Workforce and Continuing Education

Cisco College is committed to enriching the lives of its students and communities through quality Educational programs and services to all interested in pursuing lifelong learning opportunities. Cisco College delivers an array of innovative programs and courses through a variety of individual formats that are flexible, diverse and responsive to the needs of its public, private and corporate citizens.

Workforce Education/Continuing Education programs range from intensive instruction in skills necessary to employment at the entry level to extending or upgrading the skills and knowledge of persons already employed who need additional training or retraining to achieve stability or advancement in their employment. Customized courses are available to meet specific employer needs. Programs for personal growth and development are also available. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded upon satisfactory completion of certain programs.

Instructors who teach in Workforce Education/Continuing Education programs are highly trained in their fields and subjects. They are chosen with particular emphasis on their knowledge of the subjects and ability to teach and guide others to develop their maximum potential.
 

Certified Nurse Aide
This is a 100-hour course that includes lecture and clinical components, and prepares students to take the state of Texas examination to become a Certified Nurse Aide by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.  This program provides students with a level of knowledge, skills, theory, concepts, and abilities essential to provide safe care to the residents of long term care facilities/nursing homes. Our CNA students  will be prepared for entry-level employment in long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices and hospitals.

Certified Nurse Aide CEU’s
24 hour service that includes intensive trainings in an identified area to meet continuing education and/or review/update requirements associated with professional licensure or certification. These courses are designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.  Students must hold a current Texas Certified Nurse Aide license.


Child Development Associate Training

  • CDA I
    (48 contact hours) Based on the requirements for the Child Development Associate National Credential (CDA).  Three of the 13 functional areas of study include family, program management and professionalism.  Topics on CDA overview, general observation skills, and child growth and development overview.

  • CDA II
    (48 contact hours)  A continuation of the study of the requirements for the Child Development Associate National Credential (CDA).  The six functional areas of study include safety, healthy learning environment, self, social, and guidance.
     
  • CDA III
    (48 contact hours) A continuation of the study of the requirements for the Child Development Associate National Credential (CDA).  The six functional areas of study include safety, healthy learning environment, self, social, and guidance.

 
Welding 
Contact Stacie Stone (325) 794-4408

 

Oil & Gas Safety

  • PEC SafeLand Basic Orientation
  • Annual Core
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30

**Also includes other Safety courses. Contact Stacie Stone @ 325-794-4408 for more information on Safety courses offered.     

 

Oil & Gas Industry
Contact Stacie Stone (325)794-4408


CE Online Courses
Ed2Go courses are instructor-facilitated online courses that are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive.  Over 300 courses are available and new classes start weekly. 

360training is a new solution for professional development and continuing education for professionals in many industries. Courses are online, convenient, available 24X7. Customer support is also offered 24X7. Those who successfully complete the training receive a certificate of completion that may be used for proof of completion of continuing education hours. The list of courses offered at Cisco College may be viewed by going to http://ciscocollege.360training.com. Students may preview a demo of each course prior to registering.
 


Application Procedure
To be considered for admission into a program, interested persons should:

  1. Contact Stacie Stone (325)794-4408 for application
  2. Complete an application and turn in with required documents

Be advised that many clinical sites utilized throughout the various Health Programs at Cisco College require a background check and/or drug screen before students can participate in the clinical portion of a program. 


College Admission Requirements
Applicants for admission to this program must fulfill the general requirements for admission to Cisco College. The procedure for seeking admission is:

  1. Complete the Cisco College application
  2. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - ONLY IF IT APPLIES FOR THE PROGRAM OF INTEREST.
  3. Turn in Official Transcripts / GED (All transcripts from colleges or universities previously attended are required.)
  • Prospective students should also remember that acceptance by Cisco College does not guarantee admission into specific occupational programs.
  • Additional factors considered for admission may be a satisfactory record in high school or college, placement tests and other criteria. 


For additional information or to find out how your company can participate in continuing education for your employees, call Charlotte Speegle (325) 794-4411 or Stacie Stone (325) 794-4408. 

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