Patient Care Technician Program

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This program offers a sequence of courses that are meaningful with stackable credentials. Upon completion of the PCT Basic Certificate, students will be eligible to sit for their Patient Care Technician national certification exam. Additionally, there will be options available to obtain additional certification in Nursing Assisting, Phlebotomy as well as Electrocardiography technician. The selected courses provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further educational careers in the Health Science Industry.


Student must meet the Program Approval for the Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program (NUR.BASIC.CNA), for admission into the NAS-100.

  1. Prospective students should submit an SSC Application form and forward all official high school (or HSE/GED) transcripts, as well as official college transcripts to the Office of Admissions.
  2. Complete requirements for NAS-100.


Patient Care Technician Certificate Program

The PCT Basic Certificate, students will be eligible to sit for their Patient Care Technician national certification exam.

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$15.15*

Average Patient Care Technician hourly pay in Chicago, Illinois.

According to *www.payscale.com.


Questions About the Program?

If you have questions about the Patient Care Technician Program at SSC that weren’t answered above, fill out this form or call Veretta Brooks at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2204.

For registration information about the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (BNATP), please call JoAnn Mabry at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2497.

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