The Good Careers Academy offers affordable, short-term, certified vocational training programs in high demand industries such as – healthcare, administrative assistance, and truck driving. From the Admission Team to the Instructors, the Good Careers Academy staff is dedicated to your success with:

  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Small Classroom Size
  • Hands-on Learning
  • One-on-One Instructor Consultation
  • Work Study Program (optional)

 

Train as a Pharmacy Technician

We want you focused 100% on your education. Therefore, if you need assistance with tuition, childcare, transportation, or have other concerns, our team is here to help you find the appropriate support and solution.

Good Careers Academy Programs

Medical Assistant

Good Careers Academy Medical Assistant Student in Lab

At the conclusion of this 29-week program you will be proficient in front office administration procedures, medical law and ethics, diagnostic equipment, anatomy and physiology, CPR and First Aid, injections, pharmacology, EKG, urinalysis, hematology and microbiology.

Upon successful course completion, you will receive CPR and First Aid certification, a Certificate of Completion and be prepared for entry-level employment in a clinical/medical health facility. Additionally, you may be eligible to test for the Registered Medical Assistant national certification exam.

Duration: 29 Weeks | Hours: 730  | Enrollment Dates: 10/13, 11/9, 1/11, 2/16, 4/26, 5/24, 6/11, and 7/19.

Nurse's Aide

Nurse's Aide Brushing Patient's Teeth

In this 9-week program, you will learn basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, patients’ rights, medical law, ethical treatment, and patient care. The program can be a stepping stone toward a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or a Registered Nurse (RN).

Upon successful course completion, you will receive CPR and First Aid certification, a Certificate of Completion and be prepared for entry-level employment in a medical facility. Additionally, you may be eligible to test for the State of Texas Nurse Aide certification exam.

Duration: 9 Weeks | Hours: 110 | 2021 Enrollment Deadlines: 1/11, 4/5, 6/21, and 9/13.

Pharmacy Technician

Pharm Tech

In this 29-week program, you will learn about fundamentals of emergencies, safety and hazardous materials, infection control, trade and generic medications, pharmacy law, and record keeping. Additionally, you will participate in an externship during the course, applying the skills you have learned.

Upon successful course completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and be prepared for entry-level employment in a retail, hospital, or institutional setting. Additionally, you will be eligible for the State Board of Pharmacy exam.

Duration: 29 Weeks | Hours: 736 | Enrollment Deadlines: 12/7, 1/11, 2/8, 6/7,6/28, and 7/19.

Commercial Driver License (CDL)

CDL

In this 7-week program you will receive instruction needed to obtain a Texas Commercial Driver License, including preparation for a written and hands-on pre-trip inspection, writing and driving exam. Additionally, you will have hands-on experience with over-the-road driving, blind side parallel and alley parking, coupling/uncoupling and much more.

Upon successful course completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and may be eligible to test for the State of Texas Class A CDL license.

Duration:  7 Weeks | Hours: 210| Enrollment Deadlines: 10/19, 12/7, 2/1, 3/22, 5/10, 6/28, and 8/16.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Criminal background check (if applicable)
  • Drug screening (if applicable)
  • Proof of High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas ID or Texas Driver License
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • Immunization (if applicable)
  • Proper identification showing eligibility and authorization to work in the United States is required

Other requirements may be required depending on the program.


Texas Workforce Commission Logo


Good Careers Academy Student Grievance Policy 

 

Principle of Equal Opportunity: No person shall, on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, or color be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by the Good Careers Academy. Further, these principles shall apply to admission of students and to all aspects of the employment of personnel, staff, and faculty.

New Student Portal Current Student Portal Faculty Portal

Stay Connected

X