Wilkes Community College seeks to enhance and support workforce and economic development through various programs offered through the North Carolina Community College System.

The mission of the Business and Industry Training & Development Team is to develop various types of training programs and services to industries and small businesses in Alleghany, Ashe, and Wilkes counties. Our team players possess manufacturing, community college, organizational leadership, marketing, consulting, and engineering experience. This knowledge and background are essential to our service area small business and industry clients.

Customized Industry Training

WCC’s Customized Training Program supports the State of North Carolina’s economic development efforts by providing education and training opportunities for eligible businesses and industries. This program offers new and existing business and industry programs and training services for:

Job growth · Productivity enhancement · Technology investment

Customized Training Program is specific to each company depending on their training needs and is “NO” cost to the industry.

Special Needs – Applicants requiring special accommodations due to a disability must notify Disability Services at 336-838-6560 and request appropriate accommodations within 10 working days.

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Contact Information

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Chris Robinson, BA
Vice President of WDCE and Ashe Campus
Phone: 336-903-3111
Fax: 336-903-3164
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Ricky Roten, AAS
Coordinator, Business & Industry Training
Phone: 336-838-6113
Fax: 336-903-3171
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