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Sustainable Technology

El Camino’s sustainable technology certificate program sets you on track to enter the sustainable technology field immediately after graduation or continue your education. It’s an accessible, affordable path to a rewarding career in a range of areas from conservation and sustainability to environmental research and education.

Our Environmental Technology Certificate of Accomplishment typically takes about six months. You can complete the program and be ready for an entry-level job or pursue more education.

Sustainable technology education at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll be here to help.

Choose a Certificate Designed for Sustainable Technology Careers

Most El Camino sustainable technology students want to start their careers as soon as possible. Others are looking to advance their existing career. We’ll help you decide on the best path for you.


This degree prepares you to pursue a career in the sustainable technology and/or sustainable technology field.

  • Explore a broad range of ecological and social issues driving sustainability, as well as a global awareness of environmentalism.
  • Build a foundation on the principles of sustainability.
  • Gain specific training in environmental systems, sustainable materials, and technical methodologies.
  • Learn about distribution and energy management, water resources, and waste management.
  • Take classes in global environmental awareness, sustainable energy and renewable building sciences and environmental technology materials.
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Pursue an Entry-Level Sustainable Technology Job or Further Education

As an El Camino sustainable technology graduate, you’ll be ready to start work or pursue additional education such as an associate degree or bachelor’s degree. We’ll help you build the scientific knowledge and hands-on skills for any career you choose.

  • Work in sustainable jobs in architecture, construction and building-energy auditing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fashion, automotive technology, and related industries.
  • Pursue additional education for increased job opportunities.
  • Salaries in this field range from $21,285 to $52,356.

Build Your Sustainable Technology Network Beyond the Classroom

As an El Camino sustainable technology student, you become part of a professional community. The perspectives and connections you develop here will prove valuable throughout your career.

  • Gain hands-on work experience through employment or volunteer work in a position related to your career interest.
  • Learn from experts in the environmental technology field.
  • Improve job skills, analyze career opportunities and requirements, and explore your interests and career goals.
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El Camino College Sustainable Technology Department