KAW AREA TECHNICAL SCHOOL

5724 Huntoon. Topeka, KS. (785) 273-7140

 


Kaw Area Techincal School, located in Topeka, is an option for high school juniors and seniors. Students may visit with Marvin Ire, Kaw Tech counselor every Thursday and apply to attend KATS part-time during their junior &/or senior year. Most KATS programs are 1080 clock hours (2 years part-time as a high school student). Students completing a programs at KATS receive a certificate of completion, assistance with interviewing, resumes, some OJT(on the job training), and job placement. Students may also choose to work toward an associates degree and amy earn anywhere from 10-45 college credits for completion of their program with KATS toward their Associate's Degree at Washburn University, Allen County Community College, Highland Community College, or Kansas City, Kansas Community College.
Kaw Area Tech graduates currently pay $21 + books and fees per credit hour to attend Washburn University for their Associate's Degree. At Allen County Community College, the cost is $45 per credit hour including books and fees. The cost at Highland Community College is $46 per credit hour including books and fees. The cost at Kansas City, KS Community College is $38 +books and fees. Allen County And Highland both have satellite programs in nearby communities.


Available Classes :


BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Legal Secretary - Medical Secretary
- Office Technology - Warehousing/Sales


ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Computer Repair - Copmputer Networking
- Electronic Technology


HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

- Nursing Assistant - Practical Nursing
- Pre-Nursing - Surgical Technology


GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Graphics/Printing Technology - Photo Technology


DESIGN TECHNOLOGY CLASSES
- Civil Technology - Interior Design
-Technical Drafting


HUMAN RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Child Care - Cooperative Occupational Training
- Food Service - Horticulture
- Occupational Exploration


MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Automotive Technology - Cabnet/Millwork
- Collision Repair - Diesel Mechanics


BUILDING AND INDUSTRIAL TRADES
- Building Mechanics - Commercial Electricity
- Heating and Air-Conditioning - Industrial Maintenance


METAL TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

- Machine Shop - Welding