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Berks Latino Workforce Development Corporation

Employment Training

Through our occupational training program, we want to provide technical skills in different areas of high demand. The student can obtain their certification at a low cost.

Occupational Training

The course covers a broad range of topics, ranging from how to bathe a patient, to position a patient properly, and how to feed and dress a patient. The clinical aspect is 40 hours and that is where you will be working during shifts at a clinical site and mastering all the skills you were taught during your lecture and skills training. The program also prepares the students to take the C.N.A. State Certification.

Duration: A 10-week program that prepares participants to work as a nursing assistants. The program includes 144 hours of classroom/lab instruction and concludes with a 40-hour unpaid externship/clinical experience.

The program covers the following areas of study, urinalysis, and phlebotomy, vital signs, assisting the physician, disinfectant, and sterilization. The program also prepares the students to take the National Healthcare Association’s Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam.

Duration: A 24-week program that includes 336 hours of classroom/lab instruction and concludes with a 160-hour, unpaid clinical/externship experience. 

The program covers the following areas of study; medical terminology, laboratory testing, policies and procedures in maintaining laboratory safety and infection control, the proper methods of requisitioning, specimen transport, and specimen processing. The program also prepares students to take the National Healthcareer Association Phlebotomy Technician certification examination.

Duration: A 15-week program that includes 100 hours of classroom/lab instruction and concludes with an 80 clinical/externship experience. 

If you are interested in any of our occupational training program courses, please sign up, or contact us at our office phone number at 610.898.7774. You can write to us at info@blwdc.org, and a career advisor will guide you through the process.

Educating, Traning, & Empowering Workers

Berks Latino Workforce Development

Our focus is on education and workforce development that leads to household self-sufficiency. When a family is able to be self-sufficient, they rise out of the cycle of poverty, empowering generations onward and enriching the fabric of our communities.

Berks Latino Workforce Development

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