Education & Training Programs
This website provides information and resources about Green Workforce Education at LATTC . The following is a list of the green disciplines, click them for more information.
Development of new and the re-engineering of traditional education and training programs that promote the green economy
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College has a range of green-related courses and programs that range from alternative fuels and emissions reduction in the Diesel Technology Program to a Supply Water Technology AS degree with an emphasis in water purification. Currently the college has 52 green-integrated courses and four green-related degree and certificate programs in career-technical, science, health, and liberal arts programs.
In summer 2007, the college launched several green-related workforce development initiatives through its Regional Economic Development Institute (REDI). To date as a result of these initiatives, the college has: convened a two-day Sustainability Industry and Educators Forum to define green industry sector trends and needs including career and academic pathways, occupations, and skills/competencies; completed research on the demand/supply side of green construction, transportation and energy sectors in the Los Angeles Region; identified and prioritized industry sectors and occupations for developing green workforce training programs; is currently developing curriculum for Alternative Fuels and Solar Technician program(s); is currently in research and development phase for developing a fuel cell technician program; and is planning for the implementation of a Green Business Certification program.