Customized Business and Industry | SCC

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) five locations.

A Workforce Solution's Project Manager works with company representatives to develop the customized training program and works with local workforce partners to assist with funding for training. 

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 is available for most courses. Examples of the customized training courses we’ve provided include but are not limited to:

Leadership Classes:

  • Providing Constructive Feedback
  • Developing Others
  • Planning for Performance Discussion
  • Correcting Performance Problems
  • Conflict Management
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Problem Solving
  • Identifying Work Priorities and Setting Goals
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Speaking to Influence Others
  • Team Leadership
  • Generational Communications

Team Building:

  • Effective Communications & Listening Skills
  • Workplace Professionalism
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Positive Workplace Attitudes
  • Change Management
  • Business Writing Skills
  • Team Motivation
  • Learning to Work Together
  • Meyers-Briggs Type Indication Workshop
  • Effective Presentations
  • Helping Your Team Work

General Academics:

  • Basic Math/Geometry/Measurement
  • Metric System/Conversions
  • Business Writing
  • Spanish for English Speaking Adults
  • English for Spanish Speaking Adults

Customer Service Classes:

  • Achieving Stellar Service
  • Developing Others for Stellar Service
  • Caring for Customers
  • Healing Customer Relationships
  • Dealing with Difficult Customers

Lean Manufacturing:

  • LEAN Manufacturing/5S
  • Six Sigma
  • SPC-Statistical Process Control
  • Questions Behind the Question

Computer Classes:

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Basic Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Intermediate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Photoshop 7
  • eBay: Bidding, Buying, and Selling 
  • QuickBooks
  • Social Media for Business; Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Microsoft Office 2007-2016 Classes Available

Technical Training:

  • AutoCad
  • 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
  • Airframe and PowerPlant 60 Hr Prep Course
  • Welding (GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, Oxy-Fuel, and Aluminum)
  • Welding Overview
  • Welding Certification Testing
  • HVAC
  • HVAC Master Licensing Exam Review
  • EPA 30-hour Class
  • Plumbing
  • Robotics (Fanuc and Yaskawa/Motoman)
  • Electrical Motor Controls
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Industrial Electricity I, II, and III
  • Variable Frequency Drive
  • Machinery
  • Bearings and Power Transmissions
  • Pumps
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics
  • General Troubleshooting
  • Preventative/Predictive Maintenance
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Fork Lift Training and Certification
  • Forklift Train the Trainer
  • Systematic Troubleshooting
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
  • Industrial Machining (Lathes, Drill Presses, and Milling)
  • Fundamentals of Machine Tools A and B
  • Programming and CNC Machines

Safety/OSHA Training:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • OSHA 30 Hour

Training Equipment List:

  • Movable or Portable Equipment:
    • Allen Bradley PLC Trainers
    • Omron PLC Trainers
    • Electrical/Motor Controls Trainers
    • Pneumatic Trainers
    • Electrical/Residential Trainers
    • Maintaining Industrial Components Trainers
  • Specialized Trainers at SCC
    • Yascawa/Motoman Robots
    • Fanuc Robots
    • FMS 200 Automated Assembly System
    • Hydraulic Trainers
    • Pneumatic Trainers
    • Injection Molding Trainer
    • Process Control Trainers

Training Equipment

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.


Heather Gambrel

Workforce Solutions

Project Coordinator