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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 program 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 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.

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 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program receive both hands-on and classroom training in the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems.

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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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"My kids have actually noticed and seen me go through this program, medical assisting, they are proud of me and I feel like I am setting up an example for them."

Ana Z.

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    Jessica J.

    I heard about Fortis College from a friend, she came here, and she was telling me that they had a great medical assisting program and when I came and I spoke with admissions they were nice and friendly and they just made the process easy.

    Jessica J.

    Kenneth B.

    As far as changing my personal life, I finally got a certificate, completion of something. I’ve got probably over 200 hours of college. I’m master of a lot and graduated from none. But I actually finished the program, got to walk the stage and got a certificate. So it’s actually something that I actually completed.

    Kenneth B.

    Jennifer P.

    Fortis education has made a big difference in my life because I didn’t really expect going this high, this level, and I actually am really glad I have made it this way.

    Jennifer P.

    Johnny P.

    My experience with the program was good, I liked the teachers, I would have liked more lab time but overall the program is good preparation for a job in or related to HVAC/Refrigeration.

    Johnny P.

    Lucy M.

    My family is very happy. They are very happy with what I have got so far. Not only that I am the only one that is out of my country, living very far away but I got to come to a country which I needed to learn English and I think I have learned that and now I’m dealing with a lot of new terminologies.

    Lucy M.

     
  • Accreditation and State Authorization

    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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