College to Career at West Los Angeles College
College to Career (C2C) at West Los Angeles College is a three - year program designedto improve employment outcomes for students with intellectual disability (ID) and toexpand the range of jobs available to them. C2C program offerings include on-campusinstruction, support from educational coaches, on and off-campus internships related tostudents’ employment goals, and job placement with follow-up, as needed. Programfocus areas are: employment, self-determination, independence, self-advocacy, andcollege course access. Students participate in campus activities to improve social andcommunication skills required for success in getting and retaining a job.
Students with ID take the following types of courses:
- Typical college courses for credit
- Orientation to college
- Academic Guidance
- Career Planning and Exploration
- Social skills training
- Study skills
- Personal Development
- Job Search Strategies
- Workplace Readiness – Team Work and Effective Communication
- Blueprint for Customer Service
- Job Readiness
Housing: There are no housing options for any students at the college.
Duration: Students will complete the program after three years of academic andvocational training, work experiences and securing competitive integrated employment.