New JobTrakPA Programs Offer Fast-Track Training

by Diane VanDyke

JobTrakPA_logoMontgomery County Community College’s JobTrakPA programs provide the knowledge and skills needed for today’s cutting-edge manufacturing, healthcare, and information technology-based jobs.  Enroll today in any of the JobTrakPA programs, and within six months, you will be ready for a new career. Classes start as early as March 18.

The College’s upcoming JobTrakPA programs include:

  • Medical Billing & Coding: This program is designed for those who want to begin medical billing and coding careers and/or prepare for certification examinations. Students will learn principles of medical coding using the health industry coding manuals of CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS. Tuition is $2,800. The course is offered at the Central Campus in Blue Bell on Saturdays from 9-3 p.m., March 30-Sept. 14, and at West Campus in Pottstown on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 25-Aug. 7.
  • Health Information Technologist: This program consists of a sequence of three courses that will prepare students for general and health-related information technology. Students will be trained to repair, maintain, secure PCs and mobile devices and install and troubleshoot operating systems. Tuition is $2,085. The program is offered in Blue Bell from March 18- Aug. 16, Mon. and Fri., 6-10 p.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. In Pottstown, the program is offered March 19-Aug. 14, 6-10 p.m., Tues., Wed. and Thurs.
  • Industrial Electrical Technician: Students will gain fundamental knowledge and skills to maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical systems used in advanced manufacturing. The program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, where students will be provided with hands-on practical experience. Tuition is $950.The program will be held March 25-May 22; Mon., Tues., Wed., 3:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Industrial Mechanical Technician: Students will gain fundamental knowledge and skills to maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems used in advanced manufacturing. Program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, from March 25-June 11; Mon., Tues., Wed., 3:30-7:30; Sat., 8-5 p.m. Tuition is $1,150.
  • Industrial Electrical and Programmable Logic Controllers Technician: This program provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills of electrical systems and programmable logic control (PLC) systems for students to maintain, troubleshoot and repair PLC systems used in advanced manufacturing. The program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, from March 25-June 19; Mon., Tues., Wed., 3:30-7:30; Saturdays, 8-5 p.m. Tuition is $1,450.  
  • Warehouse and Logistics Technician: This program prepares students to be frontline material handling workers in supply chain logistics. Participants will learn about the warehouse and logistics environment, safety and quality control principles and more. The program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, from March 18-June 29; Mon. and Thurs., 6-9:30 p.m.; Sat., 8-5 p.m. Tuition is $950.
  • CNC Machine Operator:  This program will provide students with the knowledge and hands-on skills to operate a Computerized Numeric Control (CNC) program for a CNC machine in a manufacturing environment. The program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, from March 26-June 15; Tues. & Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 9-4 p.m. Tuition is $1,780.
  • Welding Technician: This program will teach and prepare participants to operate as an entry-level production welder in manufacturing and maintenance environments. The program will be held at North Montco Technical Career Center, Lansdale, from March 18-June 26; Mon, Thurs, Fri, 6-9:30 p.m.; Sat., 8-5 p.m. Tuition is $950.

For more specific details about the College’s JobTrakPA programs, visit www.mc3.edu/workforceDevelopment/jobtrak, email jobtrak@mc3.edu or call the JobTrakPA hotline at 215-461-1468. Job placement assistance is provided upon completion. Many of the programs prepare for and/or provide certifications upon completion.

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