Workforce Training


Suzanne Burd
Community Education Coordinator/RET Program Coordinator, (541) 506-6123

Contracted and customized training programs can be customized to meet the needs of individual businesses and industries. Special educational and training programs can be designed and coordinated for retail, service, manufacturing and construction businesses.

Columbia Gorge Community College belongs to a consortium called Oregon Business and Industry Training Systems (ORBITS). ORBITS is a partnership among Oregon community colleges that specializes in technical training, supervisory skills and performance management.

BITS offers Oregon businesses:

  • Access to statewide training
  • Links to top-quality consultants
  • Training and development resources
  • A proven network of quality training institutions

Why Our Clients Keep Coming Back

  • Accessibility
  • Dependability
  • Accountability

Our Clients Include

  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Oregon Cherry Growers
  • Wasco County
  • City of The Dalles
  • Mid-Columbia Medical Center
  • State of Oregon