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Fortis College in Foley | 200 East Laurel Avenue Foley, AL 36535 • (251) 970-1460

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Healthcare, Medical, & Skilled Trades

If your goal is to start a new career or advance enhance the one you already have, FORTIS offers both HVAC and medical programs in Foley, Alabama. Our medical assistant or medical office administration programs can help prepare you for an entry-level career in a variety of healthcare settings. Alternatively, our HVAC program is an option for those who are seeking entry-level employment in the skilled trades working in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration field.

Medical Programs

Our healthcare college in Foley, Alabama provides training in two growing fields. Our programs provide both classroom and hands-on training so that our students are prepared to seek employment upon soon after graduation.

  • Medical Assisting: According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) job opportunities for medical assistants will grow much faster than the average for all occupations nationally over the next decade. Medical assistants provide hands-on patient care under the direction of doctors and nurses, perform basic lab work, and medical offices run smoothly.

  • Medical Office Administration: The aging population in the US, combined with greater access to health insurance and medical care, means that there is a need for trained medical office administrators. Our program provides the training you need to manage a medical office while remaining in compliance with insurance protocols and medical privacy processes.

HVAC

Another career area that is experiencing job opportunity growth is in HVAC. According to the BLS, however, employers are increasingly seeking entry-level technicians who have graduated from a formal training program. This is because environmental systems have become more complex and there is a need to use computer-based diagnostic tools when working with them. Students in the FORTIS HVAC program receive both hands-on and classroom training in the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems.

Continuing Education

If you are already working in the healthcare field but want to expand your skill set, consider our continuing education program in phlebotomy. Students receive both classroom and clinical training in collecting and handling blood samples. After completing the course, students may be prepared to register for the International Academy of Phlebotomy Sciences, Inc. certification exam, “Certified Phlebotomy Technician, CPT. “

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We realize that we’ve presented a lot of options and that you probably have questions. Our admissions representatives are standing by to offer guidance in the admissions process, provide information about financial aid programs, and to schedule an on-campus visit so you can check out our facilities and meet our caring staff and faculty.

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    Samantha G.

    Working part-time while doing the course was difficult but I managed it and I am proud of my achievement and looking forward to a career in healthcare.

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    Nick P.

    I was able to secure a job immediately on graduation so I was able to get the benefit from the program immediately. I enjoy my job and the people I work with and look forward to continuing to develop my skills and experience.

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    My life has significantly changed for the better. Finally, life became enjoyable, and possible.

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    Angela F.

    FORTIS-ERIE prepared me with the right classes and “hands on” training. This included opportunities to work in a clinic and gaining real world skills and experience.

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    I’m not sure how it would have turned out at any other school but I’m thankful for all the staff and students at Fortis College who continued to encourage me through. I’m glad I chose Fortis College; it has truly changed my life!

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    FORTIS College, Foley is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). It is also licensed and approved by the Private School Unit, Alabama Department of Education and by the State Approval Agency for the Training of Veterans.

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