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On Site Training

Sierra College offers customized on-site employee training in customer service, communication, management and other business skills in Rocklin, Roseville and throughout Placer and Nevada Counties.

Sierra College offers industry training at your work site and can bring a mobile computer lab to your office for software training. Read More

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Process improvement & technical skills

Improve quality and productivity with employee development in areas such as IPC soldering, value stream mapping, quality, lean manufacturing, visual controls, SMED and other technical training. Northern California Manufacturers also rely on the Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) to teach critical business skills such as supervision, business math, report writing, project management and other training courses. Read More

Manufacturing Day Celebrated

RobbJack, Harris & Bruno International and Progressive Technology offered tours to high school students tours for National Manufacturing Day in October. Learn more: STEM Tours Organized by Sierra College and RobbJack Shows Colfax High School Students How Math Is Used in Manufacturing

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Ignite CTE Students' Math Skills

Find out how to seamlessly infuse math into your welding or other CTE curriculum during this practical webinar co-taught by Bill Wenzel, chair, Welding Department and Katie Lucero, chair, Mathematics Department at Sierra College. The activities were used successfully in multiple welding classes to raise students' math scores.

IGNITE Math in Welding Materials

Watch Sierra College IGNITE Webinar on Your Tube

Zero Waste Certification

The United States Zero Waste Business Council is offering certification to become a Zero Waste Business Associate. USZWBC also offers Zero Waste Business Certification.


Additive Manufacturing

To help growing companies develop products more quickly and cost effectively, the Sierra College CACT now offers Rapid Prototyping services using state-of-the-art Dimension SST 3D printers. Learn More

Sierra College CACT has also just released an Additive Manufacturing Industry Evaluation and Recommendations report that includes comparisons of personal 3D printers.

Through a partnership with Sierra College CACT, Sacramento Hacker Lab has a new 3D Printer. Hacker Lab also offers classes and events.


CMTA Manufacturing Summit

CMTA Manufacturing Summit June 18

Continuous Improvement Network Training

Practical Project Management (3 day class) June 4, 18 & 25

To register and for more information go to The Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is the training partner for the Continuous Improvement Network.

Firms hire graduates

Sacramento region employers are hiring Sierra College Mechatronics students and find they get up to speed quickly because of their technical skills and professionalism. Watch the movie of employers describing their experiences with Mechatronics graduates. Sierra College Mechatronics EMPLOYERS Source for Well Prepared Technicians

Contact us if you'd like connected with Sierra College faculty in Engineering, Mechatronics, Welding, and Drafting & Engineering Support or Career Technical Education high school teachers in your area.

Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies and Economic and Workforce Development
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Sierra College Training & Development
Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
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