Patient Care Technician

The purpose of the Patient Care Technician program is to prepare a student to successfully enter the workplace as a Patient Care Technician. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


600 hours, approximately 20 weeks

testing requirements

Basic Skills Assessment


LTC Main Campus

Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Patient Care Technician Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

Patient Care Technician Master Plan of Instruction – (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTMLopens in a new windowopens in a new window)

  • Professional ethics and legal responsibilities
  • Recognize and respond to emergency situations
  • EKG and phlebotomy related skills
  • How to assist with restorative and rehabilitative skills
  • Perform nursing assistant skills related to the hospital, home and skilled nursing settings

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
AHSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 hrs
BHCP0121Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)75 hrs
CHCP0332Advanced Home Health Aide50 hrs
DHCP0020Patient Care Assistant75 hrs
EHSC0016Allied Health Assistant150 hrs
FMEA0580Advanced Allied Health Assistant100 hrs
GPRN0094Patient Care Technician 60 hrs

Our numbers

Discover how Lake Technical College prepares students for the health industry.


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Placement Rate*



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Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Patient Care Technician School Orlando

This 600 hour Patient Care Technician Program enables you to earn several healthcare industry certifications including Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), EKG Certification, Phlebotomy Certification (CPT) and Home Health Aide (HHA) Completion Certification. Our experienced Patient Care Tech instructors prepare you for immediate job placement with thorough hands-on training. If you are looking for a Patient Care Technician Certificate in Orlando or EKG Classes Near Me, call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


Mel Terry, Healthcare Programs Coordinator


Phone Number: 352.589.2250, x1843

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