Get Into Heavy Metals!

Pursue the “metals” careers working in automotive, welding and computer-aided manufacturing at Clackamas Community College. We can help you forge a better future by offering affordable education and programs that will get you a high-demand, well-paying job.

Automotive Technology

Start your engines! Whether you want to work under the hood or learn collision repair, CCC has the automotive programs to rev up your earning potential.

  • Technician/Mechanic Average Wage: $44,011
  • Auto Body/Collision Average Wage: $54,302

Explore Automotives


Learn computer-aided manufacturing in a state-of-the-art facility, on cutting-edge machines, taught by instructors who are experts in the industry.

  • Average Wage: $43,547

Explore Manufacturing


Spark your passion for working with your hands. Become a professional welder while learning from professionals in a well-equipped facility.

  • Average Wage: $48,160

Explore Welding

Need help paying for college? Financial aid and scholarships are available! (and you don't need a perfect GPA to qualify)

Ready to get started?

Whether you want to start taking classes today or next term, now is the time to apply.

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Metallica Scholars

Clackamas Community College is the proud recipient of the Metallica All Within My Hands Foundation grant. The Metallica Scholars initiative is serving students who are studying to work in careers that use metal, including automotive, manufacturing and welding, and who are unemployed or underemployed.

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