Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium - California Community Colleges, Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy

Project: Mechatronics Technician Training Pathway

Synopsis

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$513,250
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$999,498
Lead: Vanessa Thomas, Vanessa.Thomas@chaffey.edu, Chaffey College
Number of colleges participating: 4
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, Norco, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
  • Program TOPS Codes: Electronics and Electric Technology (093400), Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (095600)
  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Degree or Certificate, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Job Closely Related to Field of Study, Change in Earnings

Project Description: With the rapid technology shift in advanced manufacturing and other industries, there is a demand for skilled mechatronics technicians. The project will establish a pathway for entry-level workers, for all sizes of industry that will be designed along the “learn and earn” model. It will meet industry needs and assist with succession planning. This project aligns well with WIOA and adult education efforts to increase industry recognized certificates and apprenticeship programs in the region.

Status Update

As of June 30, 2018

Total Funded: $513,250

As of December 31, 2017

Total Funded: $999,498

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Contacts

Vanessa Thomas
Chaffey College
Vanessa.Thomas@chaffey.edu