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Short Term Training


Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)

The Oregon Career Readiness Certificate is an employment credential. The college, in partnership with the Oregon Employment Department, offers individuals the opportunity to test for the Career Readiness Certificate. This certificate is based on the results of testing for foundational skills in reading for information, applied mathematics and locating information, and it verifies three different skill levels: basic (bronze), proficient (silver), and advanced (gold).

First Responder Training

The First Responder Course emphasizes development of student skills in recognizing the signs and symptoms of various injuries and illnesses and in providing basic life support emergency medical care. The 44-hour course uses the EMS: First Responder Training curriculum developed and approved by the US Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Safety Administration and includes automatic and semi-automatic defibrillation.

Wildland Fire Training for Industry

These courses are designed to meet the safety and management needs of wildland fire operations. Basic skills classes prepare students for entry-level employment with public and private fire crews. Advanced and specialized classes are available to people currently working in wildland fire crews, allowing them to remain current or upgrade their skills. Course curriculum meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) nationally accepted standards. Note: Many wildland fire classes can be used to obtain an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Wildland Fire Management.