Education, Training and Employment 

Education & Training Services

We provide vocational and career counseling to help people improve their lives through training and employment. Eligible participants can receive more intensive employment and training services, including assessment of interests, skills and needs, job training, education, work experience, job placement, and wage progression services.



Programs  Available Include:

CAP Works/Community Jobs

Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET


  • Life Skills
  • Job Readiness
  • Job Club
  • Parenting
  • Financial Education
  • Computer Concepts

Employment Services:

  • Find your career interests
  • Discover your skills and abilities
  • Develop self-confidence
  • Learn to network like a pro
  • Build a resume, cover letter and reference list
  • Interview with success
  • Design a plan of action for your job search
  • Learn ways to gain work experience needed to be competitive in today’s job market

If you think you are interested in one of these programs or want more information please call CAP at 360-425-3430 ext. 215, stop by our office at 1526 Commerce Ave, Longview or email 

You may access a calendar of workshops and workshop descriptions at

Food Services Worker’s Card Testing

CAP partners with Cowlitz County Health & Human Services to provide the Food Services Worker’s Card Testing:

  • Testing Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
  • Cost: $10 once test has been successfully passed; you will receive a copy of your Food Services Worker’s card
  • Testing is available in online or manual versions

Online tests are offered in the following languages:

  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Vietnamese
  • Cambodian

Manual tests are offered the following languages, along with printed booklets to use to study:

  • English
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

We accept government and agency vouchers. If you are a local organization wishing to distribute vouchers, please contact Liz Myntti at 360.425.3430 x 215 or