Summer Programs

Increasing access and opportunities for excellent skilled trades education

Los Angeles County Summer Skilled Trades Programs

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools supports six summer programs where students can earn high school and college credit and valuable industry credentials in automotive tech, carpentry, construction, solar installation and welding.

Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE), Canoga Park

Students master hands-on construction skills and earn a valuable solar installation credential.

Artesia High School

Six week, full-day auto repair and welding programs where students earn industry certifications and college credit.

Da Vinci Schools, El Segundo/Hawthorne

Da Vinci Schools piloted an innovative mobile welding summer program for middle and high school students

La Mirada High School

High school welding students earn safety certifications, master advanced welding skills, and mentor middle school students in a mobile training program.

Glendale Unified School District

Middle school students with learning recovery needs are introduced to the basics of carpentry, welding, electrical, and solar energy technology through a mobile training program

Port of Los Angeles High School, San Pedro

Students earn high-value credentials in welding and construction, dual enrollment college credit in automotive, and job training through the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor