Workforce Partnership Training & Development

Advanced Transportation Technology & Energy Center (ATTE)

The College has one of the nation’s most established and well-respected programs for training technicians to repair and maintain advanced automotive systems, such as those that operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), electric (EV), and hybrid propulsion. These technician training programs are designed to meet the needs of the emerging advanced transportation systems in the region and were developed in partnership with industry stakeholders such as SunLine Transit, California Gas Company, and the CA Air Quality Management District.

A new addition to the College’s clean technology education programs is the Energy Systems Technologies certificate. This program provides an important foundation of knowledge and skills to those seeking energy and utility technical and managerial careers. It will also help prepare the workforce needed to support the growing renewable energy industry in our region. For more information, please call (760) 773-2571.

Partnership & Community Education (PaCE)

Community Education – PaCE offers fee-based programs for professional development, workforce training, and personal enrichment opportunities with career certificate programs such as Computer Applications, Videography, Writing and Publishing, Professional Security Officer, and Healthcare including Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Dermagraphic Technician, and Veterinary Assistant, to name a few. Some of the lifelong learning and personal enrichment specialty workshops offered are Computer Skills, QuickBooks, CA Notary Public, and Filmmaking. The accelerated, not-for-credit in classroom or online training format is designed for adult learners and is compatible with busy schedules.

Contract Education - PaCE offers custom designed training programs for every level of employee from entry level communication/basic skills to executive level specialized training. All programs are developed in consultation with the employer and delivered at a time and location suitable to the employer on a fee basis. 

For more information about Community or Contract Education, please contact PaCE at (760) 776-7420 or (760) 862-1367.