Patient Care Technician

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster.

Next Start Date: August 10, 2020

Registration Deadline: June 3, 2020


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

Program Prerequisite Requirement:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Patient Care Technician Teaches:

    • HSC0003 Basic Health Care Worker
    • HCP0121 Nurse Aide and Orderly
    • HCP0332 Advanced Home Health Aide
    • HCP0020 Patient Care Assistant
    • HSC0016 Allied Health Assistant
    • MEA0580 Advanced Allied Health Assistant
    • PRN0094 Patient Care Technician

    Career PotentialClick here

Industry Certifications or Accreditation

  • Florida License: Certified Nurse Assistant (Challenge test after OCP B)
  • Three National Certifications: ECG (CET), Phlebotomy (CPT), Patient Care (CPCT)
  • Certificate of Completion: Home Health Aide

Testing Requirements:

    Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
    TABE* 10 10 10

    [ *if not exempt ]

Program Length:

600 Hours


Monday through Thursday 4:00 P.M. – 9:00 PM.


$3694.00 each program*
Click here for detailed cost sheet

ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 351390205
  • Program Number: H170694
  • Placement Rate:

    New program, no placement or completion rates established at this time

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