Inglewood Adult School Options

Inglewood, a community in the southwestern region of greater Los Angeles, supports its diverse population with practical and affordable adult school options. Adult schools in this region are offered through community centers or public school districts. Read more about adult schools in Inglewood here.

Schools and Programs

One of the main adult schools in Inglewood provides a wide range of courses for adults to acquire basic skills, complete high school, learn English, acquire job skills, improve computer skills or change careers. Adult learners can prepare for or enhance careers in healthcare, office or technical settings. Graduates can be prepared to pursue careers as:

  • Nursing assistants
  • Graphic designers
  • Desktop publishers
  • Office clerks
  • Hair stylists
  • Medical billers

Many programs offer flexible day and evening classes. Where applicable, graduates can be prepared to pursue professional certification in their field of study. Below is more information about a community-based adult school in Inglewood and a profile of several technical programs offered at this school.

Inglewood Community Adult School's Programs

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Inglewood Community Adult School (ICAS) provides area residents with programs that include older adult recreation, adult basic education, high school completion, GED preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL) training and career technical education. Childcare during class times and job placement assistance are available. The following are descriptions of some of ICAS's career technical education programs:

Graphic Arts and Design Academy

Adult students take courses in which they learn beginning through advanced skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Instruction covers design, image manipulation, clipart and editing and culminates in participants creating professional portfolios.

Microsoft IT Academy

Courses in the Microsoft IT Academy prepare adult participants for Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Basic through advanced skills are taught in the major office applications: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Cosmetology and Barbering Programs

Available on day and evening schedules, the cosmetology and barbering programs provide conceptual and practical training in hair care. Cosmetology training covers giving permanents and cutting and styling hair; in addition to hair care, barbering topics include facial and scalp massage, as well as facial shaving.

Medical Coding and Billing Program

This program provides a foundation of healthcare knowledge in areas such as medical terminology, pharmacology and physiology, in addition to training in career skills. In preparation for coding certification exams to maximize employment opportunities, participants learn and practice the three most prevalent coding systems: CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9.

Contact Information

  • Address: 106 E. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301
  • Phone Number: 310-330-5225

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