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Apply Now for the Alamo…

The Alamo Colleges is now enrolling current and prospective Alamo Colleges' students for I-BEST, a unique job training program that provides technical training for in-demand jobs while building the basic skills in reading, writing, math and English needed to succeed in a career.
Apply Now for the Alamo Colleges' I-BEST Program

Apply Now for the Alamo Colleges' I-BEST Program

I-BEST Program Puts You on the Fast Track to a Good Job

Current and prospective Alamo Colleges' students can apply now for I-BEST, a unique program that provides technical training for in-demand jobs while building the basic skills in reading, writing, math and English needed to succeed in a career. The application deadline for this fall is November 5, and interested students are encouraged to attend an information session about the program before enrolling.
Information sessions are held every Wednesday at 9 a.m. and every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Alamo Colleges' Westside Education and Training Center, 563 SW  40th Street. Call 210-485-0240 or 485-0267 today to schedule your session and get started on training for a great career.
Program length varies from 16 weeks to two years. Training is offered for:
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Medical Assistant
• Community Health Worker
• Dental Lab Technician
• Dental Assistant
• Health Information Technologist
• Pharmacy Technician
• Information Technology Security
• Apartment and Building Maintenance Technician
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