnson
$70
Nov. 1st,
by 4PM 
60047
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
11/17/18
RICH
105
$70
 Nov. 15th,
by 4PM
70008
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
12/08/18
WHA
Johnson
$70
 Dec. 6th,
by 4PM

Previously: Healthcare Provider CPR

Course Description: This is a 5-hour course designed for persons considering a career in the health care profession or wanting the skills to save a life. Students will be trained in the techniques of lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Upon completion, the students will receive a CPR card from the American Heart Association. This is a required course for all students enrolling into the EMT Program.

Additional costs- Required textbook available at the WCJC Bookstore in Wharton and Richmond or through American Heart Association online.

Required Textbook: 978-1-61669-407-4 Basic Life Support (BLS) Providers Manual

 

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Courses (TCOLE)

 

Advanced Instructor TCOLE# 1017

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration 
Deadline
90041
MTWRF
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$125
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certified instructors with advance instructor knowledge and understanding of student motivations and generational values as well as advance the development of instructor skills in preparation, presentation, and overall competency in training. This course has been developed by a committee of subject matter experts and delivered for presentation by TCOLE for certification as an Advanced Instructor as provided by TCOLE rule §221.28.

Student Pre-Requisites: Students have to be Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certified instructors.

Certification Requirements:  Successful demonstration of the skills outlined in the course.

Required Materials: Pen and paper for note taking.

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

 

Basic Instructor TCOLE# 1014

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90044
MTWRF
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$125
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the basic concepts of instruction and to increase the quality of professional law enforcement training. This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, needs assessment, task analysis, developing learning objectives, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises which will be evaluated by two instructors.

Student Pre-Requisites: Two years’ experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; or a bachelor’s degree with two years of teaching experience; or a graduate degree.

Certification Requirements: Individuals must meet proficiency certification requirements as set out in

TCOLE Rule §221.27; submit completed application on currently prescribed format, and application fee.

Required Materials:  Pen and paper for note taking.

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Canine Encounters TCOLE# 4065

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90037
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
TBA
90039
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
TBA

Course Description: According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the American Pet Products Association (APPA) there are roughly 77.8 million canines in the United States, and 54.4 million canines in households that own at least one canine.  This course is a legislatively mandated course to be completed no later than the second anniversary of the date the officer is licensed; and as a requirement for an intermediate or advanced proficiency certificate issued after January 1, 2016. This course is designed to provide Licensed Texas Peace Officers with the legislative mandated course.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost: N/A 

Required Textbook: N/A

De-escalation Techniques TCOLE# 1849

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
80110
T
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$50
TBA
80111
R
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$50
TBA

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide De-escalation Techniques:Limiting the Use of Force in Public Interaction. This is a required course to be completed by an officer holding a basic proficiency certificate; as a requirement for an intermediate proficiency certificate; or as a requirement for an advanced for an advanced certificate. This requirement takes effect as of April 1, 2018.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Emergency Vehicle Operations TCOLE# 57009

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90040
FSat
8:00AM - 5:00PM
 TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$75
TBA

Course Description: The course is designed for Licensed Texas Peace Officers with a valid Texas Driver’s license to become familiar with terminology and liability issues that relate to the operation of a motor vehicle in an emergency capacity. The course includes hands-on driving exercises that will enhance an individual's ability to operate a vehicle during an emergency situation. Participants will learn and demonstrate their individual vehicle control and performance limitations.

Required Materials: Police Vehicle

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Firearms Instructor TCOLE# 2222

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90045
MTWRF
8:00AM - 5:00PM 
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$125
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Texas Peace Officers with the information required to be certified as a Firearms Instructor. The student will be required to shoot two courses of fire (pistol/shotgun) on the first day with a minimum of 90% (2 attempts).  If the student is unable to achieve 90% they will not be allowed to participate in the course at this time. A comprehensive examination will be given; it will be supplemented by a skills proficiency demonstration. The student will also be required to conduct a live fire range evaluated on a pass/fail basis. Upon completion of the course, an application must be completed to the Commission on Law Enforcement for the Firearms Instructor Certificate, a fee will be charged for the certificate.

Required Materials: Duty Handgun, with three (3) magazines, duty holster and magazine pouches, 12 gauge Police Shotgun, wrap around eye protection, ear protection, a billed cap, 700 rounds of factory loaded handgun ammo, 50 rounds of 12 gauge birdshot, 25 rounds of 12 gauge 00 buckshot, and 10 rounds of 12 gauge rifled slugs.

Additional Cost: The Firearms Instructor Certificate will be a separate fee.

Required Textbook: None

Patrol Rifle TCOLE# 3322

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
80112
TWR
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$100
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed for Licensed Texas Peace Officers at the patrol level with a comprehensive course that will qualify them to be proficient with the AR15 rifle.  Upon completion of the course the patrol officer will have the ability and confidence to effectively deploy the weapon from a distance of point blank up to 100 yards and be able to enhance police operations with the dynamics of utilizing a semi-automatic rifle. Students will also have the ability to safely field strip, clean, reassemble, and maintain their semi-automatic rifle.  

Required Materials:  An AR-15 type Carbine Length Rifle chambered in 223 or 5.56 cal as appropriate for the student’s weapon (No AK’s or Ranch Rifles) (Iron sights mandatory, optics optional),  a minimum of three (3) twenty (20) round magazines, 1000 rounds of ammunition appropriate to weapon, Cleaning kit (with appropriate bore brush, patches, rod, cleaning solution, and lubricant), Duty handgun, duty belt, holster, magazine pouch and at least 3 magazines, along with 200 rounds of handgun ammo, eye and ear protection,  and you must wear ball caps and long pants. It is suggested that the student wear long sleeves on the range. Students should bring sun screen, and bug repellant. Knee and elbow pads are optional.

Students must adhere to strict safety rules.

**** Violation of range safety rules will result in immediate removal from the class with no refunds. ****

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

 

State & Federal Update TCOLE# 3185

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90036
T
8:00AM - 12:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
TBA
90038
R
8:00AM - 12:00PM
 TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
TBA 

Course Description: This course of study entitled “2017–2019 STATE AND FEDERAL LAW UPDATE” is divided into seven component parts: training requirements and TCOLE changes, recent court opinions that will have or have had an impact on the administration of justice in Texas, changes to the Texas Penal Code, changes to the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, changes to the Texas Transportation Code, changes to the Texas Health and Safety Code and changes to other Texas statutes.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost:  N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

 

Basic Firearms & LTC (Designed for Teachers/School Officials)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90072 
MTW
8:00AM - 5:00PM
TBA
WHA
LAD 113F
$100
TBA

Course Description: In today’s environment, school shootings are becoming more and more prevalent.  Because of this more school districts are considering allowing teachers and other school employees to be armed on campus. This class is designed to prepare teachers and school officials to not only be licensed to carry a handgun, but also in how safely carry the weapon, safely load/unload the weapon, how to clean the weapon, safely and accurately fire the weapon, and correct malfunctions. All weapons, ammunition and targets will be provided. Students will need to provide safety equipment which will include a baseball style cap, wrap around safety glasses, and hearing protection (muffs recommended). If you would like to learn the Basic Firearms portion of the course but already hold your LTC (formally CHL) license please contact us at 281-243-8495. 24 contact hours

Materials Required: Driver License/Identification, eye protection, and hearing protection (ear muffs style).

Additional Cost: The licensing process is the responsibility of the student; the college is offering the endorsement process only.

Required Textbook: N/A

 

Test Preparation

 

SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 1 (ed2go)

 

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
90091
Online
Online
08/15/18 - 10/15/18
Online
Online
$115
August 17th,
by 3PM

Course Description: Making the Decision to attend college is probably one of the most important decisions you'll ever make, and your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. require applicants to take the SAT or ACT as part of their evaluation package. This course will prepare you for both tests.

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GRE (ed2go)

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
Online
Online
Online
Call 281.239.1531
for more details! 
Online
Online
$174
TBA

Course Description: Includes two parts in preperation for the GRE Test: Verbal and Quantitative

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TEAS

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531 
for more details!
TBA 
TBA
$129
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to help students improve their score on the TEAS. 12 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook: TEAS Crash Course (Revised 2nd Edition) available at the Sugar Land Bookstore or online.

TSI - MATH ONLY

 
CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Registration
Deadline
60011
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
09/15/18 - 09/22/18
SGL
268
$99
September 13th,
by 4PM
60012
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
10/13/18 - 10/20/18
SGL
268
$99
October 11th,
by 4PM
60013
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
11/10/18 - 11/17/18
SGL
268
$99
November 11th,
by 4PM
70003
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
12/01/18 - 12/08/18
SGL
268
$99
November 29th,
by 4PM

Course Description:  Are you interested in going to college? This course is designed to help students improve their score on the TSI MATH ONLY. 6 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook:  Please refer to the WCJC Testing Center for information on TSI test preparation materials.

 


 

 

 

 
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