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The Industry and Technology Division offers academic programs that provide marketable skills and occupational education to prepare the student for a successful career or transfer to a four-year college or university. Courses are taught by professionals in their field and students receive an intensive, hands-on educational experience. Instructors also work with students to seek employment, often before the course ends. Students learn how to compete in today's workplace, while learning valuable skills vital to career advancement. A strong work ethic is reinforced, along with dedicated workmanship.

The Industry and Technology Division offers programs for all kinds of students, from high school graduates looking to start a career, to those who want to work toward transferring to a four-year college or university. Through the adult re-entry program, many students enroll in courses to improve skills or retrain for a different position. Other students are looking for courses for their own personal enrichment and education. 

Today, options for employment are limitless - as our world becomes more dependent on technology, the demand for skilled technical employees increases.


Industry and Technology
Division Office 

Industry Technology
     Education Center      
Room 102

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Fax: 310-660-3106

Office Hours 
7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.




Administration of Justice      Air Conditioning and Refrigeration      Architecture     Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 

Automotive Technology     Computer Aided Design/Drafting      Construction Technology      Cosmetology

Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology      Engineering Technology      Environmental Technology      Fashion

Fire and Emergency Technology      Machine Tool Technology      Manufacturing Technology      Nutrition and Foods

Paramedic Training      Welding



Stephanie Rodriguez, Dean

Randal Davis, Interim Associate Dean

Amanda Webb, Administrative Assistant II

Robin Elton-Collett, Senior Clerical Assistant

Jonelle Jones-Morrison, Clerical Assistant

Deborah Zavala, Program Assistant 
Fire and Emergency Technology

Richard Gonzalez, Clerical Assistant
Law Enforcement Training Program


Industry Technology Education Center (ITEC) and Center for Applied Technology (CAT)

The Industry Technology Education Center (ITEC) is a completely renovated space designed to house industry and technology programs as well as the Information Technology Services office. The $38.3 million, 105,090-square-foot ITEC offers 70 classrooms and 24 labs that provide access to 209 new computers, training equipment, and associated tool rooms for drafting, fashion, and cosmetology programs. Administration of justice, architecture, automation robotics and manufacturing, engineering technology, fire technology, emergency medical technology (EMT), electronics and computer hardware technology, and the observatory are also located in the building.

The $29.9 million Center for Applied Technology (CAT) building features a brand new 44,400-square foot, state-of-the-art learning center. Housing the welding technology, automotive collision repair and painting, automotive technology, and air conditioning and refrigeration programs, the building offers modern learning facilities for students, including exterior covered areas and vehicle/equipment yards, paint spray booths, and state-of-the-art welding equipment. Green technology incorporated into the design and functionality of the new CAT building includes Solatube skylights in some offices and classrooms and the use of recycled/reclaimed water for the landscape irrigation.

ITEC building     CAT Building

             Industry Technology Education Center                                   Center for Applied Technology

 Last Published 10/21/15