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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This biennial conference focuses on current topics in the social, physical and emotional/spiritual aging process. Professionals from a variety of fields (healthcare, legal, social, education, etc.) provide up-to-date information for both professional and lay individuals. California Board of Nursing CEUs are provided for qualifying sessions. Additional professional CEUs are pending for Nursing Home Administrators and Adult Foster Home Providers.
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.
Licensed Electricians can complete eight hours of significant 2017 NEC Code Change continuing education in Central Oregon. Bring your 2017 NEC Code Book to class if you have one.
Licensed Electricians can complete eight hours of continuing education focusing on the changes of the 2017 Grounding and Bonding of the National Electric Code (NEC). Bring your 2017 NEC Code Book to class if you have one.
Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of Oregon Rule & Law continuing education in Central Oregon. Bring your 2017 NEC Code Book to class if you have one.
Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and more resilient than those who are only technically qualified.
This EMT refresher course covers 24 hours of Oregon state requirements and some national requirements over three days.
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.
This self-paced online class fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. Self-reflection and personal examination of one's professional conduct are the focus of this class.
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.
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, and using conditional formatting and IF functions.
Excel has many powerful tools used to calculate and analyze worksheet information, helping you to make the best decisions possible.
Learn how to safely operate a forklift and earn your forklift operator's card upon successful completion.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the self-employed entrepreneur's blueprint for success for acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, nutritionists, yoga teachers and others.
Be proactive in your new supervisory role by learning important human resource laws and regulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 
Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit their bottom line through continuous improvement applying Lean principles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This introduction covers the spirit, core skills and processes of MI, as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.
Work more effectively as a project manager to manage tasks, timelines and resources using MS Project software. Use tracking and reporting features to accurately monitor your projects and prepare professional estimates.
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.
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.
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon commercial pesticide exam in Laws and Safety.
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits.
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture Right of Way exam in this 1.5 day class.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TED Talks inspire us to think in new ways. Come together and discuss workplace concepts while enjoying an adult beverage at Cascade Culinary Institute. Watch inspirational TED Talks followed by lively facilitated discussion focusing on applying new ideas to your professional life.
TED Talks inspire us to think in new ways. Come together and discuss workplace concepts while enjoying an adult beverage at Cascade Culinary Institute. Watch inspirational TED Talks followed by lively facilitated discussion focusing on applying new ideas to your professional life.
TED Talks inspire us to think in new ways. Come together and discuss workplace concepts while enjoying an adult beverage at Cascade Culinary Institute. Watch inspirational TED Talks followed by lively facilitated discussion focusing on applying new ideas to your professional life.
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.
Learn the art and science of writing foundation grants for your nonprofit in this hands-on course.