Customized Business and Industry

Workforce Solutions offers customized training programs for Business and Industry for today's most in-demand skill areas. Training can be provided on-site or at one of Somerset Community College's (SCC) six facilities.

A Workforce Solution's Facilitator works with company representatives to develop the training program and complete paperwork to get funding for part of the training costs.

SCC Workforce Solutions collaborates with other KCTCS community colleges and adjunct faculty to provide the specialized training if local resources are not available. College credit may be available for certain courses. Examples of the customized training courses we’ve provided include but are not limited to:

Technical Training:

AC/DC Motor Drives
Basic Electrical Theory - AC/DC
Basic Electronic Components
Bearings & Power Transmissions
Boiler Controls and Operations
Electrical, Hydraulic, and Mechanical Blueprint Reading
CNC Machine Tool
Drafting - AutoCAD
Gauging and Measurement
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Industrial Electricity
Industrial Electronics
Industrial Maintenance
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) - Allen Bradley
Systematic Troubleshooting
Workplace Math, Reading, and Writing


LEAN Manufacturing Simulations & Implementation
Six Sigma
TS 16949


CPR/First Aid
Fork Lift Safety
Injury Control
Safety - Hazwoper, First Responder, Benzene, Bloodborne Pathogens


A+ Certification Training
Network+ Certification Training
Microsoft Office Suite
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced)
Internet Basics

Professional Development for Supervisors and Teams:

Achieve Global Classes

Coaching Others for Top Performance

  • Developing Others
  • Providing Constructive Feedback
  • Planning for Performance Discussions
  • Clarifying Performance Expectations
  • Correcting Performance Problems
  • Conducting Performance Reviews
  • Giving Recognition

Workload Management

  • Managing Your Priorities
  • Identifying Work Priorities and Setting Verifiable Goals

Problem-Solving Results: Solutions, Improvements, and Innovations

  • Exploring Gaps, Causes, and Solutions,
  • Connecting People and Process
  • Deciding on a Solution
  • Making it Happen

The Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership

Connecting with Others: Listening and Speaking

  • Listening in a Hectic World

Accelerating Team Productivity

  • Developing Team Agility: Day to Day Tools
  • Building Team Pride and Purpose
  • Resolving Conflicts within Your Team
  • Negotiating Resources for Tour Team

Customer Service

Dealing with Difficult Customers

How to Diffuse a Difficult Situation


Foreign Language Courses

  • Spanish for Healthcare Workers
  • English for Restaurant Workers

Mission Statement

The Office of Workforce Solutions of Somerset Community College will provide short-term training, technical skills, and customized training to business and industry. Adult, community and continuing education will add to the college's mission by providing proprietary training and lifelong learning opportunities. The Office of Workforce Solutions will actively participate in the development of a vibrant community in the area we serve.

Workforce Solutions

Associate Dean Workforce Solutions
Alesa Johnson

Workforce Development Liaison
Greg Fryman

Coordinator Career Services
Karen Plagge

Administrative Assistant
Valerie Hogan