Welcome to Health Occupations
The Skills Certificate in Health Occupations is designed for students who wish to enter one of the many health career programs in the Los Angeles Community College District (such as Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide, Emergency Department Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Senior Care Specialist, Health Information Technology, Medical Assistant, and Registered Nurse), and/ or prepare for a job in a related health care position in the Los Angeles area. The program will 1) introduce students to health care pathways and careers, 2) provide foundational knowledge necessary for a career in health care, and 3) better prepare students for entry into a health care pathway.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Describe available careers in health care and apply knowledge gained in the program to planning for entry into such careers.