Career Training for Active Military and Veterans
VA GRANTS, VETERAN SCHOLARSHIPS, GI BILL & JOB TRAINING
CCI Training Center is proud to be recognized as a “Military (Veterans) Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs.
- Approved by Veteran Affairs
- Scholarship Opportunities for Military Students and Veterans
- Full-Time Counselors/Advisors on Staff
- Close to 8% of Our Student Population are Active Military or Veterans
CCI Training Center understands that unemployment rates among veterans is high Read Here. CCI Training Center’s programs are veterans (military) friendly, and specifically designed for busy, adult learners looking to gain the necessary skills to achieve new professional careers in Business, IT, or Healthcare. With Full and Part-Time classes to choose from, CCI Career Training can help you achieve the skills, hands-on training, and experience it takes to pursue a successful new career.
CCI Salutes Our Iraq & Afghanistan War Veterans: Scholarship Opportunity
CCI Training Center is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship opportunity to veterans of the Iraq & Afghanistan wars. Interested individuals are required to submit an application including military record proof of service. For more information on this and other potential financial aid opportunities, call the CCI campus nearest you to speak with a knowledgeable Financial Aid representative today.
No Penalty Fees
As an individual in active military service you can be assured that there will be no incurred fines or additional fees if you need to suspend courses for active duty.
Veterans Administration Grants
Veterans may qualify for a number of educational or work related grant programs. Veterans should see http://www.gibill.va.gov for additional benefit information. Veteran’s may also contact the veteran’s representative located at most Texas Workforce Centers.
Veterans Job or Training Assistance
Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER) and Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) representatives can help veterans with benefits. These representatives can meet with veterans at their local One-Stop Career Center to assist with finding a job, training or education assistance.
Each county has a Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) available to describe transition services and other veteran benefits available. Veterans can find their CVSO by using the State Resources section of this web site or by contacting their county courthouse.
Veterans Transition Assistance Services
APPLICATION FOR VETERANS EDUCATIONAL ENTITLEMENT – Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI Bill)
This benefit is for those veterans who served on an active duty after June 30, 1985 (Category I), those who had remaining entitlement under the Vietnam Era GI Bill (Category II), and those who switched from VEAP before being involuntarily separated after February 2, 1991 (Category III).
Active duty persons who contributed to the Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) should have the member 4 copy of the DD Form 214 for submission along with the Application for Educational Entitlement (VA Form 22-1990). Submit the 22-1990, DD-214 and your VA Form 22-1999 (Submitted by the school’s Certifying Official) to the Veterans Administration Miscogee Okla, Fax # 918-781-7863.
Disabled / Injured Veterans / Chapter 31
Several resources and services are available to veterans and service members with service-related disabilities. Among the services are training programs. Department of Veterans Affairs Assists veterans with service-connected disabilities by offering help in preparing for, finding, and keeping suitable employment. For more information about vocational rehabilitation and employment services, contact the local Department of Veterans Affairs regional office at the national toll-free telephone number: 1-800-827-1000.
Veterans Transition Centers in Texas
Transition centers can help you with a variety of your transitional needs. Select on of the links below to view transition centers listed by branch. Visit Transition to Civilian Life, Family Support or more general resources.
Veterans Benefits Terminology
Some Terminology as you leave your military service
- Discharge: Complete severance from all military status gained by the enlistment or induction concerned.
- Separation: A general term that includes discharge, release from active duty, release from custody and control of the Armed Forces, transfer to the Individual Ready Reserve, and similar changes in active or reserve status.
- Transition Benefits: Benefits provided to assist Service members during the transition process. Eligibility for certain types of transition benefits will depend on the nature and characterization of your discharge.
- Transition Services: All separating members are eligible for services one year prior to separation. Retiring Service members are eligible for transition services two years prior to and one year after retirement. Eligibility for services is not affected by length or character or service.
For more information about Veteran Career Training email or call one of our campuses:
DALLAS: 214-763-9889 | ARLINGTON: 817-592-9399