Career Readiness & Training2022-09-24T14:24:54-05:00

CAREER READINESS & TRAINING

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We offer several Career Training pathways in high-demand fields in key industry sectors. Our goal is to prepare you for the workplace by supporting you as you develop your professional skills. Each of our pathways leads to a training certification that you can build a successful career on!

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

We provide you with your training materials, pay for your certification test, and help you access additional support services. Here is what is expected of our Career Training students:

  • Complete all enrollment steps, including signing the Restore Education Student Contract.
  • Must have internet and computer access.
  • Write a resume and cover letter to be reviewed by the Career Advisor team.
  • Take a baseline test and a progress test.
  • Complete 12 hours of support prior to starting program.
  • Complete 40 total hours of support once in the program.
  • Attend a minimum of 12 hours per week.
  • Adjust personal and/or work schedule to attend scheduled classes.
  • Take practice certification test and score a minimum of 80% or better.
  • Take the Certification test after completing training sessions.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Must be 18 or older and be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Most trainings require proof of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Some trainings require vaccination records.

There may be additional requirements depending on the training pathway you choose. Students must successfully complete all course requirements and pass all exams to receive their training certificate.

KEY FEATURES

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TRAINING PATHWAYS

The Office Support Assistant training program (formerly Admin Assistant) will provide instruction on the technical skills of Microsoft Office Suite (Word), as well as professionalism, administrative writing skills, verbal communication, office management processes, organizational behavior, analyzing information, critical thinking/problem solving, and supply management/inventory control. The Office Support Assistant training program prepares students for entry-level administrative support positions in a variety of industries and organizations and focuses on a career pathway to Customer Service positions. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the NCCB Administrative Assistant Certification and the MOS Word certification exam.

The Bookkeeping Assistant training program provides instruction for the technical skills of QuickBooks and basic accounting fundamentals. Other skills acquired include basic accounting cycle, accounting principles, and some Microsoft Excel skills. Must have basic computer literacy and excel functions. The Bookkeeping Assistant training program prepares students for entry-level bookkeeping positions in a variety of industries and organizations, or for potential self-owned bookkeeping business. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Intuiti QuickBooks Online certification exam as well as the Bookkeeping Professional certification exam.

The Certified Nurse’s Assistant program prepares students for entry-level nursing support positions. Students will learn the technical skills of patient care and organizational management. Other skills acquired include courses in professionalism, verbal communication, analyzing information, and critical thinking/problem solving. Successful students earn the Certified Nurse Aide certification via Prometrix for the State of Texas.

Beginning in February 2023, the Medical Assistant training will provide instruction in anatomy and medical terminology, medical office procedures, scheduling, medical law and ethics, clinical medical assisting, electronic health records, and professionalism in allied health. The Medical Assistant training will prepare students to work with patients in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, and other healthcare facilities. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for AMCA’s CMA certification exam. Can include unpaid externship opportunities.

The Financial Services Representative training program will provide instruction for the technical and soft skills required for the finance sector including cash handling, customer relations, sales, professionalism, and more. The Financial Services Representative training program prepares students for employment as relationship bankers and customer relations specialists at financial institutions. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Business Communications certification exam.

The Information Technology training course provides instruction on the foundations of IT, programming, and network support. Students will master the technical skills of programming and computer support. Other skills to be acquired include courses in professionalism, verbal communication, analyzing information, and critical thinking/problem solving. IT training is intended to equip students with basic skills and knowledge for entry level positions such as help desk, desktop support, or other tech support positions. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals and A+ certification.

The Logistics Technician training course provides instruction in logistics equipment, managing inventory, and the logistics cycle. Students will build core skills and knowledge needed for higher skilled, frontline material handling workers across all supply chain facilities: factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and transporters. In addition, students will learn about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, reporting procedures, and their rights as employees. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the MSSC foundational-level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certificate and the MSSC mid-level Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Certification.

The Medical Front Office training program will provide instruction on the day-to-day operations of medical office teams including medical terminology, appointment scheduling, professionalism, payment collection, copayments, intro to billing, medical law and ethics and correct communication with patients. Medical Front Office Assistant training is designed to prepare the students to work in many different settings such as hospitals, clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, nursing homes, chiropractic offices, insurance companies, and more. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for AMCA’s Medical Administrative Assistant certification exam.

The Phlebotomy Technician training course provides “hands-on” guidance and practice in proper technique and intensive instruction in medical terminology, medical law and ethics, professionalism and patient relations, as well as electronic health records. Phlebotomy training is intended to equip students with the basic knowledge and skills for a specific entry-level position with a pathway for advancement at local medical/healthcare clinics, hospitals, plasma centers, and more. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for NHA’s Phlebotomy certification exam.

Formerly named Transportation Design Technician, the Transportation Engineering – CAD Tech training jump starts your career in Engineering and Drafting.  The Computer Aided Design (CAD) Tech course provides instruction for basic navigation of the MicroStation CONNECT user interface, creation of MicroStation design files, design file settings, and more. Get the hands on training with the newwest modeling technolgy and design the roads for the future. This training is designed to equip students with 2D drafting skills and a foundation in 3D modeling and Visualization. Students will prepare for jobs at the forefront of implementing infrastructure investment at civil engineering firms that work with TXDOT. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the Business Communications certification exam.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long does it take to complete career training?2021-08-26T10:59:24-05:00

Completion time depends on the pathway you select. Most programs can be completed in 8-12 weeks.

Do you provide child-care?2021-08-26T10:59:24-05:00

For those who qualify, there may be child care assistance through our social service partners. We do not have onsite childcare.

What do I need for the training?2021-08-26T10:59:24-05:00

It is a good idea to have basic school supplies. Medical trainings may require that you purchase scrubs. Assistance may be available to those who need it.

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