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.


February 5-19, 2020, RTEC 218


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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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Vehicle performance is enhanced by a variety of methods. This course examines various methods of performance enhancements of automotive drive systems with major emphasis on electronic programing. Manufacturer scan tools will be included with vehicle testing. Prerequisites: AUT 206. Recommended preparation: AUT 270.This course is part of the Automotive Technology in Electronics and Diagnostics program at COCC. A limited number of seats are available for students who work in the automotive industry and wish to gain advanced skills but are not seeking a college degree. This is not an entry-level course. Instructor approval is required; contact Ken Mays at 541.383.7753. NOTE: All participating vehicles will require a complete safety inspection. Materials are required for this course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Basecamp is a web-based software applicable in any industry to manage projects through effective real-time communication, improved efficiency, better organization and increased productivity. This hands-on course will walk you through all program features including building projects, file sharing, system tools and navigation, and virtual team collaboration using Basecamp.


February 26, 2020 to March 4, 2020, BEC 0156
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.


Saturday, February 22, 2020, RDM3 306
Friday, March 6, 2020, PON 0204
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?
Add your name to our Tax Preparer Course Interest List.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


February 11, 2020 to March 3, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


April 29, 2020 to June 17, 2020, CAS 246
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!


February 25, 2020 to March 3, 2020, BEC 0154
Project managers who engage in a change management strategy are six times more likely to meet their objectives. Learn the basics of change management, how it integrates with project management, and gain valuable tools you can apply to any project or initiative.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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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Invest in your career future with this construction trades training program designed in cooperation with local construction employers.


March 30, 2020 to June 22, 2020, RTEC 113
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.


Thursday, March 5, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
This course is designed for craft brewery and tap house staff in Central Oregon. Over the course of six weeks, you will gain a greater understanding of the entire craft brewing process from grain to growler. The class will design a custom craft beer recipe to brew as a team using COCC's Sabco Brew Magic system. Along the way, learn techniques to enhance your brew customers' experience by learning about regional beer styles, sensory analysis of on and off-flavors and food pairings for the perfect dining experience.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


Tuesday, January 28, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


Tuesday, May 19, 2020, BEC 0154
This self-paced online class fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists.


January 2, 2020 to March 25, 2020
This is the second part of a diesel performance sequence. Students will be exposed to multiple vehicle product lines during this course and will be introduced to the proper techniques and procedures to repair them. A limited number of seats are available for students who work in the automotive industry and wish to gain advanced skills but are not seeking a college degree. This is not an entry-level course. Instructor approval is required; contact Ken Mays at 541.383.7753.


April 6, 2020 to June 10, 2020, RTEC 116
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a a drip zone.


Saturday, April 4, 2020, CHLAB 301
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.


Friday, February 21, 2020, RTEC 124
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.


Friday, March 13, 2020, RTEC 124
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. This course will earn 16 hours of CEU's in Oregon and Washington.


January 11, 2020 to March 28, 2020, RTEC 124
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Leaders and teams with high Emotional Intelligence (EI) are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified. EI is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn the five competencies of EI and techniques for developing them.


Friday, February 7, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


February 7-9, 2020, CAS 114
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


January 2, 2020 to March 25, 2020
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. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


Friday, March 6, 2020, HCC 0140
This self-paced online class fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. This class examines the meaning, implications, and ethics of professional conduct for a Licensed Massage Therapist. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


January 2, 2020 to March 25, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Create, edit, format, and save spreadsheets using Excel. Write formulas, create charts, manage multiple worksheets, and customize the appearance to meet your needs.


February 3-5, 2020, BEC 0156
February 21-28, 2020, RDM1 128
March 4-6, 2020, BEC 0156
April 14-16, 2020, BEC 0156
April 29, 2020 to May 6, 2020, LIB 0117
May 12-14, 2020, MDR 120
May 13-15, 2020, BEC 0156
June 12-19, 2020, RDM1 128
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, using conditional formatting, IF, DATE and LOOKUP functions, use templates and protect your worksheets.


February 11-13, 2020, BEC 0156
March 2-4, 2020, BEC 0156
May 5-7, 2020, BEC 0156
June 3-10, 2020, LIB 0117
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, February 26, 2020, BEC 0156
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 delivered at your business and customized to meet your needs.


Friday, February 7, 2020, RDM3 306
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.


January 22-29, 2020, BEC 0154
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).


February 6, 2020 to April 2, 2020, BEC 0154
A study of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Electric Vehicles (EV) Part II. This course will highlight hybrid safety and service procedures, advanced hybrid batteries testing and service, advanced testing of hybrid electric motors, generators, and controls along with extensive manufacturer scan tools use and vehicle testing. This is not an entry-level course. Instructor approval required. Materials and textbook required for this course.


January 6, 2020 to March 18, 2020, RTEC 116
Adobe Illustrator is one of the best tools for harnessing your graphic design creativity. Use Illustrator to create artwork, use color, trace images, and incorporate text.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Adobe Illustrator is one of the best tools for harnessing your graphic design creativity. Learn the fundamental skills of vector art including using drawing tools, creating color swatches, drawing and manipulating shapes, text options, and more. Taught on PCs using the Adobe Creative Cloud software.


April 13-15, 2020, BEC 0156
Adobe Illustrator is one of the best tools for harnessing your graphic design creativity. Learn the fundamental skills of vector art including using drawing tools, creating color swatches, drawing and manipulating shapes, text options, and more.


February 24-26, 2020, LIB 0118
Explore more in-depth drawing tools, manipulating vector shapes, gradients and pattern fills, special effects, printer-friendly color modes, and guidelines for a successful printing/etching. Prerequisite: Basic Illustrator experience


March 9-11, 2020, LIB 0118
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.


May 5-28, 2020, CHLAB 301
Adobe InDesign is an easy-to-use design and layout program used to create documents of many types, from single page advertisements and flyers to complex multi-page color publications. Learn to use the toolbox, manage palettes, identify menus and basic document management.


February 10-12, 2020, BEC 0156
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. Taught on PCs using the Adobe Creative Cloud software.


May 18-20, 2020, BEC 0156
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.


Thursday, February 27, 2020, BEC 0154
Wednesday, April 8, 2020, BEC 0154
Learn to design, construct, repair and troubleshoot residential irrigation systems. This class covers basic hydraulic theory, how to obtain site information, determine irrigation requirements and water supply, select sprinklers and spacing ranges, and calculate pressure requirements.


March 5-26, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


February 6, 2020 to April 16, 2020, BEC 0154
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. 


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit their 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.


Tuesday, March 17, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


Tuesday, April 28, 2020, BEC 0154
Studies show that employees stay in a job where they feel valued, challenged, and invested in by their supervisors. Learn how to implement strategies to mentor, challenge, grow, and develop employees in a way that feels authentic and relational, from praise and encouragement to challenge and accountability.


May 20-27, 2020, BEC 0154
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, April 24, 2020, 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, March 13, 2020, 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.


Friday, February 21, 2020, BEC 0154
Friday, May 8, 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.


March 19-21, 2020, HCC 0160


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental & Turf: Herbicide category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


Friday, March 20, 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, March 20, 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).


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


Friday, January 31, 2020, BEC 0154
Saturday, March 7, 2020, RTEC 138
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).


Friday, January 31, 2020, BEC 0154
Saturday, March 7, 2020, RTEC 138
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Private Pesticide Applicator license exam.


Saturday, February 8, 2020, RTEC 138
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).


Saturday, February 8, 2020, RTEC 138
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.


February 20-21, 2020, BEC 0152
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).


February 20-21, 2020, BEC 0152
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Photoshop is the industry standard for image manipulation and transformation. Learn the essential skills needed to get the most out of this powerful program, including how to customize your workspace, crop and resize photos, work with color palettes, and more.


April 27-29, 2020, BEC 0156
Photoshop is the industry standard for image manipulation and transformation. Learn the essential skills needed to get the most out of this powerful program, including how to customize your workspace, crop and resize photos, work with color palettes, and more.


January 27-29, 2020, LIB 0118
Take your beginning Photoshop skills to the next level! Discover how layers can improve your photo editing, learn how to use layer masks and image retouching, apply filters, and optimize images for web. Prerequisite: Basic Photoshop experience.


March 2-4, 2020, LIB 0118
Solve common business problems using popular techniques such as the basic five step process and the A3 continuous improvement approach to problem solving.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


February 5, 2020 to April 1, 2020, BEC 0152
Project management skills are in growing demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free information session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from certification. Registration is recommended.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


May 2-9, 2020, CHLAB 301
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.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


February 6-27, 2020, CCC 116
April 30, 2020 to May 21, 2020, CAS 117
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.


February 5, 2020 to April 11, 2020, 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, May 15, 2020, BEC 0152
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 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Whether at work or at home, our lives are filled with opportunities for challenging, yet crucial conversations. This five-week study group is based on readings from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. Gain tools to instantly uplift and focus your crucial conversations and improve the quality of your dialogue to achieve better outcomes.


February 5, 2020 to March 4, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


April 15-29, 2020, CHLAB 301
Learn how to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


Thursday, April 16, 2020, BEC 0154
This one-day course is a step-by-step plan to take you from concept, to research, to a viable letter of inquiry, including techniques for clear and concise writing, presentation and use of appropriate agency. The course will include an overview of the 10 fundamental proposal elements and introduce participants to the proposal development process.


Monday, February 3, 2020, CHLAB 301