Kish College Summer Program offerings

The short-term training programs offered in Summer 2023 are:

Dental Assistant: May 7-Aug. 4 (Online Lecture/In-Person Practice)

Dental assistants are skilled health care professionals who work closely with dentists and dental hygienists to provide quality preventive and corrective dental care and administrative support in dental offices. In-person practice will be conducted from 6-9 pm on Tuesdays in a local dental office.

Pharmacy Technician: May 7-Aug. 19 (Online)

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists with dispensing prescription medication while performing various other duties in a pharmacy setting. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding is available to those who qualify.

Phlebotomy Technician: June 12-Sept. 1 (In-Person)

Phlebotomists are skilled health care professionals trained to collect, transport, handle, and process blood and other specimens for laboratory analysis using venipuncture and micro-collection techniques. Instruction and in-person practice will be conducted from 9:30 am-noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kishwaukee College.

Sterile Processing Technician: May 7-Aug. 11 (Online)

Sterile processing technicians provide support to all patient care services in a health care facility. They are responsible for decontaminating, cleaning, processing, assembling, sterilizing, storing and distributing the medical devices and supplies needed in patient care, especially during surgery.

Veterinary Assistant: July 23-Dec. 22 (Online Lecture/In-Person Practice)

Veterinary assistants are critical members of a veterinary staff trained to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians with medical procedures on sick and injured animals. In-person lecture/practice will be conducted from 5-8 pm on Wednesdays at Ashton Animal Clinic in Kaneville and from 4:30-7:30 pm on Fridays at Ashton Animal Clinic in Ashton.

Registration for the Summer 2023 session opens online Monday, April 3. For more information on short-term training at Kish, visit