Continuing Education for Individuals, Management & Business
Programs at the PCC CLIMB Center deliver Continuing Education opportunities for individuals – and workforce solutions and customized training for professionals and businesses in Portland. Our noncredit courses, workshops and certifications help elevate individual careers, or improve workplace performance; offering specialized training from experts in their fields. From hands-on business development, to professional development to healthcare training to customized training for businesses and nonprofits, PCC’s Continuing Education programming helps people reach professional, personal, or organizational goals. Learn more below!
Explore What PCC CLIMB Offers
Institute for Health Professionals
Start your career in healthcare, enroll in CEUs for health professionals, prepare for national exams, and complete comprehensive health certificate programs.
Small Business Development Center
Launch or grow your small business through no-cost, one-on-one business advising and affordable business education.
Professional Development & Training
Develop and improve your professional skills – for individuals or larger organizations.
CLIMB News and Announcements
- Instructor Spotlight: Andrew Bruce, Master Optician
- Thu, 05 Dec 2019
With a background as an optician dating back to his teenage years in his home country of England, Andrew Bruce is highly skilled in the industry and is honored to be a Master Optician. The Optician ABO Test Prep course that he instructs will be his first with Portland Community College. Continue reading to learn more about his experience and passion.
- SBDC - Five Times You Can Attend an SBDC Orientation in January 2020
- Wed, 27 Nov 2019
Orientations offered by PCC’s Small Business Development Center (at no cost!) are a great way to learn about the opportunities we offer to help turn business ideas into action. A typical orientation includes a small group of future entrepreneurs – but may also include sole-proprietors and small business owners seeking to find efficient, practical and effective solutions to common business-related challenges. You’ll leave our 2-hour orientation having identified new resources, and with an action plan to guide your next steps.
- Meet Our New Capital Access Team Advisor: Harlan Barcus
- Wed, 27 Nov 2019
With over 35 years of professional banking experience under his belt, Harlan Barcus began his work with the PCC Small Business Develop Center and Oregon Small Business Development Center Network Capital Access Team in October 2019.
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