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 262 hour 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:

Upcoming Classes:

*Beaufort Campus*

03/18/2019 – 07/17/2019 2019 PCT Beaufort Schedule 2

* Hampton Campus*

04/15/2019 – 08/08/2019  2019 PCT Hampton Schedule


04/09/2019 – 09/12/2019 2019 Colleton PCT Schedule.docx


Shelby Simmons

Program Assistant/Admissions Counselor



M, T, W, TH: 8AM-5:30PM F: 8AM-11:30AM

Bldg 32, Rm 105

H. Mungin Center/Hampton Campus