About HCA

What is the Health CareeR Academy?

The WorkPlace’s Health CareeRx Academy (HCA) is a broad partnership of healthcare providers, educators, trainers, and community-based organizations in Southwestern Connecticut. Designed with input from employers, HCA’s mission is to meet the current and evolving workforce needs of healthcare employers.

The HCA provides tuition assistance, work readiness, and other supports to individuals who desire to start or enhance a career in the growing healthcare field.  Participants enrolled in the HCA will have access to career readiness and personal growth classes and seminars. Upon completion, participation will move into occupational skills training in a variety of healthcare related fields.

Program participants residing in Southwest Connecticut who are receiving TANF, meet program requirements, were impacted by a company layoff or their position was eliminated may also be eligible for comprehensive support services and access to internship opportunities and job placement assistance.

All training by HCA leads to a certificate or degree and prepares individuals to pass a state or national license exam.

Occupations Include:

Careers

Benefits and Services

• Skills Assessment
• Job Readiness Training
• Healthcare Workshops
• Occupational Skills Training
• Distance Learning
• Internships and On the Job Training (limited)
• Career Development Plans
• Job Placement Services

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process

Click here, to view HCA Program Brochure and get an overview of the various Occupational Skills Training (OST) offered, required eligibility documents needed for program entry, as well as a walkthrough of the program enrollment process

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