Becoming a Certified Patient Care Technician Assistant (CPCT/A) is a great way to start your career in healthcare.  After just an 8 weeks (FT class) or 14 weeks (PT class), you could be on your way to quickly finding a job in acute hospitals, ambulatory clinics or urgent care settings, or in an out patient surgery setting.

Our PCT/A training program will teach you to:

  • Move patients in bed, transfer patient from bed to chair and vice versa.
  • Assist patients who are not able to use the toilet on their own.
  • Respect patients rights including ethics of care
  • Bathe patients and provide hygiene and comfort.
  • Help patients with feedings and ADLs.
  • Participate with restorative or rehabilitative care of patients unable to move and walk.
  • Apply dry dressings to wounds and clean bed sores.
  • Position patients to prevent risk of bedsores.
  • Learn warning signs of complications.
  • Document and report observations of significant changes on patients’ conditions.
  • Learn phlebotomy and EKG monitoring

Getting a Job

Many HSCC students obtain a job immediately after finishing our program.  We have connections with local clinics and hospitals to allow for quick and easy entry into the system.

Let us help you start you new career today!