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Alternative and Renewable Fuel
and Vehicle Technology Program:

Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board

Type of organization: Workforce Investment Board.

Type of training: A series of short-term training events and services focused on the alternative fuel and advanced transportation careers for incumbent, unemployed and underemployed workers.

Area served: Greater Los Angeles area.

Location of training: Los Angeles Community College District – Los Angeles Trade and Technology College.

Estimated trainees: 75

Instruction details:Participants will be offered short-term training in alternative fuels and advance vehicle that may include topics such as:

  • Alternative Fuel & Renewable Power-source Distribution;
  • High-Performance/Low-Emission Vehicle Technologies (Cars/Trucks);
  • Transit Vehicle Conversion;
  • Service and Maintenance;
  • Battery Technology and Power-Source Storage Methods;
  • Transportation Technologies/Computer Literacy.

Result of classes: Upon successful completion participants will be prepared for careers such as, Compressed Natural Gas Mechanical Technician and Alternative Fuels Service Technician.

More about the organization: Primary partners in this training effort include the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and its nine-campus infrastructure; the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board as well as the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board; and local and regional employers such as General Motors, Miles Electric Vehicles, the Metropolitan Transit Authority, Long Beach Transit, Culver City Transit, and the California Conservation Corp.

Find more information here:

Program Manager Contact:
Josie Marquez
(213) 738-3175


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