Training and Education
Whether you are a start-up business or have been operating within the industry for years, finding employees with the appropriate skillsets can be a challenge. In addition, continuing to develop your workforce can be costly and difficult –especially if resources are either not available or don’t have a genuine interest in catering to your needs. Here in Northeastern Nevada, we have multiple programs available that offset training costs and provide assistance that ranges from basic workforce skillsets to high demand technical training.
Great Basin Community College Career Technical Education
Since 1967, Great Basin College has proudly served 85,500 square miles of rural Nevada. Covering two time zones and ten of Nevada’s largest counties, GBC offers Bachelor and Associate degrees, Certificates of Achievement, and Skills Certificates. Further, GBC has partnered with local industry to offer Career and Technical Education (CTE) and training to address evolving workforce demands. For more information on these programs click on the links below:
Workforce Innovations for a New Nevada (WINN)
The WINN program is administered by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) in coordination with Nevada System of Higher Education, the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovations, the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, and the Nevada Department of Education. Since its inception, WINN has made more than $4 million in strategic investments to enable accelerated on-ramps to high-skill and high wage jobs in a New Nevada.
Join Opportunities In Nevada (JOIN) offers individuals a variety of services to include occupational skills training, work experience opportunities, and soft skills training.
Nevada Association of Employers (NAE)’s training programs include structured training series, webinars, on-site training, special events, and panel discussions on a variety of relevant and timely topics for Nevada businesses. NAE also offers many free events as a benefit of membership with NAE.
Nevada Works provides funding to qualified service providers who work directly with a diverse population of individuals who are seeking employment, skills upgrading, or who are entering the workforce for the first time. We believe that a strong workforce is the key to a vibrant and diverse economy. Further, Nevada Works partners with the State of Nevada to identify qualified training providers eligible to receive WIOA Title 1-B funds to provide training services to youth, adult and dislocated workers.