Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Career Training at RRCC

Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways

Affordable Tuition  •  Immediate Job Placement  •  Great Career Advancement Opportunities  •  Huge Earning Potential

Advanced manufacturing means opportunity in Colorado - and we have the training you need.

Advanced manufacturing is the integration of high-tech processes, machinery and materials, and includes companies that may utilize or develop innovative processes. Colorado is at the forefront of advanced manufacturing jobs and Red Rocks Community College is working directly with local industry employers (Terumo BTC, MillerCoors, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and more) to provide affordable, flexible training for high paying, in-demand careers. RRCC wants YOU to become a part of our state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and talented workforce!

15,800 manufacturing positions in Colorado go unfilled every yearsome positions have guaranteed job placement in 3 daysthe average annual wage for Colorado manufacturers is $73,700which is 43% higher than the average annual wage of all Colorado industries

We’ve created this online hub that allows you to:

  • Explore advanced manufacturing careers and training pathways
  • Find currently available advanced manufacturing jobs
  • Learn about RRCC courses, certifications and training programs offered with a variety of scheduling options, including evenings and weekends

Explore Advanced Manufacturing programs available now:

ElectricalConstruction Technology - Plumbing & HVACEnergyWater Quality ManagementEngineering Graphics / Computer Aided DraftingFine Woodworking

 

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Veterans - Employers Need Your Skills!

We can help you transfer your military training into a profitable and fulfilling career in advanced manufacturing. Red Rocks offers a wide variety of veteran support services and programs specifically designed for current and former military members. RRCC has been ranked in "Best for Vets" awards since 2011 and has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School®.

RRCC Best for Vets and Military Friendly Awards

 

The CHAMP Grant at Red Rocks Community College


Electrical

Training for High-Demand Electrical Careers in Colorado

Massive Shortage of Electricians Predicted for U.S.

America will face a shortage of electricians in the near future, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national need for electrical workers will rise well beyond the number currently employed in the field.

Red Rocks is the only community college in Colorado to offer this exclusive program!

Degrees:

  • Construction Electrician 
  • Construction Technology with an Emphasis in IBEW/NECA
  • Industrial Controls 
  • Power Technology
  • Maintenance Electrician

Certificates:

  • Electrician Installation
  • National Electrical Code
  • Electrical Codes and Standards
  • Residential Construction Electrician
  • Construction Electrician
  • Advanced Construction Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Introduction to Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Advanced Maintenance Technician
  • Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Construction Electrician
  • Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Maintenance Electrician
  • Industrial Network Instrumentation
 
Introductory Courses

Electrical Construction and Planning

Electrical Installations I

National Electrical Code I

DC Circuit Fundamentals

   

Recent Job announcements/descriptions for Experienced Electricians:

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Construction Technology

Training for High-Demand Construction Technology Careers in Colorado

(Carpentry, Plumbing, & HVAC) 

Huge growth in building and new construction results in massive job vacancies in HVAC, plumbing and the construction trades. The rapidly growing industry requires trained professionals creating immediate job openings and advancement opportunities.

Certificates:

  • Residential Remodeling
  • Advanced Remodeling
  • Home Energy Efficiency
 

Sample Courses

Carpentry Basics

Safety in the Workplace

Roof Framing

Roofing Materials and Methods

Recent Job announcements/descriptions for Carpentry:

Plumbing Service Certificate

Sample Courses

Piping Skills

Soldering & Brazing Skills

Safety in the Workplace

Degree:

AAS- HVAC/R

Certificates:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Level I Refrigeration
  • Level II Refrigeration
  • Refrigeration
  • HVAC Fundamentals
  • HVAC Controls Technician
  • Forced-Air Heating
  • Hydronic Heating
  • HVAC Energy Efficiency
  • Energy and HVAC

 

Introductory Courses

Safety in the Workplace

Basic Refrigeration

Electricity for HVAC/R

Piping Skills for HVAC

Refrigerant Recovery Training

Recent Job announcements/descriptions for Plumbing/HVAC:

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Energy

Training for High-Demand Energy Careers in Colorado
(Utility Operati ons, Solar Installation, Building Energy Audit)

Environmentally friendly renewable energy sources are the cutting edge of America’s quest for a diversified and secure energy future. Careers in renewable energy, installation and auditing will be increasing dramatically nationally as well as locally.

Certificates:

  • PV Entry Level
  • Advanced Photovoltaic Installation
  • Solar Photovoltaic Designer
  • Energy Auditing
  • Fundamentals of Energy Technology
 

Sample Courses

Solar PV System Install

Electricity for HVAC/R

Safety in the Workplace

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    Water Quality Management

    Training for High-Demand Water Quality Management Careers in Colorado

    Colorado has approximately 2,800 wastewater districts and 4,000 water districts statewide. According to the U. S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Colorado will see a 27% increase in water quality management careers.

    Red Rocks is the only community college in Colorado to offer this exclusive program!
     

    Available Degrees and Certificates:

    Degrees:

    BAS Water Quality Management

    AAS Water Quality Management

    Certificates:

    • Education and Experience Certificate
    • Introduction to Water Treatment Certificate
    • Introduction to Wastewater Treatment Certificate
    • Mathematics in Water Quality Certificate
    • Laboratory Analysis Certificate
    • Distribution and Collection Systems Certificate
    • Advanced Water Treatment Certification
    • Advanced Wastewater Treatment Certification

     

     
    Introductory Courses

    Introduction to Water Quality

    Specific Calcs- Water Quality Management

    Wastewater Collection Systems

    Basic Water Quality Analysis

    Recent Job announcements/descriptions for Entry Level Operator:

     

    Visit RRCC's Water Quality Management program page

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    Engineering Graphics Technology

    Tr aining for High-Demand Engineering Graphics/Computer Aided Drafting Careers in Colorado

    Today’s engineering and architectural firms demand cutting edge computer skills needed for work in manufacturing design, residential and commercial construction.

    Available Degrees and Certificates:

    Degrees:

    • Engineering Graphics Architectural AAS Degree
    • Engineering Graphics Mechanical AAS Degree

    Certificates:

    • Engineering Graphics Architectural Certificate
    • Engineering Graphics Civil Certificate
    • Engineering Graphics Mechanical Certificate
    • Intro to AutoCAD Certificate
    • Revit Certificate
    • SolidWorks Certificate
    Introductory Courses

    Computer Aided Drafting I

    Computer Aided Drafting II

    Visit RRCC's Engineering Graphics Technology program page

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    Fine Woodworking

    Training for High-Demand Fine Woodworking Careers in Colorado

    Our fine woodworking program offers skills in CNC technology, programming, tooling, design, and operations in cabinetry and furniture production. These skills are needed in the manufacturing of finished wood products and specialty designed furniture and cabinets.

    Red Rocks is the only community college in Colorado to offer this exclusive program!

    Available Degrees and Certificates:

    Degree:

    AAS Fine Woodworking

    Certificates:

    • Woodworking Fundamentals, 10 credits
    • Craftsman, 14 credits
    • Cabinetmaker, 14 credits
    • Contemporary Furniture Fundamentals, 19 credits
    • Fine Furniture Craftsman, 26 credits, includes Furniture Maker cert.
    • Contemporary Furniture Craftsman, 35 credits, includes Furniture Maker cert.
    • Luthier Fundamentals, 12 credits
    • Luthier Technician, 6 credits
    • Luthier Artisan, 31 credits, includes Luthier Technician and Fundamentals cert.
    Intro Courses

    Fundamentals of Woodworking

    Introduction to Woodworking

    Elements of Design

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