GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!
GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!

Computer Support Specialist

Business Accounting Specialist

Computer Support Specialist:

Learn basic tech skills! Be the solution to tech problems.

OURDIFFERENCE

OURDIFFERENCE

* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

WE'RE DIFFERENT.
SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACOMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Why would you want to be a Computer Support Specialist?

Being a Computer Support Specialist can be a rewarding career choice for individuals whou have a passion for technology and enjoy problem-solving. The role allows individuals to help others by providing technical support, troubleshooting software and hardware issues, and ensuring that computer systems are running smoothly.

What is a Computer Support Specialist?

A Computer Support Specialist is an IT professional who provides technical assistance to end-users. They are responsible for diagnosing and resolving technical issues related to software, hardware, or network systems. Computer Support Specialists may work in various industries, including healthcare, finance, or education, and their primary responsibility is to ensure that computer systems are functioning correctly and efficiently.

Do you need any certifications to become a Computer Support Specialist?

While it is not mandatory to have a certification to become a Computer Support Specialist, having one can enhance your job prospects and increase your earning potential. Some common certifications in this field include CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). 

What skills do you need to be a Computer Support Specialist?

To be a successful Computer Support Specialist, you need to possess excellent communication skills, as you will be interacting with customers and colleagues on a daily basis. You should also have a strong understanding of computer systems, including hardware, software, and networking.

Where can a Computer Support Specialist work?

Computer Support Specialists can work in various settings, including businesses, government agencies, schools, and healthcare facilities.

 

Do you need training to become a Computer Support Specialist?

Yes, you will need training to become a Computer Support Specialist. Trade Schools, vocational schools, and community colleges offer various programs in computer support, providing hands-on experience in troubleshooting, software installation, and network administration.

 

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

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CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

  • Southern Careers Institute
  • Competitors
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$3999
/year
$3999
/year
280 HOURS OF HANDS-ON LAB WORK
LIVE VIRTUAL COURSES
NETWORK TRAINING
SECURITY TRAINING
CERTIFICATION PREPARATION COURSES
PROGRAMMING FOUNDATIONS TRAINING
EARN 9 CAREER SKILL BADGES
PREPARATION FOR 6 CAREER CERTIFICATIONS
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HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS ACOSMETOLOGY OPERATOR TRAINEE

CERTIFICATIONS

QuickBooks Certified User – Online

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Office Specialist: Word

SKILLS

ACC101 Accounting Foundations

ACC102 Accounting II

ACC105 Bookkeeping

ACC106 Business Reporting

ACC111 Payroll

BUS101 Business Communication

BUS102 Business Law

BUS112 Computerized Financial Reporting

BUS123 Business Operations

CIS101 Word Processing

CIS102 Spreadsheets

CIS103 Application Presentation and Sharing

CSV103 Customer Service

JOB103 Career Readiness

KEY101 Keyboarding I

MAC103 Communication

OFF101 Office Procedures I

HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS ACOMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST TRAINEE

Course Descriptions

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: cosmetology’s history, life skills, professionalism, health and public safety, infection control, and anatomy and physiology.

Hours: Theory 42 / Laboratory 33 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: hair, skin, and nail properties, chemistry and chemical safety, electricity and electrical safety, hair design, and hair service preparation.

Hours: Theory 31 / Laboratory 44 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: haircutting and hairstyling.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: None

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: braiding and braid extensions, wigs and hair additions, and chemical texture services.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: hair coloring, hair removal, facials, and makeup.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

Lecture and skills practice on the following topics: manicuring, pedicuring, nail tips and wraps, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements, light-cured gels, preparing for license and employment, on the job, and the salon business.

Hours: Theory 34 / Laboratory 41 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Novice Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 9 / Laboratory 66 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This course introduces the skills needed for career success. Students will have the opportunity to learn about setting personal and professional goals, job search techniques and portfolio development. Final resume, cover letter and mock interviews are key aspects of this course. Students may also learn about different career paths.

Hours: Theory 15 / Laboratory 60 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Junior Stylist

This learning unit is structured to allow students to practice and enhance their skills. Activities may include performing customer procedures in the salon clinic, attending field trips, participating in guest speaker lectures, practicing, remediating, and passing skills assessments, practicing skills and procedures in the lab.

Hours: Theory 32 / Laboratory 68 / Total 75 / Quarter Credits 0 / Outside Hours 0 / Prerequisites: Final Mod

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Workforce Commission.

authorized

Southern Careers Institute is Authorized by the National Health Career Association to train Cosmetology Specialists and a certification testing site.

OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEENHIRED BY

Employers are not incentivized by Southern Careers Institute (SCI) to hire our graduates. Employers are not incentivized to review or comment on the performance and outcomes of our graduates, or on SCI. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, and job prospects are not indicative of those for current and future students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

THE NUMBERSSAY IT ALL

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Years Proudly Serving Texas Workforce
%
Graduate Placement Rate
Southern Careers Institute Graduates Per Year
$ Million
Institution Grant Amounts Awarded to those who qualified

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

GET UP TO $4,500FOR YOUR FUTURE

Get up to $4500 in grants toward your career training at Southern Careers Institute.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

HEAR FROM STUDENTSJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.

We pay for your certification within 3 months of graduating.

1. Pick your certification

2. Take the certification exam within 3 months of graduation

3. We will pay for it!

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
 

Occupation Code:39-5012

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $32,090
Brownsville-Harligen $26,750
Corpus Christi $27,900
Pharr $25,700
San Antonio North & South $29,100
Waco $28,640

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FINANCIAL AID. THE SIMPLE WAY.

We're here to make sure you can afford the career training you need. Our combination of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military, and Veteran education benefits are here to ensure a stress-free experience that works around your finances.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees that are becoming less valuable. In today’s changing economy, employers are looking for specific skills from candidates who they can hire with confidence. We empower your future with flexible and affordable career training that pays for itself.

It happens! At Southern Careers Institute, we’ve had countless students who’ve been out of school, and we provide an encouraging atmosphere to help you feel comfortable re-entering an educational environment as well as offering the support needed to re-adjust.

Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in chosen careers. From our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available.

Our programs come from the relationships we’ve built with employers to ensure they’re exactly what they need in high-demand industries that need workers. In addition, we prepare you to sit and pass your certification exam(s), set you up inside SCI Connect to match you with potential employers and offer career services.
Absolutely. As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs and available grants to make your education more affordable. Contact us today and our financial aid officers will explain the process and answer all of your questions.
We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.

Click here or call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions and help match your personality to a specific career path.

Yes. Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.
If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
Course completion varies by program but averages 36-48 weeks.
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