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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased awareness for the field of public health and the important role that public health and health care professionals play in caring for our communities. As the need to grow a robust public health workforce continues in Colorado and across the nation, the Public Health Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a free online program created to provide an introduction to the public health field and explore health-related careers through online virtual training, career exploration modules, and remote career counseling.
You must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
You can receive a $100 Amazon gift card with completion of the Public Health Pre-Apprenticeship Program!
The first step in completing the Public Health Pre-Apprenticeship Program is completion of the Introduction to Public Health in the Time of COVID training. This 3-hour self-paced training features an introduction to cultural responsiveness, public health in Colorado, HIPAA and confidentiality, and contact tracing.
Also included when you register here is access to additional Career Exploration modules. There are 13 to choose from, including:
Nursing • Occupational & Physical Therapy • Medical Records • Behavioral Health • Respiratory Therapist • Medical Assistant • Medical Lab Science • Dental • Surgical Technology • Radiologic Technology • EMT/Paramedicine • Sterile Processing • Nutrition
After completing the Introduction to Public Health in the Time of COVID training + at least 1 of these Career Exploration modules, you will have the opportunity to complete one 30-minute career counseling session. Completing these three elements constitutes completion of the Public Health Pre-Apprenticeship Program and you will receive a $100 Amazon gift card!