Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship, Explore Health Careers
Career Pathway Exploration
Essential Skills Training
Contextual Learning Experiences

Register for the next cohort!

The Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship Program's (HCPA) next cohort will take place June 6th - June 10th at Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO.

The Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship Program (HCPA) is a training program designed to support those considering a health career. This unique program provides individualized coaching, personality and learning style assessments, career pathway exploration, essential skills training, contextual learning experiences, and a variety of certifications to enable participants to be successful in a health career.

More than 100 participants have begun their health career journey with HCPA!

This week-long course includes 30 hours of instruction, materials, certification and in-person experience fees for only $1850


Financial Aid

THEARI offers a flexible payment plan. When registering for the course, choose the payment plan option. Though we are not able to offer direct financial aid, we do have scholarships available from time to time. Contact us at mitch@wearetheari.org or 303-558-6565 to discuss options.
Additionally, your local Workforce Center may be able to provide financial assistance. Visit your local agency for eligibility criteria.
HCPA students on helo pad

Meet Anastasia, a young mother, who attended The Health Education and Resources Institute's Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship Program. She was taught about the expansive opportunities available in the healthcare field. Anastasia completed the program and can now take care of her family with a new job at Swedish Medical Center.

Skeletal models seen in the video were provided by Anatomy in Clay Centers, Denver.

This video was created by Colorado Public Television.

Certifications Available

The American Heart Association’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.

For more information click here.

Partners and Collaborators