Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Are you enrolled in and nearing completion of your certificate or degree?

The Professional Skills Training and Employment Project (ProSTEP) Training and employment placement services can help pay for short-term skill upgrade and industry-recognized certifications, two-year degree programs, internships, and On-the-Job Training in electronics, mechanical and civil engineering, computer information and network technology fields.

Please plan to attend the Training Information and Scholarship workshops! Check the ProSTEP flyer for details.

Reboot NW

WorkSource has an exciting new training opportunity for Manufacturing and Information Technology careers. Learn information about training opportunities funded through the Reboot grant. Targeted industries are: Information Technology, Software, Hi-Tech Manufacturing, Industrial Manufacturing. Information will be provided on grant details, eligibility, and the application process.

Next FREE Certified Production Technician Training will be offered in Fall 2015

Information Sessions dates will be posted soon!

The CPT training is an industry recognized credential that will help WorkSource customers get employed in the manufacturing/production industry. The course covers quality practices, measurement, safety and maintenance awareness, manufacturing processes and production. Start with only a High School Diploma or GED.

Please attend an information session to learn more about the program and how to apply. Contact 971-722-2610.

Testing at Willow Creek

Willow Creek Testing Center, a Pearson Vue Certified testing center, administers more than 100 types of professional and educational certification exams.

Some examples of these exams including:

  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • CompTIA
  • Evaluation Systems
  • LINIX Professional Institute
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle Certification Program
  • SAP
  • WorldatWork


Please see this website for more information: GED State Exam.

Professional and Educational Certification Testing

Please see this website for more information: Pearson Vue - For test takers.

On-the-Job Training National Emergency Grant

The purpose of On-the-Job Training contract (OJT) is to assist businesses in training and retraining skilled, productive workers. OJT's may be used to help train newly hired employees. WorkSource eligibility required. Please check the OJT flyer for details, and contact the Regional Business Specialist.