Workforce and Community Development

Workforce Training, Economic Development, and Outreach to Our Communities

Each year thousands of Green and Rock County incumbent workers, job seekers and adult learners look to Blackhawk Technical College to fill their training and educational needs. Whether you come as an individual, business or community organization you can participate in learning programs in Beloit, Janesville, Milton or Monroe, at one of BTC's learning centers, or at your place of business.

Workforce and Community Development (WCD) provides business and professional development seminars and workshops, customized training services, continuing education opportunities and an array of short-term courses in a variety of settings. This area also schedules learning opportunities for individuals seeking enrichment-or furthering their knowledge and skills for work or fun. WCD staff work directly with business, government, education, community organizations, public services, and others to provide customized training and consulting services that can include onsite or on-campus training. 

Customized training and business consulting is the core of the services provided by WCD. Our professional staff assesses your business and training needs and then designs and delivers services to help your business or organization meet its goals. Business seminars, organizational analyses, employee skills assessments, business planning assistance and facilitation services are also available.

A dedicated manager will match the right trainer or consultant to your organization’s needs and assist in creating solutions to address your specific issues by customizing curriculum and activities. Our manager can also guide you to funding assistance resources that may be available to help offset your training investment.

Our clients include individuals, businesses and organizations from the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Community Based Residential Facilities
  • Community Organizations
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance

Emerging technologies. Technical skill development. Quality, safety and sustainable practices. Blackhawk has designed hundreds of engaging training programs for individuals and professional teams that cover a wide array of topics. We also teach students the marketable “soft skills” today’s employers are looking for. Some of our most popular programs include:

  • Leadership & Team Principles
  • Safety Expertise
  • Organizational Development
  • Business Communications
  • Microsoft Office
  • Quality Production

Training and Consulting Services

Interested in learning more about BTC’s customizable training workshops? Contact us at (608) 757-7701 or businessdevelopment@blackhawk.edu.