The current estimated civilian workforce population in Pinal County exceeds 199,983 persons, based on estimations from the Arizona Department of Commerce. The Pinal County workforce is very diverse with several ethnic groups represented, motivated with a great work ethic, and available. Many are highly trained with a variety of working and technical skills necessary for companies in the 21st century. 63% of the County's available workforce is in the 18 to 65-year-old age range and many also have earned post-high school degrees or advanced work certificates.
The availability of customized training also has had a significant impact on the County's workforce. Post-high school training courses are available through our varied workforce development agencies including the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Pinal County Workforce Connection, and Central Arizona College (CAC). In addition, all three major state universities; the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University maintain a constant educational presence in Pinal County and have representatives located at the main campus of CAC in Coolidge. Courses, certificates, and degrees include: information technology, plastics, optics, electronics, aerospace, engineering (electrical, civil, manufacturing, etc.), business management, solar installations, various agriculture courses, ISO certification and preparation, and various soft-skills programs including team building and leadership skills training.
The following university, vocational, and continuing education institutions in Pinal County contribute to the goal of providing a qualified, highly skilled, and available workforce and also offer workforce training opportunities.
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