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 expand offerings to meet the needs and interests of local communities. If you have specific educational interests or think your talents could be of interest to others, please contact the Community & Contract 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.

Phlebotomy

Medical Assistant

Phlebotomy instructors Emily Galindo & Sarah Yoldi.

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 is offering a Non-Credit Phlebotomy Class in Klamath Falls and Lakeview (via synchronous delivery).

Cost $1595 includes books and certification testing fees. Student is responsible for criminal background check and drug screen.

This course is 10 weeks with eight 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 NHA 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.



Hoping to start a new career? How about becoming a medical assistant?

 

This 20 week program consists of classes 3 days per week (a total of 110 classroom hours) and each student will be required to complete 90 externship hours in a clinical setting. After the successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to sit for the NHA (National Health career Association) National Certification Exam on our campus.

The average hourly wage of a medical assistant in Oregon is $17.03 with annual earnings over $35,000.

Class available in Klamath Falls and Lakeview!

Students must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • have a High school Diploma or GED

Space is limited - apply today!!!!

Call KCC Community Education at 541-880-2253 for more information