Providing training for the skills needed for both today and tomorrow is the goal of the training programs available throughout Northwest Kentucky. Kentucky's Workforce Training programs (Bluegrass State Skills Corp. and KY WINS) are ranked in the nation's Top 5 and have been in the Top 10 for each of the past 5 years. There are a multitude of training opportunities in the region with Henderson Community College being the primary provider.
Northwest Kentucky Training Consortium
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The Northwest Kentucky Training Consortium (NKTC) is a unique non-profit training partnership between employers, educational and other training/employment service providers. NKTC was incorporated in August 2010 to create training opportunities that will meet employer needs and strengthen the skill level of the current and future workforce. Become a member of the consortium and reap the benefits of shared knowledge and training opportunities.
Northwest Kentucky Training Consortium services the four counties of Henderson, Union, Webster, and McLean in western Kentucky. The consortium is governed by an elected board that consists of members from industry, education, economic development and small businesses.
Industries, economic development agencies, and training providers working together to support employee development, meet training needs, and leverage training costs.
Training can cover OSHA classes, industry-specific training, computer skills, communications, customer service to supervisory skills and more—whatever helps our regional industries succeed.
The NKTC recently received a Kentucky Workforce Investment Board Industry Partnership Grant to enhance the Consortium’s value to business and industry and will be expanding opportunities.
Henderson County Career & Technical Education Unit
The Career and Technical Education Unit at HCHS is a high tech facility that is staffed by highly qualified instructors who typically have more than ten years of experience woking in their career field. The mission of the CTE Unit is to prepare students for entry level positions in high tech careers and to prepare students for transition into post-secondary education. For more information visit the HCHS Career & Tech Ed Unit site.
Webster County Area Technology Center