ACCELERATE Lone Star
A Program That Offers Careers for a New Future
ACCELERATE Lone Star allows students to earn workforce certification in one of the Lone Star College Career and Technical Education Certification programs while building core skills in math, reading and language. Students benefit from intensive, on-site advising, which is designed to keep students focused and on-track for completion. The program assists students in paying for the cost of their programs including support classes and books as well as College and Career Readiness classes to prepare for the classes and jobs.
- Automotive Technician Certificate (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-North Harris)
- Drilling Floorhand/Roustabout Certificate (Available at LSC-University Park)
- Machinist Certificate Program (Available at LSC-University Park)
- CNC Operator Certificate Program (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-University Park)
- Shield Metal Welding (SMAW) (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-North Harris)
- Gas Metal Welding (GMAW) (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-North Harris)
- Gas Tungsten Metal Welding (GTAW) (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-North Harris)
- Pipe Welder (Available at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-North Harris)
Additional ACCELERATE Lone Star programs at Lone Star College:
- Accounting Assistant
- Electrician Certificate
- Electrocardiograph Monitoring Technician
- HVAC-R Technician
- Nurse Aide (CNA)
- Patient Care Technician
Accelerate Lone Star is partially sponsored and supported by THECB and Accelerate Texas. Thanks to JP Morgan Chase Bank for generously donating $500,000 to support this program.
Eligibility & Requirements
- TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) test score that falls within required range
- Mandatory attendance in workforce, college and career readiness and support classes
- Willingness to go to work or continue education after completion of certificate
- Additional requirements for all healthcare certificates include a background check, immunizations, and a Social Security Card.
ACCELERATE Lone Star was initially funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) under the “Accelerate Texas” state initiative. THECB provides leadership and coordination for the Texas Higher Education System and works to achieve excellence for the college education of Texas students.
I have achieved something that no one in my family has ever done. I have completed training that will allow me to not only get a job but to start a career and be able to take care of myself, my wife and children.Find out more information about Accelerate Texas.
- Dustin Ashworth
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9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433
20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
3200 College Park Drive Conroe, Texas 77384
2700 W.W. Thorne Drive Houston, Texas 77073
30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375
20515 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070