Certificate Programs

Enrollment Opens July 5th

This is not registration for (CNA)Certified Nursing Assistant


Free Certificate Programs

+ Students can only pick ONE free training.
+ Open to the public, HSE students and ESL 3 and 4


Instructional Aides/ParaEducator 

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Free Class
Salary: $10-14 per hour

Accounting & Bookkeeping

September 3rd
Mon, Wed, Fri
Highland Business Center
9:00AM – 1:00PM


Free Class
Salary: $10 – 24 per hour
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(CNA) Certified Nursing Assistant


July 10th
@11:00 AM
Highland Business Center, Room 215
July 17th
@11:00 AM
Highland Business Center, Room 215


Continuing Education Enrollment
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Schedule and Application

Free Class
Salary: $9 – 15 per hour
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Office Support

August 27th
Mon, Weds, Thurs
Workforce Solutions Capital Area
9:00AM – 12:00PM
August 31st
Workforce Solutions Capital Area
1:00PM – 4:00PM
September 1st
Northridge or Eastview Campus
9:00AM – 3:00PM

Free Class
Salary: $12 – 20

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Help Desk Analyst

Eastview Campus
Mondays and Wednesdays

Free Class
Salary: $12 – $25

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Building Maintenance

Coming soon!


Course Descriptions

    • Accounting/Bookkeeping – Learn how to use software like Excel to balance spreadsheets and handle accounts payable and receivable.  Jobs: accounts payable receptionist, a/p specialist.
    • Certified Nursing Assistant – Prepare for the state exam with hands-on experience in the classroom and as a volunteer.  Jobs: CNA, personal caretaker.
    • Help Desk Analyst – Are you good with computers?  This class teaches you how to help others with their computer questions and problems.  It requires a significant time commitment to pass certification. Jobs: help desk technician.
    • Office Support– Prerequisite: Computer Basics or equivalent skills.  This intermediate level course covers a variety of computer skills required in office work. Earn your IC3 certification and gain confidence in your Microsoft Office, web browsing and communication skills. Each term focuses on one of the three IC3 subjects. Jobs: office admin, receptionist.


Who can sign up for free career training?

This free training is open to adults eligible to work in the United States.

  • HSE/GED students
  • ESL (Level 4) students
  • The public


How long is each program?

The average program is between 2 – 3 months.
Classes begin at different times in the year. Ask us for the next start date.


Where are the classes?

We have locations all over Austin.


What if I have a criminal conviction?

Please be advised that your prior conviction could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas in certain careers.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please make an appointment with Mechelle Marler mmarler@austincc.edu to determine your career options. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.



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