Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Kilgore College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Kilgore College Catalog

Catalog of Continuing Education Programs



 

Kilgore College Catalog of Continuing Education Programs 2023-2024

 

HR Specialist Certificate, 256 hours, 16 weeks, $2,425

Classes in human resources can lead to an HR career or can enhance small-business owners’ knowledge of employee-management. The HR Specialist Certificate can put job applicants a step ahead of the competition when applying for HR positions. It can also save resources when employers and supervisors know the proper regulatory requirements for managing their workforce. Upon completion of the 11 courses the student will receive a Certificate of Completion with a total of 256 contact/clock hours.

Courses

1. HRPO 1000 - Human Resource Management Principles, 12 hours, 3 days

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of human resource management. Emphasis is on human resources functions, recruitment, selection and retention strategies, and policy-making processes.

Tuition: $150

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Testing Fees: *$50

Other: *$28

Total Course Cost: $259

*These fees are required before the first course. These are added to first course only.

2. HRPO 1003- Employment Training and Development, 24 hours, 5 days

This course explores theories and techniques for training and developing employees. Topics include types of learners and methods to address different learning styles; the differences between mentoring, coaching, and counseling; and how to create a meaningful training plan for an organization.

Tuition: $225

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $256.50

3. HRPO 1004 - Employment Law 24 hours, 5 days

This course is an overview of laws and legal issues related to employment practice.

Tuition: $225

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $256.50

4. HRPO 1007- Evaluating Performance Improvement Intervention, 18 hours, 4 days

This course covers assessment evaluation theories and how these theories apply to human performance. Topics include performance reviewing skills, performance gaps, and feedback techniques.

Tuition: $175

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $206.50

5. HRPO 1008 - Diversity in the Workplace, 12 hours, 3 days

This course covers the impact of diversity on individual and organizational performance. Topics include diversity concepts, bias, stereotyping, discrimination, individual differences, performance and organizational outcomes, and techniques that improve interaction and organizational effectiveness.

Tuition: $150

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $181.50

6. HRPO 2004 - Employee Relations, 36 hours, 8 days

This course covers policies, practices and issues required to build strong employee relations. Topics include communications, employee conduct rules, the role of employee relations as it relates to organizational effectiveness, and key legislation affecting the employee relations function of human resource management.

Tuition: $275

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $306.50

7. HRPO 2006- Benefits & Compensation, 48 hours, 10 days

This course is an overview of employee compensation systems. Topics include direct and indirect compensation, internal and external determination of compensation, benefits administration, managing and evaluating for compensation system effectiveness, legal and regulatory issues, pay equity, and job analysis affecting job compensation and competencies.

Tuition: $375

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $406.50

8. HRPO 2008- Interviewing Skills for Employers, 12 hours, 3 days

This course covers competency-based interviewing and selection techniques. Topics include interview questions that focus on job-related competencies, past behavior, and motivation for the job; techniques that make a positive impression on the applicant; legal issues in interviewing; and hiring data evaluation.

Tuition: $150

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $181.50

9. BMGT 1021 -Project Management Fundamentals, 18 hours, 4 days

This course covers the methods for planning and controlling projects. Topics include project management concepts and models, critical path, analysis of time/cost benefits, and resource utilization.

Tuition: $175

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $206.50

10. BUSG 1005 -Customer Service Essentials for Human Resources, 12 hours, 3 days

This course covers techniques for providing excellent human resource support and service to a diverse customer base. This course will focus on types of customers and their needs; creative strategies to provide quality customer service; and how to apply problem-solving techniques to resolve both internal and external customer human resource challenges.

Tuition: $150

Books/Supplies: $31.50

Total Course Cost: $206.50

11. OSHT 2015 -Safety Communications and Procedures for Human Resources, 40 hours, 8 days

This course covers essential safety communications and knowledge for individuals working in human resource positions in organizations. Topics include safety instructions and procedures; unsafe working conditions; incident reporting; and applicable regulatory standards.

Tuition: $375

Books/Supplies: *$37

Total Course Cost: $412

*This includes the cost of Certificate of Completion with Document cover for the last course.

 

Industrial - Residential Electrical Technology Certificate, 356 hours, 5 months, $3,125

This certificate consists of nine courses. The training prepares students to be job-ready for

manufacturing and industrial/mechanical environments. Graduates are qualified to enter the

workforce as an apprentice working under the direction of a licensed electrician

Courses

1. ELPT 1019 - Fundamentals of Electricity 48 hours, 10 days

This course covers the theory and application of electrical energy. Topics include AC and DC theory, voltage, current, resistance, power, electrical values for series, parallel and combination circuits,

electrical generation, transmission, and distribution and switching.

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: *$255.50

Testing Fees: **$50 (WorkKeys Assessment)

Other: ***$28 (Drug Screen)

Total Course Cost: $773.50

*This includes a one-time cost for books of $250.

**This fee is required before the first course. This is added to first course only.

***This is a one-time charge before the first course.

2. IEIR 1040- Electrical Safety, 24 hours, 5 days

This course covers electrical safety issues for field and plant personnel. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition of potential electrical problems to prevent accidents. Topics include key regulations, codes and standards of area electrical industries, lock-out/tag-out procedures for electrical equipment, hazard equipment selection, personal protective safeguards and equipment, and flammable/combustible liquid classifications for worksites.

Tuition: $200

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $205.50

 3. DFTG 1023 - Blueprint Reading, 24 hours, 5 days

This course is an overview of electrical blueprint reading as it pertains to the applicable sections of the National Electric Code (NEC).

Tuition: $275

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $280.50

 4. ELPT 1001 - National Electric Code, 16 hours, 4 days

This course covers minimum requirements for approval of electrical installations specified by the National Electrical Code (NEC). Emphasis will be placed on the examination of all aspects of electrical installation from the standpoint of safety for personnel and equipment. Topics covered include applicable NEC articles and sections, conductor calculations, overcurrent protection, and building service equipment.

Tuition: $175

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $180.50

5. ELPT 1002 - Electrical Controls, 20 hours, 5 days

This course covers the general principles of electrical controls and their components in the electrical power and air conditioning industries. Topics include reading electrical schematics, identifying industrial switches and pilot devices, and reviewing NEC.

Tuition: $225

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $230.50

6. IEIR 1006 -Electric Motors, 48 hours, 10 days

This hands-on course covers the fundamentals of single phase and three phase alternating current motors and direct current motors including operating principles, characteristics, application, selection, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and NEC review.

Tuition: $400

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $405.50

7. ELPT 1029-Residential Wiring, 64 hours, 14 days

This hands-on course covers wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings. Topics include load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.

Tuition: $525

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $530.50

8. ELPT 1057 -Industrial Wiring, 64 hours, 13 days

This hands-on course covers wiring methods using NEC guidelines for industrial installations. Topics include computation of circuit sizes, over current protection for the installation of branch circuits,

feeders, service entrance conductors, proper installation of wiring devices, grounding methods, and conduit bending. Emphasis will be placed on safety requirements.

Tuition: $525

Supplies: $5.50

Total Course Cost: $530.50

9. EECT 2043-Troubleshooting Electrical Systems, 48 hours, 10 days

This course covers the application of troubleshooting techniques to correct electrical system

problems.

Tuition: $400

Supplies: *$11

Other: **$20

Total Course Cost: $431

*This includes the cost of Certificate of Completion with Document cover for the last course.

**This is the cost of the Apprenticeship Card from State of Texas.

 

Medication Administration, 140 hours, 11 weeks

This course is designed to prepare nurse aides who are currently employed in health care institutions with skills needed to administer certain medications. Students completing the Medication Administration course may sit for the State of Texas Medication Aide exam.

Course

1.NURA 1013- Medication Administration

Tuition: $765

Books/Supplies: $138

Testing Fees $25

Other: Fingerprint Background Check $35

Total Course Cost: $963

 

Certified Nurse Assistant (Aide), 100 hours, 3 weeks

This course provides knowledge, skills & abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long­term care facilities. Topics include residents’ rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting & assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort & safety. Emphasis on effective interaction with members of the health care team, restorative services, mental health & social service’s needs. Students completing the Certified Nurse Assistant courses may sit for the State of Texas Nurse Aide credentialing exam.

Courses

1. NURA 1001 - Nursing Assistant

Tuition: $390

Books/Supplies: $50 (approx.)

Other: Drug Screen - $18, Background Check - $3.25

Total Course Cost: $461.25

2. NURA 1060 - Clinical - Nursing Assistant

Tuition: $190

Books/Supplies: $50 (approx.)

Testing Fees $125

Other: Insurance - $15

Total Course Cost: $380

 

Sterile Processing Certificate, 100 hours, 10 weeks

Sterile Processing Certificate

This course will prepare for entry into a healthcare career as a Sterile Processing Technician, which will teach you the techniques, procedures and safety precautions of decontamination and sterilization of medical and surgical equipment/instruments as well as the distribution of supplies and equipment. After completion of this course students will be ready to sit for the certification exam with Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution Certification Examination (CBSPD) to begin a career in hospitals and surgery centers.

  • Course
  • SRGT 1040 - Sterile Process
  • Tuition: $900
  • Books/Supplies: $306
  • Total Course Cost: $1206

 

Phlebotomy, 200 hours, 8 weeks

This course provides skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Students who successfully complete the program will take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians national certification exam.

Courses

1. PLAB 1023 -Phlebotomy

Tuition: $480

Books/Supplies: $165

Testing Fees $90

Other: Drug Screen -$18, Background Check - $30

Total Course Cost: $783

2. NURA 1060-Clinical -Phlebotomy

Tuition: $365

Insurance: $30

Uniform: $80

Total Course Cost: $475

 

Pharmacy Technician, 308 hours,16 weeks

This course provides the skills necessary to process, prepare, label, and maintain records of prescriptions in a community pharmacy to include customer service, count and pour techniques, prescription calculations, drug selection and preparation, over-the-counter drugs, inventory management and legal parameters. Students will learn to translate medical and pharmaceutical abbreviations and symbols used in processing prescriptions in a community pharmacy; utilize information technology; demonstrate the procedures and work flow operations relating to processing prescriptions and preparing medications in a community pharmacy setting.

Courses

1. PHRA 1001 -Introduction to Pharmacy

Tuition: $249.00

Books/Supplies: $218

Screening (Drug Screen - $18, Background Check - $30, Fingerprinting $40): $88

Uniform: $40

Total Course Cost: $595

2. PHRA 1013 -Community Pharmacy Practice

Tuition: $249

Total Course Cost: $249

3. PHRA 1005 - Applying Pharmacology

Tuition: $499

CPhT Certification Test: $129

Test Center Fees $36

Total Course Cost: $664

4. NURA 1060 - Clinical - Pharmacy Technician

Tuition: $499

Insurance: $30

Total Course Cost: $529

 

Certified EKG Technician, 60 hours, 4 weeks

This course provides the fundamentals of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. Includes basic electrocardiography procedures, interpretation of basic dysrhythmias, and appropriate treatment modalities. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be prepared to take the credentialing exam through National Healthcareer Association.

Course

ECRD 1011 - Electrocardiography

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: $200

Testing Fees: $117

Total Course Cost: $717

 

Certified Patient Care Technician, 96 hours, 6 weeks

This course provides the training, skills, and knowledge needed to gain employment as a Patient Care Technician in a hospital setting. Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to assist patients in the acute care setting with activities of daily living, measure vital signs, communicate effectively with patients, family members and staff. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be prepared to take the credentialing exam through National Healthcareer Association.

Courses

1. NUPC 1020 - Patient Care Technician/Assistant

Tuition: $405

Books & Supplies: $200

Testing Fees: $150

Total Course Cost: $755

2. NUPC 1060 - Clinical - Patient Care Technician

Tuition: $185

Insurance: $30

Total Course Cost: $215

 

Real Estate Sales Agent (Texas)

Texas Real Estate Salesperson License, 180 hours, 5-10 months, $1100 Tuition & Books

To be eligible to apply for a real estate salesperson license, an individual must be a citizen of the U.S. or a lawfully admitted alien, at least 18 years old and a legal resident of Texas. BEFORE you apply for a license, please visit the Texas Real Estate Commission website  www.trec.texas.gov  to see qualifications regarding honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity.

Students must furnish the Texas Real Estate Commission with evidence of successfully completing 30 hours in each of the following 6 courses:

Real Estate Principles and Practices I

Real Estate Principles and Practices II

Real Estate Law of Agency

Real Estate Law of Contracts

Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Promulgated Forms

-Textbooks are sold in the Kilgore College Campus Store

Principles & Practices I (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours / 5 weeks (2 days/wk)

$150 course   $42.25 Textbook

Learn the principles of real estate in regards to titles, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances, and liens. 

Principles & Practices II (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours / 5 weeks (2 days/wk)

$150 course    *Use same textbook required for Principles I

Continuing overview of Principles I content plus distinctions between person/real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing and local laws.

Real Estate Finance (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours / 5 weeks (2 days/wk)

$150 course  $45.25 Textbook

Monetary systems, sources of mortgage loan, loan applications, processes and procedures. Closing costs. Community Reinvestment Act & the state housing agency.

Real Estate Law of Agency (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours / 5 weeks (2 days/wk)

$150 course  $30.75 Textbook

Legal concepts of real estate, land description, property rights, estates in land, conveyances, encumbrances, foreclosures, recording procedure & evidence of title.

Real Estate Law of Contracts (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours/ 5 weeks (2days/wk)

$150 course  $31.75 Textbook

Elements of a contract, offer/acceptance, unauthorized practice of law, rules relating to forms and owner disclosure requirements.

Real Estate Promulgated Forms (Texas Specific), 30 clock hours /5 weeks (2days/wk)

$150 course  $32.50 Textbook

Includes unauthorized practice of law, current promulgated and approved forms, and case studies involving use of forms.

Notes:

Students can complete two(2) courses at the same time, and the courses run sequentially so that the student may complete the education requirements for Texas Real Estate Sales Agent license during a regular semester at Kilgore College.

Students can also complete one (1) course at a time during which the student may complete the education requirement during two regular semesters at Kilgore College.    The Real Estate program runs both Fall and Spring semesters and is offered at the Kilgore campus during the daytime and at the KC-Longview campus in the evenings.

 

ONSITE BASIC FIRE ACADEMY, 474 hours, 3 months, $2,904 (*out of state: $3,454, **out of country: $3,469)

(Tuition Only: $1,659)

Location: Kilgore Campus; Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Seven courses taken in conjunction for basic preparation to be a new Firefighter to satisfy the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) curriculum for basic structural FIRE SUPPRESSION course #100. This course may be offered only by institutions that are certified training facilities by TCFP (Kilgore College meets the requirements). Upon completion, a student is eligible to sit for the TCFP STATE EXAM. Once the exam is passed, the student may apply for state certification in BASIC FIRE SUPPRESSION. These courses cover NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I and II) and NFPA 472 (Hazmat Awareness and Hazmat Operations).

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate competencies, for subjects taught, set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Basic Fire Suppression.

Licensing Certification: Texas Commission on Fire Protection

CIP Code Description: 43.0203 (Fire Science/Firefighting)

Courses

1. FIRS 1001 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, 48 hours, 3 months

(Firefighter I part a)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $168

Vendor Fee: $50

* **Out of State Fee: $550

**Out of Country Fee: $15

Books/Supplies: $180

Total Course Cost: $398 (*out of State $948, **out of Country $963)

2. FIRS 1007 -FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, 64 hours, 3 months

(Firefighter I part b)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Uniforms: $130

Total Course Cost: $354

3. FIRS 1013-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION Ill, 64 hours, 3 months

(Firefighter I part c)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

4. FIRS 1019-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION IV, 62 hours, 3 months

(Firefighter I part d)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $217

Additional Expenses: $65 (KC Testing Center $30; TCFP FF1 Test $35)

Total Course Cost: $282

5. FIRS 1023-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION V, 110 hours, 3 months

(Firefighter II)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $385

Additional Expenses: $65 (KC Testing Center $30; TCFP FF2 Test $35)

Total Course Cost: $450

6. FIRS 1029- FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VI, 54 hours, 3 months

(Hazardous Materials - Awareness; Hazardous Materials - Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $189

Additional Expenses: $130 (2 KC Testing Center $60; TCFP Hazmat Awareness Test $35; TCFP Hazmat Operations Test $35)

Total Course Cost: $319

7. FIRS 1033 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VII, 72 hours, 3 months

(Skills Training for Firefighter I, II, Hazmat Awareness, and Hazmat Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $252

Bunker Gear Rental: $500

Drill Field Maintenance: $125

Total Course Cost: $877

 

ONLINE BASIC FIRE ACADEMY, 474 hours, 5 months, $2,699 (Tuition only: $1,659)

Location: online; Skills Training Location: onsite (various locations)

Seven courses taken in conjunction for basic preparation to be a new Firefighter to satisfy the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) curriculum for basic structural FIRE SUPPRESSION course #100. This course may be offered only by institutions that are certified training facilities by TCFP (Kilgore College meets the requirements). Upon completion, a student is eligible to sit for the TCFP STATE EXAM. Once the exam is passed, the student may apply for state certification in BASIC FIRE SUPPRESSION. These courses cover NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I and II) and NFPA 472 (Hazmat Awareness and Hazmat Operations).

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate competencies, for subjects taught, set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Basic Fire Suppression.

Licensing Certification: Texas Commission on Fire Protection

CIP Code Description: 43.0203 (Fire Science/Firefighting)

Courses

1. FIRS 1001 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, 48 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part a)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $168

Vendor Fee: $50

Books/Supplies: $180

Total Course Cost: $398

2. FIRS 1007 -FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part b)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

3. FIRS 1013-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION Ill, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part c)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

4. FIRS 1019-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION IV, 62 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part d)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $217

Total Course Cost: $217

5. FIRS 1023-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION V, 110 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter II)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $385

Total Course Cost: $385

6. FIRS 1029- FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VI, 54 hours, 5 months

(Hazardous Materials - Awareness; Hazardous Materials - Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $189

Total Course Cost: $189

7. FIRS 1033 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VII, 72 hours, 5 months

(Skills Training for Firefighter I, II, Hazmat Awareness, and Hazmat Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $252

Uniforms: $75

Bunker Gear Rental: $500

Drill Field Maintenance: $125

Additional Expense: TCFP State Testing Fee $55

Total Course Cost: $1,062

 

ONLINE BASIC FIRE ACADEMY (non-Texas resident students), 474 hours, 5 months, $3,249 (*$3,264 out of country)

(Tuition Only: $1,659)

Location: online; Skills Training Location: Kilgore Campus

Seven courses taken in conjunction for basic preparation to be a new Firefighter to satisfy the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) curriculum for basic structural FIRE SUPPRESSION course #100. This course may be offered only by institutions that are certified training facilities by TCFP (Kilgore College meets the requirements). Upon completion, a student is eligible to sit for the TCFP STATE EXAM. Once the exam is passed, the student may apply for state certification in BASIC FIRE SUPPRESSION and/or their IFSAC Seals. These courses cover NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I and II) and NFPA 472 (Hazmat Awareness and Hazmat Operations).  

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate competencies, for subjects taught, set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Basic Fire Suppression.

Licensing Certification: Texas Commission on Fire Protection

CIP Code Description: 43.0203 (Fire Science/Firefighting)

Courses

1. FIRS 001N - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, 48 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part a)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $168

Vendor Fee: $50

Out of State Fee: $550

*Out of Country Fee: $15

Books/Supplies: $180

Total Course Cost: $948, *out of Country $963

2. FIRS 002N -FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part b)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

3. FIRS 003N-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION Ill, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part c)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

4. FIRS 004N-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION IV, 62 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part d)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $217

Total Course Cost: $217

5. FIRS 005N-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION V, 110 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter II)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $385

Total Course Cost: $385

6. FIRS 006N- FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VI, 54 hours, 5 months

(Hazardous Materials - Awareness; Hazardous Materials - Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $189

Total Course Cost: $189

7. FIRS 1033 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VII, 72 hours, 11 days

(Skills Training for Firefighter I, II, Hazmat Awareness, and Hazmat Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $252

Uniforms: $130

Bunker Gear Rental: $500

Drill Field Maintenance: $125

Additional Expense: TCFP State Testing Fee $55

Total Course Cost: $1,062

 

ONLINE BASIC FIRE ACADEMY (HYBRID), 474 hours, 5 months, $2,649

(Tuition Only: $1,659)

Location: online; Skills Training Location: onsite (various locations)

Seven courses taken in conjunction for basic preparation to be a new Firefighter to satisfy the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) curriculum for basic structural FIRE SUPPRESSION course #100. This course may be offered only by institutions that are certified training facilities by TCFP (Kilgore College meets the requirements). Upon completion, a student is eligible to sit for the TCFP STATE EXAM. Once the exam is passed, the student may apply for state certification in BASIC FIRE SUPPRESSION. These courses cover NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I and II) and NFPA 472 (Hazmat Awareness and Hazmat Operations).

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate competencies, for subjects taught, set forth in the TCFP curriculum for Basic Fire Suppression.

Licensing Certification: Texas Commission on Fire Protection

CIP Code Description: 43.0203 (Fire Science/Firefighting)

Courses

1. FIRS 1001 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, 48 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part a)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $168

Vendor Fee: $50

Books/Supplies: $180

Total Course Cost: $398

2. FIRS 1007 -FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION II, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part b)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, III, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

3. FIRS 1013-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION Ill, 64 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part c)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $224

Total Course Cost: $224

4. FIRS 1019-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION IV, 62 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter I part d)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $217

Total Course Cost: $217

5. FIRS 1023-FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION V, 110 hours, 5 months

(Firefighter II)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $385

Total Course Cost: $385

6. FIRS 1029- FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VI, 54 hours, 5 months

(Hazardous Materials - Awareness; Hazardous Materials - Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VII to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $189

Total Course Cost: $189

7. FIRS 1033 - FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION VII, 72 hours, 5 months

(Skills Training for Firefighter I, II, Hazmat Awareness, and Hazmat Operations)

One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a new FIREFIGHTER. Should be taken in conjunction with FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION I, II, III, IV, V, and VI to satisfy the TCFP curriculum for BASIC STRUCTURAL FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSE #100.

Tuition: $252

Uniforms: $75

Bunker Gear Rental: $500

Drill Field Maintenance: $125

Additional Expense: TCFP State Testing Fee $55

Total Course Cost: $1,007

  

FIREFIGHTER - EMT 248 hours, 3 months, $1,418 (Tuition only: $795)

Preparation for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This program, is tailored to Firefighters and satisfies the medical training required by the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) to qualify for the basic Fire Suppression Certification although the course is available to those not seeking Firefighter certification.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate proficiency in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in accordance with the current guidelines of the credentialing agency.

Licensing Certification: Texas Department of State Health Services and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

CIP Code Description: 51.0904

Courses

1. EMSP 1001- EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, 176 hours, 2 months

CLASSROOM PREPARATION FOR CERTIFICATION AS AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT).

Tuition: $495

Books/Supplies: $511 (including Background Check: $30, Drug Panel Testing: $16)

FISDAP - $42

Liability Insurance - $70

Total Course Cost: $1,118

2. EMSP 1060 - CLINICAL-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, 72 hours, 1 month

A health-related, Work-based, learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct Supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Tuition: $300

Total Course Cost: $300 

 

ONLINE EMT 234 hours, 3 months, $1,418 (Tuition only: $795)

Preparation for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). This program, is tailored to Firefighters and satisfies the medical training required by the TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION (TCFP) to qualify for the basic Fire Suppression Certification although the course is available to those not seeking Firefighter certification.

End-of-Course Outcomes: Demonstrate proficiency in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in accordance with the current guidelines of the credentialing agency.

Licensing Certification: Texas Department of State Health Services and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

CIP Code Description: 51.0904

Courses

1. EMSP 1001- EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, 162 hours, 2 months

CLASSROOM PREPARATION FOR CERTIFICATION AS AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT).

Tuition: $495

Books/Supplies: $511 (including Background Check: $30, Drug Panel Testing: $16)

FISDAP - $42

Liability Insurance - $70

Total Course Cost: $1,118

2. EMSP 1060 - CLINICAL-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, 72 hours, 1 month

A health-related, Work-based, learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct Supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Tuition: $300

Total Course Cost: $300

 

Basic Peace Officer Course, 775 hours, 5-7 months, $3,355

This course leads to endorsement under the rules established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for graduates to take the Peace Officer Licensing exam in Texas. All five modules (Basic Peace Officer 1-V) must be taken in conjunction with each other in order to satisfy the TCOLE required curriculum for the Basic Peace Officer Course. Course topics cover the variety of mandated objectives established by TCOLE and the Texas Legislature, as well as region specific training objectives established by the East Texas Police Academy’s Advisory Board. This course may only be offered by institutions licensed as a police academy by TCOLE.

Courses

1. CJLE 1006 - Basic Peace Officer Course I, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course II-V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: $695 (may vary depending on cost of supplies and uniform equipment items purchased)

Other: $75 Range Use Fee

Total Course Cost: $1170

2. CJLE 1012- Basic Peace Officer Course II, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, III, IV, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

3. CJLE 1018- Basic Peace Officer Course Ill, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, II, IV, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: $550 (may vary significantly based on the market price of ammunition)

Total Course Cost: $950

4. CJLE 1024- Basic Peace Officer Course IV, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, II, III, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

5. CJLE 1029- Basic Peace Officer Course V, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I-IV in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure. After completion of Basic Peace Officer Course V, graduates have the option to take the TCOLE Peace Officer Licensing Exam at ETPA or at another TCOLE licensed exam location.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

 

Night Basic Peace Officer Course, 775 hours, 6-9 months, $3,355

This course leads to endorsement under the rules established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for graduates to take the Peace Officer Licensing exam in Texas. All five modules (Basic Peace Officer 1-V) must be taken in succession/conjunction with each other in order to satisfy the TCOLE required curriculum for the Basic Peace Officer Course. Course topics cover the variety of mandated objectives established by TCOLE and the Texas Legislature, as well as region specific training objectives established by the East Texas Police Academy’s Advisory Board. This course may only be offered by institutions licensed as a police academy by TCOLE.

Courses

1. CJLE 1006 - Basic Peace Officer Course I, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course II-V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: $695 (may vary depending on cost of supplies and uniform equipment items

purchased)

Other: $75 Range Use Fee

Total Course Cost: $1170

2. CJLE 1012- Basic Peace Officer Course II, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, III, IV, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

3. CJLE 1018- Basic Peace Officer Course Ill, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, II, IV, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Books/Supplies: $550 (may vary significantly based on the market price of ammunition)

Total Course Cost: $950

4. CJLE 1024- Basic Peace Officer Course IV, 155 hours, 4-6 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I, II, III, and V in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

5. CJLE 1029- Basic Peace Officer Course V, 155 hours, 6-8 weeks

Basic preparation for a new peace officer. This course must be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Course I-IV in order to satisfy TCOLE requirements for licensure. After completion of Basic Peace Officer Course V, graduates have the option to take the TCOLE Peace Officer Licensing Exam at ETPA or at another TCOLE licensed exam location.

Tuition: $400

Total Course Cost: $400

 

Basic County Corrections Course

The East Texas Police Academy holds multiple Basic County Corrections Courses (BCCC) across the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) and ARKTEX Council of Governments service-delivery areas. The BCCC is 120 hours of instruction. Following successful completion of the BCCC, those meeting the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) licensing requirements will be eligible to take the jailer licensing test. The class typically meets Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM -5:00 PM for 15 consecutive business days. However certain courses taught in Kilgore have extended hours and finish in fewer days. The BCCC is eligible for ETCOG funding depending on the student’s employment status (Please see our sponsorship form for further details).

Tuition for all BCCC’s beginning after January 1, 2020 will be $300.

2021 Basic County Corrections Course Offerings:

Courses in Kilgore (15 days, 8 hrs per day. M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Courses outside of Kilgore (15 days, 8 hrs per day. M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.)

Effective 01/01/2009, employed jailers are required to wear their duty uniforms to class. Non-employed students are required to wear business casual clothing. TCOLE rule §217.1, Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure, now requires that in order for you to attend certain classes, academies must maintain documentation of a student’s status as either a licensed officer or a non-licensed individual who has the necessary credentials to qualify them to be licensed by the Commission. Effective 02/01/2020, the application packets have been updated. Please download the updated packets below. If you’re scheduled to attend a class which falls under this rule – including the Basic County Corrections Course – please complete one of the following applications and the ETP A Personal History Statement:

Personal History Statement: Pursuant to a new TCOLE Rule, all students seeking entry to any licensing course must complete a Personal History Statement. The ETP A PHS must be turned in with the student’s sponsorship. While the information may be identical, we require all applicants to compete the ETP A provided PHS. Fingerprints: If you are not a currently employed TCOLE Licensee, you must go through the FAST System for your fingerprints. You must print out the form below and take it with you to your appointment.

TCOLE Licensing Exam Information: ETP A does have a state-exam license and does offer the licensing exam. The cost is $30 per student. Click HERE for more information. Notices: (1.) ETPA reserves the right to cancel, prior to the first day of class, any scheduled basic county corrections course due to low enrollment; and (2.) please be advised that ETP A does not participate in the WIA (“Workers Investment Act”) Program.

 

Topic

Total Hours

Lecture Hours

Lab Hours

Introduction

1

1

0

TCOLE and Academy Rules Overview

1

1

0

Facility Oversights & Concepts

2

2

0

Human Relations

12

12

0

Mental Health, De-Escalation Techniques, & Suicide Prevention

24

24

0

Intake Procedure

11

11

0

Classification

9

9

0

Inmate Services

3

3

0

Inmate Health Care

4

4

0

Facility Security Protocols

14

14

0

Legal Responsibilities

13

13

0

Defensive Tactics

16

2

14

Documentation process

9

9

0

Final Review

1

1

0

Totals

120

106

14

 

KC Transportation Institute - Commercial Driving License (CDL), 200 hours, 5 weeks, $4,500 Tuition (excluding fees)

This is an intense, hands on, behind the wheel and classroom course that focuses on entry level driver training. It will present the overall critical analysis of the pre-trip inspection and component failure for DOT Compliance and Accountability. The behind the wheel training will strengthen a candidate’s driving skills and emphasize ultimate control of the vehicle in various driving situations. Training will also include challenging backing skills that will be required for success at the DMV as well as in the field.

All students are required to provide a DOT physical/drug screen, current proof of insurance, and driving record prior to enrollment. Contact Robert Horn or Elizabeth Buckner, 903.988.7452, for application packet.

Other fees include textbook, log book, classroom supplies, and testing fees.  

Courses

1. CVOP 1015 -Commercial Driver’s License Exam Preparation, 40 hours, 1 week

Explain all state and federal laws with respect to the commercial driver’s license; identify various components of the vehicle and how they are applicable to the safe operation of a commercial vehicle; and explain the air brake system and perform an in-cab air brake test.

Tuition:  $500

Testing Fees: $26 - $150 (varies depending on endorsements)*

 

2. CVOP 1013 - Professional Truck Driver I 160 hrs., 4 weeks

Overview of the State of Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License written test. Includes preparation for mastery of the Commercial Drivers License written examination, general truck driving skills with hands-on component, and instruction coordinated with the Department of Transportation. Student must have CDL permit prior to class.

Tuition: $4,000

Testing Fees: $26 - $150 (varies depending on endorsements)*

 

Kilgore College Electric Power Technology, 359 hours, 10 weeks, $7,850 (Tuition only: $3,700)

This program is designed as introductory training for students wanting a to start a career in the electric utility industry. Student will graduate with a certification in climbing, an OSHA 10-hour certification, and CPR. 

All courses require additional fees of approximately $4,300 for books, DOT physical/drug screen, equipment/tools, uniforms, classroom supplies, CPR certification and Work Keys Assessment.

Contact Robert Horn or Elizabeth Buckner, 903.988.7452, for application packet.

Courses

1. EECT 1005 - Basic Industrial Electricity, 38 hours, 1 week

This course covers the theory and application of electrical energy with emphasis on industrial and commercial systems. Includes AC and DC theory, electrical generation, transmission, distribution and switching, and single phase and three phase motor principles

Tuition: $400

2. OSHT 2011 -Occupational Safety and Health Management, 10 hours, 2 days

Course Description This course explores the major safety issues that affect the workplace, including general safety awareness, loss control and regulatory compliance.

Tuition: $200

3. BMGT 1022 -Workplace Communications, 7 hours, 1 day

This course covers communication skills applicable to individuals or groups in the workplace.

Topics includes skills in listening, writing, and verbal/non-verbal communication.

Tuition: $175

4. LNWK 2021 -Live Line Safety, 64 hours, 2 weeks

This course is a study of cover-up procedures and safety requirements for work on energized

electrical circuits. Topics include use, care, and inspection of cover-up material, recognition of

nominal voltages, energized parts, approach distances, and safety.

Tuition: $600

5. LNWK 1011 -Climbing Skills, 64 hours, 2 weeks

This course is an introduction to the theory and applications of pole climbing. Topics include safety, climbing techniques, tool and pole inspection, pole top rescue, rigging, and fall protection devices.

Tuition: $650

6. LNWK 1031 -Transformer Connections 48 hours, 1 week

This course is an introduction to basic transformer connections and theory (including basic alternating current (AC) theory and their direct application to single phase and three phase transformers.

Students will study and practice basic transformer connections and fundamentals.

Tuition: $450

7. ELPT 1021 -Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools, 48 hours, 1 week

This course covers safety rules and regulations. Topics include the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools used by electrical workers.

Tuition: $500

8. LNWK 1041 -Distribution Operations, 32 hours, 1 week

This course is a study of the theoretical and practical operation of electric utility distribution systems. Topics include customer service voltages, capacitors, and coordination of protection equipment.

Tuition: $275

9. ELPT 1091 -Underground Technology, 48 hours, 1 week

This course is a study of the design, operation, and technical details of modern power distribution systems including generating equipment, transmission lines, plant distribution, and protective devices.

Tuition: $450