Check out these forthcoming opportunities to add or brush up on skills for Gorge employment:
Pesticide Recertification – Worker Protection Standard. The class provides four core credit hours toward recertification of Oregon certified pesticide applicator licenses. Class meets at The Dalles campus of Columbia Gorge Community College, from 1-5 pm April 28; and from 8 to noon April 29 at the Hood River Indian Creek Campus. The workshops are free. Pre-register by calling 541.506.6011, or online.
Plant stewardship class series of three workshops, each including a presentation and field trip. Take them all, or separately. Instructor Barbara Robinson is a Gorge resident since 1986, and an expert on Gorge plants. She has been in charge of restoration on the Discovery Center grounds since 1997. Classes include Wildflower Stewardship, April 30; Oregon White Oaks, May 20; and Weeds of the Gorge, June 4. Register online or by calling (541) 506.6011. Cost of the series is $69, or $29 each.
Workshop on ICD-10 transition for medical professionals, to prepare for the Oct. 1 deadline. This workshop benefits any organization that reports diagnosis codes for reimbursement, orders management, prior authorization and referrals, or statistical analysis. The class is intended for students with prior knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding. Students should bring a ICD-10-CM code book. Class meets at Columbia Gorge Community College in The Dalles at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 9. The cost is $79. Register online or by calling 541-506-6011.