The SouthWest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) has added more than 60 new entries to its Resource Center page. This page is a unique feature on the updated SWTWC website, which serves as a compendium of information for industry professionals and individuals seeking education and training programs in the transportation industry. Each entry in the website’s compendium represents an academic program, information session, or other online resource that strives to assist and educate current and future working professionals in multiple transportation-related industries. New entries on the SWTWC compendium include:
- The Transportation Workforce Institute (TWI) and Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing Pathway at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC) has launched the Transportation Youth Academy (TYA) for high school students. TYA students explore the transportation industry and participate in real-world transportation projects. Academy activities and projects incorporate engaging videos, content, and hands-on activities. The overall intent of the program is to increase youth awareness of the transportation industry and related career opportunities. For more information about TYA, click here.
- Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, New Mexico, offers an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology that concentrates on teaching practical skills such as engine repair, brake systems, and electronic systems management. This is a focused two-year program that will provide the education and training that students will need to become a qualified candidate for an Automotive Technician position. To learn more about the Automotive Technology program at Navajo Technical University, click here.
- At ArtCenter in Pasadena, California, students of the Transportation Design program learn problem solving skills focused on developing transportation related design solutions. Two new concentrations-Alternative Transportation and Vehicle Interiors-offer exposure to the rapidly evolving landscapes of personal and public transportation. For more information regarding the Transportation Design program, click here.
- Michigan State University offers a certificate in Distribution Fulfillment. This certificate covers the critical topics to help students learn how to develop, implement and manage a market distribution strategy for logistical operations. For more information on the Distribution Fulfillment Program, click here.
- The Geography department at California State University, Chico offers a course in transportation planning that analyzes the function and distribution of modes of transportation through the lens of geography and geospatial studies. For more information about this course, click here.