Democracy, Virtue and Money: A Presentation by Greg Delano

​Join us for a special event at WHCC! Democracy, Virtue and Money: A Presentation by Greg Delano. June 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the WHCC theater. 

The presentation will also be offered at our North District center in Firebaugh on July 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. in room 26. 

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WHCCD District Office Groundbreaking Ceremony
West Hills Community College District cordially invites you to come celebrate with us as we break ground in preparation for our new District Offices.

The ceremony will be held at the new site of the office, at 275 Phelps Ave. in Coalinga, CA. This is located at the corner of Posa Chanet Blvd. and Phelps Ave.


CalWORKs Family Educational Evenings at WHCC and NDC

Want to learn more about the CalWORKs program and what it can do for you? Come out to our CalWORKs Family Educational Evenings. 

There are two events: 

* ​June 28. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at WHCC Room R 10A

* June 29. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at North District Center in Firebaugh. 



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WHCL Youth Basketball Camp

Your 4th-12th graders can work on their basketball skills this July with our basketball camps! Sign up today at:

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Campus Career Center - now online!

Our Career Centers are now online! Visit your online career center for information about job and internship opportunities and more! 

Are you an employer or organization looking for student interns or graduates or students to hire? You can submit these opportunities through the online career center as well! 

Coalinga/Firebaugh Campus Career Center Online:


Lemoore Campus Career Center Online:





Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed this summer! Know the signs of heat exhaustion and how to avoid it: 

See the attached brochure or visit the link above for more information. 

Looking for fall classes? Learn how to weld!

​Interested in learning how to weld? Or looking to make welding your career? Register for our welding classes at West Hills College Coalinga today! Classes start August 11th! Visit for more information. 


WHCC Library Summer Hours

The WHCC library will be closed on May 29 for Memorial Day and from May 30 – June 2 for maintenance and cleaning. 


WHCC Library Summer hours will begin on June 5:

Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm.

Friday 8am to 4pm.

Put Yourself on a Path Toward a Career in Irrigation at WHCC

Do you find the idea of working in agriculture interesting? Do you want a job where you can make over $50,000 a year? Enroll in our Irrigation Engineering Technology program and you will be on your way to earning a Certificate of Achievement in Irrigation Engineering Technology and landing a high paying job in irrigation in just a year or less!

Here are the classes needed to complete this program! There is still room in all classes so enroll today!

AET-23-C01 (Advanced Irrigation Design)

AET 23 covers irrigation design including the preparation of irrigation designs to meet the needs of a particular project, selecting the most effective irrigation equipment or materials for the application and utilizing the information in such a manner that efficient and cost-effective irrigation designs are produced which meet the watering requirements for the plant or crop material being irrigated. (CID Steps 2&3)(AA, CSU, UC) Advisory(s): Strongly Recommended Preparation AET 21, and AET 22 or the equivalent

Coalinga Campus , Fall 2017

8/11/2017 - 10/13/2017

W 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM 

AET-21-C01 (Ag-Irrigation Management)

AET 21 is designed to teach the principles of irrigation system management for dealers, regulators and farmers (or those interested in those areas). Topics such as surface irrigation methods (furrow and border strip) and pressurized systems (micro and sprinklers) are covered. Students will learn when and how much to irrigate; includes sections on evapotranspiration and crop coefficients, practical irrigation scheduling techniques, how irrigation efficiency and uniformity influence irrigation scheduling, and salinity effects. This course aligns with the Irrigation Association?s Certified Irrigation Specialist Program. (CAIS). (AA, CSU, UC)


Coalinga Campus , Fall 2017

9/18/2017 - 10/28/2017

S 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM; S 12:30 PM - 5:20 PM

AET-10-C01 (Surveying)

AET 10 is an introduction to the selection, care and use of tapes and levels; field observations, note taking and office computations, use of surveying instruments and equipment for land measurement and mapping; practice in differential, profile, and contour leveling; building foundation layout; public lands surveying, legal descriptions, horizontal angles and cost evaluations.


Coalinga Campus , Fall 2017

8/15/2017 - 12/5/2017

T TH 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM; T TH 6:00 PM - 7:20 PM

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