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SouthWest Skill Center

Estrella Mountain offers areas of instruction that are specifically designed to meet the workforce needs of the community. Opening in 1999 as the Maricopa Skill Center, the SouthWest Skill Center officially became a division of Estrella Mountain Community College in 2000. The SouthWest Skill Center offers workforce development and noncredit classes. Since opening, the Center has provided nearly 3,000 West Valley residents with quality training for immediate job entry into the allied health and distribution industries.