Rochester: Skills Enhancement Programs

Patient Care Technician (PCT) Training

Are you a University of Rochester 1199SEIU Member that wants to become a Patient Care Technician but you lack the qualifications to bid on the position?

This FREE 100 hour course is designed to train eligible members to qualify them to bid on Patient Care Technician (PCT) positions at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital.

All Classes are held at:
University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital (on paid work release time)
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY14642

Dates & Times
Mondays & Wednesdays
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Applicants must be 1199SEIU or SEIU Local 200 members currently employed at the University of Rochester.

High School Diploma or GED and Entrance Exam Required.

To register or to learn more, please contact Christopher Bonawitz at (585) 730-6411.

Additional Information:


Every year the Training and Upgrading Fund offers a series of webinars available free to our members on an array of topics. These webinars may be applied towards accreditation for a number of professions.

To see a listing of upcoming webinars, descriptions, and accredited professions, please click here.

Requested Trainings

If there is a specific course, review class, or training you and other members at your facility are interested in taking, the Training Fund may be able to help. Please contact Christopher Bonawitz at (585) 730-6411 to inquire about the Training Fund coordinating a specific class.

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