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Required Clearances,
Immunizations and Screenings

From enrollment to graduation, our program includes a dedicated Student Support team that helps navigate the enrollment process and remove barriers that might get in the way of your success.

Questions? Contact Tamika Craig, Student Support Specialist:

Required Clearances, Immunizations and Screenings

The following are required of all students enrolled in the Career Program and need to be completed by the start of the second semester. The cost of clearances and health screenings is not covered by ECAT.

PA Clearances

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Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113)

This clearance checks for criminal history of child abuse.

$13.00 Fee. Obtain CY113 clearance.

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Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check for Employment

This clearance checks for criminal history.

$22.00 Fee. Obtain Act 34 clearance.

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FBI Fingerprinting Clearance

This is a fingerprint-based background check that is a multiple-step process. You must:

  1. Complete the online registration.
  2. Go to a verified center to be fingerprinted in person.

You must register prior to going to the fingerprint site.

$23.85  Fee. Obtain Act 73 clearance.



Two step tuberculosis testing

Testing summary. Instructions.



Physical Screening

Physical summary. Instructions.


Drug Screening

Drug screen summary. Instructions.

The Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT) is a community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs.




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650 East Avenue, Suite 120
Erie, PA 16503

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