Applied Technology & Skilled Trades Pathway

Applied Technology & Skilled Trades Pathway

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY & SKILLED TRADES

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Are you action-oriented and prefer practical, hands-on experiences? Do you like working with tools, equipment, or machinery? How about designing, building, and repairing things your community needs?

Programs in this LCP prepare students for getting jobs directly in their field of study whether welding, automotive repair, machine tool technology, cosmetology, engineering technology, woodworking, and much more!

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Applied Technology & Skilled Trades

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Related CAREERS

Most majors can prepare students for a wide variety of occupations. The following list reflects a range of options, some of which require advanced degrees. Please note that this is not exhaustive list.

  • Automotive Body Repairer
  • Automotive Master Mechanic
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Carpenter
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Drafter
  • Machine Tool Operator
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Designer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Plastics Patternmaker
  • Etc…

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Your SUCCESS Team

Division Deans

  • Nick Real, Technology Division
  • Graciela Vasquez, Adult Education and Diversity Division

Counseling Faculty

  • Rigo Castro (Academic)
  • Veronica Herrera (Academic)
  • Randy Lee (Career)
  • Marvelina Graf (Transfer)

Instructional Faculty 

  • Reuben Foat

Success Coaches

  • Alanah Liggins
  • Vanessa Salas

Social Work Intern

  • Lawrence Hangse

Academic Support Rep

  • Kaitlin Scott

Data Coach 

  • Rebecca Orozco

Interested in learning more about the Applied Technology and Skilled Trades LCP?

atst-lcp@cerritos.edu

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Related SKILLS and INTERESTS

Programs in this pathway can help you develop these skills:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Oral and written communication
  • Time management
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Making symbolic connections
  • Problem-solving
  • Mechanical dexterity
  • Physical coordination

Programs in this pathway may appeal to people with these interests:

  • Building and fixing things
  • Understanding how things work
  • Working with tools, machinery, equipment
  • Solving concrete problems
  • Working with your hands
  • Assembling things and following instructions

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