Academic Catalogs

Porter, Certificate of Completion

Banner Code: 3_NCJ_PORTER

Control Number: 36800

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Porter Certificate of Completion is provided for students through Coastline College’s Special Programs and Services office. This program is a pathway course of study culminating in competent, entry-level job preparedness with a focus on knowledge, professionalism, and personal responsibility.

This certificate program is a response to state and local requests for occupational/educational training for adults with intellectual disabilities to enter the integrated work force.

Courses in this program will be taught by Special Programs faculty with assistance/mentoring from field professionals. Students will enroll in a pathway series of courses with a required externship to earn a Porter Certificate of Completion.

Upon completion of the Porter Certificate, students will have the knowledge, skills, and experience in Porter (light custodial/maintenance) duties to work in a variety of occupational settings, which may include maintenance of residential or commercial properties, groundskeeping and custodial work.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills and experience required to take part in basic groundskeeping and custodial activities in both residential and commercial settings.
  2. Independently recall and perform best practices in light maintenance/custodial duties while participating in work activities independently or with faculty, managers, customers, fellow work staff and students.

This award confirms that a student has completed a noncredit program that prepares students to progress in a career path or to take degree-applicable courses.

Course Title Hours
Required Core
Complete the following:
Semester 1
SPED C076NGroundskeeping Basics40
SPED C001NEmployability Skills40
Semester 2
SPED C085NMaintenance Basics32
SPED C002NProblem-Solving in the Workplace40
SPED C061NVocational Preparation and Readiness16-64
Total Hours168-216