Southwest College

Los Angeles Southwest College’s service area consists of 45 square miles that includes parts of the City of Los Angeles and unincorporated sections of Los Angeles County (2nd Supervisorial District), as well as portions of Gardena, Hawthorne, and Inglewood. For almost 50 years, Southwest College has focused its resources on empowering a diverse student population to help achieve their academic and career goals. It is a is a two-year college that awards Associate’s Degrees in more than 30 fields and occupational certificates in more than 45 disciplines. It offers a range of programs that meet the community’s needs, including college transfer services, occupational training, community services as well as general, transitional and continuing education.


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School of Science

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School of Science

The new 27,000 square-foot will house the Physiology, Anatomy, Biotech, Biology, Geography, Geology and Chemistry programs. The building will feature a roof-top observation deck for the Astronomy program.

School of Career & Technical Education

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School of Career & Technical Education

The School of Career & Technical Education is a new facility to house the School of Business as well as the Workforce Development and Corporate Relations Offices, a new Career Resource Center, a new Environmental and Technology Science Program, a Student Success Center and shared support space functions.

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Sub Project Number Sub Project Title % Complete Academic Occupancy Date Progress Summary
06S-602.00 Student Union 0% 01/02/24 Design in Progress

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Small Contractor Boot Camp Oct 2021-2
OCTOBER 19, 2021

Small Contractor Boot Camp - October 19, 21, 26, 28, 2021

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a four-session program designed specifically for small contractors to improve their competitive bidding capacity. Through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum, small contractors will learn more about the pre-qualification process for the Pre-Qualified Service Provider (PQSP) bench contracts for projects ranging from $25K - $5M, how to bid for work, and successfully execute BuildLACCD construction projects. Curriculum Includes: • Qualifying for Pre-Qualified Service Provider Bench • Bonding & Certification • Access to Capital • Estimating • Scheduling • Sustainability • Safety • Labor Compliance • Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Requirements • Local Worker Hire Program LACCD’s $9.6 billion building program seeks to modernize and renovate projects throughout its nine colleges. The Board of Trustees established a 30% Local, Small, Emerging, and Disabled Veteran (LSEDV) participation goal for all BuildLACCD contracts. This provides numerous opportunities for LSEDV contractors, as the most recent voter-approved Measure CC kicks into high gear.

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AUGUST 25, 2021

Small Contractor Opportunity Forum - August 25, 2021

Join us to learn how you can pre-qualify to work on projects specifically designed for small and/or local contractors with a B or C License. Job Order Contracts (JOC) are small projects valued under $1 million Pre-qualified Service Provider (PQSP) are projects valued from $25K - $5M Small Business Certifications* from a Federal or California public agency accepted The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) $9.6 billion capital improvement program seeks to modernize and renovate the nine colleges and two satellite campuses. Since 2001, BuildLACCD has constructed new and renovated academic buildings, libraries, laboratories, sports facilities, arts complexes, administrative buildings, child development centers, central energy plants and implemented renewable energy projects. The Board of Trustees established a 30% Local, Small, Emerging, Disabled Board Veteran (LSEDV) participation goal for all contracts to ensure contracting opportunities for all.

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