Training & Certificates

In the 21st century, advancing your career requires advancing your skillset. The RELLIS Academic Alliance offers next-training and certifications in a variety of in-demand skills, from agricultural technology to law enforcement.

Training Partners

Blinn College District
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)
Process Engineering Research and Development Center

Extraction and Protein Technologies

Offered By
TEES Process Engineering Research And Development

Overview

Available Short Courses

Oil Mill Operators

Membrane and Other Separation Technologies

Vegetable Oil Extraction

Process Engineering Research and Development Website

https://perdc.tamu.edu/

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OSSF - INSTALLER I

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
July 9 – 10

Overview
The OSSF – Installer I course not only prepares students to sit for the On-Site Sewage Facilities Installer I license exam, it provides participants with the fundamentals surrounding proper installation, design, and operation of residential and commercial Installer I level on-site sewage facilities (OSSF). Once students successfully complete the course, a proctored TCEQ OSSF Installer I licensing examination will be administered.

Registration Website
https://shb-sms1.teex.tamus.edu/olrexpress30/site/OLR?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N&CTCD=EU&A9CD=WWW302&A0NB=123&WSPARMLIST=CTCD&A9CD&A0NB

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CABLE SPLICING

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
July 9 – 12

Overview
The Cable Splicing course provides participants with training surrounding the series of operational requirements necessary to join sections of copper cable using three general steps; determining sections to be connected, splicing those connections, and properly bonding, grounding, and sealing the connections to prevent corruption or moisture interruptions. During training, participants are guided through the splicing process and provided hands-on opportunities specific to the overall process of identifying cable pairs by color code and number.

Registration Website
https://shb-sms1.teex.tamus.edu/olrexpress30/site/OLR?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N&CTCD=EU&A9CD=TTP312&A0NB=24&WSPARMLIST=CTCD&A9CD&A0NB

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UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
June 19 – 21

Overview
The Underground Electrical Systems course provides industry professionals with information specific to installation and maintenance of high voltage underground electrical systems. During training participants will receive information surrounding different types of underground distribution systems, various types of high voltage cables and insulations used in underground distribution, cable installation procedures, and proper cable preparation techniques for splicing and terminating a high voltage distribution line. In addition to these training topics, participants will also receive guidance on the proper techniques required for isolation and grounding of underground cable sections.

Registration Website
https://shb-sms1.teex.tamus.edu/olrexpress30/site/OLR?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N&CTCD=EU&A9CD=EPP006&A0NB=36&WSPARMLIST=CTCD&A9CD&A0NB

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TOWER TECHNICIAN LEVEL ONE

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
June 11 – 23
July 16 – 28
Aug. 6 – 18
Sept. 24 – Oct. 6
Nov. 29 – Dec. 10

Overview
The Tower Technician Level One course answers the need for qualified technicians with comprehensive cutting edge technical training provided to participants with an interest in the industry. During this 120-hour course students receive not only traditional classroom training, each has the opportunity to participate in multiple field exercises and other hands-on training scenarios; all followed by scenario testing used to determine student comprehension. Registered participants will be challenged physically during this intensive technical training program and should be prepared for climbing exercises while carrying specialized tools used to perform tower prop installation tasks. Successful graduates are eligible for the Tower Apprentice Program supported by industry hiring partners. All qualified students will have the opportunity to become a member of a four-person team responsible for deploying next generation Wireless Networks.

Registration Website
https://shb-sms1.teex.tamus.edu/olrexpress30/site/OLR?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N?WSLOAD=OLRStart&WSCONTEXT=N&CTCD=IS&A9CD=CEL100&A0NB=33&WSPARMLIST=CTCD&A9CD&A0NB

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INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
June 5 – 7
Oct. 23 – 25

Overview
The International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) course provides training designed to prepare municipal and county code officials for final proficiency testing through the International Code Council (ICC). During the course, participants receive specialized training focused on the development, maintenance, and continuing sustainability of property using the tools and resources established through the IPMC. Students are also provided with an in-depth understanding of all minimum standards regulations necessary to maintain quality of life specific to structures and property. The IPMC, established by the International Code Council (ICC), has been adopted throughout the United States and internationally. Once the course is completed participants will have met all requirements necessary to schedule and sit for final certification testing arranged through ICC. All exam fees associated with certification testing are collected by ICC once a testing date is arranged.

Registration Website
https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=COD310&courseTitle=International%20Property%20Maintenance%20Code

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ELECTRIC POWER OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

Offered By
TEEX

First Offering
June 4 – 7

Overview
The International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) course provides training designed to prepare municipal and county code officials for final proficiency testing through the International Code Council (ICC). During the course, participants receive specialized training focused on the development, maintenance, and continuing sustainability of property using the tools and resources established through the IPMC. Students are also provided with an in-depth understanding of all minimum standards regulations necessary to maintain quality of life specific to structures and property. The IPMC, established by the International Code Council (ICC), has been adopted throughout the United States and internationally. Once the course is completed participants will have met all requirements necessary to schedule and sit for final certification testing arranged through ICC. All exam fees associated with certification testing are collected by ICC once a testing date is arranged.

Registration Website
https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=EPP024&courseTitle=Electric%20Power%20Overhead%20and%20Underground%20System%20Maintenance 

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CARPENTRY

Offered By
Blinn College District

First Offering
Jun. 18
Jul. 9

Overview
The Carpentry Program includes 200 contact hours of skills training and assessments covering basic safety; construction math; basic rigging; building materials, fasteners, and adhesives; hand and power tools; construction drawings, specifications, and layout; floor systems; wall systems; ceiling and roof framing; building envelope systems; basic stair layout.

Scholarships are available through Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley

Registration Website: www.blinn.edu/workforce/class-registration.html

 

ELECTRICAL

Offered By
Blinn College District and TEEX

First Offering
Feb. 5
Jul. 9
Aug. 6

Overview
As an electrician, you might perform any of the following duties: Electrician, Maintenance Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Inside Wireman, Control Electrician, Electrician Technician, Industrial Electrician and Journeyman Wireman.  Blinn College Electrician trainings are developed to prepare students to join the workforce by providing training and skills development in the electrical field.

Scholarships are available through Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley

Registration Website: https://www.blinn.edu/workforce/class-registration.html

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

Offered By
Blinn College District and TEEX

First Offering
Mar. 19
Jun.4
Jun. 11

Overview

This program trains individuals to oversee small and large plant maintenance, construction, repair, renovation, and redecorating projects. Classes are taught by our team of professionals, who are experienced in facility maintenance, facility management, and vocational education.

Scholarships are available through Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley

Registration Website: https://www.blinn.edu/workforce/class-registration.html

PLUMBING

Offered By
Blinn College District

First Offering
Apr. 16
Aug.1
Oct. 1

Overview
The Plumbing Program includes 200 contact hours of skills training and assessments covering basic safety; construction math, hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging; introductory plumbing; plumbing tools; plumbing math; plumbing drawings; plastic pipe and fittings; copper tube and fittings; cast iron pipe and fittings; steel pipe and fittings; plumbing fixtures; drain, waste, and vent systems; and water distribution systems.

Scholarships are available through Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley

Registration Website: https://www.blinn.edu/workforce/class-registration.html

HVAC

Offered By
Blinn College District and TEEX

First Offering
May. 14
Jul.23
Oct. 26

Overview
As a Technician any of the following duties may be performed: HVAC Service Technician, HVAC Installer, HVAC Specialist, Air Conditioning Technician and HVAC Mechanic. The HVAC classes are designed to prepare individuals for a career as a technician in the installation and repair of systems commercially and residentially. This includes hands-on skills development in the application of soldering and brazing, fittings, power distribution, principles, heating fundamentals, furnaces, air distribution systems, ductwork, electrical, troubleshooting, venting, theory, principles, refrigerants, blueprint reading, load calculations and mathematics.

Registration Website: https://www.blinn.edu/workforce/class-registration.html

 

PESTICIDE LICENSING

3-Day Apprentice Training

Offered By
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

First Offering

Overview
This training will satisfy the Structural Pest Control Service’s requirements for certification of Commercial/Non-commercial and Technician licensing of pesticide applicators (8 hours of training). This is the general training, and not a category training. In addition, while the Texas Department of Agriculture does not require training as a condition of licensure, this class will prepare license applicants for the TDA General examination. Please notify the affected employees within your organization.

Please note: This training can be used to satisfy the 8 hour re-certification training requirement for Technicians.

Registration Website
https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/pesticide

Downloads
https://agrilife.org/aes/files/2015/05/2017-catalog-2.pdf

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