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Passaic County Community College offering training in home health aide, pharmacy technician careers

By Paterson Times Staff
Published: January 9, 2017

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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.

Program requirements:

Pharmacy Technician

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.

Program requirements:

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.


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