Attracting and training a skilled and motivated workforce is crucial to any new or expanding company. No state has more experience helping companies with these important issues than North Carolina. The state pioneered free, customized job training for new and expanding businesses in 1958 and continues to provide the nation’s most recognized customized job training service. Helping businesses maintain their competitive edge is a primary role of the North Carolina Community Colleges and their Customized Training and Development services.

Tomorrow's Workforce, Today

The Eastern North Carolina Regional Skills Center began two years ago as an idea. Private and public partners—both local and state-- have been integral to its development. It is located in Burton Business and Industrial Park in Onslow County and opened in August 2019. This facility will serve high school students from three counties, providing instruction in construction, automotive, welding, hospitality and applied sciences.

Customized Training

The purpose of the Customized Training Program is to provide customized training assistance in support of the full-time production and direct customer service positions created in the State of North Carolina, thereby enhancing the growth potential of companies located in the state while simultaneously preparing North Carolina’s workforce with the skills essential to successful employment in emerging industries. As part of the Statewide Community College System, Coastal Carolina Community College has the resources and connections your business needs to stay competitive. 

Customized industrial training for employees is provided at no cost to the company by the North Carolina Community College System. The value of this training averages $1,200 per person.

Expand or move your business to Onslow County and take advantage of this build-to-suit program. Contact us today to see if your company can benefit from this amazing program.


Connecting Talent to Jobs

NCWorks helps companies find and develop a strong workforce, by better aligning state and local services and resources to meet that goal.  Partners in the NCWorks initative include the Department of Commerce Division of Workforce Solutions, the North Carolina Commission on Workforce Development, the North Carolina Community College System and hundreds of dedicated employees.

The focus is on one goal: connecting North Carolina jobs with North Carolina people through the efficient use of resources, streamlined customer service for citizens and businesses, alignment of programs and a consistent, cohesive strategy all under one name NCWorks.

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