Patient Care Technician


If you’ve been searching for patient care assistant schools to help make your dream of serving on the front lines of patient care a reality, look no further than Concorde Career College. In a few months’ time, Concorde can prepare you for a role as a patient care technician in a variety of health care settings.

Serve others through work you love

Your role as a Patient Care Technician can positively impact your community through physician support in administering therapeutic programs and monitoring the overall health of patients.

Career-driven curriculum

As a Patient Care Technician, you can serve a critical role in healthcare. Concorde’s real-world classroom immerses you in the practical aspects of a patient care technician role.

Career outlook

Patient Care Technician jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 21 percent.* This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an increasing elderly population that requires long-term care in facilities where patient care technicians are in high demand.*

Financial aid

Concorde wants to see you succeed in your goals, and we are committed to your success through helping you navigate the financial aid process. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and scholarship programs also are available for those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about Concorde’s patient care technician training, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde comprehensively helps prepare you for a job scope that can include:

  • Monitoring patients for changes in condition
  • Recording and reporting changes
  • Setting up and operating therapeutic equipment
  • Instructing and supervising patients about rehabilitative therapy
  • Helping to implement patient care programs

Where can a patient care technician work?

As a patient care technician, you can be an asset in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Private practices
  • Patient homes


Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Patient Care Technician program?

Concorde’s Patient Care Technician program can be completed in as few as seven months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions adviser for program length information.

When does the Patient Care Technician program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the patient care technician career outlook?

According to, this job field is expected to grow by 21 percent through 2022. As the elderly population continues to increase, more patient care technicians are expected to be needed to serve in long-term care facilities.

Why should I become a patient care technician?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde offer patient care technician externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training experiences in its programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Patient Care Technician programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.

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