Health care impacts nearly every person in the United States. From having a prescription filled to choosing a long-term care facility for an aging parent, we all experience a need for health care frequently throughout our daily lives. ACC Continuing Education/Workforce Development opens the door to allow you the opportunity to enter this dynamic and growing career field.
How to Apply
Alvin Community College has partnered with Viewpoint Screening to provide your background check and immunization management, which are required for the following programs. Failure to submit an order will delay the entrance into a program.
Instructions for the screening process. There is a $50 fee for this service, and is non-refundable even if you do not enroll into a Healthcare Program.
Important: As of July 28, 2016 per the amended Texas Administrative Code, Rule 97.64 Documentation of immunizations are required at the time of application and/or completed by the start of all clinical class enrollments and clinical visits to affiliate sites.
Current Health Training Offerings
These courses have been meticulously designed to cultivate proficiencies essential for entry-level roles in bio-manufacturing and the development of medical devices. The emphasis lies in furnishing students with competencies essential for effective operation within environments characterized by exacting sterility standards. A student can become a Biotech Material Handler in 6 weeks or a Biotech Core Tech in only 12 weeks. Learn More>
NEW! Patient Care Technician
The Patient Care Technician program offers students three certifications in one program. Upon successful completion of each course, students will be eligible to test for certifications in electrocardiography, phlebotomy, and patient care technician. Learn More >
Clinical Medical Assistant
The Clinical Medical Assistant Program is a comprehensive course that will teach students the knowledge and skills to assist a physician in various aspects of health care. CMAs assist with medical procedures, perform basic lab tests, administer medications, implement treatments, and explain basic care to patients. Learn More >
Certified Nursing Assistant
Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) prepares you for a fulfilling career
as a health care provider and serves as a great entry-point into many careers in medicine
including licensed vocational nurse or a registered nurse. Many people who complete
the ACC CNA program, continue their medical training in one of the many allied health
care training programs offered at ACC CNA work with nursing personnel to provide care
and tend to the needs of people of all ages. Learn More >
Through the ACC Continuing Education CPR Program, you can learn to give “the breath
of life” in one of our one-day training courses. This class, which meets the American
Heart Association requirements for CPR programs, provides the prospective or actual
health care professional with the knowledge and skills needed to perform CPR with
the use of an automated external defibrillator and bag mask for infant, child and
adult patients. Learn More >
Under the direct supervision of dentists, the Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting with patient care, performing minor lab functions and providing administrative support for the office. ACC’s Dental Assistant program is helping meet growing demand by training students in the field of dental health and preparing them to work in all areas of a dental office. Learn More >
Medical Office Billing and Coding
The Medical Office Billing and Coding program provides online and face-to-face instruction.
The program prepares students to work in a medical office setting and provides the
skills and knowledge necessary for a more advanced medical records career. This program
consist of four courses and will prepare one for the CPC Certification. Learn More >
Working under the direct supervision of a certified medical technician, phlebotomy technicians (PBT) are integral members of any medical laboratory department. Phlebotomy technicians collect blood samples, from both skin punctures and from veins, and transport specimens to the laboratory to ensure the stability of the sample.Learn More >
Online Learning Options
Alvin Community College offers a wide variety of online classes, which are an excellent way to learn something new or conveniently expand your knowledge. Our online classes include options for upgrading your business and computer skills, as well as medical training and real estate courses, to name just a few. Online courses are designed to meet your needs with flexibility in mind. Learn more >
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Explore Our Other Programs
CEWD also offers career and instructional opportunities in Industrial Training and Healthcare as well as Special Interest classes.