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Short-Term  Job and Career Trainings


The College and Career Prep Division in partnership with our other CTE divisions, is facilitating enrollment for new and returning students who are seeking short-term job and career training that will result in employment upon successful completion.

  1. First, you will join the FREE preparatory courses, that will provide you with all the enrollment support and exposure to your desired Career Pathway.
  2. You will then start the Job/Career Training of your choice.
  3. You will then be provided employment assistance by our Career Connections Center once  you successfully complete the training.

How to Participate in a Short-Term Job/Career Trainings

Step 1: Identify your Training and the recommended prep/support classes

Note: The classes listed under "Recommended Prep Classes" column are highly recommended classes for you to enroll and take prior to the start of your career/job training program to be better prepared. You can explore all of these options with an academic counselor or by clicliking on the link below.

Note: At West Los Angeles College, you can also complete an Associate Degree and/or university transfer program. You can explore all of these options with an academic counselor or in the link above.


Step 2: Fill out our short-term training form (Click on the link)

  • This will let us know your Desired Training Option, and we will email you the classes being offered in the Spring 2021 and instructions on how to search and enroll through your student portal. 

** High School students, see additional application steps below


Step 3: Apply to West Los Angeles College

  • If you need application assistance, please join the zoom meeting and one our Learning Center staff will be ready to assist, please refer to our hours of operation below. 

Note: You will receive an email with your LACCD ID# within 2-5 business days. If you do not receive this email, please contact the Admissions Office at or through live chat.

Step 4: Enroll in our Classes

Note: As part of your noncredit summer classes, you will complete your financial aid application (FAFSA), College Promise application and join other special programs & get a Student Ed Plan when you see a counselor.

Step 5: Attend Class!

  • All WLAC Online/Hybrid classes will be taught using the Canvas course management system. Please be aware that you may not be able to access your courses until the official start date of the term. Instructors need to publish their courses in order for you to see and have access to them.

  • If this is your first time taking an online class, please check out the following resource pages Course Login InfoFor StudentsCanvas Guides. We also recommend enrolling in BSICSKL 105CE - Student Success in Online & Hybrid Classes.

High School Students

** If you are a High School Student, follow the additional steps:

Make sure you follow Steps 1, 2, & 3 from the instructions above

Step 1: Apply


Step 2: Email the completed K-12 Form and a Photo ID to using your LACCD email or the personal email address listed on your student portal.

Note: You will need your LACCD ID# to complete this form and it must be signed by you (the student), a parent/guardian, and a K-12 official (e.g. high school counselor or principal).

*Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Admissions Office will not be providing in-person services at this time. Electronic signatures and emailed submissions will be accepted until further notice. Please allow 5-10 business days for processing. Incomplete forms or forms with errors will not be processed.

Need Support?

Contact the Learning Resource Center
Phone: (310) 287-4404
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 6:45pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:15pm