The LAHC Advanced Manufacturing & Industrial Design Career (AM&ID) Pathways combine academic and technical skills training and workplace readiness in areas of high demand. The Advanced Manufacturing & Industrial Design fields involve the design and development of products built by automated machines and offer higher average wages than jobs in the traditional manufacturing field.
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In 2014, LAHC partnered with the Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Linked Learning (AMETLL) Consortium which was awarded the California Careers Pathways Trust (CCPT) grant through the California Department of Education. AMETLL is aimed at addressing the significant workforce shortages in this industry cluster and is comprised of five community colleges, 13 school districts, and 29 high schools throughout Los Angeles County.
CAA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN PROGRAM
The Industrial Design (ID) Program is a Career Advancement Academy (CAA) funded by the California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and an introduction to the Advanced Manufacturing & Industrial Design (AM&ID) career pathway at LAHC. The purpose of CAAs is to increase the supply of middle skill workers. The LAHC ID Program provides students with the foundational concepts and skills needed AM & ID jobs. By continuing the AM & ID pathway, students have the opportunitity to earn industry certifications and skills certificates which are desirable in industry.
2017 SUMMER PROGRAM
Students visited Ace Clearwater Enterprises' three manufacturing facilities in Paramount, Compton and Torrance. Students learned about the manufacuturing process, techniques and equipment used by the company to produce custom aerospace parts. ACE's customers include Lockheed Martin, GE, Honeywell and many more.