The Utilities and Construction Prep Program is a seven-week intensive training program that addresses basic skills in math and English, as well as, fundamental construction skills, general work readiness, and financial literacy in the context of preparing for careers in the construction trades or utility sectors.

Using a cohort-based learning community, the program includes broad outreach to disconnected and under-prepared adults and intensive support services, including case management.  The program is the result of the work of an industry-driven collaborative that includes faculty, major employers, labor unions and workforce agencies.  Upon completion, students are ready to move into employment, as well as to continue in educational programs to obtain certificates or degrees in either field.

Program Overview
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Allison Tom-Miura
Curriculum Specialist
LATTC Bridges to Success
Phone: 213.763.3759   Email: TommiuAJ@lattc.edu

PROGRAM INFORMATION and MATERIALS
Utilities and Construction Prep Program
Workforce and Economic Development @ LATTC
A report on the economic and employment potential of the utility industry in Los Angeles and related workforce development issues.  Click here to view/download the full report.
Refinery
Construction workers
LA Infrastructure and Sustainable Jobs Collaborative

The Utilities and Construction Prep Program administrators and staff participate in the LA Infrastructure and Sustainable Jobs Collaborative.  Several members of the Collaborative participated on the design team for the Program.  For more information visit the Collaborative website by clicking here.
LATTC Faculty Staff Accept Award: (l-r) Marvin Martinez Vice Chancellor, LACCD; Leticia Barajas Dean, LATTC; Bill Elarton Chair of Construction, LATTC

UTILITY INDUSTRY SECTOR REPORT:  JULY, 2008

Program Brochure

Program Overview

Program Partners

Program TestimonialsWhat Students Say About the Program

Curriculum and Program Activities

Utilities and Construction Prep Program Course Outlines

Program Outcomes - Cohort 1, Spring 2008



Utilities and Construction Prep Program  Wins Excellence in Workforce Development Award

The Utilities and Construction Prep Program wins for Outstanding Collaboration with Business and Industry at the 2008 Los Angeles Community College District's Excellence in Workforce Development Awards.

The Program was recognized for it's Outstanding Collaboration with Business and Industry - Designing training to meet specific industry needs; incorporating industry input into curriculum, expanding training to encourage development of new opportunities, securing endorsement from local businesses, and integrating classroom learning with work based learning.
What Students Say About the Program - Video
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Leticia Barajas
Dean of Academic Affairs
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Phone: 213.763.7071  Email: Barajal@lattc.edu
The Next Utility and Construction Prep Program Begins
October 13, 2008
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