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Oregon needs a comprehensive workforce development initiative, not only to meet the unique demands of this historical moment, but to lay the groundwork for the future sustainable, equitable success of Oregon’s workforce. This is why Lane Community College supports the Future Ready Oregon initiative.

Career Pathways

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The Career Pathways Department is dedicated to serving students and community members pursuing short-term, workforce-based training. We support dislocated workers, GED students, English Language Learners, and many other individuals wishing to develop technical skills and improve their employment opportunities.

Short-Term Training That Leads to Long-Term Careers

  • Short-term Workforce-Based Training: Get a certificate within a year that leads to a job in a career technical field, including Career Pathways Certificates as well as Continuing Education career training opportunities.
  • Supplemental and Customized Coursework: PASS Lane and the Occupational Skills programs offer academic support and individualized programs designed to support you.
  • Career Coaching and Navigation Services: Students will enroll in success planning and work with a coach to help achieve their goals. In addition, coaches work collaboratively with faculty as well as on and off campus partners to help you successfully complete training and enter a career.
  • Community Connections and Resources: Connect with agencies throughout Lane County to access community resources and social benefits. Through our STEP program and coaching services, students learn to navigate external financial and community resources.

Complete the Career Pathways Interest Form to learn about:

  • Career Pathways Certificates: Short-term Career Technical credit-based certificates.
  • PASS Lane: CTE options for English Language Learners, GED students, and other students needing extra academic support.
  • Occupational Skills: Individually customized certificates with an emphasis on work experience based learning.
  • STEP at Lane: Coaching and support for LCC students who are SNAP recipients.
  • Career Coaching: for Career Pathways Students.
  • Other opportunities at LCC such as: GED in Spanish, GED preparation & College Ready (ABSE), ESL and ESL Bridges.

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