Counties:

San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura

Lori Sanchez, Center Director

(909) 274-6106
lsanchez144@mtsac.edu
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Key Findings

Labor Market Report: North Santa Barbara County

Description:

Labor Market Report: North Santa Barbara County

This labor market report summarizes industry and occupational employment trends in the North Santa Barbara County area . The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the labor market trends in the area while focusing on middle-skill occupations, which are relevant for community college students.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/24/17
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Sector Profile: Advanced Manufacturing

Description:

Sector Profile: Advanced Manufacturing

In the South Central Coast region, computer-numeric-control (CNC) manufacturing dominates the advanced manufacturing center. For example, in the Santa Clarita Valley, there are more than 100 CNC industries, many serving specialized niches. Other strong regional advanced manufacturing subsectors include medical devices and automotive parts.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Sector Profile: Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies

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Sector Profile: Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies

The agriculture, water, and environmental technologies sector is critical to the South Central Coast, generating billions of dollars each year in revenue. This region is one of the most fertile farming regions in the state and nation. Grapes, strawberries, broccoli, cauliflower and citrus are key crops. The region's coastal location has also given rise to a new trend - the export of fruits and vegetables both domestically, and overseas.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Sector Profile: Energy, Construction & Utilities

Description:

Sector Profile: Energy, Construction & Utilities

California's new "zero net energy" goals are expected to be a major driver in the construction industry in coming years. Starting in 2020, construction of all new homes must incorporate a combination of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures, including automated systems for lighting and climate control. These new regulations have implications for carpenters, glazers, electricians and solar installers in the South Central Coast region.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Sector Profile: Health Care

Description:

Sector Profile: Health Care

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the South Central Coast region with many in-demand jobs that pay competitive wages. Emerging areas with crossover to the healthcare sector that warrant attention and post opportunities for students are biotechnology, cybersecurity, and health information technology (HIT).

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Sector Profile: ICT/Digital Media

Description:

Sector Profile: ICT/Digital Media

Nearly every industry and occupations today involves some aspect of ICT/digital media. From advanced manufacturing firms to health care, there are many opportunities in ICT/digital media due to its crossover with other fields. Within the South Coast region, ICT/digital media plays an important role in the deployment of technology in agriculture, the aerospace and defense industries, and biomedical industry.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Sector Profile: Small Business

Description:

Sector Profile: Small Business

Just as in the national economy, small businesses play an important role in the economy of the South Central Coast. Primary areas of focus for small businesses in the region are agriculture, tourism and recreation. Small mom-and-pop businesses with three to four employees are predominant in the region.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
10/11/17
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Report

South Central Coast Region Labor Market Report

Description:

South Central Coast Region Labor Market Report

An overview of labor market information for the South Central Coast region of the California Community Colleges with a closer look at sub-regions.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
6/12/17
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Report

Labor Market Report: South Central Coast Region

Description:

Labor Market Report: South Central Coast Region

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
9/16/16
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Small Business Survey

Description:

Small Business Survey

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
9/8/16
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Wine/Viticulture Occupations in the South Central Coast

Description:

Wine/Viticulture Occupations in the South Central Coast

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
9/24/15
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Medical Assistant Occupational Profile

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Medical Assistant Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
7/10/15
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Healthcare Occupations

Description:

Healthcare Occupations

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
3/19/15
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Healthcare Social Worker Occupational Profile

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Healthcare Social Worker Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
3/19/15
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Physician Assistant Occupational Profile

Description:

Physician Assistant Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
3/19/15
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Registered Nurse Occupational Profile

Description:

Registered Nurse Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
3/19/15
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Certified Nursing Assistant Occupational Profile

Description:

Certified Nursing Assistant Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
1/12/15
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Home Health Aide Occupational Profile

Description:

Home Health Aide Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
1/12/15
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Licensed Vocational Nurse Occupational Profile

Description:

Licensed Vocational Nurse Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
1/12/15
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Medical Coder Occupational Profile

Description:

Medical Coder Occupational Profile

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
1/12/15
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Report

Ventura County

Description:

Ventura County

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
9/8/14
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Report

North Santa Barbara County

Description:

North Santa Barbara County

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Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
9/8/14
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Press Release: Solar Study

Description:

Press Release: Solar Study

A study released by the Centers of Excellence finds that job opportunities in the solar industry are expected to increase by up to 40 percent in the next three years. The “Solar Industry & Occupations: Distributed and Utility-scale Generation” report also looked at the availability of community college courses and programs educating potential employees for the solar industry in California.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
3/5/12
Type and Tile:
Report

Solar Industry & Occupations: Distributed and Utility-scale Generation

Description:

Solar Industry & Occupations: Distributed and Utility-scale Generation

According to a recent survey of employers, California's solar industry, currently accounting for close to 50,000 workers, is expected to increase by as many as 18,000 jobs by 2015.

Region:
South Central California
Publish Date:
2/8/12