Workforce Solutions
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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

 FREE ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS TRAINING

If you are interested in a career in a high-demand field where you can make a real difference in people's lives, check this out!  O & P Technicians fabricate, repair and maintain artificial limbs and braces, and work with patients under the supervision of certified practitioners.

BCTC Workforce Solutions, along with Kenney Oropedics and the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board are pleased to offer this FREE live work-based learning project which combines 40 hours of classroom/lab training and a 160-hour paid internship, with job placement upon successful completion.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and attend an informational meeting at 6pm on March 7th at the Leestown Campus in Room 122 of the Manufacturing-Technology Building.  Bring a one page resume and be prepared to speak to company representatives about why you should be chosen for this opportunity.

For more information contact Laura Lynch at 859-246-6583

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EXAM PREPARATION COURSES AVAILABLE

ELECTRICAL EXAM PREPARATION FOR MASTER AND JOURNEYMAN

Utilizing textbooks and materials designed exclusively for exam preparation, this course will include instruction and practice exams on technical material including electrical theory, basic electrical calculations, the Code, and National Electrical Code calculations.

Tuesdays/Thursdays, April 17-May 24, 2018, 5:30-8:30pm
BCTC Newtown Campus, 500 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40508
Classroom Building, Room 301
Cost: $250 (early bird discount before 4/10) or $300 after 4/10

Call 859-246-666 to register by phone with credit or debit card, or register online by clicking on the "non-credit courses" box below.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXAM PREPARATION

This course is an overview of major topics covered on the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.  Note:  This course does not provide training to be a pharmacy technician.  It is intended for those preparing to take the PTCB Technician Certification Exam.

Saturdays/Sundays, March 3-April 28, 2018, 2-5pm
BCTC LeestownCampus, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington, KY 40511
Building A, Room 129
Cost: $350

Call 859-246-6666 to register by phone with credit or debit card, or register online by clicking on the "non-credit courses" box below.

HVAC EXAM PREPARATION FOR JOURNEYMAN

Get prepared for the Kentucky Journeyman HVAC Exam with our 8-week course conveniently offered in the evenings.  Through a series of discussions and online practice exams, participants will be exposed to different building codes and code books used by the HVAC industry.  Prior education/experience in HVAC is necessary as this is not an HVAC training class. 

Mondays/Wednesdays, March 5-May 2, 2018, 5:30-8pm
BCTC Leestown Campus, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington, KY 40511
Building S, Room 111
Cost: $550

For more information or to register, call Donna Heath-Johnson at 859-246-6674.

 

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.

 

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 donna.heath-johnson@kctcs.edu.