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Manufacturing Technology


Build a Career in Manufacturing
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Level up your skills at Southwestern College and join the manufacturing workforce!

Our new short-term Manufacturing Technology Certificate provides you the foundational skills needed to succeed in a variety of entry-level, manufacturing jobs. 
Learn more about our program today!

  • Free Program
  • Just five classes to complete (less than 150 hours)
  • Earn a certificate in Manufacturing Technology
  • Includes OSHA 10-hour GeneraI Industry Card
  • Jobs available at $30/hr

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Programs Awards

Manufacturing Technology 

Associate Degree

Enter the fast-growing manufacturing workforce and upskill to earn more! Our new short-term Manufacturing Technology Certificate gives students the foundational skills they need to succeed in a variety of entry level, manufacturing jobs.

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  • NC 139: OSHA 10-Hour General industry Standards (10.5 hours)
  • NC 380: Essential Skills for Manufacturing (50 hours)
  • NC 381: Employability Skills for Manufacturing (20 hours)
  • NC 382: Introduction to Solid Works (40 hours)
  • NC 383: Lean Manufacturing (30 hours)

Class Schedule

Why Manufacturing Technology


Manufacturing is the sixth
largest industry in San Diego.


Number of manufacturing
businesses in San Diego.


Number of people employed in
manufacturing in San Diego.


Class Schedule Academic Calendar Important Dates

Program Contacts

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Continuing Education

430B Office- Chula Vista

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

8am - 5pm

Remote: 8am - 6:30pm


8am - 6:30pm

Remote: 8am - 6:30pm


8am - 3pm

Remote: 8am - 3pm

Weekends & Holidays: Closed


Silvia Cornejo Dean

Faculty Contacts



School of Webmaster

Luisa  Schultz


Dmitriy Kalantarov

Assistant Professor