Program Description

The ACT program is a new accelerated career training program for motivated adults seeking short-term training in order to become employed in high demand professions on Cape Cod. Participants enroll in CCCC and attend a specially targeted full time curriculum for college credits. Financial Aid is available for qualified students. When you complete your program courses, you will receive a Certificate in your selected area. These credits may also be transferred to further your education towards an Associate's Degree, if you so desire. We will even work with you and the Career Opportunities Center to help you find a job and/or internship placement!

You may be eligible for the program if:

  • You are unemployed or underemployed and need a quality professional position.
  • You always wanted to go back to school and NOW is the time.
  • You are looking for an accelerated program to qualify you for immediate career opportunities.
  • Priority qualifications include: Active duty military personnel, veterans and eligible spouses, dislocated workers (TAA), unemployed or underemployed individuals, single parents, older or disabled workers.

Two Career Areas: Medical Administrative and Business Office Support

The Medical Administrative field includes the increasingly important areas of Medical Billing/Coding and (EHR) Electronic Healthcare Records Office Assistant. These areas of the Healthcare Industry are becoming rapidly more critical to the delivery of Healthcare. The role of Medical EHR Administrative positions has expanded to include updating, managing, and protecting the privacy of the patient’s medical record. All aspects of Healthcare depend on these positions on a day to day basis. Some of the work settings are: hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, clinics, nursing homes, and medical insurance companies. Although work procedures may differ from place to place many seek employees with skills related to competency, accuracy, and attention to detail and the ability to master medical terminology and technology.

Bookkeeping and Office Support are areas that every business needs. The demand for these jobs has increased with advances in technology, and more complicated business procedures. Competent Bookkeeping and Office professionals need to know how to handle multiple responsibilities and be detailed orientated. Some of the duties involved in these professions are: working with business productivity tools, accounting, preparing accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and financial reports. Analytical skills are an asset in these positions and contribute to the success of an office professional.

Here are the Academic Maps for both areas of study: Medical Coding/BillingPDF document and Computerized AccountingPDF document.

ACT Program

If you have questions about what the ACT Program can do for you, please let us know!

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