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Open House Info Session Blue Bell, Parkhouse Hall Rm 112 September 9, 2014 Pottstown, South Hall September 10, 2014
Agenda Introductions Overview of TAACCCT Grant and JobTrak PA Programs Funding Assistance Job Search Assistance & Career Coach Q & A
What isTAACCCT? A U.S. Department of Labor grant that is being used to expand capacity of community colleges to meet needs of local employers Working with the local Montgomery County CareerLink and Workforce Investment Board Montgomery County Community College is part of a consortium of 14 Pennsylvania community colleges
Health Information Technologist The Health Information Technologist program: Is a part-time evening program for individuals who have at least one year of information technology experience. Offers a blend of healthcare-related training and IT skills while preparing students to take the exams for recognized IT industry certifications. Will include topics such as medical terminology, networking, server administration and project management.
Health Information Technologist Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for the program, you must: Have an Associate Degree and/or completion of technical courses with at least 1 year of relevant IT experience Obtain a certain reading & math level Commit to attendance policies and program requirements
Medical Billing and Coding Students will learn practical applications of Medical Terminology, CPT, ICD-9 and 10 and basic claims processing for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate from MCCC and will be eligible to sit for AAPC Certified Professional Coder certification exam. Students will be provided the support of a Career Coach which includes job placement assistance.
Medical Billing and Coding Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for the program, you must: Have an high school diploma or GED; some college is preferred Obtain a certain reading & math level Commit to attendance policies and program requirements
Wastewater This program is certified by the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection. Examples of topics covered include Fundamentals of Wastewater, Collection Systems, Chemical Feed Systems and General Safety. The program includes 10-hours of test prep for the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection exam.
Wastewater Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for the program, you must: Have an high school diploma or GED; some college is preferred; aptitude for higher level math is required Obtain a certain reading & math level Commit to attendance policies and program requirements
Warehouse and Logistics This program prepares participants to be frontline material-handling workers in supply chain logistics. Students will learn about warehouse and logistics environment, safety and quality control principals and more. At the end of the program students will be able to sit for three industry recognized certifications and OSHA certification.
Warehouse and Logistics Eligibility Requirements Have an high school diploma or GED; some college is preferred Obtain a certain reading & math level Commit to attendance policies and program requirements
Financial Assistance Options Deferred payment plans may be available for some courses WIA-based funding such as TAA or Individual Training Accounts (ITA) through PA CareerLink Veterans Training Benefits Self-funding
Possible Career Examples: Health Information Technology IT Specialist Healthcare Technology Analyst Systems Analyst (Service Desk) Business Technology Associate Analyst Desktop Support Network Analyst
Possible Career Examples: Medical Billing & Coding Billing Schedulers Out Patient Registration Business Services Unit Clerk Billing (CHOP) Coder (2+yrs & CPC)
Possible Career Examples: Warehouse & Logistics Entry Level Clerk Forklift Operator Material Handler Packager – Machine/Manual Receiver Supply Chain
Possible Career Examples: Wastewater Labor Plant Operator Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
Career Services Support from a Career Coach Workshops (resumes & interview techniques) Testing in industry recognized certifications Job search assistance
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