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    CBC Customized Training
    is ready to fulfill YOUR needs.

     

    In today's ever-changing workforce, it's important for businesses and employees to be prepared for the challenges they'll face in their field. That’s why Customized Training at Coastal Bend College offers flexible training programs and consulting services to improve both individual careers and entire businesses.

    Individuals can get certified in a number of fields and take continuing education classes either on campus or online.

    Companies can choose consultations or customized training sessions that will meet their particular objectives and needs. Sessions can take place on location or on campus at one of CBC's campuses throughout the Coastal Bend.  



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    Big News for Small Business in Texas 

     

    • The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Skills for Small Business program responds to the needs of Texas' more than 433,000 small businesses that have fewer than 100 employees. 
    • Training through Skills for Small Business increases business competitiveness, upgrades the skills of current employees and prepares newly hired employees for job requirements. 
    • The program is in partnership with the Office of the Governor to further establish Texas as the premier place to support and expand the state's small businesses. 

     

    About Skills for Small Business 

    Targets businesses with fewer than 100 employees and provides:

    • Training for full-time employees;
    • Up to $1450 for tuition and fees per new hire;
    • Up to $725 for tuition and fees per incumbant employee;
    • Training selected from published course catalog - creditcontinuing education, online or other available unpublished courses - offered by Coastal Bend College or other Texas public community college.
    • Training may focus on occupations with the Governor's six Industry Clusters or emphasize local workforce development board targeted occupation.

    Getting Started 

    • Small businesses identify training needs and training courses with the help of Coastal Bend College.
    • Businesses, with the assistance of Coastal Bend College, apply directly to TWC for training approval.  TWC evaluates the applications and works with Coastal Bend College to fund the selected training.
    • Applications are available on the TWC Website, at Coastal Bend College and from the local Workforce Development Board.
    • TWC project development specialists, as well as CBC CE Reps, are available to help complete applications and provide other assistance.
    • Call your local CBC CE Rep today to get started!