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South Central Kentucky’s proven skills development and training partnerships are geared to deliver the precise skills training programs needed to run your business smoothly. Whether we access resources of the Kentucky Skills Network on your behalf, establish a degree program for you at Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College, or task our own industry-led Training Consortium of South Central Kentucky, we have tools and the know-how to deliver tailored training solutions for your business.
The Training Consortium of South Central Kentucky
The Training Consortium of South Central Kentucky is an innovative partnership between Western Kentucky University, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and several partner companies that have brought recognition for excellence from across the southeastern United States.
The Consortium provides effective training for South Central Kentucky industries at a nominal cost and holds training locally with minimal interruption to the work schedule. Through this minimal investment, local companies gain access to valuable training for their employees.
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Bluegrass State Skills Corporation
The Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) was established in 1984 by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an independent, de jure corporation to stimulate economic development through customized business and industry specific skills training programs. The BSSC works with business and industry and Kentucky's educational institutions to establish programs of skills training. The BSSC is attached to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development for administrative purposes, in recognition of the relationship between economic development and skills training efforts.
The BSSC is comprised of two economic development tools; matching grants and recently authorized Skills Training Investment Tax Credit. The BSSC grant program is available to new, expanding and existing business and industry. Eligible training activities include pre-employment skills training and assessment; entry-level skills upgrade and occupational upgrade training; train-the-trainer travel; and capacity building. The Skills Training Investment Credit Act provides credits to existing businesses for skills upgrade training.
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