Corporate & Continuing Education

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Corporate & Continuing Education

Corporate & Continuing Education at Lower Columbia College assists individuals and business/industry to meet their personal, professional and corporate education and training needs.

Through Corporate & Continuing Education, LCC offers a variety of services supporting workforce development and customized training. Working with area business, industries and agencies, LCC offers WorkKeys profiling and assessment services to provide employers, employees and job seekers with direct information regarding the skills needed to succeed in various jobs. Employees and job seekers can measure their skills and compare them to skill profiles for specific jobs. Follow-up training using KeyTrain and other tools is available. Skill proficiency is documented with a National Career Readiness Certificate, which can be used to document the level attained for critical work-related job skills.

Support for companies looking for specialized training is also available. LCC frequently works with employers to provide or arrange customized training in a variety of areas, including job-specific Spanish language courses, quality assurance, business computer applications, customer service, and other areas critical to organizational success. Workforce grants are often available through the community college system that may offset the costs of training.

LCC Corporate & Continuing Education also offers a variety of non-credit short-term and online classes, seminars and workshops. Courses are designed for busy adults who want personal enrichment, professional development and/or recreations. No state resources are used for these courses. Classes are held on campus and at churches, retirement centers, and other locations in the community. Community Education courses, fees and registration procedures are listed in the quarterly class schedule.

LCC Corporate & Continuing Education offers short-term certifications and training for health care fields.

  • LCC offers DSHS approved continuing education courses to meet current CE requirements for caregivers. Family caregivers, nursing students, medical assistants, RNs, and LPNs may also take these courses. Please check with your sponsoring agency to determine the appropriate courses.
  • Nurse Delegation for Nursing Assistants and Nurse Delegation Diabetes is a self-study training course for Nursing Assistants who will accept and perform tasks delegated by a Registered Nurse (RN).  Nurse Delegation Diabetes Focus also available. Each course includes textbook and proctored exam.
  • LCC offers both 4 and 7-hour HIV/AIDS certification that meets Washington Department of Health Professional Licensing requirements. Follow these steps to take your course: register in Admissions, purchase your text in the College Bookstore, and check out the DVDs in the LCC College Library. Compete instructions are included in your text

For more information about healthcare courses contact Mary Harris at 360.442.2602 or, or visit

For more information about other Continuing Education courses, call 360.442.2600 or visit

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