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Summit College

Colton, CA

6 Programs

Available Programs

  • HVAC
    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
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    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

  • Electrician
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    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.

  • Dental Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    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
    • Orthodontics
    • Prosthodontics
    • Coronal polishing
    • Dental office management

  • Medical Assistant -Administrative and Clinical
    Medicine and Health Care

    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
    • Communications
    • Medical office bookkeeping
    • Computer operations
    • Medical billing
    • Medisoft training

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
    Nursing

    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
    • Communication
    • Nutrition
    • Psychology

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