School districts are always looking for people with real-world experience to become teachers. Because every young person is different, the college route may not be the best career path for them. If you are currently working in the Criminal Justice, Automotive, Cosmetology or Culinary Arts areas, you do not need a degree.
To be admitted into the ECAP program for a Career and Technical Education Certificate, you must meet the following state requirements:
Bachelors: Visit our Degree Page
Associates: 2 years of full-time waged earned experience within 10 years*
High School Diploma: 5 years of full-time experience within 10 years*
Health Science: You must meet one of the educational requirements above and you must demonstrate professional skill and experience in a Health Science profession. Some examples of occupations that will meet the experience and skill program admittance requirement are listed below.
*Occupation must be approved by ECAP and the TEA.
HEALTH SCIENCE OCCUPATIONS
TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL OCCUPATIONS
|Health Science 6-12||Advertising Design|
|Athletic Trainer, ATC||Air Conditioning & Refrigeration|
|Certified Coding Associate||Aircraft Mechanics|
|Dental Assistant/Hygienist||Aircraft Technology|
|Medical Lab Assistant||Audio, Video Technology|
|Medical Lab Technician||Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing|
|Occupational Therapy Assistant||Auto Specialization|
|Orthopedic Technician||Automotive Technician|
|Patient Care Technician||Building Trades|
|Physical Therapy Assistant||Business Machine Repair|
|Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer||Cabinetmaking|
|Registered Technologist||Cement Laying & Finishing|
|Radiologic Technologist, RT||Cleaning and Pressing|
|Registered Nurse, ADRN or BSN||Commercial Photography|
|Respiratory Therapist, CRT or RRT||Computer Maintenance Technician|
|Speech-Language Pathologist||Computer Programming|
|Vascular Sonography||Construction Carpentry|
|View More Approved Occupations Here||View More Approved Occupations Here|
Our Interns have more important things to think about, so we defer over 94% of fees until you start teaching. And all of our fees are split up into very manageable monthly payments. How Much Is It To Get Started - $0
Our Application Fee is Completely FREE.
*in 2 Installments
The training fee covers all remaining training that will be provided during the program tenure. Paid in monthly installments of $200 per month over 2 months.
*in 10 Monthly Payments After You Are Hired
You do not pay this fee until you are employed as a teacher. It is then payable in monthly installments of $390 per month over 10 months.