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.
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.
"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."