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2015 TAACO Course Schedule

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All Classes Start at 8:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted.

Course Date

Course Title

Hours

Cost

January 2015

JAN 01-02

OFFICES CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

05

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

06-07

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

08

08-09

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

12-16

Basic Animal Care Tech Course (BACT) (Open to the public)

36
no lodging
dbl occupancy
private lodging


$650
$850
$950

12-16

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

20-21

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

20-23

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

21-22

Remote Animal Management & Welfare - City of Amarillo, TX
Basic Shelter Tech 8 hrs (Jan 21)
Mental Health Training for ACOs 8 hrs (Jan 22)
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22

22-23

CET Recertification (CETR)
CLASS FULL. CLOSED UNLESS ENROLLING IN ACO L1/3 COMBO COURSE

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification
CLASS FULL. CLOSED UNLESS ENROLLING IN ACO L1/3 COMBO COURSE

12 CE

$250

19-23

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

23

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR FEBRUARY TFA

26-27

Remote City of Corpus Christi Code Enforcement - Corpus Christi, TX
Mental Health Training 8 hrs (Jan 26)
Officer Safety & Survival/Bite Stick/OC Spray Certification 8 hrs (Jan 27)
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27

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

28

Officer Survival & Safety, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert. (OSS/BSPS)

8 CE

$150

29

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

30

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

February 2015

01

TFA ORIENTATION 1-3 PM AT ACADEMY

02

FEBRUARY TFA BEGINS

05

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

06

Dangerous Vicious Dog Bite Invest (DVD)
TCLEOSE, DSHS, TACA approved

4 CE

$75

10-11

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

10-13

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

12

12-13

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

16

Parasitology

4

$125

17-18

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16

$250

19-20

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

23

Herpetology Familiarization and Handling (HFH)

4 CE

$75

24

Self-Defense Class (TaeKwonDo) - Call TAACO if interested in taking course

25

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

27

FEBRUARY TFA GRADUATION

27

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR MARCH BACT CLASS

March 2015

02-04

Remote Limestone County Sheriffs Office - Athens, Alabama (View Map)
Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigations 12 hrs (Mar 2-3)
Dangerous-Vicious Dog & Bite Investigation 4 hrs (Mar 3)
Basic Animal Care-Shelter Tech 8 hrs (Mar 4)
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02

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

03

Officer Survival & Safety, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert. (OSS/BSPS)

8 CE

$150

04

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

05

05-06

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

04-06

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

09-13

Basic Animal Care Tech Course (BACT) (Open to the public)

36
no lodging
dbl occupancy
private lodging


$650
$850
$950

10-11

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

12

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

16-20

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

17-18

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

17-20

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

19

19-20

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

23-27

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

24-25

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

26-27

Administrative ACO Course (ADMIN)
(This is the third level in certification for ACOs) Must register at least two weeks in advance of start date of class as there is a pre-class assignment that will be sent to the students

12 CE

$250

26-27

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16

$250

27

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR APRIL TFA CLASS

30-APR 3

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

31

Parasitology

4

$125

April 2015

01

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

02

Officer Survival & Safety, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert. (OSS/BSPS)

8 CE

$150

03

TAACO CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY

05

TFA ORIENTATION FROM 1-3 PM

06

TFA BEGINS

09-10

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

13

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

14-15

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

14-17

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

16

16-17

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

20

Basic Shelter Tech (BST)

8

$175

21

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

22-23

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

27

Herpetology Familiarization and Handling (HFH)

4 CE

$75

28

Self-Defense Class (TaeKwonDo) - Call TAACO if interested in taking course

29

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

30

TFA GRADUATION

30

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR MAY BACT COURSE

May 2015

01

TFA GRADUATION

04

Officer Survival & Safety, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert. (OSS/BSPS)

8 CE

$150

05

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

06

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

11-15

Basic Animal Care Tech Course (BACT) (Open to the public)

36
no lodging
dbl occupancy
private lodging


$650
$850
$950

13-14

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

18-22

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

19-20

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

19-22

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

21

21-22

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

25

HOLIDAY

26-29

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

26-27

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

28-29

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16

$250

June 2015

02

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

03

Dangerous Vicious Dog Bite Invest (DVD)
TCLEOSE, DSHS, TACA approved

4 CE

$75

04

04-05

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

08

Basic Shelter Tech (BST)

8

$175

08-09

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

09

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

10

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

11

Officer Survival & Safety, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert. (OSS/BSPS)

8 CE

$150

11

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

15-19

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

16-17

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

16-19

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

18

18-19

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

19

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE JULY 2015 TFA COURSE

22-26

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

23-24

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

25-26

Administrative ACO Course (ADMIN)
(This is the third level in certification for ACOs) Must register at least two weeks in advance of start date of class as there is a pre-class assignment that will be sent to the students

12 CE

$250

29-30

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

30

Parasitology

4

$125

July 2015

01-02

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

03

HOLIDAY

05

TFA ORIENTATION BEGINS AT 2PM

06

TFA BEGINS

08

NEW - Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8

$150

09

09-10

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

09-10

REMOTE CLASS

14-15

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

14-17

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
(Combines Basic ACO Certification Course and Certified Euthanasia Tech Course)

28

$400

16

16-17

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)
with hands on for initial certification

12 CE

$250

21-22

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16

$250

23-24

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

27

Herpetology Familiarization and Handling (HFH)

4 CE

$75

28

Self-Defense Class (TaeKwonDo) - Call TAACO if interested in taking course

29

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

31

TFA GRADUATION

All classes require a minimum of 15 students to make. Registration deadline is 10 days prior to the start date of the class. No refunds after 21 days prior to the start date of the class. Student will be rescheduled for the next available course.

A minimum of $500 deposit is required at the time of registration for the TAACO FULL ACADEMY. The remainder of the tuition is due upon the start date of the class. All in-service course fees must accompany the registration forms. Registration may be made through the website.


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