What is Apprenticeship?

What is Apprenticeship?

Registered Apprenticeship provides occupational training that combines paid, on-the-job experience and classroom instruction. Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) approved training committees work with COCC to provide classroom coursework to their apprentices in the following occupations:

Getting Started

To inquire about becoming an apprentice in any trade, you will need to follow the Steps To Apprenticeship before registering with COCC. Once you are accepted as an apprentice, follow the Next Steps To COCC.

Steps To Apprenticeship

Step 1: Research by apprenticeship occupations by visiting Oregon Apprenticeship, BOLI Information or NW Apprenticeship Services.

Step 2: Choose a program via Oregon Apprenticeship, NW Apprenticeship Services, or by contacting another apprenticeship program.

Step 3: Apply! Fill out the application and make sure you meet the minimum qualifications for acceptance. 

Step 4: Congratulations! You're on your way to becoming an apprentice.

Next Steps To COCC

Step 1: Once you have been accepted as an apprentice, your Apprenticeship committee will provide you with the COCC course information. Submit your COCC Admissions Application as a Non-Degree Seeking Student. Complete the enrollment steps by Applying for Admissions, Activating your Account, Provide Placement Information (if needed) and Registering for Classes. If you encounter any issues contact

Step 2: View important deadlines and dates by visiting the Academic Calendar

Step 3: Browse your Bobcat Account, Tuition and Fees page. Questions? Call 541-504-2910.

Steps through BOLI