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
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.
College Open House Events
Become a college student in one day!
Join us Wednesday, April 15, 3:00p.m.-6:00p.m. for Open House
Saturday, May 9, 10:00a.m.-1:00p.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.
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
- Additive Manufacturing (3D printing)
Plastics Manufacturing Technology Program available in Fall 2020
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.
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
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.