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Your New Career in Healthcare

The Technical College of the Lowcountry offers a variety of continuing education programs that allow you to enter a new field or enhance your skills in weeks or months rather than years. Courses are offered on the Beaufort, Hampton, and New River Campuses, as well as in Walterboro.

ALLIED HEALTH SCHEDULED CLASSES  &  ALLIED HEALTH REGISTRATION FORMS

|Healthcare Career Training | Industrial & Other Trades | Online Programs


Program Descriptions:

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): Tuition: $75 (includes BLS Manual, e-card, and certificate valid for 2 years). This course is included in all programs that have a clinical requirement. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): This course requires laboratory and clinical experience. The program consists of two parts, lecture/lab and clinical, the parts total 120 hours. The $1500.00 tuition includes books, supplies, and one exam attempt. Students that successfully complete this state-approved course are eligible for Pearson VUE/Crendtia testing to become certified. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT): The successful student is eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certifying exam upon successful completion of this course. The program consists of two parts, lecture/lab and clinical, the parts total 104 hours. The $1698.00 tuition includes books, supplies, and one exam attempt. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET): Successful students will be eligible to sit for the NHA ECG certification exam. This program consists of two parts, lecture/lab and clinical, the parts total 64 hours of instruction and clinical experience. The $1098.00 tuition includes books, supplies, and one exam attempt. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Certified Patient Care Assistant (CPCA): The Certified Patient Care Technician can work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospital, office, and long-term care facilities.  Upon successful completion of the PCT program and laboratory experiences, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association PCT certification exam. This program DOES NOT make students eligible for the NHA ECG or Phlebotomy certification exams. The $3,999.00 tuition includes books, supplies, and one exam attempt. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT): This program consists of two parts, lecture/lab and clinical, the parts total 290 hours prior to the national certification test. Upon successful completion of the PCT program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association CPCT-A, CPT, and CET certification exams. The $4,999.00 tuition includes books, supplies, and one attempt at each exam/certification. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): This 208-hour DHEC approved course is designed to prepare students for emergency medical technician—basic level. National Registry Practical exam $100, Written exam $70.00. Silver WIN/WorkKeys or 50 ASVAB combined verbal required, must be 18 years of age and have proof of HS Diploma or GED prior to completion of course. CPR BLS is included in the course. SLED Background Check is mandatory. The $2200.00 tuition does not include books, supplies, or the exam. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Dental Assistant – ONLINE PROGRAM – The online Dental Assisting program is designed to take 390 hours to complete – typically 4 months full-time. The physical training consists of 120 hours at a local dental office and is conducted under the supervision of a dentist, dental technician, or dental assistant. You will observe and work chair-side with the dentist and staff. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Hemodialysis Technician – ONLINE PROGRAM –  The Hemodialysis Technician with Externship program includes 90 hours of coursework and an externship of up to 100 hours. It is designed to be completed in as little as 3 months, but up to 6 months of online access is included. Everything you need to succeed is included in the tuition payment of $3,599. A voucher for an attempt at the certification exam is included along with complete online access to expert-created curriculum and one-on-one support from your trainers and our technical support team. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE) – ONLINE PROGRAM – The Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE) training program includes 390 hours of training and 130 hours in an externship. The program is designed to be completed in 4 months of full-time study.  A voucher for an attempt at the certification exam is included with your tuition and materials for the $2,999 fee.The program’s focus is on helping you gain the skills you need to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and start working as soon as you finish.  Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

Veterinary Receptionist – ONLINE PROGRAM – The Veterinary Receptionist training program includes 328 hours of program training and is designed to be completed in 4 months of full-time study.  Everything you need to succeed is included in one tuition fee of $3,899. This program fee entitles you to an initial 12 months of access to the Veterinary Receptionist course, text/materials, and a voucher for an attempt at the certification exam is included.  You will finish prepared to pass the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. With training to become a veterinary assistant and a medical administrative assistant, you will also be prepared to work as a receptionist in any veterinary or medical practice. Click for REGISTRATION packet or SCHEDULE.

 

Programs vary by campus, please click the program you are interested in for more information, including schedules. Payment plans and financial aid may be available.


ALLIED HEALTH SCHEDULED CLASSES

ALLIED HEALTH REGISTRATION FORMS

Beaufort Colleton Hampton New River (Bluffton)
Beaufort Campus
921 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone: 843-525-8207
Fax: 843-525-8285
Campus Map (PDF)
Walterboro Center
Colleton County Adult Education
500 Forest Circle
Walterboro, SC 29488
Phone: 843-782-0018
Hampton Campus
H. Mungin Center
54 Tech Circle
Varnville, SC 29944
Phone: 803-943-4262
Fax: 803-943-5684
New River Campus
100 Community College Drive
Bluffton, SC 29909
Phone: 843-470-6000
Fax: 843-470-6027

 

Contact


Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Information and Registration

cewd@tcl.edu

Continuing Education

Contact for all programs

Bldg. 22 Room 106

Shelby Simmons

Allied Health Coordinator

843-525-8368

ssimmons@tcl.edu

Health Sciences

Email for Appointment

Hampton Campus, Rm 106

Beaufort Campus, Bldg 22, Rm 105