Electrocardiogram (ECG) Technician Training

At a Glance

Train for a new career!

ECG Technicians (commonly known as EKG in the health care community) conduct electrocardiograms and stress tests, prepare ECG test results, schedule appointments and more! This course is designed for CNAs, EMTs, CMAs or other qualified health care professionals looking to add the ECG Technician qualification to their current credentials. Students will learn anatomy and physiology of the heart, basic electrophysiology and placement for 5- and 12-lead ECGs.

After performing 10 live ECGs, students will be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) EKG Technician certification exam.

Upcoming Classes

Fall 2024

To be announced.

Job Outlook


$1,149 (includes books and CET certification exam)

Note: This course is not eligible for financial aid; however, payment plans are available.

Free training opportunity

The Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce (PATH) program provides free training and supports for occupations within the health care field. Learn more about PATH, including support services, programs and eligibility.

Start/Info Session

Registration for this course must be done by appointment only. To schedule a registration appointment during open registration, book by clicking the button below or email LLCCMedicalDistrict@llcc.edu.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Be proficient in English
  • Must be a licensed/credentialed healthcare professional (CNA, EMT, CMA, LPN, RN, etc.)

  • 48 hours classroom instruction
  • Online readings, simulations and lectures
  • Students will be scheduled to work with a partnering hospital/clinic to complete 20 live EKGs on participating individuals.

The Electrocardiogram Technician training course prepares students for additional roles in the healthcare community. As an entry-level clinical profession, this program is ideal for students in the allied health care field looking to advance or enhance their current credentials. The certification students will be eligible to take following the completion of this program include:

Board: National Health Career Association (NHA)
Exam: Certified EKG Technician (CET)

National Healthcareer Association

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