Workforce Development

Preparing tomorrow’s workforce today

Chandler-Gilbert is recognized as a leading job training resource for our region’s diverse industries. We play an important role in building our area workforce by connecting employers with students and customizing our training services to meet their coming needs. As an institution of higher learning with longstanding roots in the community, CGCC has a unique ability to combine academic learning with real-world experience to prepare the innovative workforce of tomorrow.


Preparing tomorrow’s workforce today

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Recruiting for your company

Our Workforce Development department partners with business and industry leaders to anticipate future demand and help maintain a talented and highly skilled workforce. See how CGCC can help you meet your business needs.

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Building a talent pipeline

Explore the degree, certificate and technical training programs that prepare you for an in-demand job, available through Chandler-Gilbert Community College and our East Valley education partners.

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Providing Data and Research

Access a rich supply of fresh data and information about Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Maricopa Community Colleges and the Greater East Valley workforce and economy.

Let’s work together

Let’s work together

Our Workforce Development team builds strong bridges with local business and industry. Together, we can identify future talent pipelines and best training practices for the skill sets necessary to develop and maintain a vibrant, productive workforce.

Find out how we can help you or your business get to work. Contact

Jenna Kahl

Jenna Kahl
Associate Vice President of Community Relations

Workforce Development

Composites Technician Boot Camp

Our one-week Composites Technician Boot Camp will prepare you for in-demand careers in the aerospace, automotive, computing, and other tech fields. Composite technicians’ roles are in high demand because of their range in material knowledge and industry diversity. From graphite and carbon fiber to fiberglass and Kevlar, composite technicians can assemble, fabricate, and repair products from a wide range of composite parts and materials.

Learn more about our Composites Technician Boot Camp

Semiconductor Technician Quick Start Program

In just 10 days, you can learn the skills needed to get hired in one of Arizona's fastest growing industries. Semiconductor Technicians help manufacture semiconductors (essential components of electronic devices) with the use of special purpose furnaces, x-ray equipment, chemical baths, and equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties. We've partnered with major employers like Intel to develop our accelerated Semiconductor Technician Quick Start program. Learn how you can join this fast-growing industry!



Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning

The Certificate of Completion in AI and Machine Learning focuses on building machine learning models that can be used for predicting, making decisions, and enhancing human capabilities. This program provides you with the knowledge and skills used in a variety of fields using artificial intelligence, including the information technology, automotive, healthcare, aerospace, industrial, and manufacturing industries. 

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Would you like to turn your interest in computers or the internet into an exciting and profitable career where you ensure security in the digital world? Specialists with these skills are in high demand, with an estimated 33 percent increase in jobs from 2020-2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Cybersecurity program focuses on the skills needed for internationally recognized IT certifications and high demands in business, industry, and government. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) are also available in the following areas: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Cyber Operations, Linux System Administration, Microsoft, Cisco Networking CCNA Security, Cyber Engineering, and Critical Infrastructure.

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