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Summit College

About Summit College

If you’re willing to put in the work, take each step with determination, and never stop climbing, Summit College can help you elevate your education – and elevate your life.

We appreciate that every student’s climb is different. We’ve seen firsthand the need for individualized, personal support for every student. And that’s what we’re here for. To support your climb, in any form it may take.

We don’t prepare our students to just get a job. We provide the knowledge and tools you need to begin a career with long-term earning potential and job stability.

How Summit Elevates Our Students

At Summit College we believe that students must learn beyond the theory taught inside a classroom. That’s why your classes will require you to spend time in the lab and deal with real-life situations.

For those who want to start a career, but have no time to waste, we offer programs that can be completed in less than a year. And because we understand that modern life requires students to coordinate education with other activities, we offer courses during mornings, nights and weekends.

We’re all about helping your climb. When it’s time to start career searching after you’ve completed your program, our Career Services are there to help. We assist with resume preparation, interviewing techniques and establishing sites for externships. Plus, we make it easy for employers to find our graduates, and for our graduates to find the right fit in employer.

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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

Campus Locations

Colton, CA

851 S. Cooley Dr



El Cajon, CA

851 E. Cooley Drive



Santa Ana, CA

1639 E. Edinger

Santa Ana,



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