SMTech 4 Youth PROGRAM (July 19 - 22)
This is a fun, hands-on, and FREE program open to youth ages 17 – 24 years old. It will be held both virtually and in-person at our Fremont Campus. Click here to find out more about this program.

Earn & Learn Fremont Program 
Ohlone is partnering with City of Fremont to establish Earn and Learn Fremont (ELF) program to help job seekers to jumpstart a new career in advanced manufacturing. Click here to apply now if you are interested.
Click here to watch the news coverage on KRON 4.
Click here to read about how Earn and Learn Celebrates it's first graduating cohort


The Smart Manufacturing Technology Program (SMTech) at Ohlone provides entry- level manufacturing technicians with the relevant knowledge and skills for Advanced Manufacturing in the 21st Century. The program provides students with knowledge and skills for Industry 4.0 standards, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Additive Manufacturing, and emerging Manufacturing processes. 

Program Features

  • New state of the art facility with Smart factory and robotic equipment.
  • National Center of Excellence in Industry 4.0
  • Opportunities for internship placement with companies such as Tesla, Lam Research, SLAC, LLNL, LBNL, Evolve Manufacturing, Bay Area Circuits and other local manufacturing companies
  • NSF-ATE Grant funded student internship opportunities
  • Excellent wrap around student support services to ensure academic and career success.
Classroom scene from Smart Advanced Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing Technology Careers

Students who complete a certificate or the Associate’s Degree in Smart Manufacturing Technology will be qualified for jobs such as:

  • Smart Factory Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Smart Factory Operator
  • Industry Standard 4.0 Technicians
  • Process Technicians
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Industrial Internet of Things Technicians
  • Industry Standard Certification

Smart Manufacturing Technology Program
Engineering Technology Fundamental Program
Smart Manufacturing Flyer

Highlighted Fall 2021 Courses

Course Name Course Number
Introduction to Engineering ENGI-101-(sessions 01/02/03/05)
Introduction to Internet of Things ETEC-124
Electronics for Technicians ETEC-106
Properties of Materials ETEC-107
Safety in Industry ETEC-113
Manufacturing Processes ETEC-112
Fabrication Techniques ETEC-117

The Smart Manufacturing in the Silicon Valley Internship Program

The Smart Manufacturing in the Silicon Valley Internship Program (SMISVIP) funded by the NSF-ATE grant #1902339 is helping to create a diverse future workforce in manufacturing through student internship opportunities.

The SMISVIP offers students paid internships with an option for in-person or remote internships. Student interns can work full time or part time. Click here to find out more.



Dr. Rose-Margaret Itua
Professor of Engineering
Department of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Phone number: 510-659-6132

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