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

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Division of Workforce Development is proud to launch our new Fast Track Healthcare programs for Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, and 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).

Dates/Days: March 5 – July 19, 2018 (Mondays – Thursdays)

Times: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Workforce Dev. Center, Franklin

Cost: $4500

Our new bundle program includes all 3 certification programs.

Tuition is $4,500 for all 3 programs.

What you get with your tuition:

  • First Aid & CPR certification
  • 286 hours of lecture and lab
  • 200 hours externship with a local employer
  • Uniforms
  • Textbooks
  • Practice Tests
  • Online Study Guides
  • Credential Exams – a $385 value
  • Student Lab Kit

The Fast Track Healthcare Bundle is $4,500 and includes all 3 programs.

Individual program tuition is:

Phlebotomy $2,300
EKG Tech $1,800

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 exam on-site.

The first cohort will be in the Spring of 2018 at the PDCCC Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin.

The second cohort is planned for the Fall of 2018 at the PDCCC Hobbs Campus in Suffolk.

Classes (lecture and lab) are 8:30am – 2:00pm Monday – Thursday.


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

Fast Track Healthcare Program Application Process

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