Career Exploration

Research Tools

Choosing a career field may be the best first step to choosing an educational program. There are tools and information below to help guide you through selecting your future career.

*Sites below are not part of the LATTC Website.

Career Cafe
Career Cafe*

A useful tool to give you insights to help you identify your career direction.

Career Coach
Career Coach*

An online service that uses comprehensive labor market data to help you find careers that match your strengths—and discover LATTC programs that will prepare you for success.


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Here to Career*

Here to Career is an easy way to find careers that match your interest and get connected with tools to be successful. With Here to Career, you can view salary information and high-demand career opportunities in your area .


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Salary Surfer*

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, through Salary Surfer, is providing comparative information about the earnings of recent California community college graduates who received an award in a specific program of study. Salary Surfer uses the aggregated earnings of graduates from a five-year period to provide an estimate on the potential wages to be earned two and five years after receiving a certificate or degree in certain disciplines.


Who Do You Want 2 Be?*

This site includes Information on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance. It will help you make decisions about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that you have the opportunity to turn that passion of yours into a great job and a great future.

For more services on career guidance, visit the LATTC Career Center website.

Gainful Employment – LATTC Certificates

Federal regulations [34 C.F.R. § 668.6(b)] require community colleges that participate in the Federal student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who are enrolled in Gainful Employment Programs. At Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Gainful Employment programs are programs that prepare students for obtaining a Certificate of Achievement.


Advanced Manufacturing: Welding and Fabrication

American Sign Language

Architectural Technology

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Technology

Biotechnology (Biomanufacturing)

Business Management


Chemical Technology

Child Development / Early Care and Education

Community Planning & Economic Development

Computer Applications & Office Technology

Computer Information Systems

Correctional Science

Cosmetology, Skin Therapy and Barbering

Culinary Arts, Baking and Restaurant Management

Diesel and Related Technologies

Digital Media

Electrical Construction & Maintenance

Electronics and Electric Technology

Environmental Control Technology

Fashion Design, Merchandising and Production

Industrial Systems Technology and Maintenance

Health & Related Sciences

Labor Studies

Machine Shop: CNC

Marketing and Public Relations

Motorcycle Repair Mechanics-Adjunct

Paralegal Studies


Process Technology

Real Estate

Sign Graphics & Visual Communications

Solid Waste Management Technology

Street Maintenance Technology

Water and Wastewater Technology

Welding Technology