Train for Jobs SA Program

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Get Back into the Workforce with Training for In-Demand Jobs

 

Has your employment situation
left you wondering, “What’s next?”
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The Alamo Colleges District has partnered with the City of San Antonio to launch the Train for Jobs SA Program, a training and education program designed to get people back to work.

 

What is
Train for Jobs SA?
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Train for Jobs SA offers programs for displaced workers seeking to build new skills in high-demand career areas. This program provides assistance to those in hospitality, food service, and retail which were hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Once admitted, participants will receive free tuition and stipends while participating in approved training programs.

Additional support programs include skills and career assessments, high school equivalency preparation, short-term and long-term training.

Eligibility Requirements

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1. You are a City of San Antonio resident

Please provide documentation with one of the following:

Utility bill
Driver's license
Proof of residency from a homeless shelter

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2. You are negatively affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic

Requirements:

Confirm that you have been affected by COVID-19.
No documentation is required.

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3. You are authorized to work in the United States

Please provide documentation with one of the following:

Social Security Card
U.S. Birth Certificate
U.S. Citizen ID Card
Resident Citizen ID Card
Employment Documentation - Department of Homeland Security
Native American Tribal Documentation

 

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Career Training Programs

Select an industry sector below to see the program list and upcoming training dates.

Business & Entrepreneurship
Program Name Dates Days & Times
Bookkeeping / Accounting Clerk

September 13 – October 21, 2021

Mon. – Thurs.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  October 25 – December 8, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects. *Please note, the last course in this training, Notary, is held on a Saturday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

     
Human Resource Management Certificate Sept 28 – Dec 16, 2021 Tues. & Thurs.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects.
     
Medical Billing and Coding

September 20 – December 2, 2021

Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

October 4 – December 16, 2021

Mon. – Thurs.
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects
     
Medical Front Office November 1, 2021- March 23, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects.
     
Office Support Assistant

September 20 – October 21, 2021

November 1 – December 9, 2021

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects
Health & Biosciences
Program Name Dates  Days & Times
Certified Nursing Assistant September 13 – November 18, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  October 11 – December 7, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Course Type: HYBRID

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 or 4 hours of the scheduled day. Students may also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day. Students engaging in this Continuing Education Healthcare program are eligible for our technology grant; speak with your advisor for requirements.

     
Community Health Worker October 18 – December 12, 2021 Asynchronous

Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 or 4 hours of the scheduled day. Students may also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day. Students engaging in this Continuing Education Healthcare program are eligible for our technology grant; speak with your advisor for requirements.

     
Medical Assistant October 25 – March 1, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Course Type: HYBRID

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students will also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students engaging in this Continuing Education Healthcare program are eligible for our technology grant; speak with your advisor for requirements.
     
Patient Care Technician September 27 – December 10, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  November 1 – February 10, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects
     
Pharmacy Technician Training September 7 – December 16, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  October 4 – February 1, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for the first 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students will also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day. Students engaging in this Continuing Education Healthcare program are eligible for our technology grant; speak with your advisor for requirements.
     
Phlebotomy Technician September 27 – November 16, 2021 Mon. & Tues.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Course Type: Face-to-Face

Hans on training at St. Phillips College (SPC) 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. SATX 78203. All participants are expected to follow safety and social distancing protocols. Students can earn a stackable credential with a pathway from Continuing Education to an Academic Phlebotomy Level 1 Certificate at St. Philip’s College. Students engaging in this Continuing Education Healthcare program are eligible for our technology grant; speak with your advisor for requirements.

Manufacturing & Logistics
Program Name Dates Days & Times
Professional Truck Driver (CDL)

August 2 – August 27, 2021

August 16 – Sept 10, 2021

August 30 – September 24, 2021

Mon. – Fri.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Type: HYBRID

Lecture up to 112 hours (instructor-led online) followed by Behind-the-wheel driving. Students complete at least 44 hours of driving at various times/days. Students will be allocated a time slot to attend each day for their training. **Operates Monday through Sunday**
     
Supply Chain Technician

August 31-November 18, 2021

Tues. & Thurs.
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 1.5 hours of the scheduled day. Students will also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day.

Students can earn a stackable credential with a pathway from Continuing Education to an Academic Logistics Management Level 1 Certificate at Palo Alto College.

Public Service
Program Name Dates Days & Times
Child Development Associate Aug. 30 – Oct. 10, 2021 Mon – Thurs.
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 4 hours of the scheduled day. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects.
Science & Technology
Program Name Dates  Days & Times
CompTIA Fundamentals September 20 – October 12, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  October 18 – November 9, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CompTIA A+
October 13 – November 4, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  November 10 – December 9, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CompTIA Security+ November 8 – December 7, 2021 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  January 5 – January 31, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CompTIA Network + January 5 – January 31, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  February 1 – February 22, 2022 Mon. – Thurs.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students meet 3 hrs synchronously/ 3 hrs asynchronously daily M-R. Students will be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day.
     
Cyber Customer Service Representative (C-CSR) August 2 – September 24, 2021 Mon. – Fri.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Course Type: ONLINE

This is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as tier 1 help-desk technician, technical support, customer service representatives, sales professionals, or accounts receivables positions at businesses in nearly every industry sector. Students learn hardware and software basics, cybersecurity essentials, and fundamental computer troubleshooting skills. This program includes multiple industry-recognized certifications.

This training is offered in partnership with Dynamic Advancement.

     
Google IT Support Starts every Monday Self-paced

Course Type: ONLINE

The Google IT Support Professional Certificate is your launchpad to an IT career. In this 5-course offering, you will prepare for an entry-level job in IT support through an innovative curriculum developed by Google. You’ll learn the in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in 3-6 months

     
IT Customer Support

Aug. 16 – Sep. 13, 2021

Sept 13 – Sept 28, 2021

Mon. – Thurs.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Course Type: ONLINE

This course is instructor-led meaning students will meet in real-time for at least the first 3 hours of the scheduled day. Students will also be assigned materials, reading or projects that count towards the attendance of the scheduled day.

Have a Question About the Program?

Please email sa-recovery@alamo.edu or visit the City’s Train for Jobs SA website.


In Partnership With

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The City of San Antonio