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  Sierra College Logo Sierra College is a fully accredited, two-year community college with campuses located in Rocklin, Roseville, Grass Valley and Truckee. The District covers 3200 square miles serving Placer, Nevada, and portions of El Dorado and Sacramento counties.

Post Jobs at Sierra College Employers may post job openings at Sierra College by clicking here.
    Sierra College Business and Technology Division offers certificate and degree programs in Business, Mechatronics, Computer Information Systems, Design and Engineering Support and many other subjects.

Learn about welding at Sierra College.
  California Community Colleges Economic & Workforce Develop Program logo Californian Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program Delivered through Californian Community Colleges, the Economic and Workforce Development Program trains employees to strengthen on-the-job performance and business competitiveness, making California’s economy stronger. The program has served over 55,000 businesses and trained over 90,000 workers with a cost benefit ratio of one to 12.  
  CACT logo The Statewide Center for Applied Competitive Technologies Initiative is a California Community College Chancellor’s Office Economic Development and Workforce Development program. The Sierra College CACT program is one of 8 California centers that support manufacturers with technical assistance and work force development so that they can compete successfully in changing markets and the global economy.  
  California Community College Chancellor’s Office Economic and Workforce Development logo California Community College Chancellor’s Office Economic and Workforce Development The purpose of the program is to advance the state's economic growth and global competitiveness through education, training and services that contribute to continuous workforce improvement. The role of the community colleges in this effort is to fulfill the vocational education and instructional needs of California businesses and industry through leadership, communication and liaisons with the private sector as well as with public sector education and training providers.  
  Continuous Improvement Network logo Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) is an association of business leaders committed to learning and sharing continuous improvement methods. Founded in 2011 by Northern California employers, the CIN is your gateway to new ideas, motivation and training. Sierra College CACT is the training partner for CIN.  
  Doing what Matters logo Doing What MATTERS

The Opportunity

For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy

Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

  • Give Priority for jobs and the economy
  • Make Room for jobs and the economy
  • Promote Student Success
  • Innovate for jobs and the economy
  Golden Sierra Workforce Development and Business Resource Center

Employers can post job openings, find candidates and review labor market information.

  Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board (WIB)

The Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Area consists of Alpine, El Dorado and Placer Counties. The WIB it identifies the local strategies to achieve State level goals and expands and strengthens the Sacramento Capital Area regional workforce investment framework, and the further development of the workforce and economic development network.

  Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium (NoRTEC)

NoRTEC links workforce preparation services in 11 Northern California counties. Since 1983, NoRTEC has connected job seekers to employers and supported local businesses.

49er Regional Occupational Program co-sponsors the Construction Bootcamp with Sierra College. 49er R.O.P. is a public education program offering career preparation classes to over 1,800 local high school students and adults each year. 49er R.O.P. is part of a statewide program designed to bring education and business together, working towards the common goal of educating California's for today's workforce.  
CalJobs provides an automated, easy-to-use system for personal computers. The system serves employers who want to fill job openings and individuals seeking employment.  
    Sierra Economic Development Corporation provides both technical and
financial services and resources. On the technical side, SEDCorp acts as a
liaison between business and local government funding sources. SEDCorp helps the public body apply for funding and provides the expertise in
administration, marketing, loan packaging and credit approval.
  Other Industry Resources - The Sacramento chapter of APICS The Association for Operations Management is the co-sponsor with Sierra College CACT of the Supply Chain Management series. APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics

 On-line magazine, communities and resources related to Quality. See the article on Supply Chain Management in Demand.

 Industry Week is a free online newsletter that offers news, information on trends, analysis and research for manufacturers. Other features include webinars, interactive forums and blogs.  
 Make Magazine is devoted to technology Do-it-yourself, with innovation and entrepreneurship as a primary focus. The magazine also holds Makers Faires, two-day family oriented events that feature workshops, interactive performances and opportunities to build fun projects.  
     The California Manufacturers & Technology Association is a membership site that includes free information on legislative activity related to manufacturing, as well as job data, conferences and other events.


Supply Chain Management web sites with information, tool and guides:


Lean Manufacturing information is available at

Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies and Economic and Workforce Development
(916) 660-7801
Sierra College Training & Development
Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
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