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Facilities Managers Occupations

The Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Information in collaboration with the Energy, Construction & Utilities Statewide Sector Navigator conducted a study on facilities managers in Southern California. This report highlights regional employer need regarding current and projected employment, education and credentialing preferences, and most in-demand skills and technological proficiencies for the facilities manager occupation. Read the report+

Demand & Supply Data

Conducting a program review? Analyzing your CTE portfolio? Looking for data to kick-start regional conversations about program alignment? The Centers of Excellence have created a suite of tools to support your decision-making with labor market data. California community colleges can utilize these data tools to assess projected occupational demand and the supply of graduates from a program(s) of study. Access data here+

Guides for Using Labor Market Information

Recently, the number of data sources for labor market information (LMI) has grown considerably, making it difficult to know which are best suited to the questions most often asked by community colleges. Check out these two new guides that help demystify labor market data:

"I have great appreciation for the Centers of Excellence. I have made over 100 copies of the Industry Scan Report on Construction and the Construction Industry Survey for our local contractors, suppliers, educators, and the community in general. One of the largest suppliers in our area asked for copies for their home office in Monterey. As a result, they donated $20,000 in equipment to our program."

Pablo Buckelew
Santa Barbara City College

Health Reports & Studies

Healthcare trends and opportunities in California

The allied healthcare industry is a vital component of California’s healthcare system and accounts for close to 60% of all health care employment in the state. To further explore in-demand allied health occupations and assess their relevance to community college education and training, the Centers of Excellence coordinated a multi-regional effort, resulting in the following body of reports.


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Electrophysiology Technicians

Electrophysiology Technicians

San Diego/Imperial Research Brief
Life Sciences and Health Services: Workforce Needs Assessment

Life Sciences and Health Services: Workforce Needs Assessment

Greater Sacramento Labor Market Assessment
Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers

Greater Sacramento Scan
Establishing Patient/Health Navigator Programs

Establishing Patient/Health Navigator Programs

This report and its associated tools are intended for employers of patient/health navigators and community colleges as they partner to meet both workforce needs and training.
California - Statewide Research Brief
Medical Laboratory Technician Occupational Profile

Medical Laboratory Technician Occupational Profile

Findings for Medical Laboratory Technicians from CHA and COE/HWI surveys in 2014.
Bay Area Research Brief
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Occupational Profile

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Medical Assistant Occupational Profile

Medical Assistant Occupational Profile

Central Coast Research Brief
Respiratory Care Practitioner Occupational Profile

Respiratory Care Practitioner Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Certified Nursing Assistant Occupational Profile

Certified Nursing Assistant Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Healthcare Social Worker Occupational Profile

Healthcare Social Worker Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Home Health Aides Occupational Profile

Home Health Aides Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Licensed Vocational Nurses Occupational Profile

Licensed Vocational Nurses Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Medical Assistants Occupational Profile

Medical Assistants Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Medical Coders Occupational Profile

Medical Coders Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief
Medical Laboratory Technician Occupational Profile

Medical Laboratory Technician Occupational Profile

California - Statewide Research Brief

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