California State University, San Bernardino
Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE)
Jack H. Brown College of Business & Public Administration at Cal State University, San Bernardino
Contact: Stacey Allis, Assistant Director
This course will help students if they want to start a business or enhance their value to employers by teaching students the basics of entrepreneurship. Whether your future includes working for someone else or starting your own business, this course will add to your knowledge and skillset. Learn how to tell the difference between an idea and a worthwhile business venture. As you’re building your business concept, you will learn about competition, marketing, why “CASH IS KING!”, start-up funding and how to legally protect your product. Throughout this course, you will learn about business plans, business presentations and why they are critical to your entrepreneurial success. When you take the sum of all these parts, they equal The Entrepreneurial Technician – able to move between business and technical realms!
Certifications include: Certificate of Completion
Contact: Jesse Lopez, Project Supervisor
Norco College is offering new and exciting certificate programs that emphasize practical, hands-on education. Graduates will also stand out from the competition by being eligible to earn prestigious, industry-recognized certifications.
Automated Systems Technician
A 28-credit certificate that teaches students how to use electronics, microprocessors, microcontrollers, programmable logic control and read blueprints to create and program new machinery used in industry. Industry needs well-trained technicians with the knowledge of how to design, repair and implement new equipment. In Automated Warehousing and Manufacturing operations, a technician installs, operates, supports, upgrades or maintains the software, hardware, automated equipment and systems that support the supply chain.
Certifications Include: ACT KeyTrain® National Career Readiness CertificateTM, OSHA 30 Certification
A 27-credit certificate that teaches how to design and carry out the operations needed to make machined products that meet precise specifications. Computer control programmers and operators use computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines to cut and shape precisions products, such as automobile, aviation, and machine parts. CNC machines include machining tools, such as lathes, multi-axis spindles, milling machines, laser cutting machines and wire electrical discharge machines.
Certifications Include: ACT KeyTrain® National Career Readiness CertificateTM, OSHA 30 Certification, SolidWorks Certification
A 30-credit certificate program that emphasizes practical, hands-on education. Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Plan, construct and explain safe and proper electrical circuits, using industry standard components, according to supplies, blueprints and verbal instructions, while following National Electrical Code (NEC) and OSHA rule.
- Describe the general principles of direct or alternating current pertaining to a DC motor, AC motor or generator.
- Troubleshoot and repair a given, complex configuration of electrical and electronic circuit combinations and create a written report of everything that was done to affect repairs, including necessary interactions with programmable devices.
*Courses are aligned with California’s standards to prepare students to earn their Electrician Training card.
Contact: James Lee, Program Manager
(760) 252-2411 x6799
Barstow College is offering new and exciting certificate programs that emphasize practical, hands-on education. Graduates will also stand out from the competition by being eligible to earn prestigious, industry-recognized certifications.
INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC TECHNOLOGY (IMMT)
Students in this program will have two pathways to choose from, including Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation. Students in the program will utilize state-of-the-art training simulators and simulation software, providing the best substitute to being on the job. The curriculum used in the program was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), which enables students to receive nationally recognized certifications or modules within the program. Upon successful completion of this training, you will have knowledge in: Vibration Analysis, Electrical Troubleshooting, Drive Systems Repair, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and much more. Financial Aid is available for qualified applicants.
Certifications include: National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER, Level 1 and Level 2, Associate of Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement are pending)
A 24-27 unit certificate in the Welding program where you will receive classroom and hands-on instruction in Welding. Upon successful completion of this training, you will have knowledge in: Blueprint Reading, Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting, Shielded Metal ARC Welding, Position Welding (ARC Welding), Soldering, Brazing, and Braze Welding, Gas Metal-ARC Welding, and Gas Tungsten-ARC Welding. Financial Aid is available for qualified applicants.
Certifications include: Certification of Achievement, American Welding Society ( AWS) Certification
College of the Desert
College of the Desert is offering outstanding certificate programs that emphasize practical, hands-on education. Graduates will be eligible to earn prestigious, industry-recognized certifications.
AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION
Contact: George Brown, Asst. Professor, Advisor
A 27-unit certificate in the Air Conditioning/HVAC program is a well-established curriculum and has long served the desert community by providing highly trained individuals to work in various businesses throughout the Coachella Valley. The program offers a certificate and associate of science degree for employment preparation that is designed to provide a wide range of courses in order to best serve student needs.
Certifications include: North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Ready to Work Certification; EPA 609 (Environmental Protection Agency) Refrigerant Handling, Certificate of Achievement
ENERGY SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Contact: Ramiro Galicia, Instructor, Advisor
This 24-25 unit certificate program will explore the various methods of power generation with an emphasis on renewable energy technologies. Students will take a hands-on approach in the examination of these technologies while engaging in discussion regarding cost effectiveness, viability, and practicality of each of these technologies. Students completing this program will have obtained the basic skill sets necessary for an entry-level position within the power generation industry.
Certifications include: National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Core Certification, Certificate of Achievement
ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY (37-units), BUILDING INSPECTION TECHNOLOGY (26-units), AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (28-units)
Contact: Bert Bitanga, Assoc. Professor, Advisor
These certificate programs offer various curricula with emphasis in employment preparation in Architecture, Building Inspection Technology, and Construction Management. The courses in each curriculum endeavor to provide students with technical background, a set of social values, and a range of skills which result in creative expression. Consequently, students are prepared to understand issues and provide solutions for the betterment of the human physical environment.
Certifications include: National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Core Certification and NCCER Construction Technologist, Certificate of Achievement
San Bernardino Valley College
Contact: Deanna Krehbiel, Manager, Workforce Development
MECHANICAL CRAFT – BEGINNER PROGRAM
200 Hour Program – Information Pending
MECHANICAL CRAFT – INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM
136 Hour Program – Information Pending
88 Hour Program – Information Pending