SOWELA Jennings Will Host Two Sterile Processing Informational Sessions

Prospective Students Can Explore the Program’s Job Market, Meet Faculty and Learn about Scholarships and Financial Aid

Lake Charles, Louisiana – Wednesday, May 8

SOWELA Morgan Smith will host two Sterile Processing Informational Sessions on Tuesday, June 11. Interested individuals can choose from one of the following meeting times: 9-11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m. Both sessions will occur at SOWELA’s site next to Jennings High School, 2110 Sherman St. Jennings, LA 70546.

Each session will offer attendees guidance on financial aid and scholarships, an overview of the program, faculty and staff introductions and how to apply.

Sterile Processing is a certificate program designed to train students as Sterile Processing Technicians to support the surgical team. The program is an 18-credit hour certificate of technical studies (CTS) that prepares students for employment in the medical field as sterile processors.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical equipment prepares, including sterile processing technicians, can expect a job growth of 6% from 2021 to 2031.

To register for the Sterile Processing Informational Session, visit  Sterile Processing Technology or call (337) 824-4811 or email

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for more than 85 years. For more information, visit SOWELA.

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

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3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

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