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2014 Course Schedule

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

Course Date

Course Title

Hours

Cost

April 2014

01

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

8 CE

$150

02

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

03

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

4 CE

$50

08

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

09-10

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

14-15

Remote Training Jasper County Sheriff's Office - Jasper, TX
Basic Animal Cruelty Investigation 8 hrs (Apr 14)
Dangerous-Vicious Dog Bite Investigation 4 hrs (Apr 15)
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15-16

DSHS-approved BASIC ACO COURSE

16

$200

15-18

ACO LEVEL 1/3 Combo (ACO L1/3)
Animal Control Basic Field Training, Zoonosis, Rabies Control, Officer Safety, Animal Cruelty Investigations & CET. COMBO

28

$400

17

17-18

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET)

12 CE

$250

17-18

Remote Training City of Mission Health Dept - Mission, TX
Chemical Capture & Restraint 8 hrs (Apr 17)
Officer Safety & Survival, Bite Stick/Pepper Spray Cert 8 hrs (Apr 18)
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22-23

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

22-25

Remote Training City of Jourdanton Public Works - Jourdanton, TX
DSHS Basic ACO Training 16 hrs (Apr 22-23)
Certified Euthanasia Tech 12 hrs (Apr 24-25)
CET Recert 8 hrs (Apr 24)
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24-25

Remote Training Schertz Police Dept Animal Services - Schertz, TX
Certified Euthanasia Tech 12 hrs (Apr 24-25)
CET Recert 8 hrs (Apr 24)
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25

TFA MAY REGISTRATION DEADLINE

May 2014

01

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

04

TFA ORIENTATION 3-5 PM

05

TFA BEGINS 8:30 AM

07-08

Remote Training Brazoria Co Sheriffs Office - Angleton, TX
Basic Animal Cruelty Investigation 8 hrs (May 7)
Dangerous-Vicious Dog Bite Investigation 4 hrs (May 8)
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13-14

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

13-16

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

28

$400

15

15-16

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

19

Basic Field Spanish (BFS)

8 CE

$150

26

HOLIDAY

27

Reptile Recognition & Handling (RRH)

4 CE

$55

28

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

29

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

30

TFA GRADUATION

June 2014

02-06

Remote Training Cabell/Wayne West Virginia Animal Control - Huntington, WV
Chemical Capture & Restraint 8 hrs (Jun 2)
Animal Care Tech 8 hrs (Jun 3)
Shelter Tech 8 hrs (Jun 4)
Equine Familiarization 8 hrs (Jun 5)
Dangerous-Vicious Dog Bite Investigation 4 hrs (Jun 6)
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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

10-11

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

12-13

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

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

20

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR JULY TFA

24-25

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

26

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

30-JUL 03

REMOTE CLASS WEEK

July 2014

04

HOLIDAY

06

TFA ORIENTATION 3-5 PM AT ACADEMY

07

TFA BEGINS

09

Basic Field Spanish (BFS)

8 CE

$150

10

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

4 CE

$50

15-16

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

15-18

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

28

$400

17

17-18

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

22

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

25

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

8 CE

$150

28

Reptile Recognition & Handling (RRH)

4 CE

$55

29

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

30

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

August 2014

01

TFA GRADUATION

03-10

NO CLASSES - CORPORATE RETREAT

11-15

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

36
no lodging
dbl occupancy
private lodging


$650
$850
$950

12

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

13

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

8 CE

$150

14-15

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

18

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

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

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

4 CE

$50

26-27

Advanced ACO Training Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

28-29

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

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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