Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

A Career Pathways Certificate of Completion is an Oregon community college credential comprised of 12-44 credits that are wholly contained in an approved Associate or Applied Science (AAS) Degree/Option or an independent Certificate of Completion (45+ credits).
Further information can be found at:
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Childhood Education & Family Studies

Childhood Education - Family StudiesCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion:
Childhood Education and Family Studies PDF (18 cr)

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion:
Childhood Education and Family Studies PDF (30 cr)


Childhood Education and Family Studies: Career Pathways Certificates of Completion (18 and 30 credits) are intended to provide students with the skills needed to begin a career in Childhood Education and Family Studies. These certificates can also assist the student in earning a Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA). Students enroll in these programs for a variety of reasons including upgrading skills and knowledge, obtaining a degree or retraining for a new profession. The credits earned can be laddered into a Certificate of Completion Childhood Education and Family Studies, an Associate of Applied Science Childhood Education and Family Studies or Associate of Science with an emphasis in Childhood Education and Family Studies which will transfer to a university.


Laurie Potts, Childhood Education Director
Phone: 541.888.7336
Email: lpotts@socc.edu
Alternate Email: ece@socc.edu
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Database Programming

Database ProgrammingCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Database Programming

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Database Programming is a one-year certificate that includes the first year of the Computer Science and SQL/Database core subjects. This certificate is intended for students focused on becoming career ready in one year. Students completing this certification will be prepared to seek entry-level employment in occupations involving databases, networking, data collection, data mining and software development.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

EMS Technician I

EMS TechnicianCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: EMS Technician I

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: EMS Technician I program offers career training for entry-level personnel as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the added education of a more rich history of EMS and the safety and well-being of the EMT. Successful completion of the EMT course leads to eligibility to sit for the State and National Registry EMT certifying exam.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

EMS Technician II

EMS TechnicianCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: EMS Technician II

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: EMS Technician II program offers career training for entry-level personnel as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) plus additional training/skills employers are seeking. The EMS Technician II offers greater education in ambulance/emergency vehicle operations as well as proper per-hospital documentation, radio communications, and rescue operations. Successful completion of the EMT course leads to eligibility to sit for the State and National Registry EMT certifying exam.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Entry-Level Accounting Clerk

Entry-Level Accounting ClerkCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Entry-Level Accounting Clerk

Accounting is designed for students who wish to enter the field as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk. This program prepares students to accomplish a wide variety of tasks within the broad area of accounting, including administrative accounting, small business accounting, and entry-level governmental accounting. In addition, this certificate provides students with the necessary foundation for preparing for the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification exam. The courses required for this certificate are applicable toward an Associate of Applied Science Business Management/Entrepreneurship.




Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Fire Science Technology Level 1

Fire Science TechnologyCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Fire Science Technology Level I

The Fire Science Technology: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Fire Science Technology Level I prepares the student to become a volunteer firefighter. This certificate is for High School students 16 years or older or volunteer firefighters.




Paul Reynolds, Director Emergency Services
541.888.7296
Fire Tower
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Green Industrial Maintenance Assistant

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Green Industrial Maintenance Assistant

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Green Industrial Maintenance Assistant is a broad-based entry-level industrial maintenance technician program. The primary goal of the program is to introduce students to knowledge and technical skills that will be transferable to a wide range of industries and employment opportunities as an assistant entry-level employee.

The entire certificate is offered through online courses with scheduled on-site labs. The coursework is offered by the Oregon Green Technician Consortium of community colleges and is accessible through SWOCC.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Green Industrial Maintenance Technician

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Industrial Maintenance Technician

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Industrial Maintenance Technician is a broad-based entry-level industrial maintenance technician program. The primary goal of the program is to introduce students to knowledge and technical skills that will be transferable to a wide range of industries and employment opportunities.

The entire certificated is offered through online courses with scheduled on-site labs. The coursework is offered by the Oregon Green Technician Consortium of community colleges and is accessible through SWOCC.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Fire Tower
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Healthcare Career Core

Health Career CoreCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Healthcare Career Core

The Medical Assistant: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Healthcare Career Core was designed based on the 2001 Institute of Medicine report "Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century" recommended that all health professionals should be educated to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team, emphasizing evidence-based practice, quality improvement approaches, and informatics. These five core competencies are taught within an interdisciplinary student centered environment.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Fire Tower
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Infant and Toddler Development

Infant and Toddler DevelopmentCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Infant and Toddler Development

The Childhood Education and Family Studies: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Infant and Toddler Development offers students a well rounded understanding of the physical, cognitive and social development of infants and toddlers, and how to put that knowledge into appropriate practice, by offering a combination of lecture and practicum courses. The practicum experience is embedded in a foundation of basic early childhood education, child and early literacy development and family relations courses. Coursework includes a focus on developing foundational knowledge of high quality developmentally appropriate practice, observation/assessment, and working in positive partnerships with parents.


Laurie Potts, Childhood Education Director
Phone: 541.888.7336
Email: lpotts@socc.edu
Alternate Email: ece@socc.edu
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Marketing

MarketingCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Marketing

The Business Management/Entrepreneurship: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Marketing is for those who wish to update skills or increase advancement potential.

The courses are designed to provide students with a strong basic understanding of fundamentals and current practices in the field of marketing. Businesses will find this short-term certificate especially helpful in quickly training present and new employees in basic subject matter pertinent to the marketing function.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Medical Aide

Medical AideCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Medical Aide

The Medical Clerical: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Medical Aide prepares students to work in a medical office or as an aide in a health care setting. Medical clerical workers or aides will process and transmit information to physicians, patients, and office personnel and outside organizations. These activities require a good command of the English language, medical terminology and a basic understanding of the structure and functions of the human body. Medical clerical workers or aides must be tactful in their dealings with many different people, and therefore should possess excellent interpersonal skills. Discretion, judgment, organizational ability, and initiative are important, as well as versatility and adaptability.

Conscientiousness, a sense of responsibility, and respect for the confidential nature of medical information are also required. Sample jobs/titles include: Home Health Aide, Caregiver, Personal Care Attendant, Residence Assistant, Office Clerk/Receptionist.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

CIS: Network Management

CIS: Network ManagementCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Network Management

The Computer Information Systems: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Network Management is intended to prepare the student for an entry-level job in networking and hardware customer support. The network technician will provide technical assistance and training to computer system users, investigate and resolve computer software and hardware problems of users, and answer clients’ inquiries in person and via telephone concerning the use of computer hardware and software. Students completing this certification will be prepared to seek entry level employment in occupations such as network administrator and system administrator.


Chris Williamson, Computer Information Systems Professor
Phone: 541.888.7329
Tioga 404, Coos Bay Campus
Email: cwilliamson@socc.edu
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Administrative Office Professional

Administrative Office ProfessionalCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Office Receptionist

The Administrative Office Professional: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Office Receptionist prepares students for immediate employment as a receptionist, customer service, or information clerk position in a variety of industries.

Employment of receptionists are information clerks is expected to increase by 15 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will result from growth in industries such as offices of physicians and in other health practitioners, legal services, personal care services, construction, and management and technical consulting.

Credits earned in this program can be applied to the Certificate of Completion Clerical, Certificate of Completion Bookkeeping Clerical, and the AAS Administrative Office Professional.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Parenting Ed/Early Childhood Home Visitor

Parenting Ed/Early Childhood Home VisitorCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Parenting Education and Early Childhood Home Visitor

The Childhood Education and Family Studies: Parenting Education and Early Childhood Home Visitor develops in students an understanding of child development, family systems, parent child relations, and working with diverse populations in an educational setting as the firm foundational knowledge necessary to be a prepared and effective parenting education facilitator and/or home visitor.


Laurie Potts, Childhood Education Director
541.888.7336
Email: lpotts@socc.edu
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Personal Care Aide

Personal Care AideCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Personal Care Aide

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Personal Care Aide (PCA) also called caregivers, companions and personal attendants, typically work for various public and private agencies that provide home care services. This program is designed to introduce students to client care practices, the professional nature of a health related career and its vocabulary, basic computer skill, and the skills needed to communicate with both clients and employers. Students completing the program will earn and industry Certificate of Completion in Personal Care issued by Acquire, Inc. in addition to the Southwestern Career Pathway Certificate.


We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Pipe Fitting

Pipe FittingCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Pipe Fitting

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Pipe Fitting prepares students for entry-level careers in pipe fitting, welding and fabrication. The program also introduces advanced techniques aligned with industry API and AWS standards.


We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Basics

Programming BasicsCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Basics

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Basics offers the fundamental core courses in Computer Science. The core courses give the student a well-rounded basic understanding of computer application development. Students completing this certificate will be prepared to seek entry-level employment in occupations such as network administration support, entry software developer, and software testing.


We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Technician

Programming TechnicianCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Technician (formerly Network Management)

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Programming Technician (formerly Network Management) is a one-year certificate that includes the first year of the Computer Science and supporting Computer Information Technologies. This certificate is intended for students focused on becoming career ready in one year. Students completing this certification will be prepared to seek entry-level employment in occupations such as a software testing specialist, junior developer, mobile application developer, or web developer.


We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Supervision

SupervisionCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Supervision

The Business Management/ Entrepreneurship: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Supervision prepares the individual for careers in supervision and management. Its objective is to assist students in learning the newest supervisory and management skills and to help businesses save money on training costs.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career Technical Education
Phone: 541.888.7312
Randolph 11D
Educational Student Support Services
Coos Bay Campus
Phone: 1.800.962.2838 or 541.888.7405
Email: advisingquestions@socc.edu
Curry County
Brookings Phone: 541.469.5017
Gold Beach Phone: 541.247.2741
Port Orford: 541.332.3023

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Support Technician

Support TechnicianCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Support Technician (formerly Software Support)

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Support Technician (formerly Software Support) is a student designed one-year certificate that includes the first year of the Computer Information Systems and Information Technology core courses. This certificate is intended for students focused on becoming career ready in one year. The understanding of technical support of computer information systems in a networked environment. Students completing this certification will be prepared as network support specialist or technical support specialist.


Chris Williamson, Computer Information Systems Professor
Phone: (541) 888-7329
Tioga 404, Coos Bay Campus
Email: cwilliamson@socc.edu
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Welding Assistant

Welding AssistantCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion: Welding Assistant

The Welding and Fabrication: Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Welding Assistant prepares students for entry-level jobs in a welding operation as a welder’s assistant. Required courses are applicable toward the AAS Welding and Fabrication degree.


Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.

Welding Technician

Welding TechnicianCareer Pathway Certificate of Completion Welding Technician

The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Welding Technician prepares students for entry-level jobs in welding fields employing shielded metal, fluxed core, and gas metal arc welding techniques. Required courses are applicable toward the AAS Welding and Fabrication degree.





Diana Schab, Dean of Career and Technical Education
541.888.7312
Email: dschab@socc.edu

For more information on state-wide Career Pathways, see My Path Careers Website.
We are updating our Participating High Schools Lists, please check back.
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