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If you’re willing to put in the work, take each step with determination, and never stop climbing, Summit College can help you elevate your education – and elevate your life.
We appreciate that every student’s climb is different. We’ve seen firsthand the need for individualized, personal support for every student. And that’s what we’re here for. To support your climb, in any form it may take.
We don’t prepare our students to just get a job. We provide the knowledge and tools you need to begin a career with long-term earning potential and job stability.
How Summit Elevates Our Students
At Summit College we believe that students must learn beyond the theory taught inside a classroom. That’s why your classes will require you to spend time in the lab and deal with real-life situations.
For those who want to start a career, but have no time to waste, we offer programs that can be completed in less than a year. And because we understand that modern life requires students to coordinate education with other activities, we offer courses during mornings, nights and weekends.
We’re all about helping your climb. When it’s time to start career searching after you’ve completed your program, our Career Services are there to help. We assist with resume preparation, interviewing techniques and establishing sites for externships. Plus, we make it easy for employers to find our graduates, and for our graduates to find the right fit in employer.
- Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
Our HVAC/R program combines all essential areas of knowledge with an abundance of hands-on training on real equipment, with courses taught by lectures, lab and externship experience.
When you complete the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration program, you will be prepared for the testing required to obtain EPA 608 Universal Certification. With the help of experience faculty and hands-on lab training, you’ll gain specific industry-related skills and prepare for the job market, such as:
- Principles of Heat, Energy and Pressure
- Electrical Systems and Components
- HVAC Brazing Techniques
- Commercial Environmental Systems
- Commercial Refrigeration
- HVAC System Design
- Residential and Commercial
- Refrigerants and Refrigeration Systems
- Green Job Training
The content in each course of the program focuses on a learning objective previously identified by HVAC industry groups as key knowledge for an HVAC technician. Get certified and start your climb today. Get in touch with us today and find out how easy it can be to elevate your life.
Welding - Basic +
We train students to become complete professionals—equipped not only with practical hard skills but also with the ability to communicate properly with clients, explaining issues and deadlines. Much of your instruction will be spent in a welding facility, dealing with real-life situations.
A vast part of your instruction will require hands-on education at Summit College’s own on-site welding facility. You will be able to prepare for real-life situations through comprehensive curriculum, including:
- Welding Principles
- Flux Cored Arc Welding
- Symbols for Welding
- Gas Metal Arc Welding
- Oxyacetylene, Plasma, Cutting and Carbon Arc
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
- Flux Cored Arc Welding and Blueprint Reading
- SMAW Adv. Structural/Pre-pipe
- SMAW Pipe Fitting and Layout
- Fabrication and Repair
- SMAW Uphill Pipe
- Career Development
Guided by knowledgeable faculty with years of experience working in the field as electricians, you will gain a deep working knowledge of the most current technology and equipment.
An extensive portion of your learning experience will involve hands-on training. Our modern facilities provide you with the perfect environment to practice the theories you learn in the classroom, including:
- Electrical Theory
- Measuring for Electricians
- National Electrical Code Application
- Electrical Circuits
- AC & DC Machines & Motors
- Low Voltage
- Green Electricity
- Residential Installation
- Commercial Installation
The career outlook for Electricians is promising for the next few years, and now employers look for professionals who are both skilled and able to communicate successfully with clients. So start your climb NOW. Get in touch with us today and find our how easy it can be to elevate your life.
- Medicine and Health Care
Dental Assistant +
Our Dental Assistant program prepares you to work alongside dentists, engaging in various tasks such as patient preparation, administrative work, and taking X-Rays. This nine-month program offered at Summit College’s Colton campus is offered both day and evening, and will prepare you not only for everyday tasks, but for the most complicated challenges of the dental care field.
Dental Assisting is high in demand and is a fantastic entry-level gateway to the dental field. Just some of the many abilities and topics you’ll learn include:
- Oral health and nutrition
- Oral cavity anatomy
- Dental Terminology
- Patient anxiety and relief
- Coronal polishing
- Dental office management
Medical Assistant -Administrative and Clinical +
Summit College’s Medical Assistant – Clinical and Administrative program emphasizes both the front-office administrative skills and back-office clinical skills. Qualified Medical Assistants are prized in almost every healthcare organization as the job demand continues to grow.
This nine-month program offered at the Colton campus will teach you about medical records procedures, MediSoft, and laboratory services, allowing you to be fully prepared to work at any doctor’s office or med clinic upon completion. Some aspects covered in the program include:
- Medical law and ethics
- Patient rights
- Medical office bookkeeping
- Computer operations
- Medical billing
- Medisoft training
Licensed Vocational Nurse +
If a deeply rewarding, exciting, dynamic allied health career sounds appealing to you, our Licensed Vocational Nurse program is probably right for you. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), you will learn how to provide basic medical care for patients in various settings ranging from surgical to maternity. At Summit College, you’ll have access to modern facilities and clinics to ensure you leave with all the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in this field and make an immediate impact.
LVNs are among the most diverse allied health professionals. With so much to cover, this program takes twelve months (full-time) or eighteen months (part-time) with both day and evening/weekend options. Some of the basics you’ll start learning include:
- Nursing fundamentals
- Nursing process
- Medical-surgical nursing
- Rehabilitation nursing
- Gerontological nursing
- Maternity nursing
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