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Los Angeles Trade Tech Trains for Top 2012 Green Jobs, Construction, Hospitality and Logistics
Los Angeles Trade Tech trains employees for top green jobs and regional jobs for 2012
Trade-Tech's career-technical programs are crucial for providing the workforce for Los Angeles's high-growth, high-demand industries and occupations such as Construction, Hospitality, and Logistics.
Trade-Tech is the only college in LA with career-technical programs that align with all 17 industries in LA City's Green Technology Sector with the "highest output" and that "add the greatest value".
15,200 new construction jobs in the LA Basin are projected by 2012, an 11.3 % job growth. 2 out of 10 (19.8%) construction employers in LA County are in Trade-Tech's service area. Trade-Tech's Construction, Design, and Manufacturing department is the largest in the state and ranks #1 for conferring degrees and certificates in Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, and Machining and Machine Tools.
15,500 new logistics jobs in the LA Basin are projected by 2012, a 10% job growth. One-third (32.8%) of all logistics employers in LA County are in Trade-Tech's service area. Trade-Tech's transportation-related disciplines enroll 2,800 individuals each year and the Diesel Technology program ranks #1 in the state for conferring AA/AS degrees.
61,700 new accommodation and food service jobs in the LA Basin are projected by 2012, a 21.3% job growth. Trade-Tech's Culinary Arts program is one of the oldest community college programs in the country and is the #1 program in the state for conferring AA/AS degrees. There are over 1,000 enrollees each year in the Culinary Arts program.
Occupations with Most Job Openings
Of the top 50 occupations in the Los Angeles Basin with the most job openings to the year 2012, only 9 require post-secondary education degrees. Trade-Tech offers 60 short-term, career-technical skills certificate programs that are essential for addressing a rapidly changing and dynamic world of work.
Edited by Carolyn Allen