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Bon Appétit: Become an Expert in the Kitchen at El Centro

Do you enjoy cooking or have a creative flair in the kitchen? Are you interested in an exciting career in culinary arts? If so, join the Food and Hospitality Institute at El Centro College in Downtown Dallas. El Centro is the only college of DCCCD that offers the Food and Hospitality program. This exciting program is designed to give students hands-on experience to prepare them for one of three exciting food service careers.

We Have Degrees & Certificates for the Best Health Care Jobs of 2018

It’s that time of year again: it’s time to talk about the U.S. News and World Report’s 100 Best Jobs of 2018! We’ll be breaking down the list by industry, and discussing which jobs you can get with training from Dallas Community Colleges, and showing you the expected job growth and annual mean salaries for these jobs in Texas.

Make Sparks Fly: Become a Certified Welder in Texas

Welding is a sculptural process for fusing materials together, usually metals or thermoplastics. It can be both a technical skill and a creative art with various applications. And if you’re interested in starting a new career path, Welding Technology can help you train for immediate work… or spark a creative streak you might not know you have.

Stop Cybercrime in Its Tracks: Earn a Cyber Security Associate Degree

Cyber security risks are everywhere. That’s because electronic data leaves a trail, kind of like fingerprints. Whether you’re shopping online, reading a news article or even logging into your bank account, you’re leaving a series of breadcrumbs about who you are and where you’ve been. You can learn about those breadcrumbs and what they might mean to criminals through the Cyber Security program at DCCCD.

Focus on a New Creative Outlet: Take Photography Classes

A lot of people think it’s as simple as “point and click,” but do you know what aperture is? Dynamic range? Shutter speed? Rule of thirds These are all commonly used terms in the world of photography — and it’s not as simple as you might think. Keep reading to learn more about whether or not photography classes might be right for you.

Design, Fix, Tinker: Become a Mechatronics Technician

Mechatronics refers to the combination of mechanics and electronics, and uses advanced manufacturing technology and automated fabrication machinery. It may have a funny and often misunderstood name, but it’s actually an advanced manufacturing field for people who are interested in diagnosing, repairing and maintaining automatic equipment.