The School of Continuing Studies offices are housed at the Regional Training and Development Complex (RTDC) located at Tyler Junior College West. The 84,000 square foot RTDC facility offers on-site registration and fee collection, convenient parking and a 300-seat conference room.
TJC West also houses the Skills Training Center, an innovative, joint project with Tyler Independent School District. The 75,000 square foot Skills Training Center is home to the College’s automotive technology and welding technology departments.
The center and its departments are utilized by area high school students taking part in concurrent enrollment programs, offering the opportunity for college credit prior to high school graduation.
Many of the students continue their studies after graduating, obtaining certification in technical fields to enter into the expanding job market.
Who We Serve
- Individuals wanting to upgrade their present skills
- Business, industry, labor, government and professional groups needing to supplement their own training
- Individuals and groups seeking to enhance the quality of living in the community through cultural and enrichment studies
- Career Development
- Computers & IT
- Fitness & Recreation
- Life & Leisure
- Health Professions
- Online Classes
- Seniors College
Areas of Interest
Continuing Studies provides Dance, Music, our Law Enforcement and Fire Academies
Law Enforcement Academy
Obtain your Basic Peace Officer license through our Law Enforcement Academy.
A partnership between Tyler Junior College and Career Trucking School, Inc.
Academy of Dance
Pre-professional level training in a progressively graded program of ballet and other dance forms to students of all ages and levels; ranging from three to adult.
Academy of Music
Professional level music lessons for all ages and instruments, including voice.
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Ornelas Health and Physical Education Center
The Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center serves the public and general student body needs in fitness and recreation. The OHPE has two weight rooms, cardio room, indoor track, racquetball courts and indoor pool.
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We have assembled an excellent schedule of activity and athletic summer camps.
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TJC West is located on West Loop 323 in Tyler, and includes programs for Industrial trades…