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West Hills Center

Our West Hills Center is located in a 150,000-square-foot facility in North Fayette Township, minutes from Ikea and the Robinson Mall. The facility includes computer labs, classrooms, a math cafe to assist students with their math tutoring needs, a tutoring center, student club room, privacy room for nursing mothers or students with medical needs, financial aid and supportive service offices as well as an active Student Life office.

The Center houses our Advanced Manufacturing and automation degrees with our signature Mechatronics lab, a million-dollar 2-floor lab of PLC, Robotics, and mechanical and electrical trainers. Additionally, it features a high-bay area for our automotive program, HVAC, welding, plumbing and other advanced, technical trade-related programs. The West Hills Center also houses robust academic general education programs that transfer to many of our four-year university partners. Our Business and Industry workforce development department is also located at this site.

Join us for our College Open House Events.

Join us Saturday, May 9, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for open house and West Hills Center’s Car Cruise.

It’s not too late to register! 
Click here for the 2020 Spring credit classes starting January 27 and later at the West Hills Center location. 

Enroll in Mechatronics today!

What is Mechatronics?
Mechatronics technicians assist design, development and engineering staff and work closely with others to install, maintain, modify and repair various high-tech systems, equipment and component parts. CCAC s Mechatronics Technology program prepares graduates for these careers by providing skills and knowledge in five major areas:

  • Computer programming
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Robotics
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) 

 Plastics Manufacturing Technology Program available in Fall 2020 Plastics Image Web

The program introduces plastics materials, including the history and environmental impact of materials used in process manufacturing and focuses on basic polymer chemistry, safety, troubleshooting and quality control methods.  Students earn a certificate after 2 semesters of study. 

Students who complete required coursework sit for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) industry credential. This is a National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) endorsed credential.

Join us on Manucaturing Day, October 28, 2020.

For more information about Plastics Manufacturing, click here.

Did you know?

Questions? Please call us at 412-788-7500 Monday through Thursday 8:00am-7:00pm and Fridays between 8:00am-4:30pm.

Learn about CCAC Apprenticeship Programs 

Learn about CCAC West Hills Center industry certifications

Did you know? CCAC West Hills Center runs 8 week mid-semester classes! Enroll today as these classes start soon. For more information, please call us at 412.788.7500.

 Study Areas at West Hills

Did you know we have many quiet study areas for students to utilize at the West Hills Center? We have a Veterans Lounge inside room S1408 and rooms S1715 and S1717 are also available. There is also a nook area located across from room S1009. On our second floor we have a larger study room located in front of our elevator in room S2001. Students are also welcome to study in our Cafeteria or one of the many nook areas throughout the building.


The National Technical Honor Society is an organization for students enrolled in a skilled trade program at CCAC with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students are invited to join and through the NTHS, they are eligible for scholarships, career networking, and field-specific interview and resume preparation. If you are interested in joining, please stop by the Office of Student Life in room S1407 or contact her by phone at 412-788-7512.

CCAC Trades

If you are curious about what it takes to start a career in the trades, take a look at this video to see what CCAC West Hills Center has to offer.

Trades Programs - West Hills Center

The following trades programs are offered at West Hills Center:

  • ASEP/ASSET/CAP Manufacturer Automotive
    Technology Program
  • Automotive Technology Program
  • Building Construction Estimating
  • Building Construction Supervision
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Distribution Technology
  • Facilities Maintenance Technology
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Heavy Equipment Operating Engineers
  • Apprenticeship
  • Ironworker Apprenticeship
  • Mechatronics Technology
  • Plumber Apprenticeship
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship
  • Stationary Operating Engineer
  • Welding Technology
  • Welding, Gas and Oil (also offered at South)

General Education Programs - West Hills Center

Along with the Advanced Manufacturing and trades programs offered at the CCAC West Hills Center, students may also register for General Education classes, transfer programs and career programs, including the following:

Programs can be completed 100% on-site at the West Hills Center:
  • American Sign Language (912.4) Cert.
  • Business (004) A.S.
  • Business Management (385.2) A.S.
  • Business Management (216.1) Cert.
  • Childcare (655.4) Diploma
  • Computer Information Systems (050.3) A.S.
  • E-Commerce (221) Cert.
  • Entrepreneurship (219.1) Cert.
  • General Studies (089) A.S.
  • General Studies (085) Cert.
  • Social Sciences (059.2) A.A.
Programs can be completed 100% with some on-line courses required at the West Hills Center:
  • Accounting (105) A.S.
  • Accounting Specialist (340) A.S.
  • Accounting (217) Cert.
  • Administrative Assistant (785.1) A.A.S.
  • Criminal Justice & Criminology (600.6) A.S.