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Workforce Solutions

About Workforce Solutions

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions provides a comprehensive approach to continuing education, employee services and customized learning solutions that addresses the needs of businesses and organizations.

Our ability to access the resources of the other KCTCS colleges further enables us to reach your employees across Kentucky.

The services found at Workforce Solutions can be tailored to the specific needs of your organization and can be offered in various formats for your convenience. Please contact us for more information on customized workforce solutions.

Training and Development

Training and development at Bluegrass Workforce Solutions provides a flexible approach to professional growth you and your employees demand. 

Click here to view our Summer/Fall 2016 Continuing Professional Educational Offerings

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification, and Advance your HR Career with Bluegrass Community & Technical College's 36 hour (6 week) SHRM Learning System® Course For HR Professionals

This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know – but how you do your job.

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CPSM) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Ensure you're prepared with BCTC's SHRM Certification Preparation Course, designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 36-hour program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Registration and costs for the HRCI Certification Exam are not included in the fee for this courseThe deadline for registering for the winter exam is October 21, with a testing window of December 1, 2016 - February 15, 2017.

Fall 2016 Course Information:

Dates/Times:  September 20, 2016 - October 27, 2016 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) - 5:30-8:30pm
Location:  BCTC Newtown Campus, Classroom Building, Room 107
Course Investment:  $995.00 (includes all course materials)
Registration Deadline:  9/12/16 - Registrations after this date will be subject to a $75 late fee.

For more information, please contact Jeanne Devers at (859) 246-6253 or via e-mail at  Act now!  Space is limited!

Online Courses Available

This is a program that makes it easy for you to take high-quality, noncredit online courses no matter where you are located. Through a partnership with ed2go, BCTC Workforce Solutions offers hundreds of course on just about every topic.

Courses cover a variety of topics including accounting, personal finance, grant writing, computer skills, healthcare, sales and marketing, digital photography, starting your own business, health information management, creative writing, graphic arts, and web design, just to name a few.

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Interested in Teaching? Have an idea for a new class?

If you are interested in teaching or have a particular class you would like to see offered in our next catalog, we would love to hear from you! Contact us at (859) 246-6666 or via email at