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Sacramento Campus Receives Accreditation

Unitek College’s Sacramento Campus is proud and very excited to announce that our career training programs have received accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a leading accrediting agency, dedicated to ensuring a quality education for 250,000+ students who pursue career education at 800 accredited institutions.

ACCSC stimulates nurtures, verifies and recognizes ongoing educational quality and integrity in institutions offering programs of a vocational and career-oriented nature. ACCSC’s mission has an objective to assure students and the general public of the quality of educational training provided by ACCSC-accredited institutions and their programs.   

Navraj Bawa, COO, Unitek College commented, “We are excited that our Sacramento Campus’s vocational training programs are now accredited. This underscores the high standards of quality education we impart in our vocational courses. Students looking to advance their careers can rest assured that they are making the correct decision by enrolling in our high-quality training programs.”

This is encouraging news for those students who have been pursuing career-training programs offered by Unitek College in Sacramento including the Vocational Nursing Training, and Medical Assisting Training programs. To read more on this announcement, please proceed here- Healthcare Training School Campus Receives Accreditation.

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview Part II

You wake up in the morning and your stomach is feeling queasy, you tossed and turned all night and you watch the clock like it’s the finale of American Idol. Either it’s the day of a job interview or you ate too many enchiladas the night before. As an vocational nursing student, finding a job is the apex of all the hard work and dedication put into studying for countless months. Now is not the time to relax!

Nursezone.com has a great article on how to prepare the day of a job interview. Here are a few tips to make the most of this opportunity.

1) Make a great first impression. – “Studies have shown that managers often make hiring decisions within 30 seconds of meeting a candidate. It’s that initial impression that stands out in the interviewer’s mind when they are evaluating you vs. another candidate. This is why dress, grooming, a clear speaking voice and a winning smile are important.”

2) Dress for Success – Ask other nurses what is appropriate for a job interview at a certain location. Different jobs at different hospitals tend to have varying standards. It’s better to be overdressed than too relaxed. Be clean, wrinkle free and polished. “Dressing in neat, professional clothes shows respect for the facility and your nursing career.”

3) Allow plenty of time to get to the interview. – Nothing is worse than arriving late and appearing frazzled. Being early shows your dedication and professionalism. Also, allow time for the unexpected accident, wardrobe malfunction or traffic detour.

4) Listen carefully – Several questions are going to be asked of you. Take a deep breath, carefully listen to what the interviewer is asking and be thorough with your answers without rambling.

5) Ask thoughtful questions. – Inevitably, the interviewer will ask if you have any questions. Be sure to study up on the hospital ahead of time so you can ask insightful questions. “It is also helpful to ask the hiring manager what skills they think are most important to succeed at this job, and then be sure to point out how you have demonstrated those skills in previous situations.”

For vocational nursing students in the San Francisco Bay Area, the interview process can be nerve wracking and stressful, but this is your time to shine! Be confident in your skills and be willing to show that you want to learn. A great job is waiting for you!

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