Northwest State Community College

NSCC is a public two-year college that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This accreditation allows the College to offer degree and certificate programs in the fields of arts & sciences; allied health & public services; business technologies; industrial technologies; math, science & engineering technologies...

Custom Training Solutions

Custom Training Solutions is a division of Northwest State Community College. This partnership gives our clients access to: Cutting-edge training on the topics that are most relevant to business and industry State-of-the-art labs, classrooms and equipment Three conveniently-located training facilities Training designed to meet your needs: individual courses, industry-recognized certificates...

Helping Apprentices and Other Workers Gain In-Demand Skills

An updated Advanced Manufacturing Model is now available on the CareerOneStop Competency Model Clearinghouse. Businesses, higher education, and workforce development organizations can use the updated model when developing curriculum, identifying workforce skill gaps, and detecting competencies required for credentials. The refreshed model helps ensure that workers learn skills that employers...

Northern Buckeye Education Council

The purpose of the NBEC is to provide educational entities in greater northwestern Ohio access to a variety of cooperative administrative services thereby reducing the cost of obtaining these services.

Defiance County Economic Development

Rich in the tradition of agriculture and manufacturing, Defiance County, Ohio, offers a skilled and motivated workforce, a transportation infrastructure that makes it easy to reach customers throughout the Midwest, the Southeast and the East Coast of the United States as well as major marketplaces in Canada, water resources and...

Winzeler Stamping Company

With increasing global competition and higher expectations for improved quality, reliability, performance, delivery and lower costs, Winzeler Stamping Company's efforts are focused on continuous improvement and innovation. From a customer needs perspective, our thrust is toward providing customer solutions-better, faster, cheaper.

The Skilled Trades Gap Is Global

Do a web search on “skilled trade shortage” and you will be directed to scores of articles detailing the dire situation not only in our country, but throughout the western world. For instance, this survey from the United Kingdom shows that for the 7th consecutive year the skilled trades were ranked by employers...