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South Dallas Training Center

The South Dallas Training Center offers short-term employment training programs to help you get a better career, faster! SDTC is a partnership between Richland College and the Inner-city Community Development Corporation in South Dallas Fair Park. Tuition, books, and classroom materials are free for those who qualify.

Office/Accounting Skills Specialist | Construction Skills – Brick Masonry | Logistics - Warehousing/Forklift


Office/Accounting Skills Specialist

Learn the basic principles of accounting and customer service in just 11 weeks at the SDTC!

Administrative Services Skills | Digital Literacy – Internet Core Computing and Applications | Customer service |Basic Accounting | Computerized Accounting with Quickbooks and Excel | Job search and employment skills

Potential Career Paths
Customer service | Front Office Reception | Support staff | Administration Assistant/clerical | Bookkeeping


Construction Skills – Brick Masonry

Master the skills necessary to use bricks, concrete blocks, concrete, and natural and man-made stones to build walls, walkways, fences and other structures. This seven-week training program is located off-site in Balch Springs, and includes unpaid work experience and excellent job opportunities. .

Masonry I - OSHA 10 safety, blue print reading, construction math, masonry materials, tools and trade | Masonry II - brick and block techniques with hands on application | Job search and employment skills | Work Experience

Salary outlook in Texas for brick masons and block masons*
Entry level: $14.31/hour or $29,800 yearly | Median: $19.48/hour or $40,500 yearly
*information from the U.S. Department of Labor


Logistics - Warehousing/Forklift

Help materials get from Point A to Point B as a certified logistics associate. This five-week training is available at SDTC.

Logistics with industry certification | Microsoft Excel | Forklift training | OSHA 10 safety training | Customer Service | Job search employment skills | Workplace Communications

Salary outlook in Texas for Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks*
Entry level: $12.08/hour or $25,100 yearly | Median: $21.16/hour or $44,000 yearly
*information from the U.S. Department of Labor


Richland College
South Dallas Training Center

4915 Brashear Street
Dallas, TX 75210