Our Fast Track Programs provide fast-paced, intensive, job preparation for job seekers looking to obtain employment. All our programs are demand driven – when employers say they need employees that is when we run these programs. Upon completion, you will have achieved a new set of skills and knowledge that makes you job ready. In addition, our program provides graduates the opportunity to interview with local employers to get hired quickly.

CNC Fast Track Programs

  • Uniquely Abled Academy
  • Low Observable Technician
  • CNC Machinist

Programs in Development

  • Facilities Management
  • Milling & Tooling
  • CNC Mechanic

I-Train Course Costs

The following table features a list of of current costs for our courses
APICS Essential Purchasing Skills for Buyers$1,200
APICS Essential Skills for Production Control Employees$1,075
APICS Essential Skills for Stockroom Employees$900
APICS Essential Skills for Warehouse & Distribution Employees$900
APICS Essentials of Operations and Supply Chain Management$1,220
APICS/ASCM Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)$4,244
Basic Computer Skills for Mature Workers$685
Basic Computer Skills for Mature Workers Accelerated$685
Entry Level CNC (Computer Numerical Control)-NIMS Certified$8,800
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt$2,530
Low Observable Technician$6,000
QuickBooks Hands on Computer Training$1,950
Uniquely-Abled Academy (UAA-for High Functioning Autism Population$11,500
Entry Level Facilities Manager$4,000
Entry Level Milling & Tooling Machinist – NIMS Certified$9,245
Session 1

July 18, 2024 at 6:00 pm 

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Session 2

July 30, 2024 at 6:00 pm

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For more information, please contact Lynda DePerno at
[email protected]

Our Fast Track Programs

Uniquely Abled Academy

Students with high-functioning autism receive training through the Center for Applied Competitive Technologies and are placed with local aerospace companies as CNC machinists.

Low Observable Program

Are you interested in starting a career through experience and exposure, while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies?

If so, then Northrop Grumman and COC’s Low Observable program may be for you.


The Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is an initiative of the California Community College’s Economic and Workforce Development (CCCEWD) program. Our mission is to advance the global competitiveness and innovation for advanced technology companies in California, through responsive workforce training and technical consulting services.

Watch the Uniquely Abled Academy in Action

Funding Opportunities

Programs may be offset using WIOA funding and registering with your local AJCC


Lynda DePerno
CACT Coordinator
College of the Canyons
Phone: (661) 362-3112
Fax: (661) 294-1807 [email protected]


Vivek Sharma
Director, Employee Training Institute
College of the Canyons
Phone: (661) 362-3111
Fax: (661) 294-1807 [email protected]