Healthcare Training

Healthcare. A Pathway for Your Future.

Build your career in healthcare and choose from a variety of work settings including assisted living facilities, long-term care centers, rehabilitation facilities and patient homes. In response to market-driven research, our training leads to high demand jobs in entry and mid-level positions. You can also take the prerequisite coursework to pursue a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN) or another advanced career in healthcare right here at SCCC.

Don’t know which path to pursue? We’ll guide you based on your interests and personal goals.

 

Allied Healthcare Trainings

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) – Learn to provide personal care to residents of long-term care skilled nursing facilities as a Certified Nurse Aide. 

Community Health Workers (CHW) – Join a team of healthcare professionals within public health, hospital, social service and other community support organizations to promote health and wellness, through outreach, education, referral and follow-ups, case management, advocacy and home visiting services.

NEWElectrocardiograph (EKG) Technician –A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to administer electrocardiograph (EKG and ECG) diagnostic examinations and report results to the treatment team. A valuable stackable credential for your future in healthcare!

Home Health Aide (HHA) – Want to work in a home setting and providing care to a variety of populations ranging from infants to the elderly? Become a Home Health Aide.

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) – Train to work in a home setting, providing services limited to personal care and light household work as a Personal Care Assistant.

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Upgrade to Home Health Aide (HHA) – Pursue this training if you already have your PCA certification and wish to acquire additional training to become a certified HHA.

NEWPhlebotomy Certificate The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team whose main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimen by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. Become a Phlebotomist today.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Interested in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)? This course meets New York State Health Department Bureau of Emergency Health Services requirements. For more information contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow at 595-1101 ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Refresher – Already an EMT and looking to keep your certification? This refresher course offers discussion on new laws and policies as well as new technologies introduced to the field within the past three years. For more information contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow at 595-1101 ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.

 

Grant Funding Sources

Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP)– Funded by Human Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Home Health Aides, Personal Care Assistant Upgrade and Community Health Worker courses are offered under this grant.

Health Profession Opportunity Grant 2.0 (HPOG2.0) The Health Profession Opportunity Grant provides funding to support our communities through healthcare training and education.