Patient Care Technician | Technical College of the LowCountry

Patient Care Technician


The Patient Care Technician is able to work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospital, office, and long term care facilities.  If you enjoy direct patient care utilizing diverse skill sets, then the Patient Care Technician Program is for you!

The TCL Patient Care Technician Program consists of Principles of Patient Safety, Medical Terminology, Electrocardiogram (ECG), and Phlebotomy.  Students who successfully complete the ECG and Phlebotomy courses are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association ECG and Phlebotomy certification exams respectively.  Upon successful completion of the PCT program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association PCT certification exam.

Note: Students must complete the CNA program prior to beginning the PCT program.

Be Sure You Meet Course Requirements before Applying.

PCT Advanced Patient Care Tech Course Requirements

Prerequisites for the PCT are SC CNA Certification and successful completion of BLS for the Healthcare Provider. Additional requirements are listed below.

Prior to paying for tuition, students must:

Currently Scheduled Classes:

Course Location Course Title Meeting Schedules
501-01 Beaufort – Main Campus Patient Care Technician 09/24/2019-02/20/2020 M/T/W/TH 09:00AM – 02:00PM, Building 24 CE Education, Room 105 (more)…
2019 PCT Schedule – Beaufort 9-24-19 to 2-20-19
501-30 Hampton – Mungin Center Patient Care Technician 10/21/2019-03/19/2020 M/T/W/TH 09:00AM – 01:00PM, Hampton Center, Room 138 – WILL BE RESCHEDULED
501-50 Walterboro Patient Care Technician 11/18/2019-04/16/2020 M/T/W/TH 03:00PM – 08:00PM, Off Site Campus, Room 70572 – WILL BE RESCHEDULED


Tiffany Harrison

CE Administrative Coordinator


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