Lincoln Trail offers training opportunities

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Financial assistance is available for people who qualify

By The Staff

Lincoln Trail Career Centers encourage dislocated and unemployed workers in LaRue County to register for short-term training opportunities. Financial assistance is available for LaRue County residents who qualify. The Centers work with local agencies, learning centers and universities to provide affordable education for people wishing to boost their current skills or re-train for a new career. Partners include the Department for Adult Education and Literacy, the Office of Employment and Training, Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges and St. Catharine College.

Short-term training opportunities are available for those aiming to advance their skill sets in high-demand occupations including health care, computer and information technology, engineering, business administration, electrical technology and construction. Job placement assistance is available upon completion of training programs.

The Lincoln Trail Career Centers also provide financial assistance to businesses for training incumbent workers. This program encourages current employees to upgrade skill sets and become more productive and better candidates for promotional opportunities. It also helps local employers reduce training expenses. 

Full-service Career Centers are located in Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Bardstown and Lebanon.

For more information, visit www.ltcareercenter.org.

Further information about resources for job seekers, employers and economic development professionals can be found at www.e3.ky.gov and www.workforcekentucky.ky.gov.