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Workforce Training


Stay one step ahead of the competition. Improve your employees’ performance with our affordable, customized training.

As you weigh your training needs against your training budget, take a serious look at Dallas College. Whether you have one employee or one thousand, our customized training solutions can fit your size and budget.

Experience training that delivers:

Competitive Pricing

High quality doesn’t have to come at a high cost. Your business works hard for the money — keep it.

Flexible Scheduling

Days, nights, weekends — we work around your schedule. Select training times that suit your business’s needs.

Convenient Locations

We can get your employees trained onsite, online or at any of our campuses. The choice is yours.

Logo: Ascend Institute

The Ascend Institute is committed to the evolving needs of today's employers and offers talent development and acquisition, customized soft skills training, technical training and degree-completion programs.

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“The Garland Chamber [joined] ... in partnership with Dallas College almost 10 years ago. The millions of dollars of grant funds and the hundreds of workers trained in that time are a testament to the success of the relationship. The economy of Garland, Texas, has benefitted immensely from this unique collaboration.”

Dallas College is committed to strengthening the local economy by offering an array of workforce training options to businesses just like yours.

Continuing Education

Everyone needs skill development — not necessarily an academic transcript, but some college classes to further develop the skill sets that businesses need to grow and prosper.

Browse Our Continuing Education Programs
  • Easy enrollment
  • All colleges

Career/Technical Degrees and Certificates

We offer a wide range of training — from management and mortgage banking to construction and communications ‐ for your current (and future) employees.

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  • For college credit
  • $237 per course
  • All colleges

Looking for training for yourself?

If you want to add workforce skills to your own résumé and make yourself more valuable for current or future employers, you’ll want to see all the training opportunities and options that are available for you at Dallas College.

Train Your Employees for Free

Skills for Small Business

Boost your bottom line by providing your full-time employees with training options to keep them and your small business on the cutting edge.

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  • For businesses with 1-99 employees
  • Free training


NPower gives military veterans and those still serving free access to tech training including professional instruction, mentoring from business leaders, paid internships and valuable certifications.

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  • For military/veteran employees
  • Free training

GED Prep

We can prepare your incumbent workers or potential employees to complete their GED certifications at no cost to you. This training is provided through WorkReadyU.

Partner With WorkReadyU
  • Free training
  • Custom scheduling
  • Any location

ESL Classes

If your employees need to learn to communicate in English, we provide ESL classes at no cost to you. This training is provided through WorkReadyU.

Partner With WorkReadyU
  • Free training
  • Custom scheduling
  • Any location

Job Prep Training

Free job training is available to meet local economy needs. Find out how your business can get involved. This training is provided through WorkReadyU.

Partner With WorkReadyU
  • Free training
  • Custom scheduling
  • Any location

Need funding assistance to train your employees?

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) administers funding for the Skills Development Fund, providing customized training opportunities to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce. Skills Development Fund grants emphasize highly technical training curricula appropriate to the participating business partner’s industry.

This customized training includes:

  • Tailored curriculum specific to the business partner’s needs
  • Classes conducted at the employer’s site or at the training provider’s location
  • Flexible class schedules to minimize impact to employers
  • Addressing company needs in real time using real work situations
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  • Funding from Skills Development Fund