Program Components

If you apply and are accepted to Project OnRamp, you will:
  • ​Attend up to 184 clock hours of classroom instruction. Courses are available at many of the colleges of DCCCD and/or at Texas Health Resources University (8194 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas) with flexible scheduling options
  • Practice your new skills in DCCCD’s state-of-the-art simulation labs
  • Participate in workshops on interview preparation and professional networking and attend job fairs hosted by DCCCD’s Health Careers Resource Center
  • Complete the Patient Care Technician exam review
  • Take the PCT examination to begin your new career

Total Hours Required

45 to 184 (depending on previous coursework)

Cost of Program

There is no cost. Participants will receive up to $2,200 to cover tuition, books, uniforms, immunizations (if needed),
a criminal background check, employment placement tools and the certification exam.