Trades & Construction

Gain the skills for a lucrative job in a high-demand vocational field.

Take advantage of the labor shortage in construction and other skilled trades by enrolling in one of the career-focused programs at the Community Colleges of LA.

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Build Your Career at CCLA

In California and across the U.S., there’s a large gap between the available jobs in construction and other skilled trades and the number of workers with the skills to fill them. You can take advantage of this labor gap by enrolling in one of the vocational programs at CCLA. You’ll develop the skills you need to quickly start a good-paying and rewarding career in areas such as electrical, HVAC, construction, and more.

California Career Outlook

Average Annual Salary*

$51,513

Average Annual Job Openings**

82,880

* Projections Central – State Occupational Projections
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Trades & Construction

Career Education Programs

ProgramAvailable Campuses
Building AutomationMount San Antonio College
Cabinet MakingCerritos College
El Camino College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
CarpentryRio Hondo College
Carpentry – Concrete FormingRio Hondo College
Carpentry – Scaffold ConstructionRio Hondo College
ConstructionCerritos College
El Camino College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Construction Engineering ManagementRio Hondo College
Construction ManagementMount San Antonio College
ElectricalCerritos College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Pasadena City College
Heat and Frost InsulatorsRio Hondo College
HVAC TechnologyCerritos College
Cerritos College
Citrus College
Compton College
El Camino College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Mount San Antonio College
IronworkingCerritos College
Los Angeles Southwest College
PlumbingEl Camino College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Surveying & MappingEast Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Mount San Antonio College
Rio Hondo College
Trades Pre-ApprenticeshipMount San Antonio College
WeldingCerritos College
Compton College
Glendale College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Mt. San Antonio
Pasadena City College
Pierce College
Rio Hondo College

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