Admission Requirements for Phlebotomy Technician Program

  • ​​​Must be 18 years or older
  • ​Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • ​Negative Urine drug screen
  • Pass background check
  • ​Family safety care registry with no disqualifying factors
  • ​Must be able to complete clinical externship hours ​within 1 week time-frame
  • ​Be able to provide vaccine records

​​​​​​​​​We offer affordable CNA, Phlebotomy, EKG and Patient Care Technician classes in St. Louis


Certified Nursing Assistant Program $925*


Do you need a change in your career or have dreamed of working in the nursing field?  Our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program is just right for you.   We offer CNA classes in St. Louis, with both a day/evening option, lasting 16-weeks, meeting 2 days per week.  The purpose of the nurse assistant training program is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic care services to residents in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, and some hospitals.  The program prepares the student to function in the role of a certified nursing assistant (CNA) under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) in assisting in direct patient care.  Upon completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take final examination to become certified as a nursing assistant.



*Note: supplies, fees and exam fees are not included in tuition amount




Phlebotomy Technician $875*


The purpose of the Phlebotomy Technician program is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a variety of healthcare environments utilizing proper specimen collection and handling.  We offer both a day/evening 7-week program.  For 6 weeks students will meet twice per for 4 hours for theory/classroom.  The final week of the program, students will be provided the opportunity to complete a clinical externship working with a healthcare provider in one of the areas largest hospital systems.  Upon completion of this course, students will eligible to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam.  


*Note: supplies, fees and exam fees are not included in tuition amount



EKG Technician $800*


​The purpose of the EKG Technician program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform electrocardiograms (ECGs) and function as EKG Technicians in a variety of healthcare settings.   EKG Technicians are employed in hospitals, doctor’s offices, urgent care, ER departments, cardiac testing labs, virtual monitoring stations, and other acute care settings.  In this course, emphasis is placed on cardiac anatomy, electrophysiology, waveforms and measurements, Holter monitoring, stress testing, and obtaining ECGs. Upon completion, students will be prepared to take EKG Technician certification exam.  The EKG Technician consists of 48 hours of theory over a six (6) week period. 


*Note: supplies, fees and exam fees are not included in tuition amount



​Patient Care Technician  $2600*


The purpose of the Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is to the provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a variety of healthcare environments such as long-term care facilities, hospitals, home health agencies, urgent care, laboratories, cardiology departments and other ​acute care settings.  The Patient Care Technician program provides competency in the fundamentals of patient care, basic nursing assistant care, as well as training in EKG and phlebotomy.  Upon completion, the student will be prepared and eligible to take the CNA certification exam for the state of Missouri, Patient Care Technician certification exam, Phlebotomy Technician certification exam, and the EKG Technician certification exam.  The Patient Care Technician program consists of 170 hours of theory and 150 hours of clinical for a total of 320-contact hours.  This program is a 25-weeks in length.


​*Note: supplies, fees and exam fees are not included in tuition amount


Program Dates



CNA Program


​Day/evening 16-week CNA course: February 6th 2018, June 11th 2018, and September 11th 2018


Phlebotomy Program


​Evening 7-week Phlebotomy course: March 12th 2018 and July 10th 2018, and October 8th 2018


EKG Technician Program


Day  6-week EKG Technician course:  October 8th 2018





Schedule of Classes


CNA Program


Spring and Fall 


Day Classes: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am- 1:00 pm 

​Clinical: Tuesday and Thursday  6:45 am- 3:15 pm 


​ Evening Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm

​Clinical: Tuesday and Thursday 2:45 pm- 10:45 pm 


​Summer 


​Day Classes:  Monday and Wednesday  9:00 am -1:00 pm 

​Clinical: Monday and Wednesday 6:45 am - 3:15 pm


​Evening Classes:  Monday and Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

​Clinical:  Monday and Wednesday 2:45 pm -10:45 pm




Phlebotomy Technician


Evening classes:  Monday and Wednesday 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm for 6 weeks.

Clinical externship:  Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day for 5 days.  Weekend rotation is also available.​​     


EKG Technician


Day class:  Monday and Wednesday 9 am- 1 pm for 6 weeks

Admission Requirements for Patient Care Technician Program

  • ​​​Must be 18 years or older
  • ​Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • ​Negative Urine drug screen
  • Pass background check
  • ​Family safety care registry with no disqualifying factors
  • ​Must be able to complete clinical practicum and externship
  • ​Be able to provide vaccine records


​​Our Instructors

Our instructors employed by Aspire Healthcare Solutions have obtained advanced degrees in nursing, healthcare administration, and education. CNA instructors are certified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. 

Courses Offered 

CNA class September 11th 2018

​Phlebotomy Technician class October 8th 2018

​EKG Technician October 8th 2018

AHA CPR Classes



​​​​​​​​​Coming Soon!!!​​ 

Patient Care Technician January 14th 2019

​CNA Day/Evening February 4th 2019

CEU classes for nurses, student nurses. and other healthcare professionals





Admission Requirements for EKG Technician Program

  • ​​​Must be 18 years or older
  • ​Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • ​Negative Urine drug screen
  • Pass background check
  • ​Family safety care registry with no disqualifying factors

Admission Requirements for CNA Program​​

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent (not required by DHSS, but highly recommended) 
  • ​Negative urine drug screen
  • ​Pass a background check
  • ​Family safety care registry​​ with no disqualifying factors