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Trade and Vocational School in Waco

Comparing Colleges To Vocational Schools In Waco

Continuing education beyond high school can help put you on the path to success to reach your career goals. However, you have options between going the traditional college for an associate or bachelor’s degree or going to a technical or vocational school for career training. Vocational schools offer a shorter training time and you can receive a certification that will lead directly to a career in a highly-skilled profession, such as in health care, business, beauty, utilities, IT, or construction. Below are some of the differences between trade schools and colleges to help you with your decision. Read more...

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trade schools in Corpus Christi Texas

Trade Schools Near Killeen And Temple Texas

Thinking about starting or going back to school to obtain the skills for a new career?  You may want to check out the various trade school options available in the Killeen/Temple area.  Trade schools focus on teaching you practical skills that lead to jobs in a timelier manner than going through the traditional 4-year college route.  You can learn the skills needed in a vocational or trade school for careers such as Welding, HVAC, Cosmetology, and various medical staff positions including Medical Billing & Coding, Medical Assistant, Office Assistant and Nurses Aid.  Below are a few trade school options in the Killeen area to check out and see if they are a right fit for you. Read More...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Medical Assisting Student Tools

A large part of work as a medical assistant involves communicating — with physicians, nurse, patients, even insurance carriers, if you’re working in administration. One thing medical assistant programs teach students is how to use these five essential communication tools effectively to make their lives easier. Read more...

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HVAC Technician Program at SCI

HVAC Training Job Traits

In addition to HVAC training San Antonio TX, technicians need to possess some extra skills to find success in the job market. Click here to find out more. There are plenty of job opportunities for graduates of HVAC training San Antonio TX, with around 20,870 positions in the area, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, it is still necessary to stand out from the crowd if you want to secure a job straight out of school. The following are a few skills and personality traits that can assist trained applicants in getting hired. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Training As A Medical Assistant

A routine appointment with your doctor may seem like a one-on-one visit, but it actually isn’t. You will interact with your doctor and nurse. But it doesn’t end there. There are a number of different people who are involved in the efficient functioning of any health facility, and one of those people is the medical assistant. In fact, the first person whom you see in your doctor’s office may be the medical assistant.   They check you in, schedule subsequent appointments, answer phones, file insurance forms, and answer questions about the office. Depending on their medical assistant training, they may also administer injections, draw blood, and verify the accuracy of your medical records.   Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Cardiology Medical Assistant

"Hi, my name is Shelly and I work for a cardiology associate in Corpus Christi. I'm a certified medical assistant there as well as an EKG technician." Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

How To Make More As A Medical Assistant

In a tough economy, finding a career that will guarantee long-term prosperity may seem like a pipe dream. Although there is no sure-fire way to succeed, the high demand for medical aid workers makes training as a medical assistant a good bet. Medical assistants enjoy a robust job market, valuable skills, and a plethora of chances for further career advancement. Medical assistant schools in San Antonio TX will give you the training to pursue: Read more...

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Trade School and Vocational School

Career Training Trade Schools in San Antonio

Universities can be an excellent choice for post-secondary education when you want to learn about certain subjects or concepts. However, career training gives you the right options when you want to pursue a specific career and are looking for the exact skills that are needed. If career training is what you have in mind, consider trade schools in San Antonio Texas. Trade schools offer distinct advantages in the real world. For example, they provide: Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Whos Hiring Grads of Med Assistant Programs

Companies and agencies across the city are looking to hire graduates of medical assistant programs in San Antonio TX. Here are a few top choices you may like to consider. Read more...

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HVAC Technician Program at SCI

7 Certifications For HVAC Students

In the HVAC business, skills are what matters most, and the best way to demonstrate your skill set to prospective employers is through your qualifications. There are numerous certifications available to HVAC professionals, each of which establishes your expertise in a different area of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The following seven are some of the best for improving your marketability. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Why Be A Medical Assistant

You see, I have been in many of my students’ place. I was blessed to have my family and friends to help me with my son and encourage me to go to school as a medical assistant where I could “do something meaningful” with my life. I remember walking into the school building at SCI and signing up for the medical assistant program knowing that I had made a decision that would change my life. What I could not have known about then were all the lives of others that I would later impact as a medical assistant instructor at Southern Careers Institute. When I walked through those doors 15 years ago, I did not know that I would be leading, teaching, and showing others what I was once taught. It didn’t cross my mind as I trained on-the-job that I would soon be training future medical assistants in the local and surrounding areas of Corpus Christi. Read more...

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Medical Billing and Coding Courses in San Antonio

Did you realize that the health care industry has been increasing for multiple years? With the population growing older and many people needing more medical help, health care will continue to expand. And if you are interested in entering this industry, medical billing and coding San Antonio might be for you. Medical billers and coders are in high demand – they apply codes to patients’ procedures, help process insurance claims, address reimbursements, and more. Read more...

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Disadvantages To Online Medical Coding Certification Programs

Studying online is appealing for a number of reasons. To name just a few, you have no need to commute, you can study at a time that suits you, and you can continue working. There are many medical coding certification online programs available, which give you a taste of how working at home could feel. However, there are also a number of disadvantages to these programs that you should take into account before deciding to choose an online course of a program on campus. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Medical Assistant Programs in Austin

If you’re considering enrolling in one of our medical assistant programs in Austin Texas, you may be wondering what your daily life will entail. We figured that the best way to explain you would be to show you through pictures. All of the following are of current and former students on our courses at Austin.   Read more...

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What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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