To start a
career school or college in Texas you must first apply to the Texas Workforce Commission
for a Certificate of Approval.The Texas Workforce Commission has
statutory responsibilities in Texas regarding nonpublic, postsecondary,
educational institutions. Career schools and colleges
are regulated under Title 3, Texas Education Code, Chapter 132, and Title 40,
Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 807.
Some schools are exempt because they are approved and regulated by other state
agencies. Common examples of this are cosmetology schools, which are approved
and regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and driver
safety and defensive driving schools, which are regulated by the Driver Training
Division of the Texas Education Agency.
licensure process for the Texas Workforce Commission starts with your
application. For the purpose of applying, there are three different
applications, each for a different type of school.
application is divided into sections. The seminar application is divided into 12
sections while the correspondence and the seminar have 10 sections each. For a
clarification between the
types of schools give me a call at 818-349-3645 or contact
application will require the following:
The courses of instruction must be submitted and
A school director is required. The application
for that individual must be approved.
Applications for the instructors must be
Applications for representatives (the employees
of the school that discuss the school with the public) must be approved.
The facilities and equipment must be inspected
Audited financial statements must be submitted
estimates that the process takes between two to three months from submission of
an application packet to the time that all of the requirements are met and they
can issue you a Certificate of Approval.
I can take the hassle out of all the paperwork
involved so call me at 818-349-3645 or contact me we can discuss
getting your school approved.