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Free Patient Care Technician Training In Rhode Island

Rhode Island free Patient Care Technician training classes can sometimes be obtained through the funds provided by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to those who meet the criteria.

Rhode Island's currently has two workforce boards, the Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston and the Greater Rhode Island Workforce Partnership  are responsible for delivering services to Adults, those who may be Dislocated Workers and to the Youth in need.

The federal career programs in Rhode Island is intended to offer training vouchers for individuals who are in the need of new career skills or additional skills to access employment this can be used to help with providing free patient care technician classes in the state.

There is a certification body that will administer the exam for the patient care technician in Rhode Island, this is made available through the They will let you know about the fees that will be required and the application process.

Workforce Investment Act  Approved Training Centers in Rhode Island

911 Programs Inc
1275 Ministerial Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879

GED or HS Diploma, if TABS tested--must score 6.0 or greater on Math, and 8.0 or greater on reading.  BCI, Immunization records (not required for enrollment--but required before clinical placement or phlebotomy lab)

Tuition Includes:
$5100.00 includes tuition,books, lab fees, clinical fees and Job readiness! Additional expenses ( Uniform expense (approx $35 x 2), Professional liability insurance $20 unless you hold another health career license), National HealthCareer Association testing fee ($165 due at end of course). Upon acceptance into the program please submit your deposit of $100 plus a $50 application fee to 911Programs at 175 Metro Center Blvd, unit 1  Warwick RI, 02886. Thank you
Course Information

Program consists of the following modules: General Medical Studies, Phlebotomy, EKG, CNA, Clinical, and Job Readiness.  Program length is 6 to 9 months depending on how often you would like to attend class. CNA classes offered day and night, GMS nights only, Phlebotomy nights (may have day option pending enrollment), EKG nights only.  The enrollment coordinator will contact you to discuss core class schedule options. The orientation session TBD.   There are only 18 seats available in this course. Your deposit holds seat in course until 3 weeks prior. After tuition deadline date, seats in course will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis based on those applicants who have paid in full. Immunizations: Students are required to have proof of up to date immunizations. If the student's immunizations do not meet the pre-requisites for clinical entry, it is the student's responsibility to acquire documentation and/or immunizations at his/her own expense.

Bastien Academy Inc
120 Amaral Street
East Providence, RI 02915
(401) 369-9174

Comprehensive Educational Services
807 Broad Street
Suite 300, MB 21
Providence, RI 02907