Owensboro Community and Technical College is the region's primary provider of workforce education. We deliver services to address the full range of needs faced by business and industry as well as training for individuals who want to upgrade their skills. Our programs prepare today's workforce for the jobs of tomorrow.
We provide customized training and support for business and industry, which can:
OCTC delivers customized high quality and cost effective training and assessment services that are designed to improve the performance and efficiency of your company. The OCTC Workforce Solutions staff will work with you to design training programs to meet the needs of your company and bring them to your location. In addition, OCTC offers open enrollment classes for hundreds of topics to help you meet your workforce training goals.
Workforce Solution at OCTC utilizes qualified subject-matter experts and instructors to provide basic-through-advanced levels of industrial training. We offer the training opportunities in the following areas, many of which can lead to a degree, including:
To contact us about these services, e-mail Keith.Boarman@kctcs.edu
or contact him at 270-686-4440.
KCTCS-TRAINS provides funding for companies to support training and assessment services for current and potential employees. KCTCS-TRAINS funds are distributed on a project basis and require a company cash match of 50%. The OCTC Workforce Solutions staff will assist companies in developing training plans and completing the application process for KCTCS-TRAINS funding.
Local companies that have utilized KCTCS-TRAINS funding include:
Find out more about this option at: KCTCS-TRAINS.
Workforce Solutions can help you assess current and potential employees. We have a variety of assessments customized by industry subject matter experts and OCTC program instructors. We offer written assessments and “hands-on” industry performance assessments in the following mechanical and electrical skill areas:
OCTC offers expertise and assistance in pre-hire selection and new employee orientation. We work with you to define the required skills and abilities for each job and then design a pre-employment program to evaluate and enhance employee skills helping you:
OCTC provides certifications for the manufacturing, healthcare and business sectors including options such as LEAN, ASQ Quality, Forklift, and Project Management.
Academic Programs and Corporate College Services
OCTC can provide at your worksite: