Program Preview Tiles
Automotive and Related Technology
Los Angeles’ long-time infatuation with the motorcar has made it a leading center in automotive design. Employment opportunities continue to thrive, and the demand for trained automotive technicians in the filed continues to increase. The Automotive and Related Technology program trains students to work as professionals in this field, offering instruction in maintenance, diagnosis and overhaul procedures of electrical and fuel injection systems.
By fulfilling the program requirements, students will have gained the skills necessary to maintain, repair, and diagnose electrical, fuel injection systems, and overhaul procedures, as well as basic shop practices needed to meet industry standards.
Automotive Collision Repair
Los Angeles is a leading collision capital center in the automotive design world. Insurance companies are increasingly demanding Auto Collision Technicians trained in damage cost estimations. The demand for fully trained Automotive Repair Technicians is very high where skilled technicians are readily employable and command excellent incomes. These technicians use highly sophisticated devices, such as laser for straightening frames, computer for mixing paint, and dust control contamination vacuum tools for smoothing paint.The LATTC Automotive Collision Repair program is designed for students who want to enter this growing field. Classes are a combination of classroom instruction coupled with hands-on training. Students learn welding procedures, diagnostic and repair procedures, body part alignment processes, metal finishing/shrinking/filling techniques, auto body electrical wiring systems, body section replacement and structural sectioning practices, body damage estimating techniques, auto body construction methods, paint color application skills, and body shop practices.
By fulfilling the program requirements, students are proficient in a variety of automotive collision techniques and will have the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain, repair, and diagnose body and fender repairs. They will be proficient at all aspects of preparation and painting, including computerized mixing and matching, damage estimation, creating computerized reports and digital imaging. Students who complete this degree will be able to perform jobs as estimators, service managers equipped to repair problems occurring in automotive collision systems.
This program covers, circuit analysis of several complete FM systems. By completing the certificate and/or degree, students will be able to pass the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Examination. In addition, by fulfilling the program requirements, students are proficient in the operation of AM/FM Transmitters and can trouble shoot AM/FM Receivers as well as install C Band, K/U Band, and digital satellites systems (DSS). Students will also have an understating of cordless phones, microwave receivers/transmitters, and cell phone systems
Heavy Duty Truck, Transit, and Equipment
If you live in the United States, almost every single thing you eat, wear or use has been transported by diesel powered vehicles and alternative/green power plants.
New EPA/CARB regulations have impacted the fuel technology and energy source/design used. Trucks, trains, buses and many other medium and heavy duty vehicles have evolved to match today’s more stringent clean air emission standards. Graduates of the Diesel Technology program are well paid and have a diverse choice of areas in which to specialize. In recent years, the demand from local employers has exceeded our supply of qualified graduates as the program continues to grow.
After successful completion of the program requirements, students will become proficient in all aspects of diesel engine fundamentals, electrical components, fuel systems, overhaul procedures, air brake system and the construction and operation of diesel engines.
Contract and Continued Training
In addition to our regular curriculum, we offer contract education and continued training for journey level technicians who wish to update their skills in the latest technology available. These additional classes include Periodic Smoke Inspection Certification, Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium classes, and Eaton Transmission Factory Certified Training.