When you’re ready to grow, we’re ready to go.

Find local talent to grow your business here on the Central Coast? Yes, you can. Our intensive bootcamp programs teach in-demand skills to local residents who are pre-vetted and ready to deliver.

How SLO Partners Works

Step 1

You run a business on the Central Coast and you’re looking for ambitious, happy, and skilled employees to help you grow.

Step 2

Contact SLO Partners and learn about our bootcamp graduates or ask us to create a new bootcamp to help build the workforce you need.

Step 3

Register with SLO partners, then receive resumes and interview the SLO Partners bootcamp graduates of your choice.

Your next great employee is learning these in-demand skills:

Software

Students learn web foundations, front-end development and back-end and fullstack development skills.

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Marketing

Students learn digital strategies, skills, tools and techniques for winning more customers and generating more revenue.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Students learn all the skills necessary to enter a career path in the growing field of precision manufacturing.

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Cyber Security

Students learn offensive and defensive skills including Foundations, Security Essentials, Security Analyst Training, and Flight

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Impact Through Collaboration

Happy workers, happy employers, happy communities.

Marlena Lewis

Precision Manufacturing Graduate, Trust Automation

"Without SLO Partners I would have never known these jobs existed in SLO county, or have been considered qualified for any of these positions."

Daniel Lehmkuhl

Operations Manager, Injectors Direct

"This program provides students with the skills needed to go straight into the workforce and bring value right off the bat."

Eric Liu

IT/Cyber Security Graduate

"These are the tools that will carry you throughout your career."

Annie Zwarg

Digital Marketing Graduate

"Take a chance and invest in your future. The sooner you can learn these skills the better."

Carrie Wentzel

Precision Manufacturing Graduate, Mantis Composites

"This class has been a great opportunity to explore new paths in my life."

Conner Stennet

Coding Graduate, Gaine Technology

"Getting decent pay and getting rewarded for your hard work is the most exciting thing for me."

Ty Safreno

Owner, CEO, Trust Automation

"The program takes people with the base skills that are needed for an advanced manufacturing career and then exposes them to the terminology and tools needed. "

Royce Ferriday

Precision Manufacturing Graduate, ES Aero

"Finding the SLO Partners Precision Manufacturing course was like gold."

Stephanie Stampher

Coding Graduate, SoCreate

"Don't let anything hold you back! Just go for it!"

Lindsay Nakamura

Coding Graduate

"Take that first step. If I can do it, anyone can do it."

Trevor Fry

Development Director, Dassault/IQMS

"It’s hard to find talent in our industry so we were delighted when SLO partners offered to help. "

Dean Mitchell

Lead Developer, Stream Guys

"The level of these candidates has already been established and vetted... you know they can be part of a team."

James Michie

Precision Manufacturing Graduate

"It's a great program and a great way to get a head of household-type job without incurring student loan debt."

Take the First Step

Find specifically-trained, pre-vetted local employees.