Certified Hemodialysis Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Community college certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician. 511011


This program is designed for those working in or desiring employment as a hemodialysis technician in the healthcare field. Students will study the basic requirements for patient care, renal anatomy and physiology, treatment procedures and processes, water treatment, dialyzer reprocessing, ethics and laws governing medical care, and the effect of nutrition and medication on the patient. Students will also be exposed to the equipment and environment used for renal dialysis. Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) exam through the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC). This program includes 200 hours of classroom lecture and a potential clinical internship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. Students must qualify for an internship. Tuition includes textbook, scrubs, background check, drug screen, certification exam, supplies, and internship/clinical lab experience.

Students should ready at a 10th grade level minimum. GED or High School Diploma required.




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Delaware Technical Community College - Terry /Non - Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Campus

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

For full refund consideration, your request must be received 72 hours prior to the first course start time. Details can be found on our website.


Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$100.00 2

Testing/Exam Fees

$225.00 CCHT

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$170.00 bkgd/ds/cpr

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$130.00 uniforms, acid concentrate, saline solution, stethoscope

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19904

Phone Number

(302) 857-1500

Fax Number

(302) 857-1539

Last Updated

Jun 25, 2021


Jul 07, 2017