Health & Medical

Health Occupations offer satisfying and rewarding careers in fields that serve others and improve the health of individuals in the community.

If you are interested in short-term training opportunities in the health field, Central Carolina Community College and the Continuing Education Department offer a wide variety of health occupation classes that lead to certification. Classes are offered in Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. Some classes are offered in an online format.

Health Occupations offerings:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Healthcare Providers
  • Cardiovascular Monitor Technician
  • Central Sterile Processing
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist (Certificate)
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nurse Aide I
  • Nurse Aide II
  • Nurse Aide I Refresher
  • Nurse Aide II Refresher
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Sleep Disorders Technician
  • Sports Medicine Technology

All classes are NOT offered every semester. View the online schedule for up-to- date class information.

Access our complete list of course descriptions.

Health Occupation Programs Pre-Requisites

  • All Health Occupations programs require a High School diploma or HSE/ former GED certificate
  • Proof of prerequisites MUST be presented at time of registration for Health Occupation courses
  • All Health Occupations students taking classes that require a clinical rotation are required to complete a FirstPoint Criminal Background Check. Information is given upon registration.
  • NA I certification in good standing is required to enter Nurse Aide II, Medication Technician, Patient Care Technician, Home Health and Restorative Aide courses

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View our online schedule for the list of classes that are currently offered. Contact your county location.

Polysomnographic Technologist Program Graduation and Placement Rates

Year # Graduates # Positive Placements
2012 10 50%
2013 13 0%
2014 4 0%