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Fortis Institute ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Fortis Institute is located in Birmingham, AL, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 46 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification; and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 hour to 3.7 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 9 months. The cost to attend Fortis Institute ranges from $20 to $35,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $18,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Fortis Institute are "Good teachers" and "Hands-on training", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Flexible class hours" as notable benefits. Fortis Institute has been reviewed 96 times, with an average rating of 4.08 out of 5. About 90% of reviewers would recommend Fortis Institute to a friend.

School Information

1 hour - 3.7 years
Medical Coding Certification Medical Billing Certification Heating Ventilating Air Conditioning Certification Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Certificate Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification Universal Certification First Aid Certification HVAC EPA Clean Air Section 608 Certificate Medical Assisting Competence Award Certificate Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Indoor Air Quality Technician Certificate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) NHA Certificate HFMA Alabama Chapter X-Ray Certification Registered Dental Hygienist Microsoft Office Specialist Certification EHR Certificate Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification Associate in Science (Medical Laboratory Technician) Degree Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) ASCP- BOC Certificate Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A, Manual Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Hour Certification Associate's Degree in Nursing National Healthcare Association Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification NHA - National Healthcareer Association Certificate Electronic Health Records Certification National Healthcare Association Certificate CCMA Certificate Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Associate's Degree Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Safety and Health Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) CBCS Certificate Certified EKG Technician (CET)

Cost:

  • Medical Coding Certification: $18,000
  • Medical Billing Certification: $17,000 - $20,000
  • Heating: $30,200
  • Ventilating: $30,200
  • Air Conditioning Certification: $30,200
  • Commission for Conciliation: $13,000
  • Mediation and Arbitration Certificate: $13,000
  • Universal Certification: $18,000
  • First Aid Certification: $9,000
  • HVAC EPA Clean Air Section 608 Certificate: $18,000
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT): $750 - $22,000
  • Indoor Air Quality Technician Certificate: $18,000
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): $20,000 - $25,000
  • NHA Certificate: $14,000
  • HFMA Alabama Chapter: $19,000
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certification: $17,000
  • EHR Certificate: $15,000
  • Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification: $27,000
  • Associate in Science (Medical Laboratory Technician) Degree: $32,000
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA): $20 - $380,000
  • ASCP- BOC Certificate: $35,000
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: $13,000 - $15,000
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification: $30 - $20,000
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification: $13,000 - $20,000
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): $20
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Hour Certification: $15,000
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: $24,738
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification: $15,000 - $34,000
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification: $28,000
  • NHA - National Healthcareer Association Certificate: $30,000
  • Electronic Health Records Certification: $14
  • National Healthcare Association Certificate: $16,000
  • CCMA Certificate: $15,000
  • Associate's Degree: $4,500
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification: $18,000
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Safety and Health: $20
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET): $15,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 73 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 63 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 56 reviews

Recent reviews

3.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Great training in class and great placement for clinical rotations. Excellent job placement program and instructor training. Day and night classes available
4.0

Pros

Good teachers, Positive environment

Other comments

Drawing blood and the order of draw class assignment before drawing and trying to get classmates to volunteer for drawing also learned how to wash hands before and after each draw I enjoyed all of including pharmacology very interesting.

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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification?

7,282 people answered

“Worked as a housekeeper in erlanger”

Feb. 5, 2020

“I wish I had known it would take you longer than the actual schooling just to get a job. Most want experienced but how do u get it if no one ever gives you a chance.”

Feb. 5, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification?

7,784 people answered

“Don’t give up it’s only the beginning”

Feb. 5, 2020

“Focus, reach out and be advocate in calling each job. Finding someone who is in the field already that has connections to help you get a job. Have patience!!”

Feb. 5, 2020

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification?

60,294 people answered

“Ways of protecting others when not breathing.”

Feb. 5, 2020

“Nothing It was a great learning experience.”

Feb. 5, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification?

71,042 people answered

“That this is a skill that any and everyone should have and know. It will save a life maybe even your own someday.”

Feb. 5, 2020

“It's very beneficial to educate yourself on first aid until it becomes conditioned knowledge. You never know when it can come in handy.”

Feb. 5, 2020

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification?

4,724 people answered

“That I didn't have to go to school to get this certification.”

Feb. 5, 2020

“The different places to go for this course”

Feb. 5, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certification?

5,018 people answered

“You don't need to go to school to earn this certification.”

Feb. 5, 2020

“A lot of hard work but it’s worth it all.”

Feb. 5, 2020

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