Workforce Development & Training Department

The Workforce Development & Training Department provides industrial and safety training for a wide range of industries. We offer courses in HAZWOPER, Confined Space Awareness, First Aid & CPR on a regular basis, as well as customized trainings.

PWSCC has an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Technology with areas of emphasis in Safety Management, Oil Spill Response, and Millwright. Additionally, an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Millwright and two Undergraduate certificates, one in Oil Spill Response and one in Safety Management are available.

The Workforce Development & Training Department is under contract with the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to conduct annual oil spill response training under the SERVS Vessel of Opportunity Program. We train Tier I and Tier II fishing vessels and their crews across six ports. Additionally, the department maintains a cadre of adjunct instructors and staff ready to provide Tier III training in response to a major oil spill event.

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact the Workforce Development & Training Department at 907.834.1640 or email us at