Local FastTRAC Programs

Enhanced West Metro Pathway to HealthCare Careers
This project offers Introduction to Health Care, Nursing Assistant Preparation, and/or Medical Terminology as a bridge to prepare disadvantaged students to enter a healthcare education and career track.  Upon completion of the bridge course students take a Nursing Assistant college course with integrated instruction. In addition, the Nursing Assistant course incorporates specific work culture, career exploration and career planning within the broad field of healthcare, provides students with career development skills needed in entry-level healthcare professions, and prepares students to successfully use computers in future college-level courses. 

Credits Offered: 8
Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant & Trained Medication Administration   

Industry/Occupation: Healthcare/C.N.A. 
Career Pathway: Therapeutic Services    
Career Cluster: Health Science

Adult Basic Education:  Adult Options in Education, Carver-Scott Educational Cooperative, The Adult Academic Program at Robbinsdale Area Schools, South Hennepin Adult Programs in Education & Osseo
Community Based Organization:  HIRED
Employers: 13 North Memorial Clinics, 10 Golden Living Centers, Park Nicollet/Methodist Hospital, Minnesota Nurses Association
MnSCU:  Hennepin Technical College
Workforce Development:  Hennepin-Carver WIB