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Rapid Credential Program

NEXT CLASS August 16, 2022 


Program Description:

Are you eager to become a multi skilled provider in a growing medical field?  Under the direct supervision of a professional nurse, the Patient Care Technician will come in direct contact with the patient in the performance of his or her assigned duties.  This program is a blend of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. Course content includes:

  • Personal Patient Care Skills
  • Principles of Infection Control
  • Home Health Care Services
  • Physical and Safety Functions
  • Phlebotomy Procedures
  • EKG Modalities
  • Restoration Therapy
  • CPR, and more



Program Title Program Length
Basic Healthcare Worker 90 Hours
Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated) 75 Hours
Advanced Home Health Aide 50 Hours
Patient Care Assistant 75 Hours
Allied Health Assistant 150 Hours
Advanced Allied Health Assistant 100 Hours
Patient Care Technician 60 Hours


Admission Requirements:

  • Schedule the Basic Skills Tests or provide official documentation for a Basic Skills Exemption to your program counselor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for Basic Skills Tests results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a physical examination report, immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and background check (approved vendor only).
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.
  • For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.



Program Hours and Schedule:

600 Hours/6 Months/Hybrid

Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

This program is offered twice per year in August and January


Industry Certifications and Licensure:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Employment Opportunities:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Clinics


Program Costs:

FL Resident Tuition Out of State Tuition Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees Books, Supplies Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs FL Resident Total Out of State Total
$1,680.00 $6,720.00 $364.00 $293.00 $265.00 $2,602.00 $7,642.00


Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.




Program Counselor

Rachel Victor, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 754 321 5700 



For additional information about national and program accreditation, contact the institution.