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Who We Are

The College of Instrument Technology (CIT) was founded in 1983 by Harold E. Durbin, Vice President of Instrument Engineering with Instrument Personnel, Inc., a Green Job company whose total existence is automation of process control by monitoring, transmitting, controlling air, production, water quality, usage, to increase efficiency while meeting AQMD and EPA regulations. Mr. Durbin had a dream of offering the first Instrument Engineer degree and Instrument Technician NCIT certification in the United States, which features high tech, Hands-On field training and environmental testing for Green Jobs. Mr. Durbin wanted to assist men and women in obtaining European caliber skills coupled with the Oriental work ethic that would be needed in the 21st century for a productive career and rewarding future in America.

CIT's most popular green jobs train and certify, Hands-On classes are learning the trades of Heavy Equipment Operator, commercial Truck Driver, Environmental Cleanup Instrumentation. Included in the Hands-On, Train and Certify classes are operating Case 680 and Case 580, Bobcat Backhoe Loader, Road Graders, Dozers, Wheel Loaders, Track and Truck Excavators, Swing Cab Hydraulic Cranes, etc.

CIT Dedication

The College of Instrument Technology is dedicated to the education of the students as productive individuals and responsible citizens in our ever changing technological society.

Our Mission

"The CIT Mission is to train and certify students, guiding them toward a productive lifelong career. Student success is CIT's highest priority. We are committed to teaching excellence, lifetime ambition, partnership building, and economic achievement."

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At the College of Instrument Technology (CIT), we do not cut corners with your education and training. Your success reflects directly on our college, so we are in your corner from day one. CIT offers classes in many disciplines including CDL Commercial Truck Driving Level "A", Tow Truck Operator, Bus Driver Passenger Endorsement, numerous Heavy Equipment classes including Swing Cab Crane or Boom Truck Crane Certifications as well as Waste Water Management and various Instrument Calibration classes. Instrument Technology Process Control was Green before Green was cool. These certifications allow you to work anywhere in the world with these job skills. If you are over 18 years of age, have a clean criminal history, a good driving record, a desire to better yourself and your career, then you need to contact CIT as soon as possible.

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