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Noncredit Community
Education

Welcome to Community Education

Noncredit classes at AHC Community Education help you build important job skills, improve your basic computer skills, learn English as a second language, and more! Our students learn skills that prepare them for promotions or for new careers, and often transition into for-credit college courses.

Short term Fall classes start on Monday, October 11, 2021.

To look for classes, apply to AHC Community Education, or register for noncredit courses, use the buttons below:

Find a Noncredit Class Submit an ApplicationRegister for ClassesAllan Hancock College is providing limited onsite services. For more information, you may visit the AHC COVID-19 webpage.

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To view courses offered for Fall 2021 in PDF form, use the following links.


NOTIFICATION:
AHC Community Education is open for in-person and remote services as follows:

  • Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

AHC 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.

AHC Community Education also offers low cost fee-based programming: College for Kids, Career Training, Personal Development, Fitness, and Music. AHC Community Education has also partnered with Ed2Go to provide career-related fully online courses. Click on "Courses Offered" below to see all Ed2Go class offerings through AHC. You can visit our AHC Ed2Go page to see our Ed2Go start dates, class syllabus, and to register online.

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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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. Click on "Courses Offered" below to see all Ed2Go class offerings through AHC. You can visit our AHC Ed2Go page to see our Ed2Go start dates, class syllabus, and to register online.

COURSES OFFERED

CONTACTS

Noncredit Counselors:

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

AHC Community Education Staff:

AHC Community Education staff are available to answer all your questions.

Noncredit Advisory Committee - Informational Link

For more information on noncredit courses or programs call 805-347-7553 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
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Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
1-805-735-3366
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Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

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

Vandenberg SFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA 93437, 1-805-734-3500

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