Skills & Training near
YouthBuild San Antonio is a community-based pre-apprenticeship program that provides job training and educational opportunities.
Youth learn vocational skills in construction, as well as in other in-demand industries, including health care.
Youth also provide community service through the required construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing for low-income or homeless families in their own neighborhoods.
Youth split their time between the vocational training work site and the classroom, where they earn their high school diploma, learn to be community leaders, and prepare for post-secondary training opportunities, including college, apprenticeships, and employment.
YouthBuild San Antonio includes significant support systems, such as mentoring, follow-up education, employment, and personal counseling services; additionally, participants participate in community service and civic engagement projects.
At-risk youth ages 16-24 who have previously dropped out of high school.
San Antonio's Film and Entertainment and Media industry is currently growing at a rapid pace. The Arrows in Motion Project is a weekly program that has been created to develop, train, and prepare young adults to follow their passions into the entertainment industry. By providing performances and resume-building oppotunities that align with our mission of encouraging creative dreamers to become authentic artist A.I.M. promotes community education and training, which, in part, prepares the participants for productive employment that meets the new professional needs of the city.
Most ages accepted. Call for more information.
CivTechSA provides an opportunity for students to solve real-world civic challenges from numerous City of San Antonio Departments and from the Smart SA Partners to gain necessary skills for their future. Throughout the year, students engage with partners while working on civic challenges during pitch competitions, showcases and class projects. This collaboration between students and partners help foster innovation and creativity!
Students, if you are interested in bringing civic challenges into your classroom, please contact CivTechSA at [email protected]
Entrepreneurs collaborate with the City to solve civic challenges and grow its startup ecosystem.
CivTechSA hosts multiple events throughout the year that allow designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to showcase their skills and create inventive ideas to solve civic challenges based on the event.
If you are interested in participating or volunteering in any of the events, please contact CivTechSA at [email protected]
Services available in the Good Careers Centers include:
- Job preparation, placement, retention and advancement.
- Access to equipment, assistance with job searches and case managers who provide resume templates, complete assessments and United Way referrals and supports.
- Home, education and car savings programs whereby if qualified, people can save a $1 to have it matched by $3 and $4 depending upon the funded program availability.
- Access to free and low-cost preventive health services through our partnership with the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District and University Health System. We have already provided over 10,000 health services, including thousands of health screenings and nearly 7,000 immunizations.
- Access to financial literacy programs and banking services that are designed to mitigate predatory lending practices.
- Career training and certifications in fields such as information technology and health care and assistance in completing pre-requisites such as GED certificates.
- Referrals to local programs and services such as Food Stamps, TANF, Medicaid, etc.
- Registering to volunteer to complete community service hours, all the while having access to Goodwill's services.
If you have a hearing or vision disability, we can coordinate support for you.
In this 12-week program, you will learn basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, patients’ rights, medical law, ethical treatment, and patient care. The program can be a stepping stone toward a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or a Registered Nurse (RN).
Upon successful course completion, you will receive CPR and First Aid certification, a Certificate of Completion and be prepared for entry-level employment in a medical facility. Additionally, you may be eligible to test for the State of Texas Nurse Aide certification exam.
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Criminal background check (if applicable)
- Drug screening (if applicable)
- Proof of High School Diploma or GED
- Valid Texas ID or Texas Driver License
- Valid Social Security Card
- Immunization (if applicable)
- Proper identification showing eligibility and authorization to work in the United States is required
Call for more information or to enroll in the program.
Registration Fee: $50
We want you focused 100% on your education. Therefore, if you need assistance with tuition, childcare, transportation, or have other concerns, our team is here to help you find the appropriate support and solution.
SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years and has a network of over 13,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs. As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals. These SCORE mentors will help you start and grow your business through free and confidential business advice online and in person.
Our experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business and can help you online or in person.
Free, except certain seminars and events.
Workforce Solutions Alamo has received funding from Bexar County to provide residents with new opportunities for work. If you have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and are a Bexar County resident you may be eligible!
Workforce Solutions Alamo can connect you to jobs, work experience opportunities, and training programs.
This opportunity supports jobs and training in our targeted occupation list. These jobs are currently in high demand for the 13-County Workforce Solutions Alamo area.
- Healthcare, Education
For more information on our Top Industries please click here.
If you are a resident of Bexar County, click here or call 210-224-4357 during our normal business hours to ask about eligibility. Our Career Counselors will determine your eligibility. If not eligible for this specific program, we can connect you with other opportunities offered by Workforce Solutions Alamo for job and career training.
If you are a resident of Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, or Wilson counties, please call 210-224-4357 to get connected to other opportunities.
We are still taking in veterans. Intake is currently being done at these locations and times:
- 611 N Flores; Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM and Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
- 206 San Pedro Ave; Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM and Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
All American GI Forum sites are using increased protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Employment placement, job readiness, support services, and personalized case management tailored to help participants become self-sufficient.
- Must be homeless AND unemployed
- Must be at least 16 years of age and authorized to work
- Will need Texas ID and SSN
Career Gear is a non-profit organization that builds strong families and communities by empowering low-income men to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency. We promote the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, a network of support, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families and communities.
Career Gear provides professional clothing, mentoring and life-skills to help men in poverty become stronger contributors to their families and communities..
Career Gear Clothing Boutique has a large selection of sizes and colors. Clients pick out their business outfit with the help of a Direct Service Coordinator.
Low-income men only
COVID protocols are in place.
At the Bexar County Reentry Center, we believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to overcome the things that brought them into the criminal justice system. Everyone deserves a second chance to realize their full potential and to become a happy, fulfilled, productive citizen. Programs available through the center can increase a formerly incarcerated persons’ level of employability, help them obtain higher levels of education or vocational training, and give them pride of ownership in our community.
This program is for formerly incarcerated individuals who need resources to successfully transition back into the community.
We provide counseling and intensive rehabilitation programs, designed to help qualified participants escape the grip of alcohol and drug addiction, unemployment, and hopelessness.
Assembly is our flagship event in San Antonio, Texas (with plans to expand to more locations in the future). At each Assembly, we unite international and domestic players and coaches, and challenge them to reach their greatest potential, on and off the basketball court. Our curriculum features not only the on-court technical trainings and play you would expect in a basketball camp, but includes intense workouts and classroom sessions covering everything from nutrition and injury prevention to college admission processes and life after basketball. We intertwine all of this with lessons in leadership, integrity, discipline, and mutual respect for self and others. The entire experience is designed to help all participants improve in basketball and unite them in what continues to become a smaller, more connected global community.
Click here to contact us for more program information.
The Basketball Embassy’s Workshop Series was created to supplement existing basketball education year-round, wherever it is needed. They’re a highly adaptable model that typical span from one to three days, covering everything from basic principles to reinforcement of a player’s own team systems as decided by their coach.
Click here for more program information.
Our 25 week Registered Dental Assistant Training Program provides students with free books, uniforms, supplies, immunizations, bus passes (if needed), shoe voucher, and backpack.
This highly competitive program is also tuition free to those who are selected.
Other schools provide the same education starting at $16,000 over a 10month period or longer. Students receive hands on training and work one on one with staff, volunteer dentists/hygienists and patients.
Students applying must:
- Live in Bexar County
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- Povide a ID
- Hold a social security number
Class is held Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM for a selected 23 week period.
The last 2 weeks in the program requires the student to be in class Monday through Friday (all day) to complete the 25 weeks successfully.
by Alamo Colleges District
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for all students, faculty and staff, we have created a learning and safety plan for the Fall 2020 semester. Find it here.
Call for current service hours and other details.
Must be 18-24 years old and show proof of college or program enrollment.
Services are free of charge.
Through our unique conjunto programs, we provide music instruction to a diverse, multi-generational student body and opportunities for our students to showcase their talents, educating and exposing audiences to traditional conjunto music. The Conjunto Heritage Taller programming includes studio classes in accordion and bajo sexto, performances, open community jams, and free senior programs.