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Asnuntuck to Host Open House on Healthcare and Personal-services Careers on Aug. 24

ENFIELD, Conn. — Asnuntuck Community College will hold an open house on healthcare and personal-services careers on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Those interested are welcome to drop in any time during the event. The open house will showcase in-demand careers, various short-term certification programs, and Asnuntuck’s expert instructors.

Attendees can learn about healthcare and personal-services career certificates and potential SNAP scholarships. Fourteen different non-credit career programs are available at Asnuntuck. They include medical billing and coding (CPC-certified professional coder), certified pharmacy technician, CNA/certified patient care technician; emergency medical technician (EMT), electrocardiogram (ECG) technician, dental assistant, sterile processing technician, ophthalmic assistant, veterinary assistant, esthetician, nail technician, personal trainer, cosmetology, and medical interpreter programs.

Attendees can also experience a live demonstration from the following career programs: CNA/certified patient care technician, emergency medical technician (EMT), dental assistant, cosmetology (hairdressing), esthetician, nail technician, and veterinary assistant.

Those who register for a certificate program at the open house can receive a $100 discount toward registration (restrictions apply). Registration to attend the open house is not required. For more information regarding programs, call (860) 253-3010.