Courses

SketchUp is a 3D modeling software program used for a wide range of drawing applications including architectural, interior design, film and video game design. Learn to navigate this popular visualization tool to create interesting and detailed models in minutes, construct scenes containing shadows, sunlight and fog, and import ready-made models from around the globe.


June 16-30, 2020, LIB 0118
The ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Refresher Course is designed for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiac emergencies.


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The Basic Life Support Instructor Essentials course is designed to teach AHA instructor candidates the fundamentals of teaching Basic Life Support to a variety of audiences. Successful completion of this course allows the participant to teach BLS Provider, Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED for Adult, Child, and Infant (some additional requirements apply), BLS Heartcode Blended Learning Classes, and Family & Friends CPR. Review full class details for course requirements.


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Be assured and confident in your BLS skills. Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.


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Do you want to become a licensed tax preparer, expand your tax knowledge to help you in your business, or just add skills to your resume? Learn the fundamentals of income tax law in preparation for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners exam.


September 10, 2020 to December 7, 2020, BEC 0154
Our strengths directly correspond to what we love to do most and what we do best. When we have a deep understanding of our strengths we open doors of possibility, leading us to more fulfilling work.  This highly interactive, fun and eye-opening workshop will give you an in-depth understanding of your own personal strengths and provide opportunities for you to collaborate with others with different strengths.


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Utilizing the book Waking Up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race, this four-week book study explores how we as community members can start talking about race. We are exposed to a national climate that is often polarized around racial issues. This is an opportunity to start talking about race, what it means to grow up white in America, and learn skills and strategies to be good allies and support people of color. Book included.


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Add basic bookkeeping and accounting skills to your tool kit. This class is designed to help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep books electronically using QuickBooks Pro.


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Many of us choose to lead with passion and heart, giving our best to the teams we work with and to the task at hand. Being able to maintain healthy boundaries in workplace productivity, relationships with co-workers, and home life can be tricky and difficult to achieve. This workshop will teach you the benefits of leading with your heart along with setting boundaries and habits that will ensure that you can do so without losing your soul!


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Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer.


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If you're ready to get unstuck and move beyond the concepts covered in Code 101 or if you've tried online classes and are struggling to move forward, come work with experienced developers who can help guide you through your learning.


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Build a strong software development foundation and learn how to use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and various libraries to create fully-functional web apps.


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Learn how to create and launch web apps in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, with the help of third-party APIs and libraries from around the web.


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This Basic Safety class covers the importance of safety in the construction and industrial crafts. Trainees will learn how to identify and follow safe work practices and procedures and how to properly inspect and use safety equipment. Trainees will be able to describe the safety practices associated with elevated work, energy release, and various hazards encountered on job sites. Successful completion of this module will award a Construction Site Safety Orientation credential. See course syllabus in "Course Resources" for completion criteria.


April 13, 2020 to May 7, 2020, ZOOM
Invest in your career future with this construction trades training program designed in cooperation with local construction employers.


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Launch your career in the Construction Trades. This information session will cover all the details about the Construction Trade Core Concepts class. You'll find out how this class prepares you to get a job, connect with employers, enter Apprenticeships, and build a lifelong career.


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Gain confidence to deal with dangerous situations, difficult people and emergencies in your role working at or around a front desk, counter, lobby, or reception area.


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This self-paced online class fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


March 27, 2020 to June 18, 2020
Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Join us in this five-day experiential course to develop these courage-building skills and grow as a leader. For more information, visit our Dare to Lead webpage.


October 9, 2020 to November 6, 2020, HCC 0140
Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords, and more. It's vital to develop a marketing strategy that keeps up with the technology. Course cover the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.


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Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of continuing education in Central Oregon performing electrical calculations based on the 2017 National Electric Code. Covers specific factors that impact calculations based on various conditions. Add your name to our Electrician Continuing Education Interest List.


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Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of continuing education in Central Oregon covering articles 701 and 702 emergency system installation requirements, required signage and the continuity of the systems for safety. Add your name to our Electrician Continuing Education Interest List.


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The next 48-hour course to prepare licensed Electricians for the State of Oregon exams for Electrical Signing Supervisors License, Electrical Plant Supervisor License, and Electrical Inspector Certification is in early 2021. Add your name to our Electrician Continuing Education Interest List.


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Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of continuing education in Central Oregon while examining electrical overcurrent protection requirements and specific code references for transformer installations. Add your name to our Electrician Continuing Education Interest List.


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This three-day, 27-hour course covers both the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) EMT 24-hour renewal requirements and the revised NREMT 20-hour EMT Recert National Component.


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This class fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1-hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


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This self-paced online class fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


March 27, 2020 to June 18, 2020
This self-paced online class is a general review of ethics and standards and fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


March 27, 2020 to June 18, 2020
This class meets in-person. Review the basics of ethics for massage therapists and cover the Oregon Statutes as they relate to LMT's. Through interaction and discussion, you'll explore common ethical challenges faced by LMT's in practice. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


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Create, edit, format, and save spreadsheets using Excel. Write formulas, create charts, manage multiple worksheets, and customize the appearance to meet your needs.


June 12-19, 2020, RDM1 128
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, using conditional formatting, IF, DATE and LOOKUP functions, using templates and protecting your worksheets.


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This course is for experienced Excel users who want to learn tools including Flashfill, Styles, Text to Columns, Grouping Worksheets, SubTotals, PivotTables, Macros and more.


Wednesday, June 17, 2020, BEC 0156
Learn how to safely operate a forklift. This course includes classroom instruction and hands-on experience maneuvering a forklift in practice drills. Upon satisfactory completion, forklift operator cards will be mailed. Participants must be 18 years or older; please bring proof of age (driver's license or state ID card). This training can also be provided at your business and customized to meet your needs.


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Discover practical habits to improve your professional excellence. This two-session course will focus on key areas including communication, productivity, time management, self-care, and professional longevity.


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Has your job scope grown to include Human Resource (HR) responsibilities? In today's workplaces, many professionals oversee HR functions while multitasking across various disciplines from sales, accounting, finance, etc. This course is designed to give non-HR professionals a baseline in Human Resource management. Topics will include the fundamentals and best practices of legal issues, recruitment and selection, training and development, assessing employee performance, and motivation techniques. This course combines five classroom sessions with online homework and student-directed projects that will have a direct impact on your organization (plan on spending about three hours per week outside class on homework and projects).


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Join Renny Temple, master improviser and actor/director, in this interactive workshop of fun improv games and exercises for enjoyment, for stage and for life. Improv skills deliver a unique experience of on-your-feet enhanced decision-making, improved confidence, superior communication/listening skills, greater creativity and more.


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Adobe InDesign is the industry standard in desktop publishing used to create layouts for newsletters, brochures and books. Learn to use the toolbox, manage palettes, identify menus and basic document management.


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As we grow in our professional careers, we need critical skills like managing conflict and giving and receiving feedback. Learn techniques to be more effective in helping others learn and grow, and how to view conflict as an opportunity, not something to avoid.


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Leadership Lab@COCC is six session leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. More information: https://www.cocc.edu/departments/continuinged/leader-lab.aspx


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Would you like to gain more clarity, productivity, and courage as a leader to reach a new level of excellence leading your team? Through reading bestselling book High Performance Habits, examine how each of the six habits can challenge us to be better leaders through lively discussion, video clips, self-reflection, and shared conversation. The weekly at-home readings and goal-setting exercises will energize and focus you in new ways. You'll leave this class knowing what the six habits are and how to implement them to greatly increase your leadership influence. 


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Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit its bottom line through continuous improvement applying Lean principles. This hands-on workshop will introduce the core principles and common language of Lean through a fun simulation.


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Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this three-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


June 24-26, 2020, BEC 0154
Leadership training for Redmond police department to cultivate a growth mindset, project professionalism in interactions with colleagues and community members, develop critical thinking and feedback skills.


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It seems like we always have "too much to do in too little time."  If you're ready to learn new techniques for time management and productivity, this class is for you!  Learn how to prioritize, manage email inboxes, minimize interruptions, and tame your to-do list.  Be ready to share your winning strategies with others and to learn new ones in this fast-paced, practical course.


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Studies show that employees stay in a job where they feel valued, challenged, and invested in by their supervisors. This energizing workshop will explore Relationship-Based Leadership and its effectiveness. Learn how to implement strategies to mentor, challenge, and help employees grow and develop their skills in a way that feels authentic and relational.


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Continue to grow your MI skills and practice through conversations and activities. This course is for professionals practicing MI with clients on a regular basis.


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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a continual learning process. Professionals with previous MI training or practice will continue developing skills in their role supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes.


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This introductory course covers the spirit, core skills and processes of MI, as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.


Friday, August 7, 2020, BEC 0154
Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful! Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career. Learn how to develop agreements to hold yourself and others accountable, build your team, set goals, support your organization and create documentation of poor performance. Discussion includes new communication rules related to confidentiality, role modeling, and recognition.


Thursday, June 4, 2020, BEC 0154
This class for Licensed Massage Therapists provides essential tools for the use of massage as a powerful healing tool for those living with cancer and cancer survivors. 17 contact hours.


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Prepare for the Department of Agriculture pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental & Turf: Herbicide category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


Friday, May 1, 2020, BEC 0154
This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by Dept of Agriculture).


Friday, May 1, 2020, BEC 0154
This course covers the use of insecticides and fungicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf to prepare for the Oregon pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental Turf: Insecticides/Fungicides category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license. All materials included in class fee for students preparing to take the state exam (exam fee is not included).


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This course covers the use of insecticides and fungicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits. Also approved for 8 hours of technical continuing education by the Oregon Landscape Contractor's Board (LCB). Pre-study material will not be mailed to recertification/continuing education students.


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Private Pesticide Applicator license exam.


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


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Prepare for the Department of Agriculture Right of Way and Regulatory Weed Control exam in this 1.5-day class. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 12 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


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Solve common business problems using popular techniques such as the basic five-step process and the A3 continuous improvement approach to problem-solving.


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Become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close any type and size of project. This course combines 36 hours of online learning with five evening classroom sessions.


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Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this class for candidates preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP). This is not an entry-level course. Material will focus on PMBOK, 6th edition. See www.pmi.org for more information about PMP exam requirements.


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Learn how to successfully use fundamental Quality Improvement (QI) tools to improve processes in any setting. Start with QI basics including what QI is (and isn't), the importance of planning, and creating goal statements using SMART metrics. Move into exploring useful QI tools such as process maps, waste identification, root cause analysis, and prioritization.


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Quick Spanish for First Responders is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Students will learn the Spanish vocabulary and phrases necessary to manage emergency situations. By the end of the course, students will be able to use Spanish to identify themselves to people potentially in need of care, ask simple questions and understand answers to accurately assess situations, calm victims and their families, and explain treatment performed by first responders.


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Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks. This hybrid course combines weekly classroom sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement.


June 3, 2020 to August 5, 2020, BEC 0154
Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks. This online course combines weekly sessions using Zoom video conferencing with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement.


April 7, 2020 to June 13, 2020
Project management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry accepted project management best practices.


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Do you want  to strengthen your first impressions and communication effectiveness through Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) tools and techniques? This half-day course will provide rapid, practical and effective NLP tools and techniques that can be used every day at work or at home to effectively navigate the challenges of life.


Friday, June 5, 2020, BEC 0154
The Spanish Health Care Interpreter training prepares bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings and meets the Oregon Health Care interpreter law standards for entry-level training and education. For more information, visit our Spanish Healthcare Interpreter webpage.


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Our lives are filled with opportunities for challenging yet crucial conversations. This four-week study group is based on readings from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. Gain tools to improve the quality of your dialogue to achieve better outcomes.


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This three-session course will explore the strengths and challenges of women in leadership roles. Develop skills to communicate with impact, including navigating conflict and negotiating effectively. Build your confidence and develop a personalized plan to replace old habits with new ones, understand and address gender bias in the workplace, and find allies to support your growth.


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Learn how to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner. Identify different communication styles, modify negative behaviors in employees and supervisors, build confidence for confronting crises, and improve your ability to handle hostile or aggressive personalities.


Friday, June 5, 2020, BEC 0154