Continuing Education

The School of Continuing Education at West Valley College is currently offering FREE classes ONLINE. They are open to ALL students and community members and require no proof of residency. Our classes and programs give you skills and training to help you achieve your personal, career, and educational goals.

Please check back over the summer as we will be updating and providing new information regarding classes and programs in Court Reporting and Captioning, Bookkeeping, Small Business startup, ESL, Citizenship, and more.

We wish you a safe and healthy summer and look forward to connecting soon.


Eric Grabiel
Director, School of Continuing Education

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  • Search by Term: Summer 2020 or Fall 2020
  • Subject: Noncredit – WVC
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New and Continuing Students may register for classes here.

Adapted Physical Education

Classes to help students with chronic conditions, disabilities, or limitations due to injury.

Adult Education Programs

South Bay Consortium Adult Education has programs at Adult School partners that are student-oriented and provide a variety of educational option.

The following classes will require you to complete the West Valley College paper application that will be provided to you on your day of class. Complete it during class at return it to your instructor. If you are not a US citizen please bring your identification documents such as your visa, green card, or passport. Copies will be made for the Office of Admissions and Records and the originals will be returned to you.

Section Name Short Title
NCAD 110A Basic Life Skills
NCAD 110B Intermediate Life Skills
NCAD 114 Citizenship
NCAD 140 Forum on Local and Global Topics
NCAD 145 Older Adult Art
NCMU 152 Orchestra for Older Adults

If you wish to enroll in one of the following noncredit classes you will follow the online registration process for West Valley College:

  1. Submit an Online Application.
  2. You will receive a Confirmation Page upon submission. Please keep your confirmation number for future reference.
  3. Next, you will receive an email within 24 business hours with your student ID number, password and registration information. If you do not receive this email, please contact our Admissions Office at (408) 741-2001 or email: askwvcFREEWEST_VALLEY
  4. Register for your classes on the WVC Portal.
Section Name Short Title
NCBU 015 The Entrepreneurial Mind
NCBU 054 Small Business Start-Up
NCBU 056 Marketing Basics
NCPE 1.30 Adapted Fitness
NCPE 1.31 Adapted Aerobic Exercise
NCPE 1.32 Adapted Core Stretching
NCPE 1.34 Adapted Weight Training
NCPE 1.36 Adapted Water Movement
NCCR 002 Stenographic Skill building Level, 2: 80-140 wpm
NCCR 003 Stenographic Skill building Level, 3: 140-16-wpm
NCMA 104 Essential Math for Basic Skills Students: Percents and Signed Numbers
NCMA 106 Essential Math for Basic Skills Students: Pre-Algebra Part 1
NCMA 107 Essential Math for Basic Skills Students: Pre-Algebra part 2
NCMA 010C Mathematical Support for Elementary Statistics
Contact Us

Questions about classes or enrolling?

Contact Ryan Flanigan
Phone: (408) 741-2156
Email: ryan.flaniganFREEWEST_VALLEY

Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Last Updated 8/12/20