Community Education

Community Education

Community Education Schedule

Community Education classes are designed for students whose primary motive for activity and learning is personal enrichment. Community Education classes generate no units or transcripts.

Click here  for the registration form and detailed instructions on how to register for Community Education classes. Please refer to the complete schedule for more details on class offerings.

For more information please call the Student Success Center at (760) 366-3791, ext. 5986.

photo for the Community education cover for fall 2019

Online Driver Education Training

Copper Mountain College is excited to partner with Somastream Interactive to offer a 30 Hour California Driver Education program that is fully approved by the California DMV.  After successful completion of this online course, you will be ready to contact the DMV to get your permit and license.

How do I get started

To begin: Use this link  to register for the program. The program will cost $30.

For students: This link  will take you to the sign-in screen to complete your online training.

Lost Certificate

If you have lost your certificate after completion of the online training, go here  for a duplicate copy. It will cost you $20 to replace.

How do I get hours behind the wheel

After completion of the online training, you will take your certificate to the DMV to take the written test. Next, you will need to get your permit at the DMV and start working on the 6 hours of training with a professional driving school. Here is a list of local driving schools:

1. Miller’s Driving School – Yucca Valley
31145 Plantation Drive, Thousand Palms, CA 92276

2. Dave’s Driving School – Palm Desert
74836 Technology Drive, Suite 107, Palm Desert, CA 92211

3. Gibbs Driving School – Palm Desert
73241 Hwy 111 #5A Palm Desert, CA 92260

You will also do an additional 50 hours of driving with an adult 25 years of age or older who possesses a valid California Driver’s License. 10 of those driving hours must be completed at night.

Getting your license

When all driving hours have been completed, you must be at least 16 years of age in possession of a permit for 6 months or more before you can apply for a driver’s license at the DMV. Please refer to the California DMV website for more complete and accurate information.

Online Classes- ed2go – Short Term

Please see our full catalog  for short term ed2go classes.

More than 1,500 of the top schools across the United States, Canada and Australia offer practical and highly effective ed2go online courses on just about every topic you can imagine – from Creating Web Pages to Accounting Fundamentals, Speed Spanish to Grant Writing, Medical Terminology to Real Estate Investing, and much, much more. And every course includes an instructor.

Class of the Month: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Online Career Training Programs – ed2go 

Please see our full catalog for information on all of our course offerings.

Copper Mountain College, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide you with an effective web-based learning experience.

Prepare for employment in some of today’s most in-demand careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced Online Career Training Program.  Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience.  They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.   Grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of student work and computer graded tests.  We know you’ll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!

Call (855) 520-6806 to learn more.

Interested in teaching a community education course?

Copper Mountain College is always looking for new class ideas and instructors. If you have an idea for a class, we’d love to hear from you. Please download and fill out the Instructor Information Form. You can then submit the designated form to the Student Success Center. Here is how:

1. By email to or (760) 366-3791, ext. 5402.
2. By fax to 760-366-5252.