• Occupational Skills Training


    The Occupational Skills Training program provides the opportunity for students to receive hands-on training in a specific occupational area. This program is designed for students who need or prefer work-based training to develop their skills. Students may begin their training at any time.

    Students participate in supervised and structured work-based training in addition to classroom instruction. The program utilizes local businesses as training sites.

    Individualized training plans are developed in consultation with the student, work-site trainer, CCC faculty and program coordinator.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • complete an individualized training curriculum and employment plan, describing the skills and knowledge necessary to become competitively employable;
    • demonstrate the ability to contact employers beyond what would ordinarily be available through an application process,
    • demonstrate an increase in occupational skills through hands-on training provided by an employer and through general education and occupation-related classroom instruction.


    Career opportunities may be available in a variety of occupations, depending on the goals, skills and aptitude of the student and the availability of local training sites.

    For information contact Student Academic Support Services Department, 503-594-3475, or www.clackamas.edu/Advising/

    Occupational Skills Training Certificate


    OST-180 Occupational Skills Training/CWE 24

    — — Occupational related courses 15


    MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 3

    WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing 3

    — — Human Relations requirement 3

    Credits required for certificate 48

    Information from the 2014-2015 catalog.