MILITARY AND VA BENEFITS AT UEI COLLEGE
UEI College is proud to welcome you whether you are active duty, a reservist, a military spouse, dependent, or veteran. At UEI, you can you enhance your career and build on your military training, starting right now. We offer career training programs that allow you to pursue a rewarding career in several high-demand fields including healthcare, business, or trades. Our staff and faculty are committed to helping you throughout your educational journey so you can build a successful future.
We know how difficult it can be to transition from military to civilian to student and that is why we are here to guide you and make your transition as simple and easy as possible. Our goal is to provide you with the best trade school experience available.
One of the many things that sets UEI College apart is that we provide military financial aid to those who qualify. If you are not sure whether you qualify, reach out to us today and we will explore any potential benefits you may be entitled.
UEI College is approved to train veteran students by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education or CSAAVE. All eligible students may apply for benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. For more information, please visit: www.vabenefits.vba.va.gov.
- Financial assistance available for veterans, active-duty members, and their dependents for those who qualify
- Approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
- Military Family Scholarships Available
- Available at UEI College Campuses*
WHAT TYPE OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE?
UEI offers a wide range of financial assistance programs for military veterans, active duty members, reservists, and dependents to their career. UEI College is eligible to train students utilizatiing Tuition Assistance, the GI Bill®, Chapter 30/Montgomery, Chapter 31/VA Vocational Rehab, Chapter 33/Post 9/11, and Chapter 35/DEA/Survivor & Dependents. Below you will find a brief overview of our eligible military assistance programs.
ELIGIBLE MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
This program is provided by the military and helps subsidize the cost of college to students who are currently on active duty.
GI Bill-Chapter 30-Montogomery
This program, often abbreviated to just Chapter 30, helps provide special education benefits to service members and veterans with a minimum of two years of active duty service.
Chapter 31-VA Vocational Rehab
VR&E, or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, sometimes called Chapter 31, provides services to services members who are deemed eligible or veterans who have a service related disability.
Chapter 33-Post 9/11
Students who have at least 90 days of active duty service after September 10th, 2001, and are on active duty or are a veteran who was honorably discharged, or was discharged with a service related disability after 30 days, you may qualify.
Chapter 35-DEA-Survivor and Dependents
The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program, or sometimes called Chapter 35, provides training and education opportunities to dependents of veterans who are either totally disabled or permanently disabled with a VA rating of 100% due to a service related condition.
Our Students are Trained
in the Following Programs
This well-balanced, comprehensive trade school program combines the theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with direct, hands-on practical training in repair procedures. Some of the topics we focus on in our Automotive Technician program are Engine Theory and Systems, Manual Transmissions, and Brake Systems.
Business Office Administration
This program will teach you basic office administration skills to prepare you for entry-level positions. You'll learn key software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher) and QuickBooks, and study basics of marketing, human resources, customer service, communication, organization, and accounting.
Our Criminal Justice program will help prepare you for entry-level criminal justice and security positions by teaching you about the US legal system and the technical skills, operational standards, and workplace behaviors expected of employees. You'll not only get classroom education but also practical experience in a lab setting.
Our Dental Assistant program teaches you clinical, radiographic, and preventive dentistry procedures. You'll learn in the classroom and lab, plus get 170 hours of on-the-job externship training to prepare you for entry-level dental assistant positions in dental offices, supply manufacturers, hospitals, or insurance companies.
Our Electrician Technician program is designed to get you the necessary training you need as quickly as possible via an industry recognized curriculum that provides you with career-focused courses that are personalized, hands-on, and tailored to the skills that employers look for most.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Our HVAC program is designed to be completed within eleven months and focuses on hands-on training. Some of the topics we focus on in our HVAC trade school program are Air Conditioning, Troubleshooting, and Green Awareness, Specialized Commercial Equipment, and Heating Systems and Boilers.
Our Medical Assistant program will give you the education you need for entry-level front- or back-office medical assistant positions in clinics, hospitals, and doctors' offices. You'll also complete a 200-hour externship where you'll receive on-the-job training at an approved extern employment site in the community.
Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
In this program you'll train for entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, or private practices. You'll learn how to code medical procedures and diagnoses, complete insurance claim forms, and assess patient records for claims reimbursement. You'll also complete a 200-hour externship at an approved extern employment site in the community.
Medical Office Specialist
In this program, you'll train for entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, or private practices. You'll learn how to code medical procedures and diagnoses, complete insurance claim forms, and assess patient records for claims reimbursement. You'll also complete a 200-hour externship at an approved extern employment site in the community.
The Pharmacy Technician program will help you gain a solid foundation of pharmacy fundamentals and terminology. A combination of classroom and lab classes will help prepare you to work in both hospital and retail pharmacy areas. You'll also receive on-the-job training in the 120-hour externship with an employer within the community.
The Welding Technician program prepares you for an entry-level welder career in the manufacturing centers, industrial complexes etc. While enrolled in this vocational program you’ll study Welding fundamentals and welding procedures.
¥Eligible programs do vary by campus. Not all campuses and programs are eligible for VA funding. Students must provide a copy of their Certificate of Eligibility or DD214. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
I'm a U.S. Army Veteran. I served 8 years and got out in 2010. Graduating from UEI, it's a sense of accomplishment. If it wasn't for this course, I'd probably still be trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I'm very grateful for this college and course I took.
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