Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

How to apply


To participate in the program, you must:

  1. Be able to attend classes Monday through Thursday from 6-9pm.
  2. Continue your education or use your GED® to progress in your career.
  3. Provide proof that one of the following is true for you:
    • Agriculture work
      You or someone in your household has worked in an agriculture-related job for at least 75 days in the past 24 months.
    • Or MEP qualified
      You are qualified to participate in the Migrant Education Program and are under 22 years old.
    • Or NFJP participant
      You are enrolled in the National Farm Worker Jobs Program
Agriculture-related jobs
  • Plant nursery: must work directly with plants
  • Picking or harvesting fruits, vegetables, or nuts
  • Working on a farm for payment
  • Christmas wreaths and garlands
  • Working in a cannery
  • Planting or harvesting trees
Non-qualifying employment
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Processing plant

Ready to apply?

Submit the form below. After we receive your information, our staff will contact you to help you complete the rest of the steps: an application with eligibility verification, and an entrance exam.

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