Workforce Training

Workforce Development & Customized Training


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Grow your workforce with customized training!

Skill Advance Colorado provides grants to new and existing businesses (including non-profits) to support employee training. 

Focusing on companies relocating to or expanding in Colorado, the Colorado First program assists with training funds for new hires. 

The Existing Industry program focuses on providing assistance to established Colorado companies in order to remain competitive within their industry, adapt to new technology, and prevent layoffs. 

Masterworks Mechanical and HVAC professionals have received over $100,000 in grants for state of the art training. 

Grants, up to $200,000 per year per company, are contingent upon available funding.

Both programs are jointly administered by the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and managed through participating colleges. 

The first step in the grant application process is to contact Community Education Director Sasha Nelson.



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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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