WORKFORCE PARTNERS


A good deal MORE COLLABORATIVE.

The world’s finest yarns are created here in Rockingham County; we understand the process of weaving together interlocked elements for strength and cohesion.  Our strong and cohesive workforce partnerships are much the same: Strategically designed and aligned, collaboratively integrated, and united in supporting your operational needs. Your partners include:

Rockingham Community College (RCC): A more powerful pool and a faster pipeline. For students, RCC is the pathway to global skills preparation, offering more than 70 different Associate and Applied Science degrees, diploma and certificate programs, including technical training in electronics, industrial engineering, food processing and more. For employers, RCC is a critical asset in global competitiveness, keeping the labor pool strong and the workforce and talent pipeline flowing through a variety of development options including apprenticeships and on-the-job training. And for startups and expansions, custom training administered through the NC Works program insures targeted high performance on necessarily swift timetables.

Community college network: Expanding options.
North Carolina’s 58-member community college system opens statewide access, and two other nearby community colleges—Guilford Technical Community College and Forsyth Technical College—expand opportunities for Rockingham students and employers.

Piedmont Development Council: Regional strength and alignment.
As a partner for Rockingham business and industry, the Piedmont Triad Development Council offers another level of critical workforce services that are aligned through a regional perspective.

NC Works & NC Division of Workforce Solutions: A state of high performance.
The innovations keep coming in the first state in the nation to offer custom workforce training and now implementing the strategic Align4NC Works program. North Carolina’s coordinated workforce efforts have yielded impressive results, not only in business and industrial rankings for the state (consistently #1 across various performance measures) but in creating a workforce environment that insure ease, access and mobility for stakeholders. For more information about the Division of Workforce Solutions, click here: http://www.nccommerce.com/workforce/about-us For online job assistance: On-line job assistance: https://www.ncworks.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx And for business services: Business Services: http://www.nccommerce.com/workforce/businesses

Rockingham County Schools: Preparation now.
With multi-track options aligned to local industry needs, the Rockingham County School system isn’t waiting to create tomorrow’s workforce: It’s here today.  The Career & Technical Education Center is designed and dedicated to identifying and honing career talent and matching that talent with opportunity. For more information: http://rockcte.org/index.html