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Community Education

Many Customers – One Mission

The mission of our community education programs is to provide quality instruction and meaningful learning experiences for non-degree seeking students, which are designed to meet the needs of our customers -- Individuals, Organizations and the Community. Classes are convenient, affordable, flexible and designed to give you the individualized attention and interaction you need to reach your goals.

Academy for Lifelong Learners

Academy for Lifelong Learners

The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) provides opportunities for: intellectual development, cultural stimulation, personal growth, and social interaction for people 50 and over. Temporarily suspended until further notice.

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

ESL@NVC is committed to serve the dynamic demands of the San Antonio community. It has a history of helping students learn the English language by providing quality instruction in a caring environment.

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Youth College

Kids & Youth College

The Kids & Youth program at NVC focuses on engaging youth in community-driven learning and lifelong enrichment opportunities that improve lives with a variety of opportunities. NVC will NOT conduct summer camps for 2022.

Continuing Education

Real Estate Program

NEW SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2022

PLEASE NOTE: REAL ESTATE FINANCE (TX SPECIFIC) scheduled Jan 11, 2022 – March 10 has been temporarily delayed due to the latest COVID status. 

  • Class dates will be assessed as we get further guidelines from the Alamo Colleges leadership.
  • Keep an eye on the website for updates.
  • Students currently enrolled in this class will be contacted directly via their Alamo Colleges email in ACES regarding scheduling, registration,  
  • Future class dates will be readjusted to ensure completion of the program.
  • Email pamparo@alamo.edu if you have additional questions.

Real Estate Program Schedule & Sign Up Information

  • Location: Mountain Laurel Hall, Room MLH-235
  • Days/Times: Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Mandatory COVID Screening
  • Masks are highly recommended

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK LIST FOR REAL ESTATE COURSES*

IMPORTANT: *CE students are responsible for verifying the edition of each textbook that is required with the CE Office at Northwest Vista College. Download this document for the list of textbooks.

 

Continuing Education Programs at NVC

We offer a wide variety of continuing education opportunities. Our courses are for non-degree-seeking individuals who are interested in relevant, meaningful, and affordable courses that can quickly turn ambitions into reality. Our continuing education courses are available to the general public. Admission to the College is not required. Click on the links below to find detailed information on our continuing education programs.

 

Accounting/Bookkeeping

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Enhance your skills in the accounting field!

You will focus on fundamental accounting concepts and their application to transaction analysis. Learn to prepare and analyze financial statements for businesses. You will be able to define basic accounting terms; analyze, record, and report transactions; and prepare financial statements for businesses.

Business Professional Classes

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Refine your skills as a business professional!

It's easy to get complacent about professional development when you're employed. If you already have a job, why should you go above and beyond to improve your skills, especially if it's not required by your company? Your career success depends on your ability to grow professionally, both in the short term and in the long term. And if you don't learn new skills and acquire new knowledge and experience, you're likely to fall behind your peers, which could be detrimental when you look to change positions. Check out our short-term professional development courses!

Community Health Worker

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Develop positive relationships with individuals in your field!

The Community Health Worker program prepares you to work in public health, private health care delivery systems, community-based social service agencies, and healthcare insurance organizations. Community Health Workers provide services to increase wellness and improve access to health services through outreach activities to target populations. The program will train you to develop positive relationships with individuals who need assistance and support in developing healthy behaviors, utilizing health resources, and gaining educational support to prevent or alleviate the effects of chronic disease. Hospitals, churches, clinics, insurance companies, and nonprofit organizations all need the services of community healthcare workers.

Emphasis is on health education, health promotion, and community outreach. Coursework in this program is intended to develop and enhance the skills of community health advisors, social and human service assistants, and other people interested in working in the field of social work, community health, and advocacy.

Financial Service Representative

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Here is what to expect as a financial service representative!

Enter the banking industry with a certification in Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). You will enhance your skills in banking fundamentals, financial products, and services in various markets. You will develop the skills you need to operate a teller window, principles of banking operations, bank security, teller equipment, and customer transactions.

Medical Billing & Coding

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Boost your career with a medical billing and coding certification!

Enter one of the fastest-growing fields to meet the increasing needs of the healthcare industry. Medical billing and coding specialists are vital members of the healthcare community. Learn the basics of creating billing records and coded invoices and how to ensure that the business side of healthcare runs smoothly so that patients can get the health services they need. This program is strongly recommended for anyone preparing for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) examination.

 

Frequently Asked Questions..

Medical Front office

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Succeed as a medical professional!

Medical Front Office workers are a vital part of today's medical offices as they influence the first impression of the medical office. They perform a variety of duties, including greeting and scheduling patients and visitors, bookkeeping, calling patients to remind them of appointments, handling billing, answering and routing calls, making transactions, and keeping paperwork organized.

Notary Public Class

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About our notary public program!

When you decide to become a Texas Notary Public, it is important to obtain the most accurate information regarding Texas notary law. Learn the history of the Notary Public, the Notary’s role and status as a Public Officer. Learn about the primary duties and fundamentals of performing a Notarial act and the ethical conduct and professional responsibility required of a Notary. The class covers the qualifications for becoming a Texas notary, the importance of recordkeeping, authorized duties, prohibited acts, and penalties, as well as best practices regarding notarial procedures. Students will review various sample documents and journals throughout the class. The instructor will provide guidance on making an application for an Appointment as a Texas Notary Public.

Office Support Assistant

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Set yourself apart from the competition!

Are you interested in becoming employable in an office environment? If the answer is yes, then this preparatory program is ideal for you. Most people might ask, “Where can I work as an Office Support Assistant?” People with acquired skills in Microsoft Office software, customer service, time management, and job readiness can work in any office environment.

Real Estate Program

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Interested in pursuing a challenging and rewarding career in real estate?

Start your training to become a Real Estate Sales Agent!  A sales agent is a person who is licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) to act as an agent on behalf of a real estate broker and their clients.  This program provides the 180 classroom hours of qualifying education required before you can apply to become a Sales Agent with TREC.  Upon successful completion of the program, you will file an application with TREC*, submit your course completion documents, get your fingerprints taken and pass your background check.  A license will not be issued if the background check has not been passed.