EKG Technician Career Training Program

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Prepare for a Career as an EKG Technician

As an EKG technician, you are a key contributor to a patient’s heart health and safety through diagnostic imaging and analysis. If you want to help others in healthcare and have a love for technology, a career as an EKG Technician may be for you! Contact Charter Career Academy about our comprehensive career training programs.

EKG Technician Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this career training program, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate the proper care and safety of patients.
  • Define unique characteristics of cardiac system related to anatomy and physiology of the heart.
  • Identify common variations in the electrical conduction of the cardiac system.
  • Demonstrate understanding of causes and treatment modalities for various electrical conduction abnormalities.
  • Distinguish deadly heart rhythms in the electrical conduction of the cardiac system.
  • Demonstrate understanding of role and responsibilities of person obtaining & or monitoring EKG.
  • Successfully perform 3, 5 and 12 lead electrocardiograms.
  • Demonstrate recognition of changes on 12-lead EKG due to ischemia, injury, metabolic disorders.

Program Length

  • 10 – 12 weeks

Delivery Method

  • Blended Learning


EKG Technician Program Curriculum Information

The EKG Technician Program provides you with the technical skills needed to perform the responsibilities of an entry-level EKG Technician. The program will teach you how to manage, maintain and integrate medical devices in healthcare facilities, as well as best practices for protecting sensitive data.


  • Certified EKG Technician I
  • Certified EKG Technician II

Delivery Method

This career training is a blended format with some courses taught in an online format coupled with an in-person laboratory portion

EKG Technician Program Cost

  • Program Cost – $1,999

Job Outlook1


EKG Technician Employment over the next decade


Median hourly pay

Prepare for Entry-Level EKG Technician Careers

This program helps prepare you to conduct the duties of an entry-level EKG Technician roles. You can search for employment opportunities in healthcare settings such as hospitals, clinics, and medical centers.

EKG Technician Certification Exam

Students are prepared for EKG Technician (CET) certification administered by the National Healthcareer Association.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov. Accessed December 2023.