Courses
Discover why the SketchUp 3D modeling program is considered one of the most popular visualization tools in the world. It is used for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, film and video game design and more.


October 2-16, 2018, RTEC 218
This advanced class is open to current casual users and those who have previously taken the 3D Modeling SketchUp I class. Learn the advantages of using the Sandbox Mode to model organic and complex objects, plot custom animation paths, and install and configure 3rd party lighting and rendering engines.


October 23, 2018 to November 6, 2018, RTEC 218
Technological advancements in modern vehicles have changed how we perform diagnosis. This course examines various methods of those enhancements of automotive drive systems, with major emphasis on electronic programing, and how to accurately repair them, using computers and scan tools.


September 25, 2018 to December 6, 2018, RTEC 116
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.


Friday, December 7, 2018, PON 0206
The BLS renewal class is open to anyone who has a current, unexpired AHA BLS certification. You must show your current BLS certification to your instructor at class.


Saturday, November 3, 2018, PON 0206
We offer the 80-hour accelerated basic tax preparer course each fall term. Add your name to our interest list by clicking on the "Be a Tax Preparer" title.


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This class is designed to help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep books electronically using QuickBooks Pro. This course is for those with little or no bookkeeping experience who are looking to add employable skills in a relatively short period or small business owners who need accounting basics to keep accurate records.


October 12, 2018 to December 7, 2018, CHLAB 207
CNA2 is an 88-hour noncredit course that includes lecture, skills lab and clinical practicum, meeting the current OSBN requirements.


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The CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) is of the most recommended certifications by employers worldwide. The new streamlined format includes two exams; our courses support your studies to prepare for each of the exams.


September 24, 2018 to November 10, 2018, BEC 0154
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.


September 13, 2018 to December 31, 2018
Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and more resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


Thursday, October 18, 2018, BEC 0154
This EMT refresher course covers 24 hours of Oregon state requirements and some national requirements over three days.


November 30, 2018 to December 2, 2018, CSB 0114
This engaging and interactive in-person Ethics class explores interpersonal communication skills and professional behavior specifically for practicing LMT's. Class fulfills the 4 hour Professional Ethics requirement for the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists.


Friday, October 26, 2018, HCC 0190
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, and using conditional formatting and IF functions.


October 30, 2018 to November 1, 2018, CHLAB 207
December 4-6, 2018, CHLAB 207
Excel has many powerful tools used to calculate and analyze worksheet information, helping you to make the best decisions possible.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018, CHLAB 207
Learn how to safely operate a forklift and earn your forklift operator's card upon successful completion.


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Explore how essential oils are uniquely positioned to create profound emotional awareness and release. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for emotional change.


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Deepen your connection to self by understanding the body's internal and external energy systems. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for spiritual expansion, energy field awareness and personal empowerment.


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Learn the physiological effects of essential oils on the human body as well as proper use and application of essential oils. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for physical healing.


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Learn the self-employed entrepreneur's blueprint for success for acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, nutritionists, yoga teachers and others.


Saturday, October 20, 2018, BEC 0154
Be proactive in your new supervisory role by learning important human resource laws and regulations.


Thursday, November 1, 2018, BEC 0154
Build your knowledge and professional credentials in this course designed to help you prepare for human resource certification exams. Gain real world HR knowledge in addition to studying the content needed to prepare for your chosen exam.


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Study hybrid electric and electric vehicles with emphasis on safety procedures. Topics to be covered include an introduction to hybrid electric motors, generators and controls, batteries and service, regenerative braking systems, transmissions and transaxles, heating and air conditioning, manufacturer scan tools and hybrid vehicle diagnostic trouble codes. For experienced automotive professionals.


September 24, 2018 to November 28, 2018, RTEC 116
Adobe Illustrator is one of the best tools for harnessing your graphic design creativity. Use Illustrator to to create artwork, use color, trace images, and incorporate text. This class is for Mac users, taught in a Mac lab.


October 23, 2018 to November 1, 2018, LIB 0118
Learn the core skill-set of the construction industry in interactive, hands-on classes.


October 1, 2018 to November 7, 2018, RTEC 127
Leadership Lab@COCC is an intensive leadership development immersion experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace.


October 4, 2018 to December 13, 2018, BEC 0154
Would you like to gain more clarity, productivity, and courage as a leader?  Do you desire to reach a new level of excellence as you lead your team?  Join us as we read the recent New York Times Bestseller High Performance Habits and learn how you can implement these habits to greatly increase your leadership influence. 


October 9, 2018 to November 13, 2018, BEC 0152
Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit their bottom line through continuous improvement applying Lean principles.


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Learn the basics of insurance billing including insurance verifications, contracting and credentialing, authorizations, practice management program issues as well as general billing issues that all staff in a small office should know.


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This interactive class expands on the basics presented in Medical Billing 101. Class will focus on form creation and will help you develop your own office guidelines.


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Join Billing 101 and 102 instructor Rachel Keller in the computer lab for hands-on practice and troubleshooting. If you are currently working in a healthcare office and billing insurance, bring your specific issues for consultation and correction.


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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.


Friday, February 1, 2019, BEC 0154
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.


Friday, November 9, 2018, BEC 0154
This introduction covers the spirit, core skills and processes of MI, as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.


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This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf to prepare for the Oregon pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental & Turf: Herbicide category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


Friday, October 26, 2018, 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.


Friday, October 26, 2018, BEC 0154
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon commercial pesticide exam in Laws and Safety.


Friday, October 19, 2018, CHLAB 301
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits.


Friday, October 19, 2018, CHLAB 301
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture Right of Way exam in this 1.5 day class.


November 1-2, 2018, CHLAB 301
A review of Right of Way laws and regulations including weed biology, identification and control practices, herbicide basics, pesticide application, right-of-way chemicals, and laws and liability.


November 1-2, 2018, CHLAB 301
Photoshop is the industry standard for image manipulation and transformation. Learn the essential skills needed to get the most out of this powerful program. Explore which tools work best for specific jobs, how to effectively use palettes and how to customize your workspace.


October 11-18, 2018, LIB 0118
This Oregon Board of Dentistry approved course teaches Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA) the placement of pit and fissure sealants. Attendees will receive their curriculum completion form after successfully completing the course and providing a copy of their EFDA certification.


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Project Managers need a unique combination of skills, expertise, and knowledge to guide teams to successful project completion in the most productive and efficient way possible. 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 any size of project.


October 9, 2018 to December 11, 2018, CHLAB 301
Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this class designed for those preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).


January 26, 2019 to February 2, 2019, CHLAB 301
This three-week blended delivery course combines classroom sessions and online self-study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency's 27-hour advanced practices education requirement for those renewing their broker license for the first time.


October 30, 2018 to November 13, 2018, BEC 0152
Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks in this hybrid course combining weekly classroom sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement.


October 3, 2018 to December 15, 2018, BEC 0154
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.


Friday, December 7, 2018, CHLAB 301
Take the guesswork out of hiring! Learn to use a logical, easy-to-follow system that will help you identify the candidate who will truly be successful in their job. This workshop guides you through the process of planning and conducting effective hiring interviews, how to best evaluate the candidates, arrive at the right hiring decision and effectively on-board new hires into your organization.


Thursday, November 29, 2018, 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.


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This 48-hour course prepares licensed Electricians for the State of Oregon exams for Electrical Signing Supervisors License, Electrical Plant Supervisor License, and Electrical Inspector Certification.


January 12, 2019 to March 23, 2019, RTEC 124
TED Talks inspire us to think in new ways. Come together and discuss workplace concepts while enjoying an adult beverage and light appetizers at Cascade Culinary Institute.


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While conflict may seem uncomfortable, it's also a critical component of good decision making and effective leadership. When we dare to disagree we allow everyone to do their best thinking.


Tuesday, November 13, 2018, CUL 120
Who are you at work? Explore how interpersonal relationships and work styles can dramatically affect a team's happiness and productivity.


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Take a deep-dive into the real causes of human motivation. Recent research suggests the answer might not be what we expect. 


Tuesday, October 30, 2018, CUL 120
Unable to meet production deadlines? Running out of space because of inventory? Quality problems plaguing your profitability? You know there is problem, but don't know where to start? Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a Lean tool used to look at how a whole system works and assists in the identification of the highest impact improvement opportunities for system efficiency.


Tuesday, November 13, 2018, CHLAB 301
Learn the art and science of writing foundation grants for your nonprofit in this hands-on course.


October 8-29, 2018, CHLAB 301