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Noncredit Community

Welcome to Community Education

Community Education offers free noncredit courses in Basic Skills, Citizenship, English as a Second Language, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health and Safety, Parenting, courses for Older Adults, courses for Adults with Disabilities, Short-Term Vocational, and Workforce Preparation.  The noncredit program provides adults the opportunity to learn English, earn a vocational certificate, prepare for the GED or citizenship tests, upgrade job skills, strengthen basic skills, or transfer to credit. 

If interested in teaching for Community Education, you can visit teach for CE.

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Get in-person help with registration for a noncredit or fee-based class by visiting Community Education in building S on the Santa Maria campus. 

Receive support in adult basic education, noncredit English as a Second Language, citizenship, and short-term vocational skills classes. 
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Visit the Noncredit Counseling site

Community Education offers noncredit certificates to prepare students for employment or to be successful in college-level credit courses. 

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For more information on noncredit courses or programs call 805-922-6966 ext. 3209.