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Since 1973, NOCE has served the community with FREE, noncredit educational programs and services to help you reach your personal and professional goals. Take practical classes in person or online in a supportive community with academic tutoring and counseling available whenever you need it.

“If it weren’t for their career education programs and support services, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I’m so thankful for all the wonderful staff that have supported me like family. I’ve learned so much and made some great friendships along the way.”
Letitia
NOCE Medical Assisting Certificate, Employed at UCI Student Health Center
Steps to Becoming a
Student
1. Apply to NOCE

Need help? Watch our video about how to fill out your application.

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2. Apply for Financial Assistance

Learn more about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

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3. Start on Your Path

Set yourself up for success through online orientation, academic counseling, and other support services. Learn more about what is available.

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4. Register for Classes

Plan your schedule and check the Academic Calendar for important dates.

About NOCE

29,000

Students Served Annually

100+

community-based locations

86%

students are residents of the surrounding community

29%

students were first-time students in 2019/2020

Contact us
for help

You can call, text, or fill out
our form if you need any help.

(714) 398-3697

(714) 398-3697

via our form

Ready for a
better future?

Local businesses depend on Future BUILT graduates to thrive and grow. Jobs are waiting for professionals with the right education.

apply today

Other important things to know…
About Career Education
Taught by real-world professionals, our career education programs provide hands-on training for a wide-variety of well-paying, in-demand careers in high-tech, business, and beyond.
About Short-Term Certificates
Short-term certificates prepare students for a variety of in-demand, entry-level careers and can be completed in just a few classes.
About Our Programs
Flexible day, night, online, and in-person courses are available to make completing the education you need to succeed easier than ever.