Los Angeles Trade Technical College was founded in 1925 as the Frank Wiggins Trade School. LA Trade-Tech is a part of the Los Angeles Community College district and is the oldest of the nine colleges. The college focuses on career certificates and associate degrees. The 25-acre campus is within the city of Los Angeles and features various buildings, with each building housing its own discipline. The campus features a construction, maintenance and utilities center, a design & media arts center, an advanced transportation and manufacturing center, and a cosmetology center.