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Workforce Solutions

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions provides a comprehensive approach to workforce education, continuing professional education, employee services and customized learning solutions that address the needs of businesses, organizations, and individuals in our community. As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), we are able to access the resources of the other KCTCS colleges across the state to reach your employees across Kentucky. The services of Workforce Solutions can be tailored to the specific needs of your organization and can be offered in various formats for your convenience.


What's New




Crappie University is an 8-hour course taught by crappie pros and guides about the newest and best techniques to help anglers of all skill levels learn how to catch the species year-round.

The $89 per person enrollment fee includes course materials and samples of crappie lures and jigheads.

All sessions are relevant to fishing in waters found in the local area. Instruction covers a variety of techniques ranging from fishing shallow to deep, and throughout all seasons. Attendees will learn from the best of the best.

Angler with fish4-week course:
Wednesday, Feb. 7, Thurs., Feb. 15, Wed. Feb. 21, and Wed. Feb. 28
BCTC Leestown Campus, Building C, Room 136 (Conference Center)
Lexington, KY  40511

Click on the "non-credit courses" box on this page to register online, or register by phone at 859-246-6666.

Seating is limited, so enroll early to ensure participation.

Online Courses Available

Through our partnership with Ed2Go, you can develop new skills and knowledge to stand out in today's competitive job market. Our Online Courses and Career Training Programs allow you to enhance your personal and professional skills and prepare you to launch a new career or advance in an existing one, no matter where you're located.

Online Course Offerings Include:

  • Marketing your Business on the Internet-$95
  • Project Management Fundamentals-$95
  • Effective Business Writing-$95
  • Achieving Top Search Engine Positions-$95
  • Sales Training Bundle-$261

Visit our Ed2go website for a complete list of courses, course descriptions, and enrollment information.

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification, and Advance your HR Career with Bluegrass Community & Technical College's 36 hour (12 week) SHRM Learning System Course For HR Professionals.

Now offered in 2 convenient locations!

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.

Now taking registrations for Spring 2018 classes. Act now, these classes fill quickly!
Lexington (BCTC Newtown Campus): Tuesdays, 2/20/18 - 5/15/18
Winchester (BCTC Winchester Campus):  Thursdays, 2/22/18 - 5/17/18
Cost:  $1,195.00 (includes all course materials)
For more information, or to register by phone, please contact Jeanne Devers at (859) 246-6253 or via e-mail at

Registration and costs for the HRCI Certification Exam are not included in the fee for this course.

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