Continuing Education

Salina Area Technical College offers continuing education programs for persons interested in the evening, short-term, or specialized classes.  Depending on the course, it may be offered for continuing education credit and/or for college credit.

To take a course for continuing education credit, complete the online Continuing Education application use this (link) for admission as they are scheduled. A course taken as continuing education credit are not for college credit and cannot be used toward a certificate or degree for a SATC technical program.

For current or recent students of SATC who want college credit for courses, please contact your advisor.

Upcoming Courses

Hazardous Materials Endorsement Training (Online):

Students will study basic introductory hazardous materials requirements, vehicle inspections, and safe operating practices. Students will develop the knowledge necessary to successfully handle and document cargo, loading, securing, and unloading cargo and address environmental issues concerning hazardous materials while also mastering trip planning, ‘hours of service’ requirements, accident procedures, and diagnosing malfunctions and reporting them. Students seeking an H endorsement must complete this curriculum in order to take the State-administered knowledge test for the H endorsement.

Upcoming Course Dates:

  • The course starts each Monday as needed. The class is one week in length and ends on Friday.

Price: $75. The course must be paid in full by the start of class.

If you are interested in taking the course for continuing education credit, complete the Continuing Education application using this link.

For more information please contact David John, at david.john@salinatech.edu.

BLS For Healthcare Provides CPR Course Description:

The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course includes CPR, relief from choking, and the use of barrier devices for adults, children, and infants. The course is recommended for anyone with a medical license or certificate or those in school for a healthcare profession. Upon successful completion of the course and required skills test, participants will receive the BLS Provider Course Completion E-Card, which is valid for two years (must have a valid e-mail address). This course is not intended to replace Hearstaver Pediatric First Aid and CPR that is typically required of childcare workers, teachers, foster care providers, or others responsible for children.

Upcoming Course Dates:

  • August 5th – 8:00am – 12:00pm

  • September 2nd – 8:00am – 12:00pm

  • November 4th – 8:00am – 12:00pm

  • December 2nd – 8:00am – 12:00pm

Price: $35.

If you are interested in taking the course for continuing education credit, complete the Continuing Education application using this link.

For more information please contact Bekki, at bekki.ringle@salinatech.edu.

Phlebotomy Technician (3 cr) Course Description:

Phlebotomy Technician is designed to teach the knowledge in technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including the collection of blood specimens and venipuncture required to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. The course includes theory and hands-on instruction. The program will teach students the concepts of Introduction to Phlebotomy & Infection Control, Legal Issues in Healthcare, Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures, and Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials. This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career, or interested in starting a career in the medical field to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. This is a comprehensive 80-hour course.

Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from SATC and will be eligible to sit for certification testing through National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Course Dates: March 21-April 20, 2022. Monday and Wednesday 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Price Range: $866.95 (tuition and book)

If you are interested in taking the course for continuing education credit, complete the Continuing Education application using this link.

For more information please contact Brooke, at brooke.horner@salinatech.edu.

Level 100 Welding and Plasma Cutting Continuing Education Hours

Funded by a grant from Airgas

Dates and Time: July 20th and 21st –  8:30am to 5:00pm

Content:
o Level 100 Welding and Plasma Cutting.
o Classes are designed for the beginner and experienced instructor.
o All materials and supplies will be provided.
o Each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

 Meals – Provided by Airgas ($60 value.)

 Lodging – 2 nights lodging provided by Airgas ($250 value).

 Training
o Welding and Cutting 101 class provided by Airgas ($995 value).
o Maximum Class Size: 50 participants.

 A credit card will be required to reserve your spot and will only be charged $300 for last minute cancellations.

To reserve your place, contact Kim Clancy at: 800.889.9135 or kim.clancy@airgas.com

Nitrous Oxide: 

Upcoming Course Dates:

  • TBA