Required Courses

Pierce County Required Training


Pierce County requires the following training for employees. Check the training schedule for details, dates, and registration information.

Attend Each of These Courses Once


  • It's Up to You: Stopping Sexual Harassment
  • Beyond Sexual Harassment
  • Attitudes Toward Differences (prerequisite for diversity training)
  • Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Leads of the Executive Branch: Domestic Violence Policy Overview for Supervisors  

Diversity Training - Attend One of These Courses Every Two Years


  • Communicating with People with Disabilities
  • LGBT Cultural Competency
  • Generational Differences in the Workplace
  • History of Discrimination in America
  • Values Voting

Additional Training - Not Required But Highly Recommended


  • Crucial Conversations (2-day course for all employees)
  • The Practical Coach (current directors, managers, supervisors)
  • The Practical Coach for Leads and Aspiring Supervisors (specific to current and future lead employees)