NTI Career Institute

(713) 429-1256

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A Broad Range of Career Classes

At NTI Career Institute, we are honored to be your first choice when you want to enroll in career classes. With such a wide variety of certification classes available, you're sure to find one that suits you. Please take the time to review our complete course selection.

Microsoft Office Specialist

The Microsoft Office specialist program provides theoretical and practical instruction in Microsoft Office applications. Students will also explore the inner workings of computers, providing a foundation upon which to apply word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation skills, as well as adhere to e-mail etiquette and manage computer files. Graduates will be skilled to seek employment in positions that require computer literacy and competency such as Microsoft Sales Personnel and desktop specialist.

Upon completion of their training, graduates will be able to apply basic computer skills and adeptly use Microsoft Office applications in a variety of employment settings such as educational, medical, and legal. The institute will obtain an externship for the student, as a required part of the business curriculum. However, we encourage students to attend recruiting activities and events. These experiences can help students develop their resumes and job search skills.

Mechanical Drafting Specialist

This course is designed to provide mechanical drafting specialist training. Students will receive a general overview of drafting, software, and basic procedures needed when in architectural drafting and design. This course also provides skill development in typing with an emphasis on the alphabet, numbers, and symbols, as well as speed and accuracy.

Upon completion of their courses, the student will be able to perform fundamental drafting tasks using Auto CAD. The students will be able to coordinate, undo and alter, move and duplicate, and work with arrays, viewports, file maintenance, and editing templates for 2-D. Also included are dimensioning and geometric tolerances, measurements, and calculations, as well as the creation of a library of symbols and attributes, plotting, and printing.

Students will be able to work as assistant superintendents or assistant Project Managers in construction. They may find employment at architectural and engineering firms, drafting development companies, and departments of public works and engineering code enforcement.

Child Daycare Specialist

Our child daycare specialist course provides theoretical and practical instruction that prepares students to obtain a position as a daycare provider, daycare technician, or head start technician. These positions are often found in daycare centers, schools, and community centers, and are in accordance with state, federal, and local governmental regulations and recommendations. Students will learn about the stages of child development, associated activities for each stage, and about how to meet the nutritional and safety needs of the children in their care. They will also learn about the compliance rules and regulations put in place by the state and federal government.

Construction Technology

The construction technology program is designed to develop qualified personnel for construction employment to enhance the workplace skills in the industry for career advancement. Job opportunities include management and supervisory positions in the construction of residential and commercial building and other related industries. Students will be able to identify types of construction and organizational structures; identify and explain purposes for various construction documents; describe construction office and field responsibilities and operations; define and identify safety and regulatory agencies; and identify the various construction crafts and trades.

Medical Assistant

The medical assistant program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as medical assistants in a variety of health care settings. Students learn the structure and function of the major body systems in conjunction with medical terminology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, computer skills, and administrative processes. They will also become familiar with bookkeeping, accounting practices, and the processing of medical insurance forms and claims.

In recent years, the medical assisting profession has become indispensable to the health care field. Physicians have become more reliant on medical assistants for their front and back office skills. Medical offices, ambulatory care providers, clinics, urgent care centers, and insurance providers are seeking their services.

The goal of the medical assistant program is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains required and necessary to prepare them for entry-level positions such as clinical or administrative assistant, medical receptionist, or a medical insurance biller.

Medical Biller and Coder HIT Specialist

The course is designed to prepare graduates as medical biller and coder HIT specialists. This program includes 800 contact hours over a period of 40 weeks. The program will include 600 hours of instruction on campus and 200 hours of externship. Students will learn administrative duties, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical billing procedures, insurance claims processing, and diagnostic procedural coding. Duties of this position in the workplace will often vary by employer, medical facility, and state. Students enrolled in this program to seek post-graduation employment in positions typically including insurance billing specialist, reimbursement specialist, and patient accounts representative. This program will provide the medical biller and coder HIT Specialist student with a review of information needed to prepare for the Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) exam.

Electrocardiograph Technician

Our program is designed to prepare students for employment as electrocardiograph technicians. Students in this program will learn to become team members and will gain in-depth knowledge of the 12 lead EKG and the conduction system of the heart, as well as some of the disorders that can be monitored with the EKG or other mobile monitoring systems. Students will learn about pre-hospital emergency medicine and life-saving techniques. Students will also gain first-hand experience through a facility-based, hands-on clinical rotation.

EKG technicians work in hospitals, clinics, medical centers, doctors' offices and with other highly qualified and certified care providers. They assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac and blood vessel irregularities. EKG technicians also work for insurance companies to establish health and life insurance policies. Our comprehensive 50-hour EKG technician certification program prepares students to function as EKG technicians and to take the ASPT-Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam and other national certification exams. This course will include important practice and background information on the anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, and medical terminology. It will also address medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, and laboratory assisting, as well as electrocardiography and echocardiography.


Phlebotomy technicians work directly with patients and are sometimes the only 'face' those patients may associate with the medical laboratories that perform vital patient testing for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Students will learn customer service and communication skills in addition to the clinical knowledge and skills they will need to collect patient samples like blood and urine. Phlebotomy technicians will have various opportunities for employment in the following:

  • Hospitals
  • Independent Laboratories
  • Physicians' Offices
  • Clinics
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Research
  • Other Medical Facilities

This course is designed to provide the phlebotomy technician with a review of information needed to prepare for the phlebotomy certification exam.

The main job skills student will learn are

  • Collecting, transporting handling and processing blood specimens for analysis.
  • Recognizing the importance of specimen collection in the overall patient care system.
  • Relating the anatomy and physiology of body systems and anatomic terminology to the major areas of the clinical laboratory, and to general pathologic conditions associated with the body system.
  • Recognizing the responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interacting with them with respect for their job and patient care.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) program provide students with the skills required to specialize in the field of heating and air conditioning service and repair. Most areas of the world require some residential climate control, therefore students will learn about basic electricity, electronic control mechanisms, and air conditioning, as well as refrigeration fundamentals and heating systems.

Graduates of the program can seek employment as entry-level technicians in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field, including:

  • Furnace Installation and Repair Technician
  • Furnace Cleaning Technician
  • A/C Mechanic
  • A/C Installation/Service Technician

Intermediate and advanced positions include:

  • Electrical Heat Assembly Technician
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Installation/Service Technician
  • Gas Furnace Installation and Repair Technician
  • A/C Unit Testing Technician
  • A/C Technician
  • A/C Mechanic

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