Economic and Workforce Development Office

Students 4.jpgSaddleback College and all of California's Community Colleges recognize that the growth and stability of the State's economy rests on a skilled workforce, strong business sustainability and personal prosperity. For over 40 years, Saddleback College has educated and prepared the Orange County workforce for careers in industries that fuel the regional economy.

The Saddleback College Economic and Workforce Development Initiative facilitates a variety of solutions for employment development and workforce training. From no-cost to low-cost general training, the Economic and Workforce Development Initiative can help businesses and the individual student navigate through the array of options at Saddleback College and a network of resources throughout California.

Saddleback College prides itself on many successful Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. More than 18,000 students take CTE classes each year. Our college offers more than 100 CTE certificate and degree programs and more than 1,000 CTE courses. We also have a vibrant Community Education Program that provides workplace preparation and training to hundreds of students each year at locations throughout South Orange County.

With the goal of providing resources for individual and community prosperity, Saddleback College's Economic and Workforce Development Initiative is committed to meeting the challenge of providing regional leadership in timely and responsive workforce training and education.