FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where are you located?
We are located in Lancaster, north Los Angeles County in the Antelope Valley. Our address is 45059 Trevor Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534
What is the age requirement for the Work Program?
Anyone between the ages 16-24 is encouraged to apply for our program.
What can I do to help your program?
There are many ways you can help our program!
How long is the work program?
The Lost Angels Work Program is 12 weeks long and offers three training cohorts each year.
Does it cost money to enroll in the work program?
No, there is absolutely no cost to our students other than coming every day with the determination to build a better life.
What are your graduates doing now?
Our graduates are still working hard, and we are proud of every one of them!
What makes Lost Angels different from other vocational training programs?
Lost Angels Work Program offers paid vocational training in classic car restoration. You will learn to weld, fabricate, assemble engines, basic electrical, bodywork, paint & prep, and composites. You will work on real cars and earn a real paycheck. These skills are immediately transferable to local industries such as automotive, aerospace, aeronautics, aircraft manufacturing and general manufacturing. We provide soft skills instruction, help you build a resume, write cover letters, attend mock interviews and help you with your job search until you get hired. We also identify and help you overcome any barriers you may face to getting a job, including finishing your high school diploma or GED, obtaining a driver license, reliable transportation (vehicle registration, tags, insurance), criminal record expungement, credit repair, opening a bank account, stable housing, glasses, and more.
I've never worked with tools or on cars, can I stilll apply for the program?
Absolutely! Every student comes in with different levels of skills.
Will this program help me get a job after I graduate?
Although we cannot guarantee each student will find employment after graduation, we actively help each student in their job search process. If any student does not find employment upon completing our program, we continue to work with them until they do!
How do I sign up for the program?
To sign up please fill out the inquiry form. Once submitted, someone will contact you.
Can I bring my car in to be restored?
We are not accepting outside car restoration projects at this time.
Is this program specifically for disadvantaged youth?
Our program is targeted toward disadvantaged youth, but we welcome anyone who wants to learn.
What should I expect to learn while in the program?
Students receive hands-on instruction in classic car restoration including welding, fabrication, engine assembly, automotive electrical, bodywork, auto paint & prep, and composites. Students also receive forklift training and certification, soft skills instruction, learn how to write resumes, cover letters and attend interviews. Finally, students learn how to work and be a valuable employee. We pride ourselves on the reliability and work ethic of our graduates. When you complete our program, you will be 100% ready for a job!
Do you drug test?
Yes, in order to prepare our students for careers in the manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, and aeronautics industries, we conduct random drug testing.