Workforce Solutions


Workforce Solutions is not just for college students, it is an educational resource for the entire community. Our mission is to provide services that will lead to career or college success and promote community and economic development. Our services include: workforce education, career and technical training, continuing education and delivering assessments required for educational advancement and career certifications.

Adult Education

OCTC offers dozens of adult education services and job skills training for students of all ages. Come in to see what classes are right for you.

Customized Workforce Training

Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC), through its Workforce Solutions division, provides a variety of workforce development services.  For more than 20 years, area employers have relied on OCTC for timely, customized, quality training and instruction. We have a team of highly skilled workforce professionals and trainers with realworld experience available to serve you whenever and wherever it is most convenient for you.

We offer training in-person and online, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, at your worksite or at our locations.

Assessments and Testing

The OCTC Workforce Solutions assessment center administers a wide variety of educational and work related exams. A few of the tests that we offer are below: 

Pearson VUE - EMT, Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, CISCO Certification
Department of Insurance

Choose Assessments and Testing to see our full list.

Funding Workforce Training

Your workforce training could be subsidized up to 50% for incumbent workers or 100% for new jobs creation.

Apprenticehip Training

We currently partner with companies to train their workforce through apprenticeships. 


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For more information about customized training for businesses and industry employees, please call 270-686-4444.

Job Seekers

Workforce Solutions works closely with local industry to offer pre-employment training and tests. Visit our current schedule for training or to post your resume for advertised and non-advertised jobs in the area. You MUST have WorkKeys test results to be considered for these jobs.

If OCTC is closed for inclement weather all Workforce Solutions classes will be cancelled.
If any class has insufficient enrollment, OCTC Workforce Solutions has the right to cancel the class or offer the class with an adjusted tuition rate. If a class is cancelled, refunds will be issued within three business days.