WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?
The Alternative Fuels Technology program offers exciting careers and unlimited opportunities. Through the use of equipment used in the automotive industry today and ASE master certified instructors, students learn how to diagnose and repair today’s high-tech vehicles. This program will prepare students for entry level employment with companies that require training in areas such as: electrical systems, regenerative braking systems, electric steering and electronic suspension systems, high-voltage air conditioning systems, and autonomous system service and repair. With the expanding market of manufactures producing electric vehicles, we are including a varity of technology from Toyota to Class 8 Semi electric vehicles.
For more information see the program web site; http://www.riohondo.edu/altfuels/
Local employers seek out our students when they need automotive service technicians with Electric/Fuel cell vehicle skills. Students who complete the automotive program should have no trouble finding a job as an Alternative Fuels technician, service writer or even a service manager at dealerships, independent repair shops, parts stores or even start their own business! Our graduates are currently working at XOS electric trucks, Green Power Electric Bus, Proterra Electric Bus, LA Metro Transit , Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Fleet Technicians, and even Space-EX Technicians.