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Buffalo Employment and Training Center

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Health Profession Opportunity Grant Buffalo

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Your Career In Health Care Starts Here!

HPOG Buffalo offers training for health care occupations that are in high demand. The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has partnered with Erie 1 BOCES, Erie Community College and Erie 2 BOCES to provide training in the following: Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Secretary, Medical Coder, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide. Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) are also available to cover training and related expenses associated with health related demand occupations, such as, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist Assistant, Surgical Technologist, and Dental Assistant. Partners include: Trocaire College, D'Youville College, Villa Maria College and EOC.

Training Program

Length of Training

Average Yearly Starting Wage

Certified Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide

7 Weeks

$24,294

Medical Secretary

6 Months

$25, 812

Licensed Practical Nurse

1 Year

$35,755

Registered Nurse

2 Years

$47,000

Pharmacy Technician

2-3 Months

$28,579

Registered Medical Assistant

1 Year

$33,280

Physical Therapist Assistant

2 Years

$32,900

Surgical Technologist

2 Years

$38,580

Radiologic Technologist

2 years

$49, 760

 

FIND OUT HOW TO GET ENROLLED TODAY!

Information sessions are held daily at the Buffalo Employment & Training Center:

Mondays at 1pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9am

No appointment necessary

Questions? Please call us at 716.856.5627 and ask to speak with an HPOG case manager

 

DOWNLOAD HEALTH PROFESSIONS OPPORTUNTY GRANT BROCHURE (HPOG) (PDF)

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This web page  was supported by Grant # 90FX0031 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium, Inc. on behalf of the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (WIB). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS. This program is authorized under section 2008(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. & 1397g(a)(1)), as ameded by section 208 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113-93).
HPOG is a study funded by the Federal government and is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve skills and find better jobs. During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.”

 

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