The Passaic County Community College is offering career training in the growing home health aide and pharmacy technician careers.
Home health aide
Those interested in becoming a certified home health aide should call 973-523-1224 to make an appointment to attend courses that will run every day from February 13, 2017 through March 7, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Paterson campus.
- Citizen, permanent resident, eligibility to work
- Ability to pass criminal background check
- High school diploma or GED
- Veterans, TAA eligible, unemployed, or under employed.
Training for pharmacy technician career starts on April 3, 2017. A nationally certified pharmacy technician can fill jobs in retail pharmacies, hospital, long-term care facilities, and managed health care organizations.
Applicants may qualify for short-term grant funding through the New Jersey Health Professions Consortium Grant Programs at the college.
- US citizenship, permanent residency, or eligibility to work
- Ability to pass a criminal background check
- Low-income status, including TANF and GA recipients, veterans, TAA eligible, unemployed or underemployed
- High school diploma or GED and other academic qualifications
- Qualifying academic scores on the Accuplacer test
Apply for pharmacy technician career training by visiting http://www.pccc.edu/hpc/apply-pharm.
The home health aide occupation is projected to grow by 38-percent and pharmacy technician by 9-percent over the next ten years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.