El Camino College offers various programs that could align with cleantech companies; the college even notes that “green” tech companies as an area that they specifically train their students for.  El Camino College and Rio Hondo College are the only two programs in Southern California that are designated training centers by the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium — “a pioneer and national leader in developing, managing, and promoting programs and activities that desire to cure America’s addiction to oil, lead to energy independence, and encourage the greater use of cleaner transportation. The NAFTC is the only nationwide alternative fuel vehicle and advanced technology vehicle training organization in the United States.”

Automotive Technology

El Camino College’s Automotive Technology program offers both an Associate of Science degree as well as Certificate of Achievement option.  More information about their program can be found here.

See data for enrollment and success rates in Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall semesters in 2012 in El Camino College’s Automotive Technology Program.

hazardousmaterialsEnvironmental Technology

El Camino College offers an Environmental Technology Associate in Science and Certificate of Achievement – which includes the following specific courses:

  • Environmental Technology
  • Hazardous Waste Stream Generation, Reduction, Treatment
  • Health Effects of Hazardous Materials
  • Hazardous Waste Management Applications
  • Hazardous Materials Management Application
  • Safety and Emergency Response
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management

To learn more about El Camino College’s Environmental Technology program, go here.

See data for enrollment and success rates in Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall semesters in 2012 in El Camino College’s Environmental Technology Program.