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Workforce Initiative Highlight | Metropolitan Community College

by Mary Rooney | Feb 05, 2019

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) has five campuses that serve over 37,000 students across the Kansas City region in more than one hundred degree and non-degree programs. MCC offers education to prepare people to excel in the workforce through both credit and non-credit programs. There are options to customize educational programs for all skill levels. Students can prepare to enter the workforce for the first time, up-skill within a company, retrain for a new profession, develop management skills, pursue continuing education credits, or prepare a foundation of transferable credits.

MCC continues to partner with area organizations to create unique opportunities to join the workforce in the KC region, including earning recognized industry credentials while in high school.

Serving thousands of credit and non-credit students, MCC’s Business & Technology campus is Kansas City's headquarters for solid technical education. In addition, the campus provides vital business services and has forged strong partnerships with employers. It is KC’s connection to the technical trades:

  • Tool & Die and machining
  • Welding
  • Industrial Electrical/PLC
  • And more…

Apprenticeship Programs
MCC has developed a modern apprenticeship program designed to meet the needs of changing industry. With its degree-seeking, registered apprenticeship program, MCC can help a company upskill its existing labor force, train new employees, or identify an untapped labor pool. This program is designed to create a platform for advanced training, which gives full-time employees a customized and structured approach to the work they do on-site as well as in the classroom.  Learn more.  

Corporate College
MCC’s Corporate College offers programs and services designed to provide customized, short term training opportunities for workforce within high demand industries. The Corporate College partners with local business and industry of all sizes to assess learning needs, discuss training options, and determine the best solutions to achieve the business objectives. Their quality services are affordable, flexible, and convenient.  Focus areas include soft skills, safety and OSHA training, leadership, and even HR training. Learn more.

Learn more at MCCKC.edu.

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