Qualified student for your business

Your work-site training can create skilled, employable workers in your industry and help participating student reach their potential.

What Is Occupational Skills Training?

  • OST is an effective, economical, work-based training program that prepares individuals for successful employment
  • With a curriculum designed for a career appropriate to their skills, abilities and interests, students learn employable skills at a work-site from the experts in the field
  • Participants will earn college credit and may achieve a Certificate of Completion by successfully completing program requirements

A non-paid OST intern can mean -

  • A student who can apply skills learned to assist in the workplace
  • A student fully covered by Workmen’s Comp. Insurance through Chemeketa Community College
  • A well-trained potential employee for your company if you choose to hire them upon completion of the program
  • Satisfaction of helping a student achieve their goals

Expectations of an Occupational Skills Training site -

  • Provide input in development of individualized training objectives
  • Provide quality instruction, feedback and supervision
  • Participate in training evaluations including completion of monthly progress reports and quarterly on-site evaluations

Learn more

Phone 503.399.7398
Fax 503.399.2580
Visit our Salem campus location Bldg. 2, Rm. 115