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Need a High School Diploma? Take the NEXT STEP with SCE


The NOCCCD School of Continuing Education (SCE) offers a FREE High School Diploma Program to adults (18+) at all three SCE locations in Anaheim, Cypress, and Fullerton (Wilshire Center). Registration is now open for this program, so ENROLL NOW.  See below for enrollment instructions.


Education Pays

Did you know that individuals who earn their high school diploma can earn an average of 50 percent more per year than those who do not have a diploma? (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Populations Survey, 2014).  A person’s earning power goes up with more education while their chances for unemployment go down.


Enroll and complete classes at SCE to:

  • Earn more money
  • Get a better job
  • Transition to college


Take the NEXT STEP in Your Education

Are you ready to learn, gain skills, and cultivate change in your life?  The faculty and staff at SCE are here to help you along your journey.  The program offers free classes, a flexible schedule, and a lot of support.  SCE has FREE day and evening classes to support your NEXT STEP.


Four Easy Steps to Enroll in the High School Diploma Program*

  1. Obtain transcripts from previous schools
  2. Apply for an SCE Banner ID# (at www.sce.edu)
  3. Complete the Online Orientation
  4. Register and Attend Assessment

*For detailed instructions, visit the most current SCE class schedule PDF at www.sce.edu/schedule.


Want More Information?

For more information including High School Diploma Program details, registration instructions, benefits of earning a diploma, and student success stories, visit www.sce.edu/NextStep or call 714.808.4650.

Wed, 7 Oct 2015

Update Your Skills or Start a New Career with FREE Computer Classes


Free computer training at the North Orange County Community College District School of Continuing Education (SCE) is available for Community members interested in brushing up skills for a promotion or learning a new career. Classes prepare students with basic computer operation to Microsoft software programs to photo design to graphics and web development. Certificate programs can prepare students to work in an entry-level office environment, as an administrative assistant, or in graphic design.


SCE Computer Program classes are FREE, range from six-weeks to 12-weeks in length, and are offered at the Anaheim Campus (1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim) or SCE Wilshire Center (315 E. Wilshire Street, Fullerton). Registration is now open; classes begin the week of September 14, 2015. Visit www.sce.edu/schedule for course details or www.sce.edu and click on “Admissions and Registration” for course sign-up information.


Click on any of the fliers for course and certificate program details:

Tue, 1 Sep 2015

SCE's 2015 Fall Term Registration Begins in August


Turn over a new leaf with SCE this fall! The 2015 Fall Term class schedule is now available at all three SCE centers in Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton as well as online at www.sce.edu/schedule. Classes begin the week of September 14, 2015. Following is additional information regarding the 2015 Fall Term:


Registration Dates for 2015 Fall Term

  • Wednesday, August 12 - Medical Assistant Certificate Program Online Registration
  • Tuesday, August 18 - Career Technical Education (CTE) Online Registration**
  • Wednesday, August 19 - Online Registration*
  • Thursday, August 20 - Walk-in Registration

*Online registration will open at 7 a.m.; computers are available for online registration at the SCE Admissions and Registration offices begining at the following times: Anaheim Campus and Wilshire Center - 7 a.m.; Cypress Center - 7:30 a.m.

**A symbol of a clock has been placed in the class schedule to indicate CTE courses eligible for registration on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7 a.m.


Online Orientation and Assessment Required for High School Diploma Program (HSDP) and four Career Technical Education (CTE) Certificate Programs

Online orientation and assessment are now required steps to register for the following SCE programs:

  • High School Diploma Program
  • Administrative Assistant Certificate Program
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate Program
  • Medical Assistant Certificate Program
  • Pharmacy Technician Certifcate Program

The 2015 Fall Term class schedule details the steps needed to apply for an SCE Banner ID, to complete the required orientation and assessment, and to register online; see pages 13-15 for HSDP and pages 33-34 for CTE.


Try something NEW this fall!

Family History

  • Genealogy 101 - First Steps to Family Heritage (page 12)

Business Opportunities

  • Starting a Home-Based Business (page 18)

Physical Fitness

  • PiYo Workout (page 47)
  • Tap Dance for Adults (page 47)

Disability Support Services

  • Relationships: Foundational Basics (page 28)
  • Independent Living Skills: Budgeting Skills (page 29)
  • Independent Living Skills: Practical Living Skills (page 29)

Career Technical Education

  • Introduction to Funeral Service (page 39)
  • Medical Coding - Introduction (page 42)


Every day counts at SCE! Attending every class meeting is important for all SCE students. Your attendance is directly related to how SCE receives state funding to offer your classes. Your consistent attendance also helps you achieve your goals. See you in class!

Tue, 21 Jul 2015

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