Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Are you 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 engineering 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.

Free Certified Production Technician Training

Certified Production Technician (CPT) Training and Certification at WorkSource Beaverton-Hillsboro will be starting in January 2016.  

The training is FREE to qualifying WorkSource customers.  Space is limited so apply early! See flyer for more information.

We are holding weekly information sessions starting November 18th through January 13, every Wednesday 10-11:30am, room 107 here at Portland Community College - Willow Creek Center - WorkSource Beaverton/Hillsboro. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested to ask questions and learn more. 

Customers can self register for the information session through their www.worksourceportlandmetro.org account or staff can register them.  However, pre-registration highly encouraged but is not required to attend an information session.

The training is eight weeks long, and will go from January 25 - March 17, 2016; Monday - Friday; 8:30am -2:30pm.

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.