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Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. Your training at Unitek College will position you to take advantage of the rising demand for experts in allied health, nursing, and technology professions. Our programs include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Vocational Nursing, Practical Nursing (select locations,)and Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-to-BSN Degree Completion.
Unitek College features modern laboratories that simulate a real work setting, qualified teachers willing to give you the attention you deserve, and employment assistance after you graduate. Unitek College offers seven convenient facilities in California with campuses in Bakersfield, Fremont, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, South San Francisco, Reno and Sacramento.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Career Services at Unitek College
Unitek College provides professional development, externship and clinical placement, and employment assistance to its students. We strive to make sure all of our students receive guidance and mentorship from Career Services specialists. Through this partnership, students acquire skills that help them find and maintain employment. The department is staffed with full-time professionals who lead the student community to build a foundation for a strong career. This team of Career Services Coordinators and Managers are proud of the commitment and dedication our students bring to their training, and it is their single-minded mission to assist graduates with employment in their new career field.
The Career Services Department assists students and graduates with the following:
Unitek College's Dental Assisting program is a good fit for students that love working with their hands. This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits of a Dental Assistant, focusing on the treatment-room care of dental patients.
Unitek College provides a strong foundation in the skills and experience needed to succeed in a career as a Dental Assistant, combining in-class instruction with hands-on lab skills experience. Externships provide a hands-on opportunity to put the skills learned in the classroom into practice.
Courses cover all aspects of dental assisting and include infection control and sterilization techniques, how to handle medical emergencies, the correct procedure for taking dental X-rays , Coronal Polishing teeth, the placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants, and taking impressions, and the use of various dental instruments. Topics covered in the program also include oral evacuation, fixed prosthodontics, pharmacology and pain control, preventative dentistry, how to assist with oral surgery, and tray setups.
Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. Here are some benefits of accreditation:
This means as a student, you can rest assured that your program provides up-to-date quality education that received a stamp of approval from a respected accrediting body.
The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
Unitek College's campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The RN-to-BSN Degree Completion program at Unitek College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/).