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NonCredit & Adult Education

Career Educational Training Programs

Start your new career path today! All Noncredit Career Educational Training courses are FREE to attend. Classes are offered year-round, and many are open-entry/open-exit. Explore your options below.

Short-term Job Training

Hospitality

These training programs prepare students to work in a variety of positions in the Hospitality industry. Students will learn customer service, job readiness and new employee skills, as well as specific skills for each hospitality position. Each course of study prepares students for an entry-level American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) certificate exam. Students will be equipped with competitive skills, knowledge, and abilities to obtain and retain employment in the hospitality sector. 

See our Summer 2020 Schedule of Classes

Restaurant & Banquet Server
Guestroom Attendant
Front Desk & Reservationist
Ready to start your career in Hospitality?

Follow these simple steps to apply and enroll in the Noncredit/Adult Education Program and begin taking classes.


In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Skills Certificate of Competency is a 108-hour program that trains students to become IHSS providers, also known as caregivers. IHSS providers enable their clients to live in their own home without danger to their health and safety.

Required Courses:
  • Voc Ed 002 – In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Provider
  • Voc Ed 059 – VESL for Home Health Aide

Computer Skills

Students learn fundamentals of computer hardware, software, and the internet for computers in the workplace. Courses are available at the Beginner, Basic, Intermediate levels. Special classes are available for ESL students.

Visit the Noncredit/Adult Education Office, or call us at 323-953-4000 x2230, for more information about enrolling in a computer skills course.


Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL)

VESL courses are designed for students who have achieved an intermediate level of ESL and want to improve their English for work purposes. Topics include workplace communication, writing a resume, and conducting a job search.

Visit the Noncredit/Adult Education Office, or call us at 323-953-4000 x2230, for more information about enrolling in a vocational English course.


Workforce Preparation

These courses prepare students to find employment. Topics include: setting career goals, completing job applications, retaining a job, career progression, and using career technology.

Visit the Noncredit/Adult Education Office, or call us at 323-953-4000 x2230, for more information about enrolling in a workforce preparation course.


Ready to begin a Career Educational Training Program?

Follow these simple steps to apply and enroll in the Noncredit/Adult Education Program and begin taking classes.

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