Free Career Training Opportunities

Program News

Thanks to a grant from the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED), BACH will offer training and career support opportunities for 50 participants this year. Training tracks will include phlebotomy, patient care technician, emergency medical technician, and multi-skilled medical technician.

MOED’s Train Up program provides unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents with free job training and skills that are essential to growing industries. As a trusted community organization, BACH was selected as a Train Up provider for healthcare opportunities.

In addition to certification-track training, participants will receive free case management support and job placement services.

Phlebotomy and Patient Care Technician Tracks begin May 17

The Phlebotomy track, in partnership with Mindful Practice Phlebotomy, will be held in Catonsville on Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 24. The hours for the training sessions will be 5:30-10:00 p.m.

The Patient Care Technician track, in partnership with Baltimore City Community College, will be held in Baltimore City on Tuesdays and Thursdays through October 7. Classes also include virtual activities and a clinical practicum at University of Maryland Medical Center. The hours for the training sessions will be 6:00-9:30 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements

Participants must be current Baltimore City residents ages 18 or older, have a high school diploma/GED, be eligible to work, be vaccinated against COVID-19, certify that they’ve been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and successfully complete a background and drug screening.

Dates for the emergency medical technician and multi-skilled medical technician training tracks will be announced soon.

To learn more about these and other upcoming training opportunities, register here for a general information session.