admissions

Admission Requirements

To be considered for regular admission into HTEC-HOUSTONS TRAINING AND EDUCATION CENTER, INC. training programs by meeting the following requirements:

  1. They are a high school graduate, have a certification of General Educational Development (GED) from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United State Department of Education.
  2. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Student must reach 18 years of age prior to starting externship courses for Allied Health Programs.

In addition to the above, the applicant must have completed an admissions interview in which it is established that the career goals of the individual are consistent with the career paths provided by our institution.  Students are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  We strictly enforce and adhere to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.

Upon acceptance into HTEC-Houston Training and Education Center, Inc. all student must attend a new student orientation seminar to be scheduled by the Director of Admissions.

Enrollment Requirements:

At the time of enrollment, the student shall certify that he or she has graduated from high school or successfully completed the requirements for a GED. This certification form becomes a part of the admissions process. In addition, the student shall sign a form authorizing HTEC-HOUSTONS TRAINING AND EDUCATION CENTER, INC. to secure the official transcript from the High School or GED Center (or State of Texas).  30 days within the first day of attendance transcripts are due.  All programs are in English.

Registration

Registration begins two weeks prior to starting session.

**Note** Students may register in advance for session during any registration period

ALL SEMINAR PROGRAMS

  1. Minimum Age: 18 Years of age
  2. High School Diploma/GED
  3. Student must have prior work experience/background in the field.

HEALTHCARE SEMINAR PROGRAMS

  1. Criminal Background Check
  2. Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification- the only certifications that will be accepted are from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, Heath Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. These are the certifications that are most widely accepted in the work force and at clinical sites.
  3. Drug Testing- REQUIREMENTS DONE AT REGISTRAION. All registering students must pass a drug test prior to the completion of registration. If there is a non-negative the prospective student has the option to pay an additional fee to send the sample to a forensic laboratory to verify the findings
  4. IMMUNIZATIONS:
    Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
    TB skin test (PPD), within the last 12 months
    Tetanus within the last 10 years
    Hepatitis B, start of the series of (3)
    Varicella (Chicken Pox) or verification of disease with date