Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles City College

Life Skills
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
(516 Reviews)

Whether you know us as "extension," "continuing education," "community education," or "lifelong learning," we represent a 3rd type of educational offerings community colleges in California can do besides classes "for-credit" (for degrees and certificates and with financial aid possible), or free, "noncredit" courses for basic skills development and career training.

In a nutshell, Community Services offers classes, events and other offerings for just about anyone in the community - old or young, resident or not, training for a career or just looking to have a good time. Our offerings are not-for-credit (no transcripts, degrees or CA Community College Certificate programs), and are 100% supported by fees or donations/contributions. We're kind of like public TV or radio, but the education version!

We help folks learn a skill, try out new things and connect with LACC and our neighbors in an educational setting.

Community Services Mission
To provide a wide array of student and community-supported classes, workshops, seminars, excursions, recreational and other offerings to all members of the community. We aim to contribute to the physical, mental, moral, economic and civic development of our surrounding community and in doing so, foster a sense of community and neighborhood.

Community Services strives to achieve the following program outcomes:

  • Provide a broad range of offerings that contribute to the development of the surrounding community
  • Employ qualified instructors with knowledge or skills specific to their topic of instruction
  • Provide flexible, individualized offerings for entities or individuals upon request
  • Provide instructional space that facilitates an effective, safe, and enjoyable learning environment for our offerings
  • Deliver auxiliary support offerings for LACC's credit and non-credit programs and for student support services
Los Angeles City College Mission
Los Angeles City College empowers students from the diverse communities it serves to achieve their educational and career goals by providing learner-centered pathways to success through transfer, career and technical education, and foundational skills programs.

Reviews of Los Angeles City College

(516 Reviews)
Singing for Children (Ages 5-10)

12/8/2019
Arianna A.

Attended: Singing for Children (Ages 5-10)


My daughter had asked me she wanted to take signing lessons. I wasn't sure which route to take and came across this course which was very affordable since I didn't want to spend a lot of money not knowing if she was going to like it. It was the perfect choice since I wasn't sure if she was going to have the stage presence. I believe this class has helped her decide if this is something she wants to pursue and her stage presence is great!!!

How to Legally Start a Business in LA

11/24/2019
Anonymous

Attended: How to Legally Start a Business in LA


Great class for beginners. Instructor is very knowledgeable.

Muay Thai/Thai Boxing

11/19/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Muay Thai/Thai Boxing


Great class! Instructors were very helpful. It was a little hard to keep up at first but if you keep practicing you’ll catch on quickly. You get what you put into it and all the coaches are very helpful!

Digital Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro- Level 1

11/19/2019
Edward R.

Attended: Digital Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro- Level 1


Andre, You are amazing instructor. I can’t thank you enough for taking time out of your professional editing work week to teach this class. I knew nothing about premier before I took this class. I am now editing my own projects. Anyone who wants to learn premier please take Andre class you will not be disappointed. Thank you again Andre. Edward Ross

Henna Tattoo Workshop

11/18/2019
Daisy R.

Attended: Henna Tattoo Workshop


It was a very informative class, the instructor was amazing, I enjoyed this class a lot. She was so professional and gave the class many good tips. I look forward to taking more classes with her. Thank you

Square Foot Gardening

11/5/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Square Foot Gardening


It was nice to get out and get some hands on experience but there was no actual 'curriculum'; instructor just sort of said what he wanted to, jumped around. He got distracted by other people coming into the garden that were not involved in the class.

Authentic Tamale Making

11/3/2019
Renee S.

Attended: Authentic Tamale Making


It was fun. The teacher made tamale making real easy. I could do it myself now. Just had to wait to get home to cook them. But it takes a long time to cook, so I guess the class was don3 the right way. Enjoyed it very much.

Ikebana: Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement (Advanced)

11/3/2019
Erin R.

Attended: Ikebana: Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement (Advanced)


The class was excellent

Apartment Management: Part II

10/31/2019
Marcia H.

Attended: Apartment Management: Part II


Excellent teacher just need to have class info posted but that on the school

Your World Premiere at the Comedy Store Stand-Up

10/30/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Your World Premiere at the Comedy Store Stand-Up


There's very little teaching that goes on in this class. For example at the end of the second class where we've learned how to write a joke but nothing about how to perform it, the teacher says "You should be going to open mic nights" and then suggests we go to the one he runs that has an admission charge. It's kind of excusable except for the part where after the third class you discover that the whole thing is just a funnel for a pay-to-play scheme in the Belly Room on a Sunday night. The teacher repeatedly makes a point of harassing the students to sell tickets to their friends and family. Additionally the teachers methodology runs counterpoint to literally every other text or instructional video on stand up comedy that I've ever read or seen. This may explain why his career was not as successful as that of his peers. You really have to take what he says in perspective, and there is some wisdom there but it's not five weeks' worth. Also unmentioned is that when there's an event taking place at the Staples Center, this class becomes nearly impossible to get to in a reasonable amount of time. It was a fun experience, but wasn't really what was advertised.

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855 N Vermont Ave Admin Bldg 112, Los Angeles, California 90029
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles, Downtown/Northeast
855 N Vermont Ave Admin Bldg 112
At Willow Brook Ave
Los Angeles, California 90029

Upcoming Classes at Los Angeles City College

Sewing Made Easy I
Sewing Made Easy I
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Thursday Jan 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cupcakes Decoracion con Crema de Mantequil
Cupcakes Decoracion con Crema de Mantequil
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Saturday Jan 18th, 9am - 12pm

Computers for Beginners Part 1: Basic Essentials
Computers for Beginners Part 1: Basic Essentials
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Saturday Jan 18th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Computers for Beginners Series
Computers for Beginners Series
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Saturday Jan 18th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Ikebana: Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement (Advanced)
Ikebana: Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement (Advanced)
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Saturday Jan 18th, 9:30am - 11:30am

Square Foot Gardening
Square Foot Gardening
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Saturday Jan 18th, 10am - 1pm

QuickBooks Fundamentals I Certification
QuickBooks Fundamentals I Certification
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Sunday Jan 19th, 8:30am - 5pm

Introduction to Digital Photography
Introduction to Digital Photography
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Sunday Jan 19th, 12pm - 3:30pm

Reading & Study Skills (Grades 3-4)
Reading & Study Skills (Grades 3-4)
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Tuesday Jan 21st, 4pm - 5pm

Reading & Study Skills (Grades 5-6)
Reading & Study Skills (Grades 5-6)
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Tuesday Jan 21st, 5pm - 6pm

Youth Basketball Clinic (Ages 8-13)
Youth Basketball Clinic (Ages 8-13)
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Saturday Jan 11th, 11am - 1pm

Grammar & Spelling Workshop (Grades 3-4)
Grammar & Spelling Workshop (Grades 3-4)
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Thursday Jan 23rd, 4pm - 5pm

Grammar & Spelling Workshop (Grades 5-6)
Grammar & Spelling Workshop (Grades 5-6)
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Thursday Jan 23rd, 5pm - 6pm

ServSafe Food Handler Manager`s Certification Program
ServSafe Food Handler Manager`s Certification Program
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Saturday Jan 25th, 8am - 5pm

Computers for Beginners Part 2: Windows & File Mgmt.
Computers for Beginners Part 2: Windows & File Mgmt.
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Saturday Jan 25th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

The Complete Organic Garden: Sustainable Gardening
The Complete Organic Garden: Sustainable Gardening
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Saturday Jan 25th, 10am - 1pm

Accent Reduction
Accent Reduction
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Saturday Jan 25th, 1pm - 3pm

Auto Wholesale Business from Home
Auto Wholesale Business from Home
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Sunday Jan 26th, 10am - 5pm

Apartment Management Series
Apartment Management Series
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Monday Jan 27th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Valentine Chocolates
Valentine Chocolates
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Friday Jan 31st, 6pm - 9pm

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Teachers at Los Angeles City College

Marilyn Sarino Samuel Rad, CFP® Steve Weeks (TRADITIONAL EQUITATION) Sven Hansen Aaron Meza Adam Barnhardt Adriana Rivera Aja Beard Albert Min Sung & Seungki Lee Alexander Gonzalez Alfred Reganyan Anait Orudzhyan Anait Orudzhyan Andre Campbell Andrew Feldman Angelo Almonte Ani Raya-Flores Ann Monahan Anthony Battaglia Anthony Baray Antonio Cervantes Art Nagata Beidleman Beverly Russell Blanca Garcia Brian King Carmen Macdonald Carmen MacDonald Chef Colin McGill Christian Gastelum Christopher Alford Cindy Martine Colin McGill Computer Staff Connie Vasquez Crystal Murphy Cynthia Martine Dan Fujiwara Dan Hegarty Daniela Alvarez David Fennoy David Huey David Rochman David Huey & Kru Santi Sakkomkai David Huey & Kru Santi Sakkomkai Dawn Wilson Denise Sandoval Dennis Lovelace Diego Santillan Dolly Giner Dominic Barbusa Donna Walker Dr. Erin Hogan Eddi Pineda Edythe Davis Elaine Wang Elaine Moran Eleanora Owen Elizabeth Preger Emil Mubarakshin Emil Mubarakshin and Irena Konstantinova Emilia Janeke Emille Espiritu Emille Espiritu & Marichu Parcasio Emille Espiritu & Marichu Parcasio Erick Beidleman Eva Ucañan Felipe Gonzalez Fernando Vacas Fernando Mora Gayle Stafsky George Manrique Giuseppe Mannara Glady Tagamolila-Que Gonzalo Colin Green Greg Saro Greg Porée Gregory Frank Guo Rong Zhao Hagai Payes Heidi Singer Hisako Shohara Holley - Holm Ingrinette Pope Irena Konstantinova Isabel Holm Isaias Saldana Israel Lopez Ivan Borodin Ivetta Abelyan Jack Adams Janie Golden Janie Chien Golden Jarell Conner Jasmine Durazo Jason Sanchez Jeannette Bovard Jed Mills Jennifer Howd Jennifer Greer Jennifer Flynn Jerardo Tena Jesse Ogan Jet Tila Jocelyne Jerez John Adams John Ramirez John Ramirez & Denise Sandoval John Ramirez & Juanita Diaz Jojo Aguilar Jon Lee Jonathan Mejia Jose Ruiz Joselito Laudencia Joseph Flynn Josh Covit & Ryan Darst Joshua Wade Juanita Diaz Kanako Koizumi Karen Huie Karen Valenti Karen Carr-Crawford Karin Jensen Karine Arutyunyan Katerina Tomas Keely Hopkins Keely Hopkins Kellie Nicholson Kellie Nicholson / Hyacinth Noble Kenji Ishida Kevin Farmer Kevin Saffold Kevin Saffold & Ramon Navarro Khanik Kerobyan Kwanwu Yu Kyoko Oshiro Kyoto Oshiro LACC Staff Lance Zakabi Lara Zhao Laurence Edelman & Imran Uddin Laurienne Singer Lee;Sung Min Lesly Lespinasse Lilly Sarino Lilly Sarino Linda Beal Linda Stevens Linda Lees Linton Hopkins Lisa Saperston Luis Rivera Luiza Khachatryan Luz Carrillo Magdalena Giner Maria Petrowizky Maria Elena Aguilar Mariam Avetisyan Mariane Bangui Marichu Parcasio Marilyn Sarino Mark Langford Martha Clayton Marvin Smalheiser Masha Petrowizky Matt Abdoo Mel Dangcil Mi-Sun Yim Michele Mike Rounds Mike Holley Ming Freeman Miriam Avetisyan Miroslav Uskokovic Mo Zhang Ms. Santana Ms. Mesmera Nancy Miller Nancy Friedman Nanette Sanders-Cobb Neil Kaplan Nick Arutyunyan Nura Creitz Okima Kapaku Oren Weintraub Oscar Sanchez Pablo Jacome Pedro Zuniga Peggy Coulehan Polly Matthes Pool Staff Quayum Abdul Ramon Navarro Ramon Navarro; Pool Staff Raquel Delgado Raul Guereque Reena De Asis Richard Hassan Rick Parada Robin Calderon Romualdo Scherillo Ron Newsome Ronald Scott Amie Rosalba Perez Rose Camarillo Rosemarie Shamieh Rosie Reed Ross Pengson Rosy Espenosa Rosy Espinoza Ryan Obando Samuel Rad Sandra Feaherolf Sandra Valencia Sandy Fetherolf Sandy Fetherolf Shannon Griggs Shirley Knull Simon Cruz Jr. Susan Crosson Sven Hansen Tatevik Kyosayan Teddy Kapur Terri Hammer Tetsuji Aono Thomas Krause Tom Krause Toros Tngrian Toros Tngrian Victor Larios Viridiana Marcial Waldemar Hermina Wayne Williams Wayne Thomas Wigdan Awad Ximena Vayas Yaneli Delgado Youlen Chan Zhang Qianhong
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