EKG Technician Certificate

This QuickJobs program is a WIA-eligible training program. 

Program Description:  

An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test that measures the rate and rhythm of the heart's electrical activity. EKG technician training helps students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become certified. The main goal of TriCounty Technical College EKG technician training program is to prepare each student to effectively and efficiently administer EKG tests, record patient data, and provide results to physicians and other medical staff. To accomplish this, the curriculum consists of the following types of courses:

•        BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR

•        Health Systems & Professionalism 

•        Medical Terminology with A&P 

•        EKG

Entry Requirements/What to Expect 

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Drug Screen 10 panel/ Hepatitis B Vaccine Series /2 Step TST Skin Test/MMR Titer (if needed)
  • Flu Shot (Clinicals occurring October1-April 30-current serum)
  • Pre-Check Background with Student Check

Professional Credentials

Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be able to sit for national EKG certification with ASPT.  

Employment Opportunities

Hospitals, private cardiology clinics, and laboratories

Technology/Tools
Cardiac output CO monitoring units or accessories
Cardiac pacemaker generator or cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker CRT-P
Diagnostic or interventional vascular catheters or sets
Medical picture archiving computer systems PACS
Vascular filter

                                                                CLINICAL SITES WILL VARY

                                    For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700

or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

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For additional class offerings, visit our full course listing and schedule of classes.  

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn