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Denise Gilbert
Health Professions Specialist
Phone: (619) 644-7303
Fax: (619) 644-7961


Application Process

Telemetry / EKG Technician Application Process:

Note: Classes will be offered when minimum enrollment numbers are met. Check with Telemetry / ECG program office to determine next available start dates.

To submit an application, the following is required;

  1. For both ECG / EKG and Telemetry courses, Principles of Biology (BIO 120 at Grossmont College) with a grade of 'C' or higher is required. Submit your sealed, official transcript verifying completion. If the biology course was taken at Grossmont or Cuyamaca college, a transcript can be obtained by the program office; you will not need to submit If the pre-requisite is not listed on the  Equivalency Grid of San Diego Area Community College , please include a copy of the  description of  the course. A syllabus may be requested if course description is not sufficient.

  2. For telemetry courses, or completion of the ECG / EKG races (CVTE 104 & 105) with a grade of 'C' or better OR equivalency is required. Transcripts of CVTE 104 & 105 can be obtained by personal program. ECG / EKG knowledge is a test of the equivalency of ECG / EKG knowledge.
  3. Provide proof of high school graduation, equivalency or a higher degree.
  4. Provide proof of the following immunizations and / or tests;
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR): 2 vaccinations or a positive test for immunity.
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B): 3 vaccinations and a positive test for immunity- 'HBsAb Quantatitive' is the only test acceptable (The series with test for immunity is 7 months to complete-please plan accordingly)
  • Tetanus / Diphtheria Accelullar Pertussis (Tdap): 1 vaccination given within the past 10 years.
  • Varicella: 2 vaccinations or a positive test for immunity.

Submit a EKG-Telemetry Technician application, in person to the Office Program-Building 34, Health & Science Complex in Office # 256. If living outside of San Diego County, the application and all materials may be mailed.

If courses were taken outside of the United States, official transcripts must be evaluated by a credentialing service acceptable by the Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District. GCCCD accepted valued from IERF or ACEI ; IERF is preferred.

Students admis to the program must submit a Satisfactory physical examination report, two-step test Gold Quantiferon Tuberculosis gold, current CPR ADB background check and drug screen and evidence of malpractice insurance.

Grossmont College EKG / Telemetry
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7448 Office
(619) 644-7910 Fax

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and Grossmont College do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), disability (including physical and mental disability, medical condition, age, status in Vietnam) Such veterans, marital status, or economic status in any of their policies, procedures, or practices.

Last Updated: 10/01/2018


Denise Gilbert
Health Professions Specialist
Phone: (619) 644-7303
Fax: (619) 644-7961

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District