College Credit & CEUs

Enrollment for College Credit

Students may eligible to earn academic credit after the successful completion of the UCLA courses below at West Los Angeles College (WLAC).  For the most current guidelines, student eligibility, documentation required and process, please visit WLAC's Credit for Prior Learning page.

UCLA CPC Course

Corresponding WLAC Course No.

WLAC Course Name

WLAC Units

Basic Life Support CPR

Allied Health 21

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

.5

Emergency Medical Technician

Allied Health 52

Emergency Medical Training-Basic

9.0

Paramedic Preparation

Allied Health 53

Pre-Paramedic

3.5

Paramedic Program

Allied Health 43

Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Health Care Personnel

4.0

 

Allied Health 44

Introduction to Emergency Medical Services

2.0

 

Allied Health 45

Patient Assessment & Airway Management

2.0

 

Allied Health 46

Cardiology Assessment & Medical Emergencies

6.0

 

Allied Health 47

Emergency Response to Crisis

4.0

 

Allied Health 48

Medical Emergencies & Pharmacological Interventions

5.0

 

Allied Health 49

Clinical Internship

4.0

 

Allied Health 50

Field Internship

9.0

The process is briefly summarized:

  1. You must become a California Community College student for these units to be recorded. Complete WLAC’s online application and make sure you enroll for the current semester.
  1. Fill out the WLAC request for prior learning form (at WLAC's Credit for Prior Learning page) and follow the instructions on the form.
  1. Request an official copy of your transcript from UCLA by filling out the UCLA transcript request form and request the transcript to be sent to WLAC at: transcripts@wlac.edu.
  1. This process will take an average of 6-8 weeks and is subject to approval by WLAC. UCLA is unable to approve or expedite this process or requests. 

WLAC Transcripts

Students who enrolled for college credit through WLAC can request their official WLAC transcripts by submitting an official request to WLAC. Visit the WLAC website for specific instructions on how to request and pay for WLAC transcripts

  • For the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, the UCLA Paramedic Education Program (for courses since 2005), and for Paramedic Preparation courses (from 2016 onward) please visit the West Los Angeles College (WLAC) transcript information page for instructions on how to request and pay for WLAC transcripts. You may also contact WLAC by telephone at 310-287-4388 or by mail at Admissions and Records, Attn: Transcripts, West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230.
  • For college credit transcript for the Paramedic Preparation course prior to 2016, please visit the El Camino College website, or visit the Office of Admissions and Records at El Camino College, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90506. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care is an approved Continuing Education Provider for the California EMS (CEP #19-0307) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP #12416). Continuing education credit is available for most courses. The number of continuing education (CE) hours and objectives for a course are available upon request.