No Cost Training Programs Enrolling Now!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 

The following vocational training programs offered through The GREAT Center are available at no cost through the Accelerating Connections to Employment (ACE) Grant. Over the next several years, GCC’s GREAT Center will offer more than 150 spots to individuals to participate. These programs will put participants on a fast track to a career: The programs offer specialized training in each field and provide instruction in related academic areas, job placement support and long-term career navigation.

To learn more about these programs, come to Gateway for a free, walk-in orientation, held every Monday and Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m., in room N102, or click below.  Act quickly: Spaces are limited!

 

Patient Care Technician (PCT) — PCT Certification is comprised of three classes: Certified Nurse Aide, EKG Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician. All three classes and clinical rotations are required to earn the PCT Certification. Other requirements include high school diploma or GED; reading and math assessments, background checks and drug screening. [Learn more]

Professional Food and Beverage Server — A professional server has the opportunity for unlimited income, flexible hours, and a job that offers career advancement. Train in a field where personnel can expect to earn $15-$20+ an hour, gain hands-on work experience such as customer service, professionalism, Point of Sales, styles of service, etc. and earn two national certifications, ServSafe Food Handler® and ServSafe Alcohol®. [Learn more]

Community Health Worker Training – A Community Health Worker, or CHW, is a front-line worker who serves as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve quality and cultural competency of service delivery. The most common job duties include assistance with access to medical services, community advocacy, assistance with non-medical services, case management and providing social support to community members. [Learn more]