Allied Schools is an Approved Training Provider for New Army Vocational/Technical (AVOTEC) Pilot Program

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Allied Schools has been tapped as a participating vocational school of the new Army Vocational/Technical (AVOTEC) Pilot Program, providing short-term career training to soldiers in today's high demand careers. The program enables soldiers to use up to $4,500 to get training for a smooth transition into their post-Army career.

Online vocational courses make it possible for these men and women to create fulfilling post-Army careers and we are pleased to play a part in this beneficial program.

Allied Schools has been tapped as a participating vocational school of the new Army Vocational/Technical (AVOTEC) Pilot Program, providing short-term career training to soldiers in today's high demand careers. The program enables soldiers to use up to $4,500 to get training for a smooth transition into their post-Army career.

Allied Schools worked directly with the Army, including an in-depth application process, to be added as an approved education provider. As a result, soldiers can now enroll in certificate programs under the AVOTEC program at Allied and benefit from 100% online real estate, medical and business career training programs.

"We are proud to serve the military community and provide a means for soldiers to get in-demand career training," said Steve Rathje, president of Allied Schools. "Online vocational courses make it possible for these men and women to create fulfilling post-Army careers and we are pleased to play a part in this beneficial program."

The Army Vocational/Technical (AVOTEC) Pilot Program enables soldiers, officers or wounded warriors serving on active duty, including National Guard and Reserve Soldiers on extended active duty, to get funding to assist with technical, vocational or advanced training and re-training through the Army Vocational/Technical (AVOTEC) Pilot Program. The guidelines include:

  • Soldiers may use up to $4,500 per fiscal year
  • Their education must be finished in less than 18 months; and completed through an approved institution
  • They need to enroll before September 30, 2009 to be eligible

Allied's vocational programs meet the program criteria, providing short-term vocational training in high-demand certificate programs, which include:

Real Estate Inspection Career Training Program
Property Management Career Training Program
Introductory Real Estate Career Training Program (CA, VA, GA, FL, TX or WA)
Real Estate Appraisal Career Training Program
Dental Office Assistant Career Training Program
Medical Billing Career Training Program
Medical Coding Career Training Program
Medical Transcription Career Training Program
Medical Administrative Assistant Career Training Program (Billing or Terminology)
Medical Billing Specialist
Entrepreneurial Business Career Training Program
Professional Administrative Assistant Career Training Program
Financial Accounting Career Training Program
Microsoft Office Professional Career Training Program
Professional Private Investigator Career Training Program
Introduction to Computer Systems Career Training Program

"We want soldiers to make a successful transition into fulfilling post-Army careers," said Rathje. "That is why we offer certificate programs in fields that offer solid, rewarding and long-term employment. The 100% online format also makes it easier for soldiers to successfully bridge their military and civilian careers with quick and convenient training."

Allied's career training programs are ideal for active-duty military soldiers because it allows them to attend class from almost anywhere, even a remote country or location. They decide where and when to learn, according to their own schedule; course materials are available 24/7. Live student support is available throughout the duration of their program when they enroll. Job assistance is also available to help with their job search.

Additionally, soldiers can get a jumpstart on their college degree. With training from Allied Schools, they may be able to apply their vocational training to an Allied American University degree program. They can study worldwide with 100% online degree programs. Benefits include: a quick, complimentary transfer credit evaluation, weekly enrollments (52 starts per year), no fees, textbook grant and live student support.

About Allied Schools
Allied Schools, Inc., established in 1992, is the nationwide leader when it comes to distance education. It has provided quality instruction to more than 825,000 students in the last 15 years. Students can further their career with career training courses in the areas of real estate, medical and business. Over 50 educational support and student services staff members are on hand to assist students with all of their educational needs.

To learn more about Allied Schools' military education, please visit Education4Military or call (888) 501-5221 to speak with an Admissions Representative.

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