FYI, please pass this along to people you know that might be interested. Laney has a 9-month cohort-based training program beginning in a couple of weeks. This is a great opportunity.


Machining and Industrial Maintenance Career Education (classes start Aug. 21)
Open House on Aug 12 (Saturday), 10 am - 11:30 pm 
Laney College Machine Shop (G-100, 900 Fallon St. Oakland)

Do you like to work with your hands and solve problems? The machine technology program at Laney College (Oakland) can train you for careers as a machinist and industrial maintenance mechanic. It’s one of the best programs in the state.

For motivated students, entry-level salaries can start at $40,000 - $50,000 / year with a potential of $70,000/year or more after 3-5 years of experience with completion of the certificate. Companies such as EBMUD, Google, Tesla and Shell Oil are just some of the companies that hire our graduates. 

Laney currently has entry level classes starting on August 21 - no experience required. You can enroll as a full-time, or part-time student (both day and evening classes). Tuition costs are only $46/unit and financial aid is available to pay tuition and books. Go to for more information. 

There are is an Open House to see the program and talk with teachers and students. 

Laney Machine Technology Open House Orientations
- Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 am - 11:30 am
- Room G-100, Laney College 900 Fallon St Oakland Ca.

Please come to the Open House or email Louis Quindlen ( for more information.

Mark Martin, PhD
Regional Director (DSN), Bay Area
Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development
California Community Colleges

(650) 248-7728

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