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P01 - Mechatronics Technician Training Pathway


Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Rebecca Elmore,, 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

Funding Cycle: 7/1/16 - 12/31/18

Spending as of 12/31/18

Funding Cycle: 7/1/18 - 12/31/20

Spending as of 12/31/18

How to Get Involved

Resources to get involved coming soon.

Upcoming Events

Mechatronics Technician Pathway Professional Development: Tabletop Mechatronics Training
Friday May 24 and May 25, 2019
Online Webinar

Do you want to learn new skills in industrial automation?

  • Overview of tabletop unit
  • Robotic simulation software
  • Teaching tips on the Pegasus computer and pendant
  • Restoring Pegasus software and Allen-Bradley PLCS to original backups
Seats are limited…RSVP by May 24th to hold your spot!
Choose one session:
     - Friday May 24th 1:00pm – 5:00pm
     - Saturday, May 25th 8:00am – 12:00pm
Please contact Rebecca Elmore, Strong Workforce Regional Mechatronics Project Leaf for more information


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Rebecca Elmore
Chaffey College