FAQ

Does CCI offer financial aid?

Federal Financial Aid, Scholarships & Texas Workforce(WIOA) Funding

Professional Career Training is an investment in your future and there are a number of financial aid options available for funding your choice of career training programs. A dedicated Financial Aid Representative will assist you in determining which financial aid programs you qualify for and design a Financial Plan that best suits you.

Can students take courses in Spanish?

At the present, programs are available in English.

Do I need to be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident to apply?

Enrollment in full programs requires U.S citizenship/permanent residency. However, you may enroll in individual classes without meeting the above requirement.

Is there a fee to apply?

there is no cost to apply for admission to the school.

What are the prerequisites for admission?

admissions requirements include proof of high school graduation/ GED, passing assessment exam, passing the admissions interview.

IT FAQ

Do you offer desktop support training?

Several classes in the IT department focus on desktop skills.

Do you offer IT security courses?

Several classes in the IT department focus in IT security certifications.

Will we learn how to manage a Microsoft server in your IT program?

Several classes in the IT department include MS Server installation, support, and troubleshooting.

What kind of jobs can I get with an IT certificate?

The IT programs at CCI Training Center includecourses related to a dozen different certifications. Successful passing of an industry certification provides employment opportunity related to that certification.

What IT jobs are high in demand?

The IT industry is vast and specialized and is rewarding. A good source to get the latest demand occupation information may be the Local Workforce office in your area. Reliable information sources related to employment opportunities in the DFW region include : https://www.wfsdallas.com/https://dfwjobs.com/https://workforcesolutions.net/

You may also read about job opportunities in : https://nj.gov/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

What does an IT professional do?

The IT industry is vast and includes hundreds of job descriptions. The Federal Department of Labor provides a list of job descriptions. https://nj.gov/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

What skills should an IT professional have?

The Federal Department of Labor provides a list of job descriptions and the skills required to be successful in each position. https://nj.gov/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

Will this program prepare me for a Dallas IT job?

The Dallas Fort Worth market provides great IT employment opportunities. Many of the advertised positions are listed on www.indeed.com

Will your IT program prepare me for IT jobs in Arlington, TX?

The Dallas Fort Worth market provides great IT employment opportunities. Many of the advertised positions are listed on www.indeed.com

What job can I get with an MTA certification?

MTA is a series of technology related certifications and are related to acquiring basic or intermediate skills as a programmer develop programs or to support the client in three areas; a)technology fields in programing /development, b) infrastructure such as Windows Operating Systems, Server and IT security, c) in database. This shows that the job opportunities are quite varied depending on your certification. A good source to further read about these certifications, you are encouraged to visit the Microsoft site or read :

What is the MTA exam?

MTA is a series of technology related certifications and are related to acquiring basic or intermediate skills in programing or to support the client in three areas; a) technology fields in programing /development, b) infrastructure such as Windows Operating Systems, Server and IT security, c) in database. A good source to further read about these certifications you are encouraged to visit the Microsoft site or read :

What is CompTIA?

CompTIA is an international non-profit technology related trade association. It is a major player in issuing IT related certifications globally.

What kind of job can I get with CompTIA A+?

Primary employment opportunity would be in IT support including desktop, applications, storage, backup, and remote support.

Can I get an IT job with just a certification?

It is possible to get an IT job just with a certification. However, most employers look for hands-on training or on the job training in addition to an IT certification before they hire you.

Medical Assistant FAQ

What responsibilities do medical assistants perform?

Medical assistants perform administrative role, clinical role or, depending on your skill set,support in specialized medicine.

Where do medical assistants work?

Depending on experience, certification(s) or individual preference, medical assistants may work in a doctor’s office, a clinic, care centers, medial labs, or in a hospital setting.

How is medical assisting different from other allied health professions?

There are so many opportunities in the allied health field. Most require proper education and certification. Some involve direct patient contact while other opportunities may not require direct patient contact. The Federal Department of Labor provides a list of job descriptions. https://nj.gov/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

How is a medical assistant different from a physician assistant?

Physician assistants must have proper four-year college degree and in most cases a master’s degree while medical assistant positions require schooling and proper certification but do not require a four-year degree. Among other differences, Physician Assistants may see patients and write prescriptions but under the supervision of a licensed M.D. while Medical assistants provide care to patients and assist doctors and nurses, and complete administrative duties related to the patient.

Can I take medical assistant classes online?

Some related courses to medical assistant may be delivered online. But primary courses especially clinical courses require some campus-based clinical training. Successful education programs provide hybrid training including both online and on-campus training.

How long is medical assistant school?

In most cases medical assistant education takes six to ten months. Shorter programs will not prepare you for suitable employment as a licensed medical assistant.

Can I get my medical assistant certification online?

For those who have proper education, there are test centers that are certified and supervised to register you to take the exam and provide the setting where you also take the exam.

Does medical assistant certification expire?

You must consult with the organization that provided you with the credential. But in most cases, they do not expire. However, you and your employer would want you to continue with additional continuing education courses to stay current with the industry.

What jobs can I get as a medical assistant?

Medical assistants provide support to the nurse, the doctor, or work in a testing or lab environment,or provide administrative support in a medical office.

Are medical assistant jobs in high demand?

There are always positions advertised for medical assistants. Reliable information sources related to employment opportunities in the DFW region include : https://www.wfsdallas.com/https://dfwjobs.com/https://workforcesolutions.net/

You may also read about job opportunities in : https://nj.gov/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

What is the most important role of a medical assistant?

Assist and support the nurses, the doctors and/or the medical office manager.