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EKG Technician

Quick Course Facts

Course Description

Course includes instruction in basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology as it relates to:

  • Electrocardiography
  • Technical aspects of the electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Interpretations of rhythm strips
  • Medical terminology
  • The role of the EKG Technician
  • Treadmill stress testing

After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to take a National Certification exam for EKG Technician.

Eligibility Requirements and Prerequisites

You must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Provide copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), if applicable
  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider CPR card from the American Heart Association
  • Pass a criminal background check

Credentials in Detail

After completing this course, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion and will be qualified to take a national certification exam.  

You will receive 7.9 CEUs.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Now accepting applications for the April–June class.

  1. Download, print, and fill out the application
  2. Submit your completed application and supporting documents in person.
    • When: Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    • Where:
      CIE Services Office
      TRTR, Room 3417
      300 Trinity Campus Circle
      Fort Worth, TX 76102
      (Trinity River Campus Map)
  3. Register for class.
    • Once you have been accepted, you may register for EKG Technician courses, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1071.



Trinity River Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Susan Cramer, RN, B.S.N., M.A.

Updated February 19, 2019