Industrial Technologies

Industrial Technology programs at West Hills College Lemoore provide a series of industry-approved, technical courses that are sequenced in a student-friendly format and specifically designed to prepare and upskill you for in-demand careers in manufacturing fields.

Lemoore offers three programs in Industrial Technologies to prepare you for the workforce:

  • Introduction to Industrial Automation is an 18-unit, two semester Certificate of Achievement designed to give students skills in electrical, programmable logic controllers (PLC), automation, and instrumentation technologies. 
  • Industrial Mechanic 1 is a 23-unit, two semester Certificate of Achievement designed to train students in power transmission, hydraulics, pneumatics, centrifugal pumps, electrical theory and components for the industrial maintenance mechanic and industrial safety in manufacturing.
  • Manufacturing Automation is a 60-unit, four semester Associate Degree with advanced training in PLC, process control, robotics, and computer aided design (CAD).  This program leads to Bachelor's Degree options at universities with Industrial Technology program options.  


Whether you are a first-time student, looking to upskill your current manufacturing career, or interested in a career change, this program will prepare you for the high-demand skills needed in manufacturing. Through these courses, you will gain real-world experience that will prepare you for a high-paying, high-growth career in advaced manufacturing.


Program Opportunities

The West Hills College Lemoore Industrial Technology programs teaches the concepts, procedures, terminology and skills and applications necessary to operate advanced manufacturing systems.

Careers In Manufacturing

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI), are leaving their mark on manufacturing, giving companies the tool to produce goods with great efficiency and productivity than ever. This industry-wide evolution is changing the way we work -- and the people who are needed to do it. You can position yourself, with training, to join the high-demand skilled workforce of the future!
  • Automation Specialist
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Industrial Plant Mechanic
  • Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • PLC Systems Technician

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