What is workforce education?
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education Workforce carries out the workforce enhancement training responsibilities for the college, as all the 15 community colleges of the state are appointed to provide valuable workforce training options to employers and individuals alike.
Training opportunities include short-termed career training, medical and industrial safety training, professional development, and continuing education. Click to learn more about the following Workforce Education programs. See our training calendar of upcoming opportunities here.
- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
- Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
- Industrial Welding
- Structural Fitter
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Professional Development and Continuing education (CEUs) (On-site and On-line)
- CEU Workshops (On-site and On-line)
Additionally, the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Development Center hosts a variety of medical training, industrial safety training, and professional development. See our brief list below or click on this link to the Workforce Training Topics page.
- CPR/First Aid
- Forklift safety
- LPN IV Therapy 10-hr Recertification
- CPR, First Aid, AED
- HCP or Layperson
- Ed2go online professional development and continuing education
Contact a Workforce Education Coordinator/Trainer to learn more about available training services and options at 601.643.8707.
Events and Initiatives:
Job Fair: This occasion is a continuing effort by Copiah-Lincoln Community to promote the great business climate of the College district, surrounding areas and ultimately Mississippi. The Pathways Job Fair is held annually and open to community job seekers. Interested employers may contact the Workforce Center at 601.643.8707.
ACT WorkKeys Initiative: With an emphasis on economic development, Copiah-Lincoln Community, through efforts in many departments including Workforce Education, has embarked on a regional work ready initiative. This work-ready initiative focuses on documenting the skills of the Mississippi workforce using the ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® (ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC®), which gives job seekers an advantage in launching or advancing careers no matter their location.
Also, the benefits for employers are noteworthy, as they are assisted by the Initiative in identifying exactly what foundational skills applicant possess. Not to mention the potential to improve retention, reduce hiring time and reduce training time. The bottom line is all aspects of our workforce benefit from this initiative.