(VENTURA, Calif.) JUNE 21, 2019 –
On May 23, 2019 at Ventura County Superior Court, 15 court employees graduated with a Certificate of Achievement in Supervision from Ventura College. This is the third cohort of graduates from the industry partnership developed between Ventura College and the Superior Court of California, which had its early beginnings in 2004.
"Ventura College seeks to collaborate with industry partners so that we can align our curriculum to meet local workforce needs and skills,"said Dr. Kim Hoffmans, Ventura College President.
Superior Court employees completed the 3-year, 18-unit, evening program while continuing to work full-time. Several of the 15 employees received a work promotion during their enrollment in the program.
Ventura College’s Careers Education programs are taught by instructors with professional experience in industry-specific fields. California Community College Chancellor’s Office observes outstanding workforce outcomes based on specific thresholds for economic mobility for its graduates. Program alumnus earnings increase by 50% or more, attainment of the regional living wage by 70% or more and/or 90% or more are employed in a job similar to their field of study. Programs achieving one or more of these outcomes at Ventura College are: Administration of Justice, Automotive Technology, Child Development, Construction Technology, Drafting Technology, Nursing, Paramedic Studies, Water & Wastewater Technology and Welding Technology.
For more information on creating industry partnerships or any of our career programs call (805) 289-6430.
About Ventura College
Started in 1925, Ventura College is an accredited two-year institution of higher education within the Ventura County Community College District. The 112-acre campus has an enrollment of 14,500 students. It serves a diverse student body through credit and non-credit offerings. The college offers associate’s degrees in 33 majors, certificates of achievement in 35 career and technical education fields and proficiency awards in 26 fields.