Allied Health Training and Job Placement

The Allied Health Training and Job Placement program through the Commonpoint Queens Employment Hub offers FREE programs that prepares adults facing barriers to employment for secure and stable careers. Programs are currently held at the Access Institute in Kew Gardens or virtually.

Our programs provide critical healthcare and professional skills students need to thrive in the allied health industry.

Program offerings include:

  • Patient Care Technician: Patient Care Technicians (PCT) combine the role of a Certified Nurses’ Aides (CNA) and that of an echocardiogram and phlebotomy technician. PCTs work alongside patients to take care of  and assist in basic needs that include feeding and meals, hygiene, and other daily functions.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): A Certified Nursing Assistant provides assistance to patients with daily living tasks and is responsible for basic care services. .
  • Pharmacy Technician: The Pharmacy Technician, also called a Pharmacy Tech or Pharmacy Assistant, usually performs routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients, such as counting tablets and labeling bottles.
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA): Offered in partnership with LaGuardia Community College. Administrative medical assistants perform clerical work in doctors’ and hospital offices. It is their responsibility to keep all patient files organized and to maintain the front office.


For more information, please email [email protected] or call 718-268-5057, or to apply for the program please click here.

If you are interested in any of these programs, please fill out the form below.