Apr 20, 2024  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2022-2023 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Technology (I-BEST Opportunities)

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Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

I-BEST opportunities enable students to develop both their literacy and job skills as they prepare for the workforce and continued study in college. I-BEST offerings pair a professional/technical content instructor with an adult basic education instructor to help students progress in reading, writing, and math while also training for a career. I-BEST students can work on improving their basic educational skills while also earning college-level credit. Students participating in I-BEST can receive specialized financial aid and academic support services.

YVC offers the following I-BEST opportunities:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Agriculture
  • Business Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing Assistant Certified

For more information on the I-BEST programs, visit www.yvcc.edu/CCC or call 509-574-4745.

Business Technology (BT) I-BEST

YVC allows students to obtain general office skills while reinforcing basic reading, writing, and math. This I-BEST program is offered on the Yakima Campus for two consecutive quarters of study and prepares students to pursue Administrative Office Assistant and Bilingual Administrative Office Assistant degrees and other degrees and certificates in the Business Pathway.  Students have the option of earning the Office Worker Certificate I as well as Office Worker Certificate II.  Completion time for each certificate is 2 quarters.

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