• 805-278-5500
  • 545 Central Ave, Oxnard, CA 93036
  • Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Robotics

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Robotics Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging robotics industry.

Your Dream Job Closer Than Ever

The Robotics Pathway gives students the opportunity to learn today’s complex manufacturing environment, which requires highly skilled technicians along with knowledgeable and well-rounded engineers. Students will participate in “Project Lead the Way” curriculum and optional IB Design Technology coursework designed to help them advance in the industry. For those students with a career focus, our National Institute for Metalworking Standards (NIMS) and Certiport credentialing options provide them with nationally recognized, highly desirable technical certifications that local employers require. This Pathway provides every student with the highest-quality, highest-tech, hands-on educational experience needed to launch their careers.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select career paths that they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new career in robotics. Classes include:

  • IB Design & Technology
  • ROP Robotics Technology
  • ROP H Robotics

Get Real
Exposure

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of robotics. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences include:

  • Hass Automation
  • PTI Industries
  • Aviation Career Day
  • Ventura County Public Works

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in the field of robotics with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CAD)
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Prototype Machinist
  • Engineering Technician

Industry Average: $50,000 - $70,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 5% to 9%

Ready to Make Robots?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Bill Trude
(805) 278-5500
Bill.Trude@oxnardunion.org

Let Robotics Transform Your Future

Have you always wanted to learn about robotics engineering and the software that fuels this exciting field? If you’re interested in the real-world application of robotics or want to know how to build your own, the Rio Mesa Robotics Pathway will help you blaze new trails toward career and college. Learn, build, and refine the skills you needed to engineer your own dream job in robotics.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AS Engineering Mechatronics

BS Mechatronics Engineering