Bucks offers funded healthcare training to unemployed or underemployed residents

Learn about the healthcare certificate programs, offered in partnership with PA CareerLink, at free info sessions Dec. 4, 5 and 6

Bucks County Community College, in partnership with PA CareerLink, is seeking unemployed or underemployed Bucks County residents to apply for healthcare certificate programs. Training is funded for those who qualify.

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

Free information sessions about these opportunities will be held on the following dates and locations: Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. at Founders Hall Room 140, Newtown Campus, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown; Thursday, Dec. 5 at 12:30 p.m. at South Building Room 257, Upper Bucks Campus, One Hillendale Road, Perkasie; and Friday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. at PA CareerLink, 1260 Veterans Highway, Bristol.

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, director of Allied Health, at janet.baker@bucks.edu, or Karen Souvigney, program coordinator, Nurse Aide, at karen.souvigney@bucks.edu.