Manufacturing & Product Development

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Gain the current industry skills, tools, and techniques needed for in-demand jobs in the manufacturing and product development fields at CCLA.

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Manufacturing in California is a $300 billion industry and accounts for nearly 8 percent of the state’s total workforce, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. As the current manufacturing workforce gets older, employers need qualified workers to replace them. CCLA offers a wide range of programs designed to equip you with the skills to fill these roles. You’ll gain hands-on experience with the latest advanced manufacturing and product development knowledge, tools, and techniques, so you can enter the workforce quickly and thrive once on the job.

California Career Outlook

Average Annual Salary*

$51,059

Average Annual Job Openings**

22,260

* Projections Central – State Occupational Projections
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Manufacturing & Product Development

Career Education Programs

Animation

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Glendale Community College
Rio Hondo College

Animation and 3D Design

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

CNC Programming & Operations

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Compton College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College

CNC Woodworking

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College

Coordinate Metrology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College

Electronic Assembly

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Mount San Antonio College

Furniture Manufacturing Tech

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College

Graphic Design

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Citrus College
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College
Santa Monica College

Graphic and Web Design

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Industrial Design

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Mount San Antonio College

Industrial Electronics

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College

Industrial Quality Control

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Southwest College

Machining Technology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Compton College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College

Manufacturing Technology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Compton College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College

Plastics Manufacturing

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College

Product Design/Development

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Pasadena City College

Quality Assurance

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
El Camino College
Los Angeles Southwest College

Rapid Prototyping

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Compton College

Sheet Metal Work

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Trade Tech College

Welding/Fabrication

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Compton College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College

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