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.