ECG Technician Certificate

This QuickJobs program is a WIA-eligible training program.

Program Description:   

ECG Technicians are responsible for performing electrocardiogram tests in hospitals and physician offices.  These tests are used to monitor and record electrical impulses transmitted by the heart.  This course provides the student with instructions for collecting information and data about a patient's heart using electrocardiography.  Topics include:  identifying heart rhythms, operation of a 12-lead electrocardiograph machine, treadmill stress tests and use of a Holter monitor, legal and professional aspects of patient contact.

This course assists students in preparation to take one of the national credentialing examinations, such as ASPT-EKG Technician or the certified ECG Technician exam through the National Healthcareer Association.

ECG Course

45 hours of classroom study and 40 hours of clinical experience required.

Professional Credentials

Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be able to sit for EKG certification with National Healthcareer Association. 

 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 

Curriculum           

  • ECG

Entry Requirements

  • At least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • State ID
  • CCE application
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine declination signed
  • 2-Step Tuberculosis skin test completed
  • MMR vaccination or titer
  • Varicella Zoster (Chicken Pox) vaccination or titer
  • 10-panel drug screen
  • Flu shot (for all classes with clinical between October to March)
  • Background check through SR&I (www.srandi.com)

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CLINICAL SITES AND TIMES WILL VARY

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

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(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