Community Education

Are you interested in painting, cooking, gardening, computer use, or yoga? KCC’s Community Education programs are for you!  These classes provide fun and interesting topics that focus on personal, professional, hobby, and recreational interests. Courses are offered in partnerships in the community and on campus. We are expanding course offerings every term.

Also, KCC is always looking to expanding offerings to meet the needs and interest of the local communities. If you have specific educational interests or think your talents could be of interest to others please contact the community education coordinator at 541-880-2253.

Contract Education and Workforce Training

Did you know Klamath Community College partners with local businesses and industries to provide specific workforce training that can help your business or organization to stay competitive?  Does your staff need specific instruction or training to help your business be more successful?

KCC has the programs you need! KCC customizes training programs for individual employers to support current and new employees. On-campus or on-site training can be arranged at times convenient for businesses and their employees.

Customized courses can include (but are not limited to):

  • Basic or specific computer skills
  • Retail management
  • Leadership development
  • Spanish
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Forklift operation and safety
  • And much more…

Regular workforce training/certification programs are offered for:

  • Traffic flagging
  • Welding
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Healthcare provider CPR
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical translator
  • Wildland firefighter
  • And more…

KCC can create courses to fit your needs. Give the Community & Contract Education Coordinator a call at 541-880-2253 for more information.

Health Care Interpreter


Are you bilingual? Interested in healthcare? How about becoming a medical interpreter (a person skilled in language-translation services to help patients who lack sufficient English-speaking skills to effectively communicate with doctors and other medical personnel)?

The average hourly wage of a medical interpreter in Oregon is $17.50 with annual earnings over $40,000. Interested?

KCC’s Non-Credit Healthcare Interpreting Classes begin March 2017. This fast paced and intensive course is given over 8 Saturdays from 8am to 5pm.

Students must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • have a High school Diploma or GED
  • be completely bilingual and fluent in two languages
  • able to express themselves without hesitation or difficulty in both languages

Cost is $1799.00 and includes books and written certification fee. Student is responsible for any oral certification costs.

Space is limited, so apply today !!!!  Application must be returned to KCC Building 3 at the Front Desk. 

Phlebotomy instructors Emily Galindo & Sarah Yoldi.Klamath Community College would like to welcome new Phlebotomy instructors Emily Galindo & Sarah Yoldi.
Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood from patients and taking the blood specimens to the laboratory to prepare for testing.

KCC Now offers Non-Credit Phlebotomy – In Klamath Falls and Lakeview (via synchronous delivery). Class starts April 3, 2017. Cost $1495.00 includes books and certification testing fees. Student is responsible for criminal background check and drug screen.

This course will be 10 weeks long with 8 hours of classroom instruction per week as well as a 40 hour externship with Sky Lakes Medical Center or Lake District Hospital to practice phlebotomy on real patients. Participation and attendance are mandatory to be placed in an externship and to take the national certification exam. At the end of the course, students will be eligible to take the AMT (American Medical Technologist) Phlebotomy certification exam to become a certified phlebotomist

Class space is limited, so apply today!!!! Application must be returned to building 3 at the Front Desk.