Our Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, and ECG/EKG Technician programs are approved for national certification testing.
Upon successful completion of the Patient Care Technician, EKG/ECG Technician and Phlebotomy Technician training programs the graduate will have the option (for an additional fee) to apply and test for the American Certification Agency (ACA) National Exam .The national exam is administered on-site at Fast Track Health Care Education.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent are required to take the national exam.
National Certification is voluntary. It represents not only compliance with established medical standards, but also highlights the health care professional’s commitment to quality and professionalism. Having national certification demonstrates to the healthcare industry that the individual is proficient in his/her specific area of study. National certification is a competency standard and has proven to be a valuable asset in securing employment as well as advancement on any career ladder. Having American Certification Agency (ACA) National Certification gives the health care professional the competitive edge he/she needs in the job search market. To employers it separates the serious from the non-serious, and may well be the deciding factor in obtaining a job or promotion.
We are certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).