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Construction Training

Construction Class Fall 2019


Construction Basic Safety (Online) - Course Dates Coming Soon

The Basic Safety class covers the importance of safety in the construction and industrial crafts. Learn how to identify and follow safe work practices and procedures and how to properly inspect and use safety equipment. Trainees will also gain the skills necessary to describe safety practices associated with elevated work, energy release, and various hazards encountered on job sites. Successful completion of this module will award a Construction Site Safety Orientation credential. View Course Syllabus (pdf) for completion criteria. NOTE: This is a professional workforce course and not intended as a DIY class for homeowners.

Matthew Grummer             Online Course             $299*   
M,TU,TH                             5:30-7:30pm

*Scholarships available on a first come, first served basis for those with financial need. Contact Rachel Knox at for more information.

To apply, complete the Construction Trade Core Concepts Student Application (pdf) and return the completed form to

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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

Youth Should Consider Construction a Possible Career - Article in Bend Bulletin on January 26, 2020

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