Environmental Services Aide

Environmental Services Aide

What is an Environmental Services Aide?health care worker

The Environmental Aide is a key frontline worker in
reducing the outbreak and/or the spread of germs and diseases
in healthcare facilities and hospitals. The environmental services
team is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe
environment of care.

Environmental Services Aide Training at Lane 

Rapid Certification Training

This 18-hour online certification course will provide students with entry-level knowledge to seek employment in a healthcare facility or hospital on its environmental services team. A qualified instructor will Lane logoboli-logosupport the course. Students will be expected to complete this course in two weeks or less.

Upon successful completion of this course, Students will be awarded a Lane Community College Noncredit Training Certificate (NCTC). When seeking employment in a hospital or healthcare facility, a background check and drug screen may be required.


Cost is $229. There may be funding available to students. For information about the course and possible funding email EVS@lanecc.edu

Subjects Covered

  • Module 1 - Environmental Services
  • Module 2 - Chemicals, Hazardous Materials Use and Disposal
  • Module 3 - Infection Control
  • Module 4 - Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures / Ergonomics
  • Module 5 - Ergonomics and Body Mechanics
  • Module 6 - Professionalism / Career Pathways

How to Register

  1. Visit ce.lanecc.edu to set up a profile and register for class. If you have already created a profile, go to step 8.
  2. Click "Create a New Profile" and fill out the form
  3. You must fill in all boxes that have an asterisk
  4. Your L number is not required
  5. Use your email address for your username
  6. Create a password of your choice
  7. Once your profile has been set up you are ready to register
  8. Search for a class by clicking "courses" in the left hand column or in the search field on the upper right of the page
  9. Add your class to the shopping cart and checkout to finalize your registration

Contact Us

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Kathy Calise
Program Director