The Alternative Fuels program is to provide students with state of the art training in servicing and maintaining Alternative Fueled vehicles in the light/medium and heavy-duty engine platforms leading to a certificate and/or an AS Degree in Alternative Fuels. 

 

Start building your future:

Students can earn the following degrees and certificates at Long Beach City College:

Degrees & Certificates

 

Associate in Science (AS), Advanced Transportation Technology – Alternative Fuels

Required Courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

ATT 490

Introduction to Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 491

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 492

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

ATT 493

Alternative Fuel Conversion, Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

Choose at least 4 units from the following courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

AC_R 236A

Automobile Air Conditioning

2.5

AMECH 438

Auto Emission Control (F-night)

6

AMECH 461

A-1 Engine Repair Specialty

6

ATT 480

Alternative Fuel Conversion, Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

ATT 481

Advanced Hybrid & Electric Vehicle

3.5

ATT 483

Advanced Hybrid Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

DIESL 391B

Heavy Equipment Electrical Systems

5

DIESL 293

General Engines

4

FORK 801

Forklift Safety and Operation

1

MTFAB 50

Introduction to Metalworking

4

WELD 50

Introduction to Welding

4

Total Units: 18 – 20 
Suggested Sequence of classes:

First Semester

Units

Second Semester

Units

ATT 490 OR 491

3.5

ATT 491 OR 490

3.5

 

 

 

 

Third Semester

Units

Fourth Semester

Units

ATT 492 OR 493

3.5

ATT 492 OR 493

3.5

Certificate of Achievement, Advanced Transportation Technology – Alternative Fuels

Required Courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

ATT 490

Introduction to Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 491

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 492

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

ATT 493

Alternative Fuel Conversion, Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

Complete additional 6 units from the following courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

ATT 801

Quick Service Tech – Lubrication Service

2

ATT 802

Quick Service Tech – Tire Service

2

ATT 803

Quick Service Tech – Brake Inspection

2

Total Units: 20 

Certificate of Accomplishment, Advanced Transportation Technology – Light/Medium Duty Alternative Fuels

Required Courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

ATT 490

Introduction to Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 493

Alternative Fuel Conversion, Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

Total Units: 7

 Certificate of Accomplishment, Advanced Transportation Technology – Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels

Required Courses:

Course Code

Course Name

Units

ATT 491

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels

3.5

ATT 492

Heavy Duty Alternative Fuels Diagnosis & Repair

3.5

Total Units: 7 

Additional Requirements

State requirements:

Jerky shank ham hock kevin, meatball prosciutto short ribs ground round tri-tip pastrami pork chop picanha spare ribs rump chicken. Swine pancetta kevin biltong bresaola ham hock leberkas venison cupim kielbasa pork chop turkey. Ham bresaola kielbasa leberkas doner picanha pancetta, swine pork fatback andouille burgdoggen t-bone tri-tip. Pork shankle kielbasa pastrami salami. Pastrami alcatra tail pig t-bone. Beef ribs doner tongue porchetta sirloin boudin capicola alcatra kevin flank ham drumstick tri-tip corned beef cupim. Jowl pancetta pork chop cupim shankle spare ribs ribeye.

Prerequisite courses:

Prerequisite/Restriction: STAT 20 or STAT 30; and GPA of 2.5 or higher

courses only offered in Fall:

ATT 490 – Introduction to Alternative Fuels

Courses only offered in Spring:

ATT 491 - Heavy Duty Alternative Fuel

    Salary Guide

    Job Title Average Salary
    Light Duty Technician $50,000/year
    Medium Duty Technician $60,000/year
    Heavy Duty Technician $70,000/year
    Automotive Engineer $80,000/year
    Fuel Scientist $90,000/year

    CAREER PATH

    Energy Auditor Environmental Engineer Solar Panel Installer
    Garage Service Attenda Environmental Engineer Design Engineer