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Cerritos College ATTE Program

Four Energy - Solar, Wind, Geothermal, BioEnergyFourEnergy represents the partnering work of California Community College Economic and Workforce Development Initiative programs and associated community colleges, universities and high schools. FourEnergy is a resource funded by the Economic and Workforce Development through the California Community Colleges including ATTE, CACT, SBDC and ETC initiatives.

ABC Unified DistrictABC Unified School District is known throughout the State of California as a leader in educational planning and innovation. The District has received county, state, and national recognition for outstanding programs in counseling, alternative education, staff development, and labor relations.


Advanced Transportation Technology & Energy

The Advanced Transportation Technology and Energy program (ATTE)was created as a means for keeping California competitive as a national leader in advanced transportation and energy technologies and to transform the workforce in the rapidly developing, technology-driven transportation and energy industries, while improving the environment and stimulating the economy.

Cerritos College is one of ten centers is California dedicated to advancing our students though education. Topics include Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energies, such as, Alternative Fuels, Transportation Strategy, Engine Technology, Alternative Energy.

College Automotive Program (CAP)Chrysler College Automotive Program (CAP) provides technical learning and launches students into rewarding Automotive Technician careers for a network of almost 4000 Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep Dealers.


California State Los Angeles

California State University, Los Angeles Department of Technology will prepare you for the next step in your career development, whether it's immediate employment upon graduation, entrance into an advanced degree program or employment in the public or private sector.

ClairionClarion Corporation is a global leader in the mobile electronics industry, proudly delivering high quality entertainment products to our customers for decades. Clarion has continued to lead the industry as the front-runner among dedicated manufacturers of in-vehicle equipment.

Ford Asset ProgramFord ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training). Our Ford students receive genuine Ford Training and hands-on Dealership experience. ASSET is a 24-month Associate Degree program. Students alternate between the classroom and work at their sponsoring Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership.

Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers AssociationGreater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association (GLANCDA) provides valuable educational and philanthropic benefits to the Los Angeles Community. They are factory-franchised dealers who are committed to serving the communities of Greater Los Angeles County by promoting professionalism within the retail automotive industry.

HITACHI, Inspire the Next
Hitachi Automotive Products ranks among the 50 largest industrial corporations in the world, producing over 20,000 products. Hitachi is a combination of two Japanese words, "HI" meaning "THE SUN" and "TACHI" meaning "TO RISE OR STAND."


IMPCO TechnologiesImpco Technologies develop, manufacture and market products that enable internal combustion engines to operate on less expensive, cleaner burning fuel which promotes both energy independence and a cleaner environment. Their products, and just as important, their integration expertise, enable Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and their distributors to satisfy both customer specifications and government emissions regulations for application in the transportation, industrial, lawn & garden, large stationary, small engine and power generation markets.


Long Beach TransitLong Beach Transit is a leader in integrating new technology to improve the quality of life for the people in the communities we serve. The introduction of clean burning gasoline and electric hybrid buses is the most recent innovation to help the environment.

Matco Tools is a manufacturer and distributor of quality professional automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Their product line now numbers more than 13,000 items. They also guarantee and service the equipment we sell.


Northwood UniversityThe core purpose of Northwood University is to develop leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs with the skills and character to drive personal, organizational and societal success. Students can earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in one of the following areas:Automotive Marketing / Management or Management.

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District (NLMUSD), in collaboration with parents and community, shall develop in all students the knowledge, understanding, skills, and attitudes to empower them to become life-long learners and productive citizens in an ever-changing world. This will be accomplished in a climate that promotes high expectations, strives to meet individual needs and values diversity.

Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium
SCRTTC stands for the Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium. It is comprised of public transportation agencies and college members located in Southern California. The purpose of the SCRTTC is to provide a training resource network comprised of public and private organizations focused on the development and employment of the transit industry’s workforce that is proficient in the standards, practices, and procedures for incumbent and new workers.

SEMA, Specialty Equipment Market AssociationSEMA(Specialty Equipment Market Association) is a trade association dedicated to helping companies within the automotive specialty-equipment industry. They are also the authoritative source for research, data, trends and market growth information for the automotive specialty-equipment industry.


SMCDA, Southland Motor Car Dealers Association
The Southland Motor Car Dealers Association (SMCDA) was established in 1932 and represents the majority of new car and truck dealerships in Southern Los Angeles County. The goal of the Southland Motor Car Dealers Association is to provide programs and services, and address and be responsive to the needs of its members. It seeks to speak and act on behalf of those members in communication with organizations and individuals who share its automotive interests. Membership is extended to all persons, firms, or corporations holding a direct factory franchise and is actively engaged in the business of buying and selling new automobiles and trucks at a regular place of business in Southern Los Angeles County.


Southeast Regional Occupation ProgramSoutheast ROPstrives to provide students with exemplary technical training and career education to ensure their economic success and to provide business and industry with outstanding employees. There's a new and innovative high school program available in partnership with Southeast ROP. It allows high school students to attend Cerritos College and earn both high school and Cerritos College credits. Applications are now being accepted. Interested Juniors and Seniors from the ABC and Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School Districts are invited to apply. Learn how to apply on the ACI-Cerritos College AutomotiveWebpage!

Snap-On Tools
Since 1923, industrial leaders have partnered with the people at Snap-on to develop the solutions that keep them moving forward. The reasons for choosing Snap-on Industrial as a business partner are easy to understand: Quality, Service, and Commitment.

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