Personal Trainer Certification

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & states as the 4th hottest job in the U.S., at a national average of $34/hour.  Employers like 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness and Gold's Gyms are just a few of the club groups that seek our graduates.  Whether a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.  This challenging course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency.  The National Exam is held in the 6th week.  This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of hands on practical training and a 30-hour internship that networks many graduates right into a job.  The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment.  CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate.  W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components.  Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Call to order the textbook and start reading immediately 1-888-330-9487 {}.

W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), Veterans Training and Education, and the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  The American Council on Education has recommended 3 undergraduate academic credits for this course.
Minimum age requirement - 18

CAR 913-51 02/16-03/23/2016 6:30 pm-9:30 pm T & W Schnecksville $850

EKG Technician Diploma

Learn anatomy of the heart and physiology, medical disease processes, terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact.  All students will take CPR certification training.  Call 610-799-1942.  Text is additional.

HEA 571-52 03/07-04/27/2016 6 pm-9 pm M & W Allentown $886

Pharmacy Technician Diploma I
This course prepares you for the retail and hospital pharmacy setting. Instruction includes: basic skill knowledge of pharmacy terms, prescription reading, medical terminology, drug delivery systems, intravenous therapy and aseptic technician preparation, chemotherapy awareness, dose, calculations, dosage forms, pharmacy law, and inventory control. Students are required to have a high school diploma or GED. Registration and payment MUST be complete two weeks prior to class start. Call 610-799-1942. Text is additional.

HEA 530-51 02/16-04/26/2016 8 am-11:30 am T & R Allentown $945

Pharmacy Technician Diploma II
Prerequisite Pharmacy Technician I (HEA 530) or equivalent experience
This course is designed to prepare students for placement in an institutional pharmacy or manufacturing setting as an IV Pharmacy Technician. Skills specific to IV compounding such as clean room protocols, principles of aseptic technique, operational theory and regulatory compliance are stressed. Call 610-799-1942.  Text is additional. (Tuition discount is for students enrolling in both classes at time of payment.)

HEA 540-50 01/05-01/28/2016 8 am-11:30 am M & W Allentown $591
HEA 540-50A 01/05-01/28/2016 8 am-11:30 am M & W Allentown $413 discount for dual registration
HEA 540-55 06/07-06/30/2016 8 am-11:30 am M & W Allentown $591
HEA 540-55A 06/07-06/30/2016 8 am-11:30 am M & W Allentown $413 discount for dual registration

Pharmacy Technician Review & Calculations
This course is designed for individuals with prior experience or training as a Pharmacy Technician who want to increase their technical knowledge with a goal of taking the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.  Mastery of pharmacy calculations will be emphasized.  Additional topics include PTCB test taking tips and strategies, pharmacy law, sterile and non-sterile compounding, medication safety, pharmacy practice, inventory management and quality assurance.  Text is additional.

HEA 550-51 02/17-04/20/2016 6:30 pm-9 pm W Allentown $404

Nurse Aide Diploma

Prepare to be eligible to be placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide registry and begin a career as a nurse aide. Develop your understanding of the legal and ethical standards of healthcare giving; medical terminology; residents' rights and independence; infection control; and functions of human body systems. Gain supervised clinical experience and hands-on care skills. Emphasis in this program is on career awareness and job performance. Text is additional.  Allentown Orientation Sessions are held most Tuesdays at 1 pm. Call 610-799-1206 for more information.  Students interested in class at Carbon should contact Mary Kovalchick, at 610-799-1957 or; Carbon County Orientation is at 4 pm on 11/19 and 12/17.

HEA 702-15 11/30/2015 - 1/21/2016 8 am-2:45 pm M-R Allentown $1,020
HEA 702-15D 12/7/2015 - 2/22/2016 Evenings & Saturday M-W, & S Allentown $1,020
HEA 702-C50 01/11-03/03/2016 4 pm-9:30 pm M-R CCTI $1,097
HEA 702-51 02/29-04/12/2016 8 am-2:45 pm M-R Allentown $1,097
HEA 702-52 03/14-05/23/2016 Evenings & Saturday M-W, & S Allentown $1,097
HEA 702-C52 03/21-05/11/2016 4 pm-9:30 pm M-R CCTI $1,097
HEA 702-54 05/31-07/13/2016 8 am-2:45 pm M-R Allentown $1,097
HEA 702-55 06/01-08/15/2016 Evenings & Saturday M-W, & S Allentown $1,097

Phlebotomy Comprehensive

Course includes 20 hours of Medical Terminology and 80 hours of Phlebotomy classroom/lab instruction.
 A further 100 hours of on-the-job training is required for clinical certificate.  Advance medical clearance and immunizations may be needed for selected clinical locations and may be an additional cost to the student.  Text is additional. Materials fee is $35.  

HEA 525-51 02/08-06/06/2016 6 pm-9 pm M & W Schnecksville $1,138
HEA 525-T51 02/23-06/16/2016 6 pm-9 pm T & R Tamaqua $1,138


Jim Thorpe High School is located at 1100 Center Street  Jim Thorpe, PA 18229  Call 570-732-1898 for more information.

Carbon Career & Technical Institute (CCTI) is located at 150 West 13th Street  Jim Thorpe, PA 18229  Call 570-325-4140 for more information.