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Addiction Studies Certificate

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Students may also earn a Certificate of Achievement in Addiction Studies by completing the 36 unit course requirements listed below. This certificate will prepare students with all necessary classes to take the written licensing exam for either the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) or the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Several classes may be used for continuing education credit for CA clinical or addiction licenses or public safety professions. Most classes are offered every other semester, and a few are offered every semester.

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Addiction Studies, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Addiction Studies is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development.

The coursework indicated below will prepare students with all necessary classes to take the written licensing exam for either the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) or the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Several classes may be used for continuing education credit for CA clinical or addiction licenses or public safety professions.

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Police Officer

Administration of Justice, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. This program is designed to serve students who wish to prepare themselves for one of several careers in law enforcement.

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Criminal Justice or Criminology may consider the Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Behavioral and Social Sciences. Students should consult the Transfer Center or the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice.

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Online Administration Of Justice, A.A.

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Police Orientation Preparation I Skill Certificate

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Police Orientation Preparation II Skill Certificate

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Police Orientation Preparation III Skill Certificate

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Police Orientation Preparation IV Skill Certificate

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Probation Officer Skill Certificate

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Correctional Officer

Administration of Justice, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. This program is designed to serve students who wish to prepare themselves for one of several careers in law enforcement.

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Criminal Justice or Criminology may consider the Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Behavioral and Social Sciences. Students should consult the Transfer Center or the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice.

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Juvenile Corrections Officer Skill Certificate

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Online Administration Of Justice, A.A.

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Criminal Investigator

Administration of Justice, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. This program is designed to serve students who wish to prepare themselves for one of several careers in law enforcement.

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Criminal Justice or Criminology may consider the Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Behavioral and Social Sciences. Students should consult the Transfer Center or the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice.

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Fingerprint Classification Skill Certificate

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Online Administration Of Justice, A.A.

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Preschool Teacher

Child Development Skill Certificate

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The Child Development program is designed for students who are interested in working with young children. The program centers on continuing experiences in a wide variety of pre-school settings and will also meet the needs of persons who are currently employed in pre-school centers, but who want to increase their professional skills. Young children are society’s most valuable resource, and they must be nurtured with this judgment clearly inview. Students in the Child Development program strive to gain a deep understanding of the total development and potential of young children. The field is expanding, with excellent job opportunities existing throughout the nation.

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Child Development, A.A.

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The Child Development program is designed for students who are interested in working with young children. The program centers on continuing experiences in a wide variety of pre-school settings and will also meet the needs of persons who are currently employed in pre-school centers, but who want to increase their professional skills. Young children are society’s most valuable resource, and they must be nurtured with this judgment clearly inview. Students in the Child Development program strive to gain a deep understanding of the total development and potential of young children. The field is expanding, with excellent job opportunities existing throughout the nation.

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Environmental Field Technician

Climate Change and Environmental Studies, A.A.

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“We believe this is the first degree of its kind offered by a California Community College,” said Dr. James M. Limbaugh, College President. “Establishing this program at West has been a personal goal of mine,” he continued. “In their recent report, the IPCC [Intergovenmental Panel of Climate Change] explicitly states that we are at a critical juncture. It is vitally important that our students understand the long-term implications our actions have on our environment—and on our future. I applaud the leadership shown by our science faculty in creating this important degree program.”

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technician Certification

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West has partnered with the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care to offer students educational opportunities in emergency health care. Through this partnership, we are able to offer college credit for both EMT and paramedic classes taken through UCLA. Please visit https://ww.cpc.mednet.ucla.edu for the latest class schedule, application, registration, and payment information.

In Los Angeles County, the EMT and Paramedic profession ranks as one of the fastest growing occupations. EMTs and paramedics work in a variety of settings including fire departments, ambulance companies, emergency departments, ski patrol and lifeguarding. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is an important first step in a career as an EMT, paramedic, doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional

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Paramedicine / Paramedic Certificate

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Paramedics work as advanced life support providers in fire departments and ambulance companies. They are the highest level of prehospital medical provider. Paramedics provide life saving treatment such as IV access and fluid resuscitation, medication administration, cardiac monitoring including 12-lead EKGs, and other advanced procedures and assessment.

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Paramedicine / Paramedic Degree

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Paramedics work as advanced life support providers in fire departments and ambulance companies. They are the highest level of prehospital medical provider. Paramedics provide life saving treatment such as IV access and fluid resuscitation, medication administration, cardiac monitoring including 12-lead EKGs, and other advanced procedures and assessment.

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Firefighter

Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement

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The majority of courses within the Fire Technology discipline meet accreditation and certification standards set by the California State Board of Fire Service, the National Higher Education Fire Service Committee, and the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. West offers coursework to meet requirements for an Associate’s Degree and/or a certificate of achievement in Fire Technology. Students completing the Hazardous Materials course may also be eligible for a State certificate in that area.

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Fire Technology, A.S.

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The majority of courses within the Fire Technology discipline meet accreditation and certification standards set by the California State Board of Fire Service, the National Higher Education Fire Service Committee, and the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. West offers coursework to meet requirements for an Associate’s Degree and/or a certificate of achievement in Fire Technology. Students completing the Hazardous Materials course may also be eligible for a State certificate in that area.

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Online Fire Technology Certificate of Achievement

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Online Fire Technology, A.S.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal Certificate

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A paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.

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Paralegal, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development and is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). The curriculum is not aligned with course requirements for transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university.

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Transportation Industry

Aircraft Mechanic

Aircraft Power Plant Technician Certificate

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The WLAC Aviation Maintenance Training Program was founded in 1974. This dynamic program is conducted in the most up-to-date facilities available for college aviation training in the region, if not the country. Graduates of the WLAC Airframe and Power Plant Programs have achieved their FAA license certification and successfully garnered high paying, professional aviation maintenance jobs with all levels of airlines and independent companies providing contract maintenance.

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Airframe Maintenance Technician Certificate

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The WLAC Aviation Maintenance Training Program was founded in 1974. This dynamic program is conducted in the most up-to-date facilities available for college aviation training in the region, if not the country. Graduates of the WLAC Airframe and Power Plant Programs have achieved their FAA license certification and successfully garnered high paying, professional aviation maintenance jobs with all levels of airlines and independent companies providing contract maintenance.

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Aviation Maintenance Technician, A.S.

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The WLAC Aviation Maintenance Training Program was founded in 1974. This dynamic program is conducted in the most up-to-date facilities available for college aviation training in the region, if not the country. Graduates of the WLAC Airframe and Power Plant Programs have achieved their FAA license certification and successfully garnered high paying, professional aviation maintenance jobs with all levels of airlines and independent companies providing contract maintenance.

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Information Technology Industry

Database Administrator

Business Application and Database Management Certificate of Achievement

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The Computer Web Support and Database Administration program at West Los Angeles College is designed to provide students with the expertise needed to work in the exciting world of website development. Students will learn the essential skills most in demand by employers: a solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, the ability to use front-end technologies like Javascript and jQuery, as well as a knowledge of server-side technologies like PHP, SQL and Ruby on Rails, plus Web application development.

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Computer Web Support and Database Administration Certificate of Achievement

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The Computer Web Support and Database Administration program at West Los Angeles College is designed to provide students with the expertise needed to work in the exciting world of website development. Students will learn the essential skills most in demand by employers: a solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, the ability to use front-end technologies like Javascript and jQuery, as well as a knowledge of server-side technologies like PHP, SQL and Ruby on Rails, plus Web application development.

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Computer Web Support and Database Administration, A.S.

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The Computer Web Support and Database Administration program at West Los Angeles College is designed to provide students with the expertise needed to work in the exciting world of website development. Students will learn the essential skills most in demand by employers: a solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, the ability to use front-end technologies like Javascript and jQuery, as well as a knowledge of server-side technologies like PHP, SQL and Ruby on Rails, plus Web application development.

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Web Support and Administration Certificate of Achievement

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The Computer Web Support and Database Administration program at West Los Angeles College is designed to provide students with the expertise needed to work in the exciting world of website development. Students will learn the essential skills most in demand by employers: a solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, the ability to use front-end technologies like Javascript and jQuery, as well as a knowledge of server-side technologies like PHP, SQL and Ruby on Rails, plus Web application development.

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Data Security Management

Computer Network and Security Management Certificate of Achievement

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Computer Network and Security Management, A.S.

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Network and Information System Security Certificate of Achievement

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Online Computer Network and Security Management Certificate of Achievement

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Network and Security Management Certificate of Achievement

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Computer Network and Security Management, A.S.

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Computer Network Management Certificate of Achievement

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Network and Information System Security Certificate of Achievement

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Network administrators and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), network segment, Internet, or intranet system. They provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. They maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. Network Administrators troubleshoot problems reported by users and by automated network monitoring systems and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks. Network administrators also may plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Online Computer Network and Security Management Certificate of Achievement

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Online Computer Network Management Certificate of Achievement

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Software Developer

Computer Science Information Technology Certificate of Achievement

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Computer programmers write, test, and maintain the detailed instructions, called programs, that computers must follow to perform their functions. Programmers also conceive, design, and test logical structures for solving problems by computer. Many technical innovations in programming—advanced computing technologies and sophisticated new languages and programming tools—have redefined the role of a programmer and elevated much of the programming work done today.

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Computer Science Information Technology, A.A.

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Computer programmers write, test, and maintain the detailed instructions, called programs, that computers must follow to perform their functions. Programmers also conceive, design, and test logical structures for solving problems by computer. Many technical innovations in programming—advanced computing technologies and sophisticated new languages and programming tools—have redefined the role of a programmer and elevated much of the programming work done today.

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Mobile Application Development Certificate of Achievement

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West Los Angeles College’s Certificate of Achievement in Mobile Application Development responds to the growing demand for highly skilled Mobile Application Developers. Large and small corporations, businesses, non-profit organizations, and civic and governmental agencies are rushing to ensure that their customers have direct access to their services and products through mobile applications. Smartphone applications are points of sale for many transactions. There is a growing imperative to develop mobile applications so that consumers can access services/products from anywhere, anytime. This has created a wide range of employment opportunities and options for individuals who have the ability to develop these mobile applications. West Los Angeles College will tap into this market and help students learn mobile application development so that they can succeed in their career and educational goals.

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IT Support Specialist

Online Web Support and Administration: Certificate of Achievement

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant Certification

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This 12-week class offers everything you need to become eligible for State certification and employment as a Nursing Assistant in long-term care facilities, acute care, and home care settings. Emphasis is given to safety principles, infection control, methods for providing physical care, and emotional and social support. Classes are offered during Spring Semester and Fall Semester duirng evening hours, and Summer Intersession during day hours, in a 9-week format.

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Certificate of Achievement

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The Dental Assisting Program offers a Certificate of Achievement in Dental Assisting and Associate Degree in Dental Assistant. Upon completion of the program and approval of the Dental Board of California (DBC) the student will be eligible to take the California State Board Examination to be a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA).

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Dental Assistant, A.S.

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The Dental Assisting Program offers a Certificate of Achievement in Dental Assisting and Associate Degree in Dental Assistant. Upon completion of the program and approval of the Dental Board of California (DBC) the student will be eligible to take the California State Board Examination to be a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA).

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

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The goal of the West Los Angeles College Medical Assisting Program is to develop competent entry level Medical Assistants competent in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning domains. WLAC and the Community Advisory Committee further desire for all students to possess job ready skills and be eligible for employment.

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Medical Assistant Degree

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The goal of the West Los Angeles College Medical Assisting Program is to develop competent entry level Medical Assistants competent in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning domains. WLAC and the Community Advisory Committee further desire for all students to possess job ready skills and be eligible for employment.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Achievement

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West LA Colleges highly regarded Pharmacy Technician Program offers options for a Basic and/or Advanced Certificate of Achievement Program and an Associate of Science Degree Program. The Certificate of Achievement one-year program that includes 80 hours of advanced clinical training to better prepare you to work in clinical environments like hospitals and Skilled Nursing Homes.

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Pharmacy Technician, A.S.

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West LA Colleges highly regarded Pharmacy Technician Program offers options for a Basic and/or Advanced Certificate of Achievement Program and an Associate of Science Degree Program. The Certificate of Achievement one-year program that includes 80 hours of advanced clinical training to better prepare you to work in clinical environments like hospitals and Skilled Nursing Homes.

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Business Industry

Real Estate Appraiser

Online Real Estate Certificate of Achievement

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Online Real Estate, A.A.

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Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Skill Certificate

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The California Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA) currently requires 150 hours of education in real estate appraisal to qualify for the Trainee Appraiser License. The required courses listed below can be used to satisfy that requirement. In certain cases, the courses below may also be used to satisfy both the Department of Real Estate (DRE) and OREA requirements for licensing. Students should consult with the DRE to verify current broker’s license requirements.

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Real Estate Assistant Skill Certificate

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This skill certificate prepares individuals with the essential skills and abilities to work as assistants in real estate offices. Assistants support agents, brokers, appraisers, and escrow officers in the conduct of real estate office business. Completion of 18 units (6 classes) earns the Real Estate Assistant Skill Certificate.

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Real Estate Certificate

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Students who satisfactorily complete 24 units of the courses listed below are granted a Real Estate Certificate. All of the required courses must be completed for the Certificate. Possession of the Certificate also fulfills the education requirements for the California Real Estate Broker’s License. Students should verify broker’s license requirements with the California Department of Real Estate.

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Real Estate, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts degree in Real Estate is designed for the serious student who seeks a rewarding career as a real estate professional. The degree offers a vigorous academic program exploring all facets of the real estate profession. Completion of the degree program fulfills the education requirements for the California Real Estate Broker’s License.

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9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230-3519
United States