News Release

Published on Friday, March 28, 2014

Western Technical College will offer a four-day Healthcare Academy that introduces career options in the healthcare industry. Thanks to funding from a Department of Labor grant, the academy is being offered at no cost to participants. It will be held on the La Crosse campus April 8-11, from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The 30-hour Healthcare Academy will provide an introduction to several different healthcare career options, training, and employment requirements. Participants will also be mentored by a Success Coach in communication and study skills, financial literacy, safety, stress management, customer service, and infection control strategies.

For more information or to register, contact Ray Heidel at 608.785.9151 or Lori Hines at 608.789.6277.

This workforce solution is partially financed through a $12,695,868 grant from the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. This “Bridges2Healthcare” Grant was awarded to a consortium of seven colleges in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCT) program.