Community & Technical Colleges in Eastern Kentucky

community and technical colleges

More than 14,000 students are currently enrolled in technical and community college programs at three colleges in our region. These colleges provide multiple areas of training and education for residents of Eastern Kentucky. Read on to find out more about what our community and technical colleges have to offer.


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workforce solutionsOne of the most advantageous programs to industry is the Workforce Solutions Department.  Workforce Solutions is the industry focused solution for initial and ongoing customized training in Eastern Kentucky.  Our community colleges have the facilities, funding and industry expertise to implement the appropriate program for your company. Contact us to learn about customized training opportunities. 

  • Customized Training Development
  • Training at Our Facility or Yours
  • On-site Train-the-Trainer at Existing Facility
  • Training Anytime, night or day
  • Training Implementation
  • Skills Assessments for Potential Workers

Technical Certification Programs in Eastern Kentucky

Welding Technology


Certifications Available:

  • ARC Cutter
  • ARC Welder
  • AWS National Skills Standard Level 1
  • Gas Welder
  • Gas Metal ARC Welding
  • Gas Tungsten ARC Welding
  • Pipeline Welder
  • Production Line Welder
  • Shielded Metal ARC Welding
  • Tack Welder
  • Welder Helper

Machine Tool Technology

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Certifications Available:

  • Exploratory Machining
  • Machine Tool Operator
  • CNC Operator
  • Tool and Die Apprentice
  • CNC Machining and Waterjet Technology

Engineering & Electronics

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Certifications Available:

  • Automation Technology
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Electronics Tester
  • Industrial Electronic Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Robotics and Automation Tech

Computer-Aided Draft and Design Technology

computer aided design

Certifications Available:

  • Computer-Assisted Drafter
  • Detailer
  • Drafter Assistant

Manufacturing Industrial Technology/Industrial Maintenance Technology

manufacturing industrial

Certifications Available:

  • Fluid Power Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance Machinists Mechanic
  • Industrial Maintenance Electrical Mechanic

Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Electrical Technology

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Certifications Available:

  • Electrical Motor Control I
  • Electrical Motor Control II
  • Electrician Trainee