Career Pathways Certificate Programs

Short-term programs for long-term opportunities

ACC offers free classes to help adult learners earn a certificate in select high-demand fields. Classes typically meet for two to three months at locations around Austin. Start and end times vary; see class dates and times below.

Who can enroll

Career Pathways free certificate programs are offered to students in ACC’s high school equivalency (HSE) classes, English as a Second Language (ESL) Level 3 and 4 students, and adults with other education barriers. Eligibility to work in the United States, is required for some programs.

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Spring 2020

TRAINING DESCRIPTION LOCATION DAYS/TIME
 Office Clerk

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 Google applications, web browsing and communication skills.

Workforce Solutions

TWTH/ 9-12pm

Office Clerk

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 Google applications, web browsing and communication skills. Workforce Solutions 

F/12pm-4:30pm 

Office Clerk

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 Google applications, web browsing and communication skills. Northridge Campus

S/9am-3pm

Entrepreneur for Women (in English) or

Emprendedores (mujeres y hombres)

Identify a project that is meaningful to you and develop it into a business. Students will learn: Public speaking, the importance of Body Language, budget planning, website design, how to make a business plan, and much more. The Term 1 class will be in Spanish only, click Mujeres Emprendedoras for more information. 

HBC

S/ Espanol 10am to 4pm

TWTH/English only 6pm to 9pm 

Accounting and Quickbooks Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered. Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data or keeping other records concerning costs of goods or services or the shipment of goods. Take the Quickbooks certification exam as part of the class. HBC/HLC

MTWTHF

9am to 1pm

HVAC Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program, coming this spring in north Austin! More information will be posted soon!
 

Evening Classes

ParaEducator  This class will not be offered until March. You will need to complete the Intro to ParaEducator class, prior to enrollment. A High School diploma or equivlant is required to take this class. Please click on this link "ParaEducator" for more informaiton.     

You may choose one free certificate program.

 

Note: A prior criminal conviction could prevent you from obtaining the state licensure needed for certain careers. You may also request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency. For questions please email the Career Pathways staff listed on the Career Pathways page.