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Career Advancement Academy

The Career Advancement Academy is a one-year training program in high demand industries. The CAA combines technical skills, workplace readiness workshops, and academic skills. Students can earn up to seven certificates and attend a job fair with our partner employers.

The Career Advancement Academy is actively recruiting students:

• who have little or no prior college experience

• have a desire to improve reading, writing and mathematical skills


El Camino College CAA offers:

- Machine Tool Technology (1 semester)

- Welding (1 semester)

- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (8 weeks)

ECC Compton Center CAA offers:

- Machine Tool Technology/Aerospace Fasteners (1 semester)

- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (8 weeks) 

For more information, contact:

Naomi Castro, Coordinator


For more information, contact:

Alicia Zambrano

CTE Community Collaborative

310-900-1600, ext. 2779



Interest form for the

Spring 2015 cohorts - click here.

 Last Published 10/1/14