Workforce Training and Continuing Education

Want to boost your career? Get trained to increase your competitiveness and job satisfaction. We offer a variety of non-credit education and training programs as well as customized training for employers.

Program Areas

Continuing & Community Education
Fast track continuing education programs can be as short as one (1) day to as long as 6 months in length, depending on the program of study. A few of the courses we offer include: Computerized Drafting (AutoCAD), Computer Training, Forklift Operation Training, Aerial Lift Training, Welding, Pharmacy Technician, and Clinical Medical Assistant, along with leisure courses like Digital Photography and Spanish for Health Care Workers.

Online Learning
Continuing education and adult lifelong learning options are available to be completed entirely online. You have the choice between self paced career training certification programs or short term instructor-led or self paced courses that are completed in as little as six weeks. Courses come from fields like health and wellness, graphic and multimedia design, computers, management/leadership and small business, and personal and professional development. Click the link above to find out more information.

Customized Training Services & Education/Business Partnerships
We customize courses to meet the needs of area businesses and industry. Contract training offers face-to-face instruction, online 24/7 access, and on-site services for credit or non-credit. 

Professional Truck Driving Academy
Lamar Institute of Technology's Professional Truck Driving Academy trains professional truck drivers. We offer Class 'A', Class 'B' and Refresher training courses for a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Click on the link above to find out more information. 

Safety Awareness Institute
Our Safety Awareness Institute (SAI) offers reduced priced safety courses to the public, partially funded by Texas Mutual Insurance. These courses reguarly include Heartsaver First Aid CPR, forklift training, and aerial lift training.

Off-Campus Training
We offer select technical courses at off-campus locations. These include welding for the general public at Silsbee Middle School in Silsbee, TX.  HVAC and diesel engine repair training is offered at the Beaumont federal correctional facility for incarcerated individuals.


Flexible options meet your career goals and busy schedule.