New SLCC center offers new training for community

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SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Salt Lake Community College opened a new center to train people looking for a job.  They call it the Westpointe Workforce Training and Education Center.  Not only will it help the individual students, but the city believes it will help the community.

Located in Salt Lake City’s Industrial Northwest Quadrant, the new facility will be integral to the Wasatch Front’s long-term economic vitality.  The new facility will support the community’s training needs in a flexible space hoping to benefit business, industry and the community for decades.

13 programs are housed at Westpointe offering a wide range of short-term certificates and Associates degrees.

The programs include:

Composites Technology

Diesel Service Technician

Diesel Service Technician and Driver

Diesel Systems Technology

Engineering Design/Drafting Technology (AAS Degree)

Engineering Design/Drafting Technology (AS Degree)

Manual Machinist

Plastics Injection Molding Technology

Professional Truck Driving (CDL)

Solar Photovoltaic – Sales

Solar Photovoltaic – Installation

Welding Technology

Welding Fabrication and Inspection

Welding

The Salt Lake Department of Economic Development is excited about the impact this training will have for the local workforce.  Creating a place where people can get more skills and then get right to work in the city.

For more information visit www.slcc.edu/westpointe/.

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