Center for Business and Industry Services (CBIS)

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Big Bend Community College, Center for Business and Industry Service is the area leader in workforce training.  Big Bend Community College has provided education to Central Washington and the Columbia Basin since 1962.  We provide the resources for continuous learning and workforce development by being responsive to the changing needs of our community.  From basic skills to strategic planning, we offer affordable training for a competitive world.

Our programs and classes are designed for those who need to obtain new skills, enhance their current skill set, or obtain certifications and continuing education credits.  We can also assess your training needs.  Professional, technical or recreational, the Center for Business and Industry Services at Big Bend Community College is your first stop for training resources.

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Customized Training – Whether you are looking for new hire training services, incumbent worker training or post-training and assessment, we can customize the right training, right now.  Our staff can target and acquire the curriculum, materials, and instructor to get the training done and on time.  We even offer incentives in the form of tax credits and deferred training costs through the State of Washington, Department of Revenue.


  • Online Instructor Led Courses (ILC)
    Instructor Led Courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and lead by an expert instructor. New sessions start monthly and are in six week formats with lessons released on the third Wednesday of each month.

    • Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format
    • Expert instructors lead each course
    • Engaging student discussion areas
    • New sessions start monthly
    • Confirmation of completion awarded with passing score
  • Online Career Training Programs (CTP)
    Our Career Training Programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field and are aligned with in-demand, fast-growing careers.

    • Learn in-demand skills recognized by employers
    • Many courses prepare student for a national certification
    • Start anytime – work at your own pace and complete in 3 to 6 months and up to a year
    • Textbooks and learning materials are included
    • Expert instructor assistance provided
    • You’ll be teamed up with an amazing Student Advisor who will support you from start to finish
    • Academic Counselors will guide you through the enrollment process
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