Your Future Begins Here.

Health Careers

This program is designed to acquaint the student with the numerous career opportunities available to them in the rapidly growing health care field. Students will be prepared for entry-level positions such as a nursing assistant, home health aide, medical office assistant, and EKG technician. Students will receive their certification in nursing assistant, home health aide, CPR, and first aid. Field trips will be taken to health care facilities to view job opportunities. Clinical experience is provided at local health care facilities. Other topics covered in this program include cultural diversity within the health care system, vital signs, body systems, disease processes, medical terminology, human behavior, and communication.

Graduates of this program may choose to pursue further education in such areas as nursing, medical assistant, EMT, physical therapy, dental hygienist, radiology technician and more. This program is certified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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Available Certifications

  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Training
  • American Heart Association
  • OSHA – 10 Hour Safety Certification
  • Dean Vaugh Medical Terminology Certificate
  • National Safety Council Emergency Medical Responder
  • Alzheimer's Association "Caring for people with Alzheimer's Disease" certificate

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Tours of Tri-County are available to the public every Tuesday morning that school is in session at 9:00 a.m. Please call 508-528-5400 to schedule a tour or to speak with a member of the Admissions Team.

Your Future Begins Here.

Career Pathways

Skills and Competencies: Tri-County Training

  • Health Care Office Management
  • Administering Comfort Measures
  • Assisting with Nutrition and Hydration
  • Understanding Emergency Procedures
  • Demonstrating a Knowledge of Basic Laboratory Skills
  • Knowledge of Health Related Specialties
  • Completing Certification Processes, i.e.: CPR, First Aid, Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Terminology
  • Learning and Application of all CNA Skills in Hospital and Long Term Care Setting
  • Growth and Development Knowledge and Application in Daycare Facility
  • Alzheimer's Care and Clinical Application

Tri-County Diploma or On-The-Job Training

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Home Health Aide
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • First Responder

Two-Year or Four-Year College Majors

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (1 yr program)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy Lab Technician
  • Operating Room Technician
  • Radiology/ Radiological Technician
  • Psychology
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Paramedic (Certificate Program)
  • Exercise Science/ Sports Medicine
  • Surgical Technology
  • Respiratory Technician
  • Forensics
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Physician Assistant