Fast Track HealthCare Program

Fast Track Healthcare Programs at PDCCC Workforce Development

CCMA – Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
CPT – Certified Phlebotomy Technician
CET – Certified EKG Technician

Start your career pathway with 3 in-demand certifications in healthcare!

CMA’s are growing at a rate of 32% (much faster than average) with a median salary of $31,000 per year. Phlebotomists are growing at 34% with a median salary of $32,000 per year. EKG Technicians (cardiovascular technicians) are growing at 24% with some jobs paying $61,000 (O*Net, 2017).


Fast Track Healthcare Class Schedule

Fast Track Healthcare Timeline Spring 2019

Clinical Medical Assistant
Associated Credential: CMA Certification

Dates/Days: January 22 – May 30, 2019 (Mondays – Thursdays)

Times: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: PDCCC Workforce Development Center, 100 N. College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851 – Room 208

Cost: $5000

Tuition fee includes:

  • First Aid & CPR certification
  • 304 hours of lecture and lab
  • 204 hours externship with a local employer
  • Textbooks
  • Practice Tests
  • Online Study Guides
  • Credential Exams (a $385 value)
  • Student Lab Kit

Students will be responsible for paying the $75 program application fee and uniforms for Externship.

Individual program tuition is:
Phlebotomy $2,300
EKG Tech $1,800

Free Informational Sessions: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm. or Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
Location: Franklin Workforce Development Center (Technology Theater)


All 3 healthcare programs require you to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) certification exams to earn your credentials.
PDCCC has become a NHA partner and will offer the exams on-site.

Requirements:

  • Attend orientation session*
  • 18+ years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • WorkKeys Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Immunizations

Attend An Informational Session!
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm.
or Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
Franklin Workforce Development Center (Technology Theater) 100 N. College Drive Franklin, VA 23851


If you are interested in learning more about the Fast Track Healthcare programs, the Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, and EKG technician bundle, or each program individually, please contact Workforce Development at (757) 569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu to indicate your interest.

Those interested will be invited to attend an orientation session prior to applying for the program.