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Workforce Development

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Workforce and Business Development Resources

Workforce Development provides quality learning opportunities for people of all ages through credit and noncredit educational programs. Workforce Development Business Services provides workforce solutions through business development consulting, employee training, and professional development for entrepreneurs, established businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations.

Career Training Programs and Student Support

Career training programs at Edmonds Community College range from one-day training sessions to two-year professional-technical associate degrees. Support services include internship coordination, job search resources, and job search coaching. Job fairs and employer panels are held throughout the year to help local employers connect with students.

Job and Technical Skills Training

Career Training Programs
Professional-Technical certificate and degree programs to prepare for specific jobs or to improve existing skills

Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center
Continuing education and customized business training

Community Education
Career and business skills continuing education and community education

Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center
Aerospace and advanced manufacturing education, training and career resources

Tuition Assistance Programs

Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET)
For Federal Food Stamp recipients

Opportunity Grant
Education grants for specific high wage career pathways

Worker Retraining
Gain additional training in your current field or get started on a new career path

For Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients

Employment and Career Development Resources

Career Action Center
Job search and career development assistance and resources for students and alumni

Career Pathways
Job titles and wages associated with college career certificate and degree programs

Internship Program
A for-credit program that combines classroom learning with work experience

College Credit for Work, Life and Learning Experiences

Prior Learning Assessment
Assessment or portfolio review for college credit

High School-to-College Academic and Career Programs

College in the High School
Academic transfer classes offered in high schools for college credit

Tech Prep
Career and Technical Education classes offered in high school for college credit

Community Education

Creative Retirement Institute
Adult education and lifelong learning college-level courses

Community Education
Community, non-credit classes and lifelong learning opportunities for adults of all ages

Employer and Business Development Support

For the business community, the college offers customized training, business advising, job postings, conference facilities, and the opportunity to support our training programs by serving on career training program advisory committees.

Business Training and Professional Development – online classes, workshops, and seminars

Customized Training

Training for the workforce already employed in your business. You pick the topics, we provide the training. For more information, please call Lance Grob at 206.889.9921.

Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center
Continuing education and customized business training.

Community Education
Career and business skills continuing education.

Veterans Training Support Center

Educational and professional development to those who provide direct service to veterans and their family members.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship Technical Assistance

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Foster a local creative culture and provide a runway to get innovative entrepreneurial ideas off the ground.

CIE/Community Enterprise
Affordable first-step entrepreneurship training, consulting and other support.

Maker Space
For student/business use/public use; to produce prototypes, art pieces, and finished product.

Monroe Hall Manufacturing Labs
Providing businesses and community members high tech manufacturing equipment, labs, and trainings through Maker Space.

Resources for small business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and anyone considering starting a new business: edcc.edu/entrepreneurship

Small Business Development Center
No cost, confidential business advising, management training, and market research.

Rent Our Facilities

Black Box Theatre
Beautifully designed 200 seat facility for plays, concerts, community events, and more.

Monroe Hall Manufacturing Labs
Providing businesses and community members high tech manufacturing equipment, labs, and trainings through Maker Space.

Classrooms and Meeting Rooms

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