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Noncredit Community
Education

Welcome to Community Education

Allan Hancock College is providing limited onsite services. For more information, you may visit the AHC COVID-19 webpage.


 Community Education offers free noncredit programming in:

  • Basic Skills
  • Citizenship
  • English as a Second Language
  • Home Economics
  • Health and Safety
  • Parent Education
  • Courses for Older Adults
  • Courses for Adults with Disabilities
  • Short-Term Vocational Education
  • Workforce Preparation

The noncredit program provides adults the opportunity to learn English, earn a vocational certificate, prepare for the High School Diploma equivalency (i.e. GED or HiSET) or U.S. citizenship tests, upgrade job skills, strengthen basic skills, and/or transfer to credit programs.

Community Education also offers low cost fee-based programming: College for Kids, Career Training, Personal Development, Fitness, and Music. Community Education has also partnered with Ed2Go to provide career-related fully online courses. You can visit our AHC Ed2Go's direct link here.

CONTACTS

Noncredit Counselors:

Do you have questions for the noncredit counselors? You can:

Community Education Staff:

Community Education staff are available to answer all your questions.

*Advisory: Due to COVID-19 Community Ed courses have gone remotely.

The location REMOTE ERT (Emergency Remote Teaching) designation will identify Fall classes that are transitioning from being scheduled on-campus to being taught remotely.

Click on a course link below for more information including CRN# for registration, date, time, location, and instructor.

Video: How to Register for a Class

Find a Class 

Apply to Hancock

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. 
se habla español.

Visit the Noncredit Counseling site

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

More Certificate Information

For more information on noncredit courses or programs call 805-922-6966 ext. 3209 or email CommunityEducation@hancockcollege.edu

En Español: Para obtener información en español sobre COVID-19, visite la página de CA.gov sobre el Novedoso Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Campus Locations

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
1-805-922-6966
Directions to SM Campus
Map of SM Campus

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Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
1-805-735-3366
Directions to LVC
Map of LVC

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
Directions to SYVC
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Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg AFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437
1-805-734-3500

Directions to VAFB Center