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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.

Reboot Your Career With a Computer Support Specialist Associate Degree

Thinking about a career change? IT jobs in Texas are in high demand, particularly as organizations continuously upgrade hardware, software and network equipment in order to keep up with quickly changing technology demands. But where do you fit into all that? Keep reading to learn more about how an education in Computer Information Technology can help reboot your career.

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.

Learn Construction Skills & Build a Career From the Ground Up

Construction jobs are in demand in north Texas, with expected employment growth of 27 percent by 2024, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. This surge affects all areas of construction, including (but not limited to) areas like: electrical technology, plumbing, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, carpentry and welding.

What Can I Do With a Computer Aided Design & Drafting Degree?

Computer aided design and drafting (often called CADD or CAD) aids in the creation, modification, analysis or optimization of a design — think like a machine part, or the design of a building. Typically, CADD output is in the form of electronic files for print, machining or other manufacturing operations. Modern CAD software does much more than just drafting — it provides a wide range of computer-based tools that assist engineers, architects and other design professionals in their design activities. Sound like something you might be interested in? Keep reading to find out more.