Wanamaker Scholars Program
The Wanamaker Institute of Industries and Community College of Philadelphia have partnered to establish the Wanamaker Scholars Program to provide financial support to Philadelphia residents meeting established criteria and enrolling in selected training programs.
Interested individuals must submit a program application and meet the entrance requirements for their program of interest. All applications will be reviewed and evaluated. Selected applicants must be 18 years of age, and possess a high school diploma or GED.
To apply to the Wanamaker Scholars Program, please download and complete the application at the bottom of the page. Finalists for scholarships must meet all eligibility requirements of their selected training program, and may be required to participate in an interview.
Download a Wanamaker Scholars Program Application
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|Child Development Associate|
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|Nurse Aide Training|
Begin your career in health care by registering for the Nurse Aide Training program. Classroom lecture, lab skills, and clinical practicum will prepare you for employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. Training topics include the role and function of a nurse aide, resident rights, nutrition, abuse and neglect prevention, infection control, psychosocial needs, safety and accident prevention, personal care skills, communication skills, and legal and ethical aspects of long-term care.
Participants will be prepared to sit for the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide Competency and Training Examination upon completion of the training.The fee for the complete written and skills exam is administered separately by the American Red Cross and is an addition $102.
Note: The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start of this class. Prospective participants must hold a high school diploma or GED. Participants must pass a general physical examination plus a two-step test for tuberculosis, and must undergo a criminal background check. Documentation of these requirements must be submitted two weeks prior to the start of class. Download the physical screening form and complete a criminal background check. Students are also required to complete a Pennsylvania Residency verification form.
|Time: 124 hours||Location: Center for Business and Industry||Contact Ms. Vida Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.496.6157 for schedule.|