Workforce Certification Programs

Must Have the Following Requirements:

    • Be at least 18 years old (some exceptions may apply)
    • Live in Harris or Liberty County
    • Have a government-issued photo ID
    • Eligible to work in the United States
    • Must not have a bachelor's degree or higher
    • Commit to the 6 - 12 weeks of classes and attendance requirements
    • Must take certification examinations

Jumpstart your career with one of Adult Education's workforce certification programs

      Click the program you are interested in below for more information.

      • Construction

      • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

      • Information Technology (IT) Helpdesk

      • Phlebotomy

      • Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG)

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      • Adult education and literacy services are provided with support from the Gulf Coast Workforce Board to help individuals find a job, keep a job, or get a better job. Harris County Department of Education supports, and the Board is committed to providing a learning and working environment that promotes personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

        Harris County Department of Education is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. (Please request reasonable accommodations a minimum of two business days in advance.) Relay Texas Numbers: 800-735-2989 (TDD), 1-800-735-2988 (voice), or 711.