Career Resources

Career Technical Education Offered through LARAEC Schools

LARAEC schools offer low-cost or free career training programs throughout the Los Angeles Region. These programs cover 15 industry sectors: 

To find a school near you use our CTE Program search 


Aircraft Maintenance and Repair

Auto Body

Auto Tech


Buildings and Grounds

Business and Entrepreneurship

Business and Finance

Commercial Drivers and Warehouse Operations

Computer Operator Basics

Computer Science and Applications

Computer Technician


Cosmetology Hair and Manicures

Culinary Arts

Customer Service and Office Administration

Dental Assistant

Dog Grooming

Education Child Development and Family Services



EMT Paramedic First Aid

Fashion Design

Finance and Business Tools

Health Information




Health Technicians

Home Health


HVAC Heating and Air

Land and Conservation Studies


Lifeguard and Water Safety


Medical Assistant and Heath Careers


Networking Web Support and Mobile Apps


Pharmacy Technician

Photovoltaic Solar

Physical Therapy



Publishing and Design

Security and Protective Services


Vide Production


Workplace Safety

Workplace Success and Readiness

LARAEC EDGE 2023 Conference Presenters!

Did you miss the LARAEC EDGE 2023 conference? No worries! Check out our Job Readiness speakers here!

Resume Writing

Job Ready Interview Skills

Job Search for the 21st Century

Allied Health Careers

Building and Construction Careers

(Start Your Own Business)

Not sure what area you are interested in? Take the Career Assessment and explore careers through the community college and program mapper.

It takes time to figure out who you are and what academic and career pursuits fit your personality, interests, values, and sills. This self-assessment links to tools to get you started

Search careers and programs areas including job description, median salary, and typical education-level.

See typical course offerings and program planner for various career and transfer programs

Other Career Resource Tools

Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them.

Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them.

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and H.R. professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Search careers with key words, browse careers by industry, or answer questions about the type of work you might enjoy.

Discover majors and in-demand careers and education based on your interests!​

CalJobs has the largest wealth of career and job seeker services in California.

To help students and their families make important decisions about investing time and money in a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, through Salary Surfer, is providing comparative information about the earnings of recent California community college graduates who received an award in a specific program of study.​

Discover majors and in-demand careers and education based on your interests!​

G.P.S. -“Guided Pathways to Success” is your guide no matter where you’re at in your career search. Whether you have a goal in mind, need a little direction, or feel totally lost, you’re in the right place. WITH THE RIGHT MAJOR AND EDUCATIONAL PLAN, YOU’LL BE SET TO LAND YOUR DREAM CAREER.

Set Yourself Apart – Edge includes resources that help guide you towards employment and self-sustainability, with on-the-go learning modules that teach the skills you need to thrive in today’s economy. We believe you are the future of our country, and potential is limitless.

Why Become an Apprentice?

  • Earn as you Learn
  • Portable Credentials throughout the US
  • Hands-on Learning and Classroom Learning
  • Excellent Wages
  • Amazing Benefits
  • State of the Art Training

To learn more about the over 40 state-registered apprenticeship programs in California