Workforce Resources

Businesses in the Kentucky Lake region can benefit from close proximity to a number of colleges and universities as well as state programs that facilitate and incentivize workforce training.

Workforce Programs & Resources

Kentucky Skills Network

Helps businesses recruit employees, offers customized training resources as well as funding for training.

Bluegrass State Skills Workforce Training

Grant-in-Aid (GIA): Grant reimbursement for workforce and skills training upgrade costs for new and expanding companies.

Skills Training Investment Credit (STIC): Tax credit to offset worker training costs.

Kentucky Wins In-Kind Training

In-kind assistance through the local community colleges in workforce recruiting, screening and training.

Kentucky Career Center

Statewide workforce resource for employee recruitment and training services.

Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME)

A partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement career pathway, apprenticeship-style educational programs that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers.

Kentucky Apprenticeship Program

State program with registered apprenticeships in: construction, manufacturing, telecommunications, information technology/networking
, service and retail industries, health care, public utilities and the public sector.

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