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About Noncredit & Adult Education

The Los Angeles City College (LACC) Noncredit / Adult Education program prepares Basic Skills learners, English as a Second Language learners, disadvantaged populations, and other non-traditional college students to attain the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully acquire and retain employment, transition to college, and/or effectively explore, plan and establish career pathways leading to growth opportunities in high demand occupations.

The noncredit/adult education and training programs encompass valuable noncredit certificates and over 50 courses in Academic Preparation, High School Equivalency Test Preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), Vocational ESL, Citizenship, ESL CIVICS, Career Discovery Skills, Child Development Readiness, Customer Service Skills, Entrepreneurship Skills, Health Career Readiness, Hospitality, In-Home Supportive Services Skills, Job Readiness, Retailing Smarts, and Workforce Literacy Skills.

Career Development and College Preparation (CDCP) Programs are sequenced courses resulting in noncredit certificates of completion or competency and leading to improved employability, job placement, and academic skills. CDCP Programs are offered in the areas of short term vocational or workforce preparation, basic skills, and English as a Second Language. Certificate programs are favorably recognized by business and industry and are frequently used as a requirement for professional advancement. Classes are noncredit and do not generate degree applicable college units.

The Noncredit and Adult Education Team

A full range of personal, career and academic counseling services is available to students enrolled in the noncredit courses. All of the courses and services are free.

Classes are located at Los Angeles City College and many educational sites throughout the community, to allow accessibility to match varying student needs. Open entry/open exit classes allow students to register anytime during the school year. Day, evening, and Saturday classes are offered to meet the needs of all students, specifically the working adult.


Search for Spring 2024 Classes in Real Time

Download the Spring 2024 Class Schedule
(Updated Weekly. Noncredit ESL classes pages: 92-95, GED classes pages: 26-27,  Vocational Courses such as IHSS, Computers, CPR classes pages: 194-200)

Important Dates & Deadlines for Spring

(Noncredit classes are free and open entry.)

Course Descriptions

Noncredit Programs: Course Descriptions
College Catalog
Class Schedules

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

Virtual Office Hours
(Zoom ID: laccnoncredit)

  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 12:30pm

On-Campus Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 12:30pm
    & 3:00pm - 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 1:00pm

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Angelica Ramirez, Dean
Phone: (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2230

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