patient care technician
600 Hours/ 20 WEEKS
PELL ELIGIBLE Program #H170694 CareerSource ELIGIBLE CIP #0351.390205 TRI-County Community Council ELIGIBLE
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program requires about six months of training. Nursing assistants commonly work in nursing care facilities and hospitals, but some are employed by doctors’ offices, community care facilities and home
Nursing Assistant: Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.
Level 2 Screening @ WCSB $ 51.25
TB Skin Test $ 20.00
CPR Certification $ 10.00 - $40.00
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Immunization record from birth; physical exam or
AGE: 18 years or older at time of program completion waiver on file; TB Skin Test; current Hep B
(Students must be 18 yrs. or older to be eligible for testing) immunization or a signed waiver on file.DIPLOMA: N/A Immunizations and vaccines required.
BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT: MATH 10.0 LANGUAGE 10.0 READING 10.0 or meet other Basic Skills Requirements
Based on interest, an interview with the instructor may be included in the application process.
Industry Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - $237.21 Includes 2nd background screen for state. (Board of Nursing requires that individual must be 18 years or older to take certification exam) $82.21
Advisory Salary Range: $18,720 - $28,000
Florida Panhandle: $17,980 - $28,580
PH Average: $22,040
State Average: $23,200
National Average: $24,900
Program Completion Rate: 74% - Program Placement Rate: 100% - Program Licensure Pass Rate: 100%