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  Dec 03, 2020
 
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2020-2021 
    
St. Philip's College Schedule/Catalog 2020-2021

Workforce Development and Continuing Education


CE Institute of Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics

CE Institute of Creative and Communication Arts

Institute of Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics (Southwest Campus)

CE Institute of Business

 

We provide training anytime, anywhere!

We are your source for non-credit classes, programs, seminars, workshops, and certification updates for community organizations, business, industry, military and professional students. In today’s job market, technical skills are critical to both new and experienced workers. We aim to meet the ever-changing needs of the San Antonio area workforce by offering flexible schedules including evening, weekend, weekday, and off-site classes.

 

CE Institute of Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics

Contact Person: Alfred Landeros  (210) 486-2807

Professional Truck Driving (CDL)

Secure the necessary skills and training to secure employment in the oil industry along with major-over-the road carriers by obtaining a Texas CDL in a matter of a few short weeks. 

Alamo Colleges Workforce Training Network and SAGE Corporation have partnered together in order to offer a quality 156-clock hour training program designed to exceed the standard certification for entry-level truck drivers. Students will learn Tractor-Trailer vehicle systems, the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations, and logs and legal topics pertaining to safe operations. Additional topics include cargo handling, hazardous materials, and the vehicle pre-trip inspection and students will receive a defensive driving course. All qualified applicants must at least be 21 years of age, have the ability to comprehend the English language sufficient to meet the Department of Transportation regulations and pass a DOT physical exam as well as meet the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Qualification of Drivers.

Grant funding available for CDL Training!

Eligibility includes Active Duty, Reservists, Veterans, and spouses!!  

Five-week training program

Contact-Fred Landeros/ (210) 486-7082 alanderos1@alamo.edu or Jeannette Cooper/ (210) 486-7080 jcooper46@alamo.edu

Professional Truck Driver Program - CVOP 1013- $4,500.00

Overview of the State of Texas Class A Commercial Driver License written test. Includes preparation for mastery of the Commercial Driver License written examination, general truck driving skills with a hands-on component, and instruction coordinated with the Department of Transportation.

Additional fees for DOT Physical, drug screen, MVR, Exam fee, Books, CDL Permit/ License total $430.00.

Cost:

  • Tuition - $4,500
  • DOT Physical - $110
  • DOT Drug Screen - $85
  • Motor Vehicle Report - $15
  • CDL Permit - $25
  • CDL License - $60
  • SAGE-DPS Exam Fee-$100 
  • Books - $60

  * Financial Aid may be available to qualified individuals.  Eligibility is determined by the Student Financial Services Office. 

 

Pre-qualifications include the completion of a DOT physical exam, drug screen, and motor vehicle report.

 

CDL Refresher

Do you have previous CDL driving experience, still maintain your CDL license and are looking to re-enter the commercial trucking industry. Then this course is for you!

The program covers the pre-trip inspection, backing maneuvers, and one-to-one road instruction.
Additional fees for MVR and drug screen total $90.00.

All classes held at 204 Dunton St., San Antonio, Tx 78211

Registration and program pre-requisite information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

 

 

Brake Systems - 7 hours

Students enrolled in this course learn all about brake systems, components and servicing. Anti-lock braking systems are introduced and servicing options are explored. This training guides learners to a more complete understanding of the theory underlying brake operation, diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair procedures.

 

Electrical Systems Course - 7 hours

Electrical systems refer to electrically operated car components, such as lights, wipers and navigation systems. Students learn about electrical circuitry and electrical servicing of various systems like audio sound systems. Course covers the understanding and application of the fundamentals of troubleshooting electrical problems.

 

Automotive Computer Diagnostics - 7 hours

This program covers computer training by studying onboard computer diagnostics, engine electronics maintenance and vehicle computer system repair. Students review Powertrain Control Module and its relation to the engine ignition system, fuel injection and emission systems.

 

Team Assembler

Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis.

 

TEAM ASSEMBLER #1 - SAFETY - OSHT 1016

Topics in this safety course include - Working in safe and productive manufacturing workplaces. Performing emergency drills. Identifying unsafe conditions and taking corrective action. How to provide and train personnel with proper safety topics. Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation, and repair.

 

TEAM ASSEMBLER #2 - QUALITY - MCHN 1020

Topics in this quality course include - Participating in periodic internal quality audit activities. Checking calibration of gages and other data collection equipment. Suggesting continuous improvements, documentation of the results of quality tests. Communicating quality problems. Taking corrective actions to restore or maintain quality. Recording process outcomes and trends. Using common measurement systems and precision measurement.

 

TEAM ASSEMBLER #3 - MANUFACTURING - BMGT 1031

Topics in this manufacturing course include - Identifying customer needs, resources, and equipment set up for the production process. Setting team production goals and making job assignments. Coordinating workflow with team members and other work groups. Communicating production and material requirements and product specifications. Performing, monitoring, and documenting the process to make the products. Preparing final product for shipping or distribution.

 

TEAM ASSEMBLER #4 - MAINTENANCE - INMT 1003

Topics in this maintenance course include - Performing preventive maintenance and routine repairs. Monitoring indicators to ensure correct operations. Performing all housekeeping to maintain the production schedule. Recognizing potential maintenance issues with basic production systems, including knowledge of when to inform maintenance personnel about problems with Electrical systems, Pneumatic systems, Hydraulic systems, Machine automation systems, Lubrication processes, Bearings and couplings, and Belts and chain drives.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

Robotics Technician Program

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce

 

ELECTRICITY DC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1001

Learn the fundamentals of alternative current Capacitance, Inductance, Power, transformer and fundamentals of DC/AC motors.

Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals

 

ELECTRICITY AC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1000

Learn the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC voltage measurements. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading

 

ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES- ELMT 1091

Experience a hands-on approach to introduce the basic concepts in robotics! You will be introduced to flexible automation and cover topic on installation, repair, maintenance, and development of flexible robotic manufacturing systems.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

Pneumatic Technician

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce

 

PNEUMATIC FUNDAMENTS - ELMT 1005

This is a modularized entry level course in the principles of pneumatic energy and its controlled application with emphasis on hands-on exercises. This introductory and an advanced training program focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to build basic Electro Pneumatic Circuits and apply fault finding techniques. This training is designed for technicians, supervisors, designers and engineers who are involved in design, maintenance  and  troubleshooting  of  electro-pneumatic control systems.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

 

PLC technician

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce

 

DC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1001

Learn the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC voltage measurements. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading

 

AC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1000

Learn the fundamentals of alternative current Capacitance, Inductance, Power, transformer and fundamentals of DC/ AC motors. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals

 

ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES- ELMT 1091

Learn electro-mechanical devices for manufacturing in this hands-on course which includes motion control systems and process control  systems,  components of motor, various switches, sensors, photo eyes and electromagnetic relays.

 

INTRODUCTION TO PLC - ELMT 1001

Learn the maintenance, programming, and troubleshooting of Allen Bradley PLC systems and its power supplies, discrete Input/output (I/O) modules, programming devices, processors, basic logic elements, PLC programming, timers, counters, program control instruction, Data manipulation and math instructions. (Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals; AC Fundamentals; DC/AC Motors; Electromechanical Devices)

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

PLC Programmer

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce

 

DC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1001

Learn the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC voltage measurements. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading

 

AC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1000

Learn the fundamentals of alternative current Capacitance, Inductance, Power, transformer and fundamentals of DC/ AC motors. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals

 

ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES- ELMT 1091

Learn electro-mechanical devices for manufacturing in this hands-on course which includes motion control systems and process control  systems,  components of motor, various switches, sensors, photo eyes and electromagnetic relays.

 

DC/AC MOTOR CONTROL - INTC 1057

Study the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasor, transformers as well as a fundamental study of electric motors with an emphasis on starting, speed control and braking systems. Learn the various concepts of motor controls, the circuits and the components that are needed to accomplish different controls. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamental; AC Fundamentals

 

INTRODUCTION TO PLC - ELMT 1001

Learn the maintenance, programming, and troubleshooting of Allen Bradley PLC systems and its power supplies, discrete Input/output (I/O) modules, programming devices, processors, basic logic elements, PLC programming, timers, counters, program control instruction, Data manipulation and math instructions. (Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals; AC Fundamentals; DC/AC Motors; Electromechanical Devices)

 

INTERMEDIATE PLC - ELMT 1000

An introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic, and interfacing of equipment

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

Hydraulic Technician

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce

 

HYDRAULICS FUNDAMENTALS - HYDR 1000

Fundamentals of hydraulics including safety types of hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, motors, and related systems. Introduction to hydraulic schematic symbols as related to components.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

HVAC Level I Technician

Residential HVAC technicians install and repair home heating and air quality systems, as well as refrigeration systems (this is why the profession is also often referred to as HVAC). They might specialize in installation or repair, certain types of systems or equipment.

NCCER HVAC: LEVEL I- HART 1038

The increasing development of HVAC (Heating and Air- Conditioning Systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. Hence, technical school training or apprenticeship programs often provide an advantage and a higher qualification for employment.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

 

Entry Level Technician

Electrical technicians help create, maintain and repair the electronic components and equipment used in any equipment or device that involves electricity. They can sometimes work with electricians or electrical engineers, or work on-site to keep machinery and specialty equipment running correctly.

 

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce.

 

DC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1001

Learn the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC voltage measurements. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading

 

AC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1000

Learn the fundamentals of alternative current Capacitance, Inductance, Power, transformer and fundamentals of DC/ AC motors. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals

 

ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES- ELMT 1091

Learn electro-mechanical devices for manufacturing in this hands-on course which includes motion control systems and process control systems, components of motor, various switches, sensors, photo eyes and electromagnetic relays.

 

DC/AC MOTOR CONTROL - INTC 1057

Study the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasor, transformers as well as a fundamental study of electric motors with an emphasis on starting, speed control and braking systems. Learn the various concepts of motor controls, the circuits and the components that are needed to accomplish different controls. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamental; AC Fundamentals

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

Construction Craft Skills

The NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Completing this curriculum gives the trainee the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.

 

INTRODUCTORY CRAFT SKILLS - CNBT 1001

This course is designed to provide participants with the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area, studying modules such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills, and Introduction to Construction Drawings.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Alfred Landeros at 210-486-7082 or Jeannette Cooper 210-486-7080.

 

 

CE Institute of Creative & Communication Arts

Contact Person : Dr. Diana Gavin (210) 486-2431 

San Antonio Youth Wind Ensemble (SAYWE)

The San Antonio Youth Wind Ensemble (SAYWE) founded in 2010 as the premier honor wind ensemble for youth in the San Antonio and surrounding areas. Its purposes are to provide a positive musical experience in an artistic environment for advanced instrumentalists in wind and percussion performance, and to supplement the outstanding music education programs in the public and private schools in the region. The SAYWE rehearses and performs grade five and six (collegiate and professional) original wind band literature composed over a wide span of stylistic compositional periods. As an ensemble, SAYWE serves as ambassadors of culture and youth performance for the city of San Antonio and the surrounding area.  The SAYWE season runs from November-June.

 

AFA Jazz

The AFA Jazz Band provides instrumental students an extended opportunity to develop their ensemble playing in a stylized Jazz Band format, and also allows students to develop as soloists. Our goal is to provide the foundation for a life-long passion for the enjoyment of Jazz music in its multitude of performance opportunities.

MicroSociety Summer Academy

This extremely popular program engages children ages 4-13 in both academic and enrichment classes that increase each child’s creative and critical thinking skills, self-esteem, and ability to work with others. Program participants receive instruction from Texas certified instructors and college faculty members, allowing each student the opportunity to engage in new activities, revisit interests and enhance their academic skills in a supportive relaxed atmosphere.

GED en Linea

Por años hemos recibido llamadas respecto a materiales GED en línea. Nos alegra anunciar que ahora tendremos disponible la preparación GED en línea para ti. ¡Enseguida encontrarás más información sobre cómo este ofrecimiento te puede ayudar a alcanzar tus metas!

Los materiales GED en línea no son caros y podrás trabajar en el desarrollo de tus destrezas desde la comodidad de tu propio hogar o desde cualquier lugar que tengas acceso al Internet

GED Face to Face Preparation

We know that attaining a GED® is important to you and would like to help you reach your goals as quickly as possible. Below is information that will help guide and inform you, but we are always happy to help you if you still have questions.

GED Online English/Spanish

Our online GED preparation materials are inexpensive, and you will be able to work on building your GED skills from the comfort of your own home or from any place where you can access the internet.

How online GED preparation works: 
  1. You sign up and pay your $70 fee;
  2. Once you have paid for access to the online materials and notified us of your payment, you will be emailed a log-in code which will allow you to access the online class information at www.gedonline.org;
  3. You will take an online practice test on your own, then submit your answers to the online scoring service available for the class;
  4. Once your results have been calculated, you may begin studying and preparing online for your GED!

 

Institute of Advance Manufacturing & Logistics (Southwest Campus)

Contact Person : Alfred Landeros (210) 486-2807   

We offer a variety of technical and workforce related classes at the St. Philip’s College Southwest Campus. All Southwest Campus courses listed here are non-credit, co-listed courses. In other words, they are intended for students wanting to take various college classes for personal enrichment or job skills training, but who are not seeking a degree. This means that individuals enrolled in these courses will not receive college credit towards a degree, but will receive CEUs and valuable knowledge and skills that will enhance personal and/or workplace skills. We offer training in the following areas:

 

CE Institute of Business

Real Estate

This program meets the educational requirements established by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) for becoming a licensed real estate agent. Upon completion of this intensive training, participants will have the skills and knowledge necessary for passing the TREC licensing exam. A sales license in real estate can be obtained, as stipulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission, only when an individual has completed 180 hours of course work. 

Tuition for Program: $1,139.46

Cost for each course: $189.91

CE Community Culinary Courses
Artisan Breads

Students in this class will learn the preparation techniques for five breads selected to illustrate the range of artisan bread types which can be prepared in the home kitchen. Topics include baking tools and equipment, ingredients, production techniques, and serving suggestions.

This ten-hour “hands-on” laboratory class meets in two sessions: Friday evening from 6-9 PM and the following Saturday from 9 AM-4 PM. Students will participate in all phases of the bread making process: measuring ingredients, mixing, fermentation, shaping, proofing, baking, and (of course) tasting.

In the first class, production techniques will be presented. White Potato Bread will be prepared and used to demonstrate a variety of make-up and shaping techniques for loaves and rolls. Dough’s for the Saturday class will be prepared.The second class will focus on the preparation of braided Jewish Challah, flavorful Italian Focaccia, traditional French Bread and a Roasted Potato and Onion Bread recipe from Ireland. Students will receive recipes for these breads and samples to take home.

Delicious food for the Diabetic

Being diagnosed with diabetes means a change in lifestyle that can be daunting.   This class shows you meal planning doesn’t have to be scary.  With simple techniques and substitutions you can learn that eating as a diabetic does not have to be frustrating. It can actually be fun and tasty!

Catering for fun and profit

The course will provide information on the various styles of catering. It will also discuss catering sales and marketing and how the internet and computer software can provide fun, unique and creative ways for you to be successful in the catering world. You will learn and understand the importance of developing  quality service standards, catering menu pricing and maintainingfood cost percentage as well as gaining knowledge on managing catering equipment. Join us and learn how to make catering fun and profitable!

Heart- healthy cuisine

Everyone is looking for healthier ways to cook. This class uses established techniques in ways that may be new to you that help reduce the need for butter and cream to make delicious meals.  Learn how steaming, poaching, roasting and reducing can produce tasty items that allow you to minimize the need for fats in order to have flavorful treats.

Vegetarian Cuisine

This class will show you that carnivores too can enjoy vegetarian cuisine that is both flavorful and fun. Shiitake mushrooms taste like bacon?  What? Yes they do! Come to this class to learn the technique along with other tricks that will have any meat lover saying, “I didn’t miss the meat at all!”

Spooktacular Halloween Treats

This class will teach you how to make simple and fun Halloween candies and fruit treats that are sure to amaze your little goblins. This is a great class for parent and child to take together.

Gourmet Gluten-Free

This class will show you how to make delicious gluten-free food that is packed with flavor. You will never know the gluten is gone.

Plated Desserts

This course focuses on professional techniques and tricks that can transform a simple dessert into a memorable experience. The use of garnishes and sauces to complement or provide a contrast are explored. Topics include flavor enhancement and contrast, and the use of different textures, temperatures, colors, and shapes. This is a three‐hour laboratory class which meets for one evening. Students will prepare two  illustrative recipes which are used to demonstrate a wide range of dessert plating options. The best part is you get to taste the results.

Fantastic Baby Food

WAHH ! WAHH ! MAMA!!  DADA!!   Stop the crying by learning how to make delicious and nutritious baby food that skips the additives and loads up on flavor, Your baby will thank you for taking this one and so will your pocket book.

Thanksgiving Centerpieces to Set The Perfect Table

Join Chef Cris as she teaches you to make spectacular centerpieces for your Thanksgiving table. You will get to take home your work and  display it proudly for friends and family.  This class is fun for the whole family and a great way to spend quality time together.

Cost for each course may vary please contact for more information.