Scholarships or funding through the CareerLink may be available.  Call number listed for each class for more information.

Personal Trainer Certification

Are you ready to LIVE your passion?  Whether for a career move or for personal knowledge, students get all the information needed to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This industry and employer driven 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.  Practicing what you learn in this challenging course makes it all come together in five weeks with the National Exam on the sixth week.

The course prepares students for career success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment.  CPR/AED is required.  W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components.  The text is required and not included in course fees.  Students should call 1-888-330-9487 to order the text and start reading immediately.  Additional information is available at  Special Note:  Be one of the first 5 students to register and receive a free eBook!

W.I.T.S. is an approved CEU provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), 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  Fore more information call 610-799-1582.

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.  This course is part of the PATH Program.

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.  This course is part of the PATH Program.

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.)  This course is part of the PATH Program.

HEA 540-50 01/05 - 01/28/2016 8 am-11:30 am T & R Allentown $591
HEA 540-50A 01/05 - 01/28/2016 8 am-11:30 am T & R Allentown $413 discount for dual registration
HEA 540-55 06/07 - 06/30/2016 8 am-11:30 am T & R Allentown $591
HEA 540-55A 06/07 - 06/30/2016 8 am-11:30 am T & R 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 Jim Thorpe or Tamaqua should contact Mary Kovalchick, at 610-799-1957 or; Carbon County Orientation in Jim Thorpe is at 4 pm on 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, and 6/9/16; also 6/23/16 at 10 am.  The Tamaqua orientation is from 6 - 7:30 pm on 4/13, 4/27, 5/11, and 5/25/16; also 6/1/16 at 4 pm.  The program at CCTI is part of the PATH Program.

HEA 702-C52 04/04 - 05/26/2016 4 - 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 & Saturdays M-W & S Allentown $1,097
HEA 702-C10 07/11 - 08/24/2016 8 am-2:30 pm M-R CCTI $1,124
HEA 702-T55 06/13 - 08/3/2016 4 - 9:30 pm M-R Tamaqua $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.  Call 610-799-1942 for additional information.  This course is part of the PATH Program.

HEA 525-51 02/08 - 06/06/2016 6 pm-9 pm M & W Schnecksville $1,138
HEA 525-T51 03/15 - 07/07/2016 6 pm-9 pm T & R Tamaqua $1,138


New! Youth Mental Health First Aid
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification training program designed to give people skills to help a young person who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. This course is ideal for non-mental health professionals, including family members, healthcare professionals, first responders, law enforcement officials, school and college staff, clergy and volunteers, as it introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders. The course is coordinated by the National Council for Behavioral Health and is listed in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidenced-Based Programs and Practices.

HEA 440-51 03/12 - 03/19/2016 8 am-12 pm S Allentown $48
HEA 440-T54 5/9 cancelled $


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

The LCCC Tamaqua Campus is located at 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252.  Call 270-668-6880 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.