The centerpiece of the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) workforce and economic development efforts is the KCTCS-TRAINS program. KCTCS-TRAINS is part of the Kentucky Skills Network, which is a partnership of workforce professionals from the Cabinet for Economic Development, Kentucky Career Center (Education & Workforce Development Cabinet), Labor Cabinet and KCTCS who are dedicated to providing solutions-based services for you. Through KCTCS-TRAINS, KCTCS colleges work with you to provide the training your employees need to keep your company competitive in today's global economy.
Through KCTCS-TRAINS, companies receive funding to assist with the cost of providing workforce training and assessment services to current, as well as, potential employees. KCTCS-TRAINS funds are distributed on a project basis and require a company cash match of 50%. The KCTCS Workforce Solutions staff will assist companies in developing training plans and applying for KCTCS-TRAINS funding.
Companies may apply individually or as a training network with other companies. The training networks meet common training needs of business and industry from various sectors of the economy. The network approach is successful because companies who only need one or two employees trained are able to join with other companies to obtain cost-effective and timely training. KCTCS Workforce Solutions staff will assist companies in developing the training networks.
The Office of Workforce Solutions of Somerset Community College
The Office of Workforce Solutions of Somerset Community College is the Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands provider for short-term training, technical skills, and customized training to business and industry. Adult, community and continuing education will add to the college's mission by providing proprietary training and lifelong learning opportunities. The Office of Workforce Solutions will actively participate in the development of a vibrant community in the area we serve. Learn More at The Office of Workforce Solutions of Somerset Community College.