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Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Program

10925 S. Central
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Phone: 323)564-1431
Fax: 323)566-0147

Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center (MWEPC) is a campus of the Division of Adult and Career Education of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Our campus is a short-term education and career training center for both adults and youths. The campus was originally known as the Watts Skills Center and moved to its present location in the early 1990's.

MWEPC offers Career Technical Education (CTE) training in the following areas: Auto Mechanic, Bank Teller, Building and Grounds Maintenance, Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, Computer Occupations, Child Care Worker, Construction, Culinary, Customer Service, Office Careers, Computer Repair/Networking, Medical Office Assistant, Fashion Design, Powerline Mechanic, Vocational Nursing, and Welding. Our Academic program provides courses in the following areas: English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), GED Preparation, and High School Diploma courses for adults and youth. High school students from neighboring schools attend MWEPC to make-up credits, take CTE training for credit or transfer to complete their diploma at one of our alternative high schools programs- the Alternative Education Work Center (AEWC) or CAMPS (Counseling Assessment Monitoring Placement Services).

Available Programs

  • Adult Basic Skills
  • Job Training
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • High School Diploma
  • GED (General Educational Development)
  • Parent Education Classes
  • Classes for Older Adults
  • Classes for Disabled Adults

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