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FALL 2015-SPRING 2016 TAACO Schedule

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

Course Date

Course Title

Hours

Cost

May 2016

03-04

Remote Training Class - Pensacola, Florida
Equine 101 16 hrs (May 3-4)
View/Print Remote Flyer

03-04

Remote Training Class - Bastrop
Certified Euthanasia Technician Course Review 8 hrs (May 3)
Certified Euthanasia Technician Course Initial 12 hrs (May 3-4)

04

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

06

TFA GRADUATION

09-10

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16 CE

$250

11

Parasitology

4 CE

$125

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

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

23

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

24

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

8 CE

$150

24-25

Advanced ACO Certification Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

25

Dangerous Vicious Dog Bite Investigation-Canine Encounters (DVD)
TCOLE, DSHS, TACA approved

4 CE

$75

26-27

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

26-27

Administrative ACO Certification 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

30

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

31

Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8 CE

$150

June 2016

01

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

02

02-03

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

06-10

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

36
no lodging
dbl occupancy
private lodging


$650
$850
$950

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

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

22

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

8 CE

$150

22-23

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16 CE

$250

24

Parasitology (PARA)

4 CE

$125

28

Basic Shelter Technician (BST)

8 CE

$175

29

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

30-July 01

Advanced ACO Certification Course (AACO)

12 CE

$250

July 2016

04

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

05

TFA ORIENTATION 8AM - CLASS STARTS IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARD

11

Special PO Course (SPO)
Combines 4-hr Intro to Animal Cruelty and 4-hr Dangerous-Vicious Dog & Bite Investigation Course specifically for Peace Officers

8

$80

12-13

Basic ACO Course
for initial certification

16

$200

12-15

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

28

$400

14

14-15

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

18-19

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16 CE

$250

20

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

25

Herpetology Familiarization and Handling (HFH)

4 CE

$75

27

Equine Familiarization Course (EQF)

8 CE

$150

29

TFA GRADUATION

August 2016

02

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

8 CE

$150

03

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

04

04-05

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

09-10

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

12 CE

$250

11

Mental Health Training for ACOs (MHT)

8 CE

$150

12

Dangerous Vicious Dog Bite Investigation-Canine Encounters (DVD)
TCOLE, DSHS, TACA approved

4 CE

$75

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

22

Parasitology (PARA)

4 CE

$125

23-24

Advanced ACO Certification Course (AACO) (Level 2 of 3)

12 CE

$250

25-26

Administrative ACO Certification Course (ADMIN) (Level 3 of 3)
(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

25

Basic Shelter Technician (BST)

8 CE

$175

26

Shelter Management Course (SMT)

8 CE

$175

29

Special PO Course (SPO)
Combines 4-hr Intro to Animal Cruelty and 4-hr Dangerous-Vicious Dog & Bite Investigation Course specifically for Peace Officers

8

$80

29-30

Zoonotic Diseases Course One (ZD1)

16 CE

$250

30

Chemical Capture & Restraint (CCR)

8 CE

$250

31

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

8 CE

$150

September 2016

01

01-02

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

05

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

07

ACO Supervisor Training Course (ACS)

8 CE

$150

07-08

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigation (AACI)

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

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

22

22-23

CET Recertification (CETR)

8 CE

$150

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

12 CE

$250

27-28

Advanced ACO Certification Course (AACO) (Level 2 of 3)

12 CE

$250

29

Parasitology (PARA)

4 CE

$125

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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