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Worker Retraining

Upgrade your skills, or train for a new career.

The Worker Retraining Office will not be offering face-to-face services as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19. We are happy to work with you through email and phone. Please call 425.640.1433, or email Linda Pendergraft at linda.pendergraft@edcc.edu, or Gina Certain at gcertain@edcc.edu.

For the health and safety of our community, all college offices have moved services online Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 24. College offices will reopen to the public on April 27.

Employees are serving students and the community remotely during this time. Please check back for updates on this website for access to services available online, by email, or phone.

Spring quarter registration is open. Register online at edcc.edu/schedule. Spring quarter classes begin April 13. 

  • 100% online instruction for ALL classes for spring quarter.
  • Exception: Classes with a hands-on component will be online April 13 through May 17, then the hands-on portion of the class will be offered in person from May 18 through June 19. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

All college updates, resources, and information about COVID-19 is available at edcc.edu/coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

The State Worker Retraining Program can provide job training for people who wish to gain additional training in their existing field or get started on a new career path.

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Let Us Know You're Interested

Let us know you're interested in the Worker Retraining Program!

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Additional Funding Resources
Additional Funding Resources

Edmonds Community College offers many funding assistance programs to help with tuition, books, supplies, and childcare.

Explore additional funding resources

Career Action Center
Career Action Center

The Career Action Center provides assistance with career information, job searching, internship education, and recruitment opportunities.

Visit the Career Action Center


Qualifications and Services


  • Facing a layoff
  • Currently collecting unemployment benefits
  • Unemployed and exhausted unemployment benefits within the past 48 months
  • Displaced homemaker, a person who has recently lost his or her primary source of income within the past 48 months
  • Self-employed, now unemployed within the past 48 months
  • Discharged veterans within the past 48 months
  • Active duty military with a notice of separation
  • Temporary workers who were dislocated from a previous job
  • Vulnerable Workers

What Services Will I Receive?

  • Tuition and books
  • Career counseling
  • Early registration
  • Assistance applying for other funding resources
  • Job search assistance


Contact Us

Gina Certain | 425.640.1433 | gcertain@edcc.edu