Medical / Pharmacy Apprenticeships
The Health Care Apprenticeship Consortium currently offers three apprenticeship programs:
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Central Sterile Processing Technician
Click below for occupational overviews of each apprenticeship program, employer costs, and more:
Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship overview
Medical Assistant Apprenticeship overview
Central Sterile Processing Technician Apprenticeship overview
Have a question about our apprenticeship programs? Please visit our FAQs page.
Introduction to Healthcare Apprenticeship Program (IHAP)
Start your pathway to a new healthcare career! This free two-phase employment program trains entry-level job seekers for a career in healthcare. A Nursing Assistant Certification (NA-C or CNA) is a prerequisite for several healthcare positions.
|Phase 1: The Basics of Healthcare, 3 weeks|
|Phase 2: Next Steps to Certification, 4 weeks|
|Testing: Pass the WA State Exam and register as a Certified CNA|
Classes are online with in-person labs, so you can learn from wherever you have internet access and also participate in hands-on learning activities.
- Daily online classes spanning 4-6 hours will be held Monday through Friday, each week.
- 4-hour in-person labs will be held on weekends
- 40 hours of clinical work experience
Are you a healthcare employer who is interested in an apprenticeship program?
We’ll help you create a new program—for one of the above occupations or something different. From hiring apprentices and identifying mentors to developing a job rotation plan and assessing apprentices, we’re with you every step of the way.
Read our Employer’s Guide to Apprenticeship.
Contact us or call 425-255-0315 for more information.