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Welcome to the LAVC Career and Technical Education website. This site will provide you with information concerning the courses, certificates, and exciting projects we offer. Our goal is to provide students with educational programs and support that will strengthen their academic, career, and technical skills to prepare them for the workplace.
Did you know that getting your associate degree pays for itself quickly?
A person with an AA degree earns an average of $340,000 more during their career than a person with only a high school degree. Additionally, people with certificates earn, on average, 20 percent more than workers with only high school diplomas. They also can out-earn workers with two-year and four-year degrees. LAVC offers over 50 degrees in an attractive and accessible learning environment that fosters student success.
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Sources: The College Board Education Pays and Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
Find out how you can get prepared for an exciting career in green technologies. Visit the LAVC Green Careers Website for more info.
Earn college credit while you get paid on the job. Cooperative Education allows you to receive course credit while you are working at your place of employment. You have the opportunity to test your interests, develop networking contacts, and advance in your career. You can be employed full or part time or participating as a volunteer/intern.
Visit the Co-op Ed site for more info.
Confused about transfer to a 4-year college? Your Major? Your Career? The Career/Transfer Center provides a wide variety of services to help you choose your path. We offer individual and group advisement, free trips to explore college campuses, appointments with 4-year college reps, a resource library and computer lab to get solid career and transfer information, and career and transfer information workshops. We also offer special programs like Job Shadowing, Career Week, College Fairs, and a Career Speaker's Series. Come visit us in the Student Services Annex M-th 9-7 and F 9-1.
Visit the Transfer Center site for more info.