Education and Training

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CNA School of Longview 

CNA training. 

5612 Ocean Beach Hwy, Unit 112

Longview, WA

(360) 644-3970

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 

(3:00pm-9:00pm)

Lower Columbia College  

Study of Programs and vocational training. 

1600 Maple St.

Longview, WA

(360) 442-2322

Hours: Monday-Friday

(8:00am-5:00pm)

Lower Columbia Dental Assisting Academy

Dental Assisting training. 

1052 Douglas St.

Longview, WA

(360) 353-5337

(360) 423-5580

Mary Ann's CNA Training School of Nursing

CNA training. 

1924 Belmont Loop

Woodland, WA

(360) 546-0098

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8:30am-4:00pm);

Tuesday-Thursday (8:30am-7:30pm)

West Coast Training

Cranes and Heavy equipment training.

3805 Dike Rd.

Woodland, WA

(360) 225-6787

Hours: Monday-Friday

(7:00am-5:30pm)

Western Pacific Truck School

CDL training. Multiple locations. 

(888) 565-0203

Higher Education Institutes

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Accessing Union Apprenticeships 

Oregon and Washington union trades work with K-12 schools to promote STEM and other trade initiatives. 

AmeriCorps

National service dedicated to community volunteerism in various areas. Monthly stipend and an education award is offered at the end of service.

Lower Columbia CAP

Offers vocational and career training. 

(360) 425-3430, ext. 215

1526 Commerce Ave

Longview, WA

Email: lizm@lowercolumbiacap.org

Hours: Monday-Friday (8:30am-4:30pm)

Office closed, virtual services only. 

Ticket to Work

A program for those on SSI or SSDI and want assistance to go to work or earn more money. 

WA State of Labor & Industries

Resources and list of apprenticeships available.

WOIA Title 1

Job coaching, training opportunities, support services, and on the job training. 

305 S Pacific Ave, Unit 101

Kelso, WA

(360) 577-2250

Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm)

Office closed, virtual services only. 

Youth Training

ESD 112

SummerWorks connects 16-21 years old with workplace readiness, career exploration, and paid work based learning experience.  

Goodwill Youth Programs

For 18-24 years old: earn their GED, learn construction, earn certifications, and receive leadership training in a 30 week program. 

Currently closed due to COVID 19. 

Job Corps

Job training for 16-24 years old.  

120 NE 136th Ave, Ste. 130

Vancouver, WA

(360) 207-2747

Hours: Monday-Friday (9:00am-4:30pm)