Salina Area Technical College

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Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Automotive Collision Repair Technology Certificate

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The skills of a mechanic and the touch of an artist come together in our Automotive Collision Repair program.

Students will learn the use of hand and power tools to perform metal working and dent repair, welding, replacing parts, door and window repair, insurance claim procedures and estimating.

The program also covers aluminum and plastic repair and laser frame measuring and straightening. Refinishing skills will be developed using the newest High Volume Low Pressure spray technology and water-borne paints in a heated downdraft spray booth.

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Automotive Collision Repair Technology, A.A.S

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The skills of a mechanic and the touch of an artist come together in our Automotive Collision Repair program.

Students will learn the use of hand and power tools to perform metal working and dent repair, welding, replacing parts, door and window repair, insurance claim procedures and estimating.

The program also covers aluminum and plastic repair and laser frame measuring and straightening. Refinishing skills will be developed using the newest High Volume Low Pressure spray technology and water-borne paints in a heated downdraft spray booth.

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Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

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Salina Tech’s Automotive Technology Program is taught by ASE certified master technicians with more than 30 years of experience in the automotive service industry.

Throughout the two-year program, students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to properly maintain, repair and troubleshoot various automotive components including, steering, transmission, suspension, drive trains, brakes, and electrical systems, among many others. In addition to class time, students will gain valuable hands-on experience with real-world automotive service jobs so that when they do graduate, they’re ready to go to work.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S

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Salina Tech’s Automotive Technology Program is taught by ASE certified master technicians with more than 30 years of experience in the automotive service industry.

Throughout the two-year program, students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to properly maintain, repair and troubleshoot various automotive components including, steering, transmission, suspension, drive trains, brakes, and electrical systems, among many others. In addition to class time, students will gain valuable hands-on experience with real-world automotive service jobs so that when they do graduate, they’re ready to go to work.

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Truck Driver

Commercial Driver License

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This 8-week program meets from 8:00 to 4:00, Monday – Friday (Some night driving will occur during the driving section of the program). The program consists of approximately 200 hours of instruction. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a Certificate of Completion from Salina Tech, and have the opportunity to take the CDL driving examination to receive their Class A CDL license.

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology, A.A.S

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Prepare for your career in diesel engine service and repair for trucks

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

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It all starts with a plan.

That plan might start on the back of a napkin, but it ends with a professional drafter and drafting software.

Students in Salina Tech’s Computer Aided Drafting program learn to use industry-standard software, such as Revit, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD Civil 3D to create everything from house plans to complex three-dimensional machine parts.

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Computer Aided Drafting, A.A.S

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It all starts with a plan.

That plan might start on the back of a napkin, but it ends with a professional drafter and drafting software.

Students in Salina Tech’s Computer Aided Drafting program learn to use industry-standard software, such as Revit, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD Civil 3D to create everything from house plans to complex three-dimensional machine parts.

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Electrician

Electrical Technology Certificate

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From homes and offices to factories and everywhere in-between, people depend on electricians to keep the lights on and equipment running.

Salina Tech’s Electrical Technology Program can help you break into this industry by giving you the skills you need to install, maintain and repair even the most complex residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. From blueprint reading and motor control, to advanced automation and circuits, our graduates leave prepared to pass the Journeyman’s Exam and begin pursuing a rewarding career as a certified electrician in a field of their choice.

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Electrical Technology, A.A.S

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From homes and offices to factories and everywhere in-between, people depend on electricians to keep the lights on and equipment running.

Salina Tech’s Electrical Technology Program can help you break into this industry by giving you the skills you need to install, maintain and repair even the most complex residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. From blueprint reading and motor control, to advanced automation and circuits, our graduates leave prepared to pass the Journeyman’s Exam and begin pursuing a rewarding career as a certified electrician in a field of their choice.

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HVAC Technician

HVAC Certificate

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At Salina Tech, students learn to do just that with hands-on experience with a wide range of both new and legacy equipment including, furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, reach-in and walk-in coolers, ice machines and sheet metal equipment. Students will take a wide range of classes ranging from HVAC fundamentals and safety, to compressor controls and troubleshooting.

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HVAC, A.A.S

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At Salina Tech, students learn to do just that with hands-on experience with a wide range of both new and legacy equipment including, furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, reach-in and walk-in coolers, ice machines and sheet metal equipment. Students will take a wide range of classes ranging from HVAC fundamentals and safety, to compressor controls and troubleshooting.

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Welder

Welding Certificate

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Salina Tech’s Welding Technology Program prepares students for a career as a welding professional in a wide range of fields, including manufacturing, fabrication, maintenance and construction. Using a blend of class time and hands-on project work, students learn both theory and practice, so they’re prepared to hit the ground running after graduation.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S

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Salina Tech’s Welding Technology Program prepares students for a career as a welding professional in a wide range of fields, including manufacturing, fabrication, maintenance and construction. Using a blend of class time and hands-on project work, students learn both theory and practice, so they’re prepared to hit the ground running after graduation.

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Healthcare Industry

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Certificate

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Students in this program will learn how to perform a wide range of duties important to dental care, including: chairside assisting, first aid, radiology, office and laboratory procedures, and practice management. In addition to classroom work, students receive more than 300 hours of real-world clinical experience at a variety of dental facilities so that when they do graduate, they can feel confident in their ability to do their job, regardless of the position they are in.

Students also participate in service learning opportunities throughout the year, such as volunteering with the Kansas Mission of Mercy program, which provides free dental care to thousands of people annually, and working with local preschool children to teach them to care for their teeth.

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Dental Assistant, A.A.S

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Students in this program will learn how to perform a wide range of duties important to dental care, including: chairside assisting, first aid, radiology, office and laboratory procedures, and practice management. In addition to classroom work, students receive more than 300 hours of real-world clinical experience at a variety of dental facilities so that when they do graduate, they can feel confident in their ability to do their job, regardless of the position they are in.

Students also participate in service learning opportunities throughout the year, such as volunteering with the Kansas Mission of Mercy program, which provides free dental care to thousands of people annually, and working with local preschool children to teach them to care for their teeth.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Aide Certificate

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Certified Medication Aides are the next step up the career ladder from CNAs.

This course covers roles and responsibilities of a CMA, including how to prepare, administer, and record medications, major actions and side effects, common medical abbreviations, how drugs affect the different systems of the body, mathematics, weights and measures.

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Medical Assistant Certificate

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Modern medicine needs people who are as much at home drawing blood as they are updating medical records. The Registered Medical Assistant is that person.
Medical assistants keep the offices of physicians, laboratories, clinics, hospitals and other organizations running smoothly.
They can perform administrative tasks like updating and filing medical records and arranging for hospital admissions as well as other general office procedures.

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Medical Assistant, A.A.S

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Modern medicine needs people who are as much at home drawing blood as they are updating medical records. The Registered Medical Assistant is that person.
Medical assistants keep the offices of physicians, laboratories, clinics, hospitals and other organizations running smoothly.
They can perform administrative tasks like updating and filing medical records and arranging for hospital admissions as well as other general office procedures.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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This course is designed to educate the health care team member with the mechanics of submission of electronic/paper insurance claim forms and current industry coding for medical office treatments and procedures. Content covered is ICD 10, HCPCS, and Medical Coding.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant Certificate

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CNAs are on the front-lines of patient care in hospitals, clinics and other health care settings.

Students in this class learn introductory anatomy and physiology, as well as elements of nutrition and feeding; admitting, transferring and dismissing residents. Care of the critically ill and dying; changing bed linens; lifting and positioning patients are also part of this course, using a combination of classroom learning, hands-on practice and 25 hours of clinical experience.

This course meets all requirements to become a CNA in the state of Kansas.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing Certificate

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Salina Tech’s Practical Nurse program is designed to teach the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to enter the nursing field. Through a combination of classroom learning, simulations and clinical experiences, students develop the nursing skills that make them stand out in the job market.

The program is designed to prepare students to care for patients under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. This includes not only clinical patient-care skills, but also soft skills such as professionalism and effective communication.

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Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Technology, A.A.S

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Prepare for your career in diesel engine service and repair for trucks

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology, A.A.S

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Prepare for your career in diesel engine service and repair for trucks

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Public Service Industry

EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

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Through a variety of classroom and lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will learn the skills needed to provide emergency care to patients in the pre-hospital setting.

The program will provide the participant with opportunities to gain information, skills, and attitudes necessary for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of Kansas and National Registry of EMTs.

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Police Officer

Police Science Certificate

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Salina Tech’s three-semester Police Science program is designed to prepare students for entry into a variety of law-enforcement and related careers as security officers, corrections officers, and parole and probation officers.

Courses include “Criminal Procedures,” “Criminal Investigation,” “Criminal Justice Interviews and Report Writing” and “Law Enforcement Operations.”

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Manufacturing Industry

Machinist

Machine Tool Technology Certificate

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The technology of machining has changed significantly in recent years, and professionals in the industry must be able to operate a wide range of highly advanced equipment. Utilizing lasers, water jets, and electrified wires to cut and shape different types of metals, plastics and woods, these new machines are often used to produce customized components, following specs laid out by drafters, architects and engineers.
From metallurgy and milling, to CNC operations and quality control, Salina Tech’s Machine Tool Technology Program provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the rapidly advancing machine tool industry. Students who graduate from this nine-month program have the opportunity to pursue rewarding careers as operators, technicians, quality control professionals and managers.

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Machine Tool Technology, A.A.S

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The technology of machining has changed significantly in recent years, and professionals in the industry must be able to operate a wide range of highly advanced equipment. Utilizing lasers, water jets, and electrified wires to cut and shape different types of metals, plastics and woods, these new machines are often used to produce customized components, following specs laid out by drafters, architects and engineers.
From metallurgy and milling, to CNC operations and quality control, Salina Tech’s Machine Tool Technology Program provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the rapidly advancing machine tool industry. Students who graduate from this nine-month program have the opportunity to pursue rewarding careers as operators, technicians, quality control professionals and managers.

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Contact Phone Number

785-309-3100

Address

2562 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401
United States