The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering six Short-Term
Training programs during the Fall 2022 semester. Short-term programs at Kish are designed
to provide students with skills and training needed to meet local workforce demands.
The programs range from 11 to 20 weeks and allow students to immediately start a career
or build upon their skills with additional training.
Fall 2022 classes will be offered in online, in-person and hybrid formats. Participants
will need access to a computer and the internet to participate in programs with an
online component. Some programs include an externship/clinical.
The Short-Term Training programs offered in Fall 2022 are:
Dental Assistant: August 28-November 19 (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 three Tuesdays in a local dental
Pharmacy Technician: August 28-December 10 (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
Phlebotomy Technician: August 29-November 18 (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 6-8:30 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays
and Thursdays at Kishwaukee College. The class includes a required 100-hour externship/clinical
in a local hospital.
Real Estate Broker Pre-License: September 6-November 17 (In-Person)
Real estate brokers perform many duties in real estate transactions, including marketing
homes, establishing escrow accounts, and working to ensure transactions are fair and
legal. In-person instruction will be provided from 6-9 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kishwaukee
Sterile Processing Technician: August 28-December 3 (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 24-December 16 (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.
The class includes a required 100-hour externship/clinical in a local animal hospital.
Registration for the Fall 2022 session is open. Contact Melissa Gallagher at email@example.com to schedule a phone meeting to discuss your program of interest and possible funding
options. For more information on short-term training at Kish, visit www.kish.edu/shortterm.