Interested in enrolling in our Adult Career Training Program?

Health Information + Pharmacy Technician Pathways

Enrollment is now open for the 2023-24 Health Information and Pharmacy Technician pathways!
Please follow the enrollment process below to be considered for this program. 

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Health Information + Pharmacy Technician Pathways Enrollment

Apply now for WMCAT’s tuition-free Adult Career Training Program, and learn a meaningful, new career. Our Health Information pathway (medical administration, medical billing, or medical coding) and Pharmacy Technician pathway prepare students for jobs that are in demand and offer growth opportunities.

Through professionally led instruction, leadership and personal development curriculum, externships with local employers, and on-site supports, students prepare to take national certification exams and enter their new career field.

“The program is not just geared toward your career. You make connections. They really care about you and your situation, so that you can be your best self.”

Dominique Baker, Class of 2022

Eligability Requirements

–  Have a high school diploma or GED
–  Live in Kent County
–  Have no record of a felony*
–  Be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of the program*
–  Be experiencing unemployment or underemployment**

*This is a requirement from employers to work in the careers for which we train.
**Working part-time, multiple part-time jobs, or in a job where potential or skills are not fully utilized.

The Health Information + Pharmacy Technician enrollment process includes four steps:

Watch the Info Session

March 6 – June 22, 2023

Watch the info session (below) to learn more about the program. At the end of the video, there will be a link to schedule your TABE assessment.

Take the TABE Readiness Assessment

Rolling basis March – June 2023

Arrive at WMCAT on your scheduled date and time.
This assessment helps to determine your current skills and knowledge in reading and math. TABE requirements must be met by June 30 to move forward to the next step.

Fill Out the Enrollment Form

Rolling basis March – June 2023

After your TABE assessment, WMCAT staff will send you your results and an enrollment form to fill out. At the end of this form, you will schedule an interview with WMCAT staff.

Interview with Program Staff

Rolling basis April – July 2023

In this conversation, WMCAT staff will ask questions to learn more about you. You also will have the opportunity to ask questions to determine if WMCAT is right for you.

Info Session

Watch the info session and schedule your TABE assessment with the link at the end of the presentation.

Adult Career Training Program Stipends

WMCAT is excited to offer a stipend to Adult Career Training students; we are hopeful that these stipends can provide additional support during the transition to a new career.

— Medical administration students will receive a stipend of $595 via pre-paid gift card in November 2023.

— Medical billing, medical coding, and pharmacy technician students will receive a stipend of $1,190 via two pre-paid gift cards of $595 each; the first gift card the week of November 13, 2023, and the second gift card the week of February 26, 2024.

*Stipends are dependent upon 75 percent program attendance and participation.

Health Information + Pharmacy Technician Pathways Schedule

LAUNCH: September 18, 2023

DAILY SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Medical Administration: Five months, September through January
Medical Billing: Eight months, September through April
Medical Coding: Nine months, September through May
Pharmacy Technician: Eight months, September through April

WMCAT will provide an update and further information on classroom learning format (in-person or hybrid) by the end of March.