Train for a new health care career in just 50 hours of instruction. Acquire the skills you need to prepare for the ASPT-Electrocardiograph Technician Exam and other national certification exams. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects this field will grow 27 percent through 2024, with starting pay averaging $23 an hour. Learn about the heart's fascinating anatomy, physiology, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, laboratory assisting, electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, gain experience practicing with equipment and getting hands-on time in labs working with an EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. National certification exam is included.