Since 1967 we have provided vocational training in fields that are in demand and ones that will give career opportunities to our graduates. Rest assured that we will do everything we can to make your educational experience memorable. With that in mind, you are now part of a family that will guide you through a path that will lead you to greater heights than you possibly ever imagined.

About  Us

Our History

Associated Technical College, 1670 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017 was founded in 1967 as the Career Academy. The Career Academy was acquired by the National Institute of Arts and Sciences in 1969 and by Associated Colleges of California in 1973. The school was purchased and became a division of Diversified Education Company on January 1,1975.

Our  Philosophy

Our institutional objective is to provide oriented training programs to help the student develop the quality job skills needed for success in career areas offering long-range opportunities. Our programs are designed to put the student in the job market as quickly as possible consistent with the amount of training needed to gain employment. We provide hands-on, practical (learn-by-doing), training in fields where there is a demand for qualified entry-level employees. Flexible morning, afternoon and evening schedules allow students to finish their training even if employed before graduation.


Associated Technical College (ATC), is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC, and additionally is licensed to operate in the State of California by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE, based on provisions of the California Act (CPPEA) of 2009. Licensed to operate means compliance with state’s minimum standards as set forth in this Act.

Programs Offered

Associated Technical College offers two courses that have high market demand.


The courses prepare students to go out and effectively put into practice what they learned at ATC.


We offer the following courses:




Applicants seeking admission to the School must be high school graduates or in possession of a G.E.D. certificate.


Qualified applicants who desire to enroll in one of the programs offered must apply in person. The Admissions Department is open from 9AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday, or by appointment. One of our Admissions Advisor will guide you through the following steps:


  • Choosing from the courses available
  • Showing you our facilities and equipment
  •  Arranging for an appointment with a Financial Aid Officer
  • Submitting the Enrollment Agreement to the School Director or his/her designee for final approval


The Admissions Process is composed of the following steps:

  1. Completing the entrance application
  2.  Meeting with an Admissions Advisor
  3. Touring the facilities
  4. attending an interview with a Financial aid Officer
  5. Attending Orientation

Contact Us

Associated Technical College

Los Angeles Campus

1670 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles,California 90017

(213) 353-1845 Fax (213) 413-6938

San Diego Campus

2650 Camino Del Rio North,

Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92108

(619) 234-2181 Fax (619)236-7971

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Associated Technical College

Los Angeles Main Campus   213-413-6714

San Diego Campus                619-234-2181

Financial Aid

Job Placement


Los Angeles Campus

1670 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles,California 90017

(213) 353-1845 Fax (213) 413-6938

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