River City Site and Advanced Manufacturing Center

The Delgado River City Site and Advanced Manufacturing Center is located in Avondale, Louisiana.  It opened for classes on August 18, 2018.  The site was funded with state ACT 360 funds, the U.S. Navy and private matches. 

This location boasts state of the art classroom technology, industry-like training equipment, small class sizes and excellent faculty and staff. Students have the option in enrolling in credit courses and programs as well as accelerated Workforce Development courses and programs. 

Contact Information

Main Number: 504-342-3400
Email: rivercityinfo@dcc.edu

Delgado River City Site and Advanced Manufacturing Center
709 Churchill Parkway
Avondale, LA 70094

Ernest Frazier, Director Advanced Manufacturing
(504) 342-3405

Connor Godchaux, Diesel Program Coordinator
Bldg. 1 office 146, classroom number 161
(504) 342-3437  cgodch@dcc.edu

Programs Offered

The Delgado River City and Advanced Manufacturing Center offers many general education courses and Associate degrees in:

  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Science Laboratory Technician (Biology and Chemistry)
  • Louisiana Transfer Degree

and Certificates in:

  • Industrial Maintenance (coming soon)
  • Logistics
  • Pipefitting
  • Precision Machining
  • Small Industrial Electrical
  • Welding

Workforce Development and accelerated training in:

  • Marine Diesel
  • Mechatronics
  • NCCER Core
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30
  • Pipefitting
  • Small Equipment Operator
  • Structural Fitting
  • Hispanic Welding
  • Welding
  • Welding Upgrade


The facility is located next to the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy at 709 Churchill Parkway in Avondale, Louisiana.