Bucks offers free healthcare training to unemployed residents

Information sessions about the healthcare certificate programs, offered in partnership with PA CareerLink, take place July 17, 18 and 25

Bucks County Community College, in partnership with PA CareerLink, is seeking unemployed or underemployed Bucks County residents to apply for a healthcare certificate program. Training is free for those who meet eligibility requirements.

PA CareerLink will determine if applicants qualify for free tuition. Programs offered include Dental Assisting, EKG Technician Hybrid, Nurse Aide Certification and Pharmacy Technician. In most cases, certificate programs can be completed in less than six months.

Free information sessions about these opportunities will be held at 1 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, July 17 at Founders Hall, room 009, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown; Thursday, July 18 at PA CareerLink, 1260 Veterans Hwy, Bristol; and Thursday, July 25 at South Building, room 257, One Hillendale Road, Perkasie.

Students must be at least 18 years old, have either a high school diploma or GED (with exception for Nurse Aide), and must be a U.S. citizen or possess a green card.

To learn more, contact Janet Baker at 215-968-8324 or janet.baker@bucks.edu or Karen Souvigney at 215-968-8482 or karen.souvigney@bucks.edu.