students

Winter 2021 Schedule

Holidays & Dates to Remember

  • November 25-28: Thanksgiving Weekend
  • December 24 – January 2: Christmas & New Years Break
  • CBSPD Board Exam Dates: February 7-12, 2022
    • Applications Deadline: February 1, 2022

EKG Tech and Surgical Tech students may take the NCCT board exam at an Altamont Healthcare location.

  • Starting September 7, 2021, Graduates are entitled to 1 free test. All attempts after the first are subject to a sitting fee. Students that reschedule or cancel their test may be charged a sitting fee.
  • Outside students may take their ECG Technician, Tech in Surgery (Surgical Technologist), or Medical Office Assistant (MOA) tests with Altamont Healthcare for a $20 fee.

All Altamont Healthcare graduates are eligible for our externship program upon certification. Externships are included in the Surgical Technologist program.

  • NOTE: The schedule & length of your externship are negotiated between you and your contracted hospital. Externships last 240-400 hours.

***Payment dates may not apply to Special Payment Plans. Payment options 1, 2, and 3 share the same payment dates.***

SPDT Program – Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician Certification

We are offering 4 SPD Classes in Winter 2021:

  • 2 Weekday Classes:
    • MWF: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
    • TTH: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Night Class: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
  • Weekend Class: Fridays & Saturdays

MWF Day Class Details:

  • Start Date: November 29, 2021
  • End Date: January 10, 2022
  • Mondays & Wednesdays from 8 AM to 5 PM; Fridays from 8 AM – 12 PM
  • 20 hrs/week for 5 weeks of class (7 calendar weeks w/holidays)
  • Orientation on Monday 11/22/2021 @ 10 AM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 11/29/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/20/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/3/21

TTH Day Class Details:

  • Start Date: November 16, 2021
  • End Date: January 6, 2022
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8 AM to 5 PM
  • 16 hrs/week for 6 weeks of class (7 calendar weeks w/holidays)
  • Orientation on Tuesday 11/9/2021 @ 10 AM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 11/16/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/7/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 12/23/21

Night Class Details:

  • Start Date: November 15, 2021
  • End Date: January 10, 2022
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
  • 15 hrs/week for 7 weeks of class (9 calendar weeks w/holidays)
  • Orientation on Monday 11/8/2021 @ 10 AM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 11/15/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/10/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/3/21

Weekend Class Details:

  • Start Date: November 5, 2021
  • End Date: January 15, 2022
  • Fridays from 8 AM to 1 PM; Saturdays from 8 AM – 5 PM
  • 13 hrs/week for 8 weeks of class (11 calendar weeks w/holidays)
  • Orientation on Monday 11/8/2021 @ 10 AM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 11/5/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/3/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/7/21

 

Surgical Tech Program: Surgical Technologist Certification + Externship

We are currently offering Weekday & Weeknight Surgical Tech classes in Winter 2021. The program consists of 8 months of instruction followed by 2-4 months of externship in a hospital after passing the NCCT board exam.

Externship placement is guaranteed granted that you pass the NCCT board exam. Your externship schedule will be decided between you and your contracted hospital. 

Additional Holidays:

  • May 30, 2022: Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2022: Independence Day

Day Class Details:

  • Start: January 10, 2022
  • End: August 17, 2022
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 AM to 1 PM
  • 16 hrs/week for 8 months of classes then approx. 300 hours of externship.
  • Orientation date TBD
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 1/10/21
    • All following payments are due on the 10th of every following month

Night Class Details:

  • Start: January 10, 2022
  • End: August 17, 2022
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • 16 hrs/week for 8 months of classes then approx. 300 hours of externship.
  • Orientation date TBD
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 1/10/21
    • All following payments are due on the 10th of every following month

 

EKG Tech Program: Electrocardiogram Technician Certification

We are offering 3 EKG classes during Winter 2021: weekday, weeknight, and weekend.

  • Day Class: Tuesday-Friday
  • Night Class: Tuesday-Friday 
  • Weekend Class: Friday & Saturday

Day Class Details:

  • Start: 11/30/2021
  • End: 1/19/2021
  • Tuesday through Friday from 1 PM to 5 PM
  • 16 hrs/week for 6 weeks (8 calendar weeks with holidays)
  • Orientation Date: Tuesday 11/23 at 6 PM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 11/30/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/14/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/12/21

Night Class Details:

  • Start: 12/6/2021
  • End: 1/25/2021
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
  • 15 hrs/week for 7 weeks (8 calendar weeks with holidays)
  • Orientation Date: Monday 11/29 at 6 PM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 12/6/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 12/20/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/18/21

Weekend Class Details:

  • Start: 12/3/2021
  • End: 2/5/2021
  • Friday from 8 AM to 1 PM; Saturday from 8 AM to 5 PM
  • 13 hrs/week for 6 weeks (8 calendar weeks with holidays)
  • Orientation Date: Tuesday 11/23 at 6 PM
  • Payment Dates:
    • 1st payment is due on 12/3/21
    • 2nd payment is due on 1/3/21
    • 3rd payment is due on 1/28/21

 

 


Fall 2021 Schedule

Dates to Remember:

Holidays: September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)

CBSPD Test Dates: November 1-6, 2021 (Application deadline is October 26, 2021)

NCCT Test Dates: Scheduled with Altamont Healthcare.


***Payment dates are based on our Option 1, Option 2, and Option 3 payment plans.***

 

SPD Technician Certification Course

Day Class 1 (T/Th): August 17 – September 23, 2021

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Orientation Date: August 10, 2021 @ 10 AM
    • 1st Payment: 8/17/2021
    • 2nd Payment: 8/31/2021
    • 3rd Payment: 9/14/2021

 

Day Class 2 (MWF): August 23 – September 27, 2021

  • Mondays & Wednesdays from 8 AM to 5 PM, Fridays from 8 AM- 12 PM
  • Orientation Date: August 16, 2021 @ 10 AM
    • 1st Payment: 8/23/2021
    • 2nd Payment: 9/3/2021
    • 3rd Payment: 9/17/2021

 

Weekend Class: August 6 – September 24, 2021

  • Fridays from 8 AM to 1 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Orientation Date: July 30, 2021 @ 10 AM
    • 1st Payment: 8/6/2021
    • 2nd Payment: 8/27/2021
    • 3rd Payment: 9/10/2021

 

Night Class: August 23 – October 4, 2021

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Orientation Date: August 16, 2021 @ 5:30 PM
    • 1st Payment: 8/23/2021
    • 2nd Payment: 9/7/2021
    • 3rd Payment: 9/23/2021

 

ERT Certification Course

Weekend Class: October 1 – October 15, 2021

  • Friday from 8:00 am- 1:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Orientation: September 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am
  • Payment due: 10/1/21

 

Night Class: October 5 – October 18, 2021

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Orientation: September 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm
  • Payment due: 10/5/21

 

Day Class: October 5 – October 19, 2021

  • Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Orientation: September 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am
  • Payment due: 10/5/21

 

EKG (ECG) Certification Course

Weekend Class: September 24 – November 13, 2021

  • Friday from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Orientation: September 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
    • 1st payment due: 9/24/21
    • 2nd payment due: 10/15/21
    • 3rd payment due: 11/5/21

Night Class: August 16, 2021 – September 28, 2021 September 13 – October 26, 2021 Class Canceled

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Orientation: August 9, 2021 September 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm
    • 1st payment: 9/13/21
    • 2nd payment 9/27/2021
    • 3rd payment 10/11/2021

Day Class (Tues-Fri): Aug 10, 2021 – September 21, 2021 September 7 – October 19, 2021

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Orientation: Aug 3, 2021 August 31, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
    • 1st payment: 9/07/21
    • 2nd payment 9/21/21
    • 3rd payment  10/05/2021

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