Advanced Manufacturing Technician

As an Advanced Manufacturing Technician, you’ll be working in manufacturing facilities that use advanced equipment and computers to build and design products. Technicians set up, test, and run machines and equipment. To prepare for this field, your training will cover: quality control, computer-aided design, automated manufacturing, electronics, programmable logic controllers(PLCs), CNC machines, pneumatics, and schematic […]

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Automotive Technician

Automotive technicians test drive vehicles and test components and systems using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices. They troubleshoot problems and perform repairs on automotive systems including ignition, emission control, brakes, electrical, and suspension. They provide vehicle maintenance services such as tuning engines or replacing parts that wear out […]

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Biotechnology

At its simplest, biotechnology investigates cellular and biomolecular processes to develop new technologies and products. Technicians in biotechnology assist in research including the collection of information and samples such as blood, water, soil, plants, or animals. They may work in various fields of science and engineering such as agriculture, environmental science, resource management, biology, or […]

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CAD – Computer Aided Design (Drafters)

Computer-aided designers (or drafters) produce precise drawings or schematics using computer-assisted drafting systems (CAD). They often specialize in an area such as architecture, mechanics, civil engineering, or electronics. The drafter will need to understand the project and the goals of the engineers, builders, or fabricators to produce accurate drawings that capture the exact details of […]

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Carpenters Local Union 1266

We represent one trade with many crafts. Our members touch every aspect of a construction project; they’re frequently first on the job and the last to leave. You will find Local 1266 carpenters on commercial, residential, and institutional job sites, providing the skills and experiences that only union training can supply. Our craft areas include: […]

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Computer Programming — Web Development

Websites are more important today than ever! Which means good web developers are in high demand. Websites for large companies and businesses are often built and maintained by teams of web developers. Some members of the team focus on the design and the look of a website, while others focus on how they function and […]

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Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienists provide direct care to patients. Using dental instruments, they perform routine cleanings by removing calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums. They examine patients’ gums using probes to identify periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease. They also chart conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and […]

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Diagnostic Medical Imaging — Radiology

Diagnostic medical imaging technologists, also known as radiology technologists, use advanced equipment to provide potentially life-saving diagnoses. Once a patient comes under their care, technologists are responsible for assessing the patient’s condition and mobility. They will then give assistance to help the patient get positioned for imaging. They practice safety measures to protect the patient, […]

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ACC)

In Central Texas, there is a growing demand for skilled sonographers trained in cardiovascular or medical-vascular imaging. To enter this high-demand field, pick from the two options below, and we’ll pay for not only your associate degree (AAS) but also your required advanced technical certificate (ATC). With both awards, you’ll be ready for your new […]

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Temple College)

In Central Texas, there is a growing demand for specialized sonographers trained in non-invasive vascular technology. To help you enter this high-demand field, we’ll pay for not only your associate degree (AAS) at Temple College but also your advanced technical certificate (ATC). With both awards, you’ll be ready to enter you new career! Diagnostic Medical […]

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Electricians Local Union 520

Through a cooperative partnership between IBEW 520 and the Central Texas chapter of NECA, funding is provided to the Austin Electrical Training Alliance (AETA) to provide low-cost training to men and women interested in joining the electrical trade. The Austin ETA (formerly known as the Austin JATC) is committed to providing our community with a […]

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Electronics Technician

An electronics technician knows electronic theory and how electrical components work. They can apply their knowledge in several areas including identifying and resolving equipment malfunctions, assembling or testing electronic units or replacing defective electronic parts or circuits. Electronics technicians can work at a single facility or work for a company that provides a service to […]

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) or paramedics most often work out of an ambulance and respond to emergency calls relayed to them through a dispatcher. Their vehicle serves as a mobile clinic and the paramedic team that operates it is responsible for keeping it stocked, sterilized, and fully operational at all times. Paramedics are trained in […]

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Geospatial Engineering (Land Surveyor)

Land surveyors play an important role in building and land development, starting with the planning and design of land subdivisions through to the final construction of roads, utilities, and landscaping. A land survey maps the features of a parcel of land, which may include the boundaries and corners, the topography, and the location of buildings […]

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Health Information Technology
(Medical Coder)

Health information technologists, also known as medical coders, analyze medical records, assign codes, and process medical information required by insurance companies. They also protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained. By keeping complete and organized patient records, they also ensure medical practitioners can provide appropriate medical treatment as quickly as […]

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Heating, Ventilation
& Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HVAC technicians install and perform routine service on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. Maintenance services include tasks such as changing filters, cleaning ducts, power-washing units, oiling parts, or refilling non-toxic refrigerants. Installing a new system is a bigger job and includes assembling and mounting heating or cooling equipment, laying out and connecting electrical wiring […]

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IT — User & Computer Support Specialist

User and computer support specialists are there to help others. They know how to fix the most common problems people have with computers or software, and they are ready to step in whenever needed. In this role, you will likely work at a help desk. This can be at a company, in a computer lab, […]

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LANS — Cybersecurity Specialization

There is a growing demand for cybersecurity specialists in Central Texas. Local Area Network System (LANS) Cyber Security Specialists detect, prevent, and correct threats to the security of a computer network. They train as network administrators with a special focus on security. On the job, they might perform risk assessments, test data processing systems, encrypt […]

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LANS — Network Administration Specialization

Computers are essential tools for business. Almost every company, big and small, needs to have computers, which means they also need to hire experts who understand how to make computers work together. That’s the job of the Local Area Network Systems (LANS) network administrator. In this role, you will be part assembler, part caretaker. You […]

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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) often work in a non-hospital medical setting such as hospice, medical clinic, rehabilitation center, dialysis center, or conduct home visits to provide health care. They administer prescribed medications, start intravenous fluids, measure and record vital signs, and chart a patient’s progress. They often assemble and use equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy […]

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