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or restart, college? 

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Spring 2020 Class Schedule

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Learning Center Online

College & Career Prep Online Counseling


Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 



Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (310) 287-4546


College and Career Preparation Division is online!  

We are here to assist you with: 
  • Answering your general questions about the division and college and about noncredit classes and programs
  • Transitioning to online classes for Spring 2020 (through June 8, 2020)
    • Assistance with using and accessing Canvas is available toll free at the Canvas Phone Help Hotline: (844) 303-5595 24/7
  • Applying to the college for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020
  • Enrolling in classes for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020
  • Completing an orientation for all noncredit classes which will help you learn about the FREE college and career preparation, job training, and employment readiness classes and programs 
  • Chatting with a career guidance counselor assistant for any quick questions regarding orientation, CASAS testing, enrollment advisement, etc.
  • Meeting with a counselor online for assistance with completing your student education and career preparation plan, reviewing college transcripts, submitting petitions to earn certificates, changing your major or educational goal, and assisting you with other personal needs 

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West offers a FREE COLLEGE that's just right for getting started ...or restarted.

COLLEGE & CAREER PREP Division offers individual courses and certificates of COMPLETION OR COMPETENCY in a variety of CAREER-TECHNICAL and ACADEMIC areas. Most classes are 8-weeks long or less, and most certificates can be achieved by taking only TWO to three courses. Plus you don’t have to stress about grades, because FREE COLLEGE classes are always graded Pass or No Pass.


COLLEGE & CAREER PREP Division classes are NONCREDIT and do not apply toward an Associate Degree or university transfer. Instead, they are designed to help you successfully enter or re-enter the workforce or advance on the job. FREE COLLEGE classes can also help you acquire or strengthen skills you need to succeed in college degree programs.


Career Development & College Preparation Certificates

Program Spotlight:

WLAC’s College 2 Career Program

WLAC’s College 2 Career program is one of eight programs of its kind in California. The 2019 graduates of the College 2 Career Program at West Los Angeles College were recognized for their dedication and commitment to education in spite of the obstacles in their path. the college president was among those in attendance.