May 30, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Continuing Education Workforce Development

Get Training to Quickly Start a New Career

The mission of ACC’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department is to provide programs that incorporate current and new technical courses; training partnerships with business and industry; and other opportunities for individuals to acquire and upgrade skills or seek personal enrichment.

For more detailed information on programs and policies, visit the CEWD web page.


Continuing Education Workforce Development (CEWD) provides job training and educational opportunities in several categories: Workforce Training, Community and Special Interest programs.

General Information:

The Alvin Community College Board of Regents establishes tuition and fees for noncredit classes. For more information concerning the CEWD course offerings, please call 281-756-3787 or view online at CEWD offices are located in Building H, Room 103.

Day and evening classes are offered. Check the current schedule for specific times and locations. Those who have program and course ideas should contact the office of the Dean, Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 281-756-3787.

Refund Policy: Continuing Education Workforce Development

A 100 percent refund, less a $20 service fee per class, will be given If the student submits a written, signed request for a refund no later than the fifth working day prior to class starting. No refunds will be issued after the five working days before the first class meeting unless class is cancelled by the Continuing Education Workforce Development Department. In this event. 100 percent of the tuition and fees will be refunded. Allow three weeks for checks to be mailed.

This policy applies to all Continuing Education Workforce Development classes unless otherwise stated. Course tuition/fees are not transferable from one class to another or from one student to another.

Youth Camps: 

Welding, Culinary, Drafting and 3D Printing, Business/Entrepreneurship, Biotechnology and more will be offered throughout the year.

Commercial Truck Drivers License:

The Commercial Truck Drivers License (CDL) Program is 160 hours and provides classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel driving experience and training. Customized refresher courses, pre-trip test prep and Texas Third Party Skills Testing are available. Day and evening classes are available. 

Corporate Training:

The CEWD of Alvin Community College responds to the specific needs of local business and industry in the area of Workforce Training. The Corporate Training staff will respond efficiently and customize the training to meet your companies’ needs through a strong network of consultants and trainers. CEWD provides a full range of training services including, but not limited to:

  • Training needs analysis
  • Competency-based modeling
  • Skills assessment
  • Marketable skills training
  • Technical skills training
  • Basic computer skills

Call 281-756-3787 for more information.

Allied Health Care Training:

The CEWD Health Care programs and courses provide top-quality training for individuals wanting to enter the medical field or those needing continuing education units for maintaining their professional licenses.

Specific programs regularly offered are listed below:

  • Biotechnology: Level 1 & 2
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • CNAto LVN Bridge 
  • CPR
  • Dental Assistant
  • EMT and Critial Care
  • Medical Office Billing & Coding
  • Medication Administration for Nurse Aide and Annual Update
  • Patient Care Techncian (EKG, Phlebotomy, Patient Care Tech.)

Call 281-756-3787 for more information.

Industrial Training:

ACC offers multiple levels of industrial courses designed to provide students with a defined pathway to achieving journeyman status in their chosen field. Our students are “workforce ready” upon graduation based on the student’s highest level of completion. Most courses allow the students the ability to obtain portable, nationally recognized credentials. ACC also offers night classes for all skill levels designed for individuals already practicing their craft or those that wish to continue their education.

CNC Machinist - Students gain hands-on experience from milling and turning to CNC skills training that is necessary to enter the workforce. The course ensures students have access to both manual and computerized machining equipment. Call 281-756-3787.

Welding - This program adheres to the standards set forth by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Multiple levels are offered to ensure students can continue their education. Night classes are available. Call 281756-3787.

Online Learning:

  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing: Project Management and more!

Call 281-756-3787 for more information .

Community Programs:

Community & personal enrichment opportunities are offered throughout the year. Suggestions for additional offerings are welcome! Some regular offerings include:

  • SRTIVE STEAM and Healthy Living
  • Lifestory Writing
  • Yoga

Call 281-756-3787 for more information.

Vocational Training:

Skills Training Rewarding Independence and Vocational Education (STRIVE)

A one-year college experience and vocational training for adults with intellectual developmental abilities. Admissions application is required. Call 281-756-3787 for more information.