Construction Training

Construction Class Fall 2019


Info SessionCOCC Construction Trade Core Concepts Information Sessions
Launch your career in the Construction Trades. This information session will cover all the details about the COCC Construction Trade Core Concepts class. You'll find out how this class prepares you to get a job, connect with employers, enter Apprenticeships, and build a lifelong career.

Upcoming Free Information Sessions:

  • Thursday, March 5               4:00-5:00 p.m.     
    Redmond RTEC 113                           FREE

  • Thursday, March 5                5:30-6:30 p.m.
    Redmond RTEC 113                           FREE

Register Online Now or call 541.383.7270

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COCC Construction Trade Core Concepts

Did you ever stop and think about who builds the roads, bridges, shopping malls and schools? Not to mention major skyscrapers, stadiums, airports, and power plants? Look around. Employers are looking for skilled workers and are hiring now. Construction offers a world of opportunity for real people just like you. There are lots of different careers to choose from in the industry. COCC Construction Trade Core Concepts follows the NCCER Core Curriculum and covers topics such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills and Introduction to Construction Drawings. Completing this curriculum gives you the basic skills needed and required for many industry jobs available today.

Invest in your career future with this construction trades training program designed in cooperation with local construction employers. You will explore the full breadth of the construction trade industry, getting prepared to enter the construction trade workforce with a broad understanding of what makes a building. Learn hands-on skills with a focus on construction safety, material handling, construction math, hand tool usage, power tool usage, introduction to reading construction drawings, essential job readiness skills, and communication skills. NOTE: Students must be 18 years of age to register. This is a professional workforce course and not intended as a DIY class for homeowners.

Matthew Grummer        Redmond RTEC 113             $1399    
3/30 to 6/22 M,W          5:30pm-8:00pm
4/17, 5/8 & 6/5 F           1:00pm-6:00pm

To apply, complete the Construction Trade Core Concepts Student Application (pdf) and return the completed form using one of the following options:

  1. By email
  2. By fax to 541.383.7503
  3. Or in person to the COCC Chandler Lab, 1027 NW Trenton, Ave, Bend, OR 97703.

Call 541.383.7271 with questions.

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For those looking for home project construction skills, visit our DIY Construction webpage.

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Articles on COCC Construction Training

New COCC Helps Students Earn Construction Certifications - Article in Bend Bulletin on November 15, 2019

Bringing Construction Instruction Back to School - Article in DJC Oregon on October 25, 2018

Central Oregon Construction Executives Teach Industry Basics - Article in Bend Bulletin on September 27, 2018