Agriculture Workforce Training & Community Agriculture
Take classes to skill up in the agriculture field. Add certifications, acquire continuing education credit and learn something new.
Pesticide License Continuing Education Classes
All classes are held at the Salem Campus Agriculture Complex (Building 60) unless otherwise noted. ODA continuing education credits available for all classes.
Private Pesticide Applicator Test Prep
May 31 & June 7, 8:00am-12:00pm CRN: 79103 Cost: $159
General Urban Pest Control Category Exam Prep
April 29 & May 6, 8:30am-4:30pm (with lunch break)
CRN: 82838 Cost: $199
Laws & Safety License Test Prep
June 3 & June 10, 8:30am-12:30pm CRN: 73311 Cost: $159
Future courses are being scheduled. Check back here for class postings.
To request registration, email email@example.com
You can find study materials and licensing information directly on the ODA website (click here).
Forklift Safety Upcoming Courses
May 12 8am- 6pm (with 1 hr lunch break)
CRN: 82889 Cost: $149
Participants must be at least 18 years old or older.
Class is held at Chemeketa Brooks Campus.
To register: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tractor Safety Classes
Adult classes coming soon.
Youth Tractor & Safety Certification Classes
Each location has 15 spots that will be filled on first come basis. Use the link below to access the pdf application and payment link for all sections.
Dallas High School May 20 & June 3,10am-5pm both days
Cascade High School June 10, 9am-5pm & June 11, 10am-2pm
Jefferson High School June 14, 1-5pm & June 15-16, 8am-noon both days
St Paul High School June 16, 8am-4pm & June 17, 8am-noon
Chemeketa Salem June 20, 9am-5pm & June 21, 9am-1pm
Open to youth ages 14 and older.
Completion of the class will earn Tractor & Machinery Safe Operation Certificate. Class is hybrid that includes self-paced online coursework and 12 hours of driving and safety instruction.
Application Available Here:
Youth Tractor Safety Application Spring 2023
Or Contact: email@example.com to receive application by email
Seed Exporting 101
Introducing a new series of classes designed to expand your knowledge of exporting seed. Developed in collaboration with producers and seed industry professionals in the Willamette Valley, workshops will cover 7 topics over 4 days.
Registration for the series: $299
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration or questions.
Intro to International Shipping
AM: Markets & Marketing
PM: Customers & Relationships
AM: Contracts & Navigating Risks
PM: Seed Testing
AM: Export Logistics & Documentation
PM: Industry Relations & Resources
Community Agriculture Courses
BUILD A TERRARIUM
Build a Terrarium
Join the Horticulture Staff experts and create your own terrarium.
February 4, 2023, 1-3pm
Cost: $60 includes all plants and materials and light refreshments
Request registration information: email@example.com
Class is limited to the first 20 participants.
How to Register
Online & In Person
You are a continuing student if you have ever taken classes at Chemeketa before
- Log in to My Chemeketa
- If you don't know your username and password, look it up here
- Click on "Registration" in the box on right
- Register for class using the CRN or the "Class Search" tool
- Pay for class by clicking on "Account" in the box on right
- Email and request a registration form
- Confirmation email and payment instructions will be sent upon receiving the completed registration form
Once you've registered you have 10 working days to make financial arrangements for payment of your class fees or you will be charged a $25 fee. Additional $25 late fees will be applied to accounts 30 days or more overdue (maximum late fees of $75 per term will be charged).
Registration In Person
Subject to available space. Stop by Ag Complex, Building 60 to register during business hours or 30 minutes prior to the start of class.
Registration questions? Email
- Log in to My Chemeketa