Northwest College of Construction has developed and offered customized programs requested by a range of government agencies. Here are a few of the agencies for which NWCOC has delivered custom training programs.
Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries/Oregon Department of Transportation (BOLI/ODOT)
- All Women Bridge Carpenter Training
Immigration and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
- Introduction to Construction Trades for New Immigrants
Multnomah Education Service District (MESD)
- Introduction to Construction Trades for “At Risk Youth”
City of Portland/Multnomah County Youth Corps
- Construction Trades Introduction/Orientation
Highway Construction Fundamentals Program
A Public/Private Partnership
BOLI, ODOT, NWCOC and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and Siletz
Highway Construction Fundamentals is a customized, on-site 5-week training program that provides a strong working knowledge of the construction trades with industry-recognized certifications, including First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10-Hour and Flagging. The program focuses predominately on the fundamentals of carpentry, familiarization with hand and power tools, and paving and heavy equipment – all important skills in rebuilding Oregon’s infrastructure. Program funding results from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Federal Highway Administration grant secured by ODOT.