Start Your Journey to Success
as an EKG Technician.

2 Week


94% Job
Placement Rate

8:1 Student
Teacher Ratio

Next Class Starts September 9th

Altrain Assisting Academy offers the affordable, hands-on education you need to start helping others with their health needs making life-changing differences and helping people of all ages prevent and treat heart disease.  Our EKG Technician program provides you with the necessary training for a rewarding career in healthcare.

Small classes allow for personalized attention with experienced instructors for a real-world training.  You’ll be provided with the highest quality education to succeed in the clinical and technical aspects as an EKG Technician.

Discover What You'll Recieve

Discover What You'll Learn

*Prerequisite: Medical Assisting Certificate

  • Electrocardiogram Studies 20 hours

    Students will learn basic anatomy and physiology of the heart, emergencies related to cardiac testing including syncope, chest pain, abnormal vitals, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic life support, along with safety, compliance and coordinated patient care, EKG Acquisition, Analysis and Interpretation, Holter Monitor and Stress Testing and be thoroughly prepared to take the Certified EKG Technician Exam through the National Healthcare Association (NHA). Practical exercises include obtaining patient vitals, CPR training and performing a minimum of 10 live EKG’s .

  • Total 20 hours

EKG Technician Class Schedule

Altrain Assisting offers flexible class schedules to better meet the demands of everyday living.

Hybrid Learning

  • Designed for the most flexibility. With this option, you’ll attend four pre-recorded lecture videos per week and attend labs on Saturdays for 6 hours.
Fall Hybrid Class: Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday, September 11, 2023 (Video Access)
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Saturday, September 23, 20235 Seats Left

Imagine All The Career Opportunities

The employment outlook for EKG Technicians is expected to grow over the next several years. Altrain Assisting Academy’s EKG Technician Program prepares students seeking employment, a 3-hour course on Job Placement. Instructors discuss where and how to find employment, what to wear, and even perform mock interviews with students.

Students also receive:

  • Customized Resumes
  • Custom Cover Letters
  • Reference List


Once students graduate, Altrain Assisting Academy helps students with finding employment through direct placement leads.  Many Physician’s offices, Care Centers and others contact Altrain Assisting Academy seeking students who are ready to enter the workforce.

Employment Outlook

The employment of an EKG Technician is projected to grow 10%* from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations. About 140,000 openings for EKG Technicians are projected each year, on average, over the decades.  Many of these openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who have changed careers or exited due to retirement.

Once you earn your EKG Technician certification, you’ll be qualified to work in any medical office including within specialty practices such as physician offices, chiropractic offices, hospitals, optometrists, and outpatient care centers.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook