Psychiatric Technician


This course is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge & skills needed to provide safe, therapeutic patient care to individuals who have mental health/behavioral needs in an effective and ethical manner. Course work includes lecture, clinical instruction, isolated clinical experiences, module assignments, module tests, and class projects, delivered through a variety of learning modalities. Successful completion of this instruction will prepare students for Level 1 American Association of Psychiatric Technicians (AAPT) certification exam AND Entry level positions for Psychiatric Aides, Mental Healthcare Technicians and Healthcare Techs/CNAs whose primary patient population has special mental health/behavioral needs.


Crisis Intervention - CE (HEA-302902)
Tuition (Due at Registration) - $70
Textbooks - Approx. $27


Tuition (Due at Registration) - $203.50
Valid photo ID & Social Security Card
US high school diploma or GED
Current NC Nurse Aide 1 Registry Listing
Up-to-date immunizations: 2 MMR'S, 2 Varicella, Hepatitis B Series, Tetanus w/in last 10 years, Negative 2 Step TB within last 12 months
Clinical Uniform - Grey Tops & Black Pants
Textbooks - Approx. $70.00
Drug Screen (Approx. $35.00) & Criminal background check (Approx. $45-55) – Purchased through SCC vendor
Certification Exam - Approx. $140.00


Must have a minimum of 8 students registered to hold class!!! If class is cancelled due to low enrollment those registered will be notified via their Stanly Community College e-mail (listed below is information on how to access the e-mail account). If class is cancelled a full refund will be processed and mailed to you from the business office.

Additional questions please contact Holly Shaver @ or 704-991-0219


Please contact Eagles 1 Stop to register 704.991.0123