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2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Partnerships and Programs


Apprenticeship Program

North Central State College is a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor which can register apprenticeships for companies in hundreds of occupations.  The college will process paperwork, compliance and standards through the State, thus making apprenticeships attainable for any company.  Financial assistance with apprentice education costs may be available.

For more information, visit the Workforce Development web page at www.ncstatecollege.edu/workforce.

Motorcycle Ohio

Through a partnership with Motorcycle Ohio, North Central State College hosts a three‐day basic rider course (BRC) for new riders and a one‐day returning rider course (RRC) for the rider with more experience. The courses run weekly March through November at a cost of $50.

This course is required by the State of Ohio for riders between the ages of 15½ and 17. Students must have a valid temporary motorcycle learner’s permit (TIPIC) or valid motorcycle endorsement. Motorcycles and helmets will be provided and no experience is needed. Upon successful completion of the knowledge and skills tests within the course, students will earn a BMV skill test waiver for a motorcycle endorsement.

For more information and to register for a course, visit Motorcycle Ohio website at www.motorcycle.ohio.gov.

OTDN - Ohio Talent Development Network

North Central State College is a member of the Ohio Talent Development Network (OTDN).  The network is a comprehensive human capital development solution that works for both human resource professionals and individuals. The key is identifying skill levels and preferences to match the right person with the right job.

  • Job Profiling – Characteristics and qualities required for performance
  • Assessment – Discover what jobs best match your company employees’ skills, abilities, and preferences
  • Skill Gap Analysis – Find out which skills need improvement
  • Job Matching – Placing the right person in the right position
  • Training Referrals – We help you find the right education and training for your employees
  • Skill Certification – Consultants will verify your competencies

Workforce Development

The Workforce Development department at North Central State College is committed to meeting the training needs of business and industry. With technology rapidly changing in almost every field, employee development and training has become an ongoing requirement in the workplace. The Workforce Development department partners with business and industry to design customized hands‐on and online training programs that are designed to improve an employee’s knowledge and teach him or her the skills needed to increase productivity and performance on the job.

Our workforce team collaborates with small companies and large corporations, including both public and private employers, to create customized hands-on and/or online training opportunities with high quality, industry-relevant, college-level learning experiences. Each training program can be customized to meet specific productivity goals, strategic plans or contractual agreements of individual companies.  Trainees also have the option of earning college credit for most training which can be applied toward an Associate degree or certificate program.

The benefits of North Central State College training include:

  • Programs tailored to meet your company’s needs and delivered both on and off site.
  • Programs can incorporate a blend of job‐related, hands‐on, online and hybrid training.
  • Flexible programming to meet business/industry schedules.
  • Reduced travel costs and time; increased convenience for employers and employees.
  • Follow‐up evaluation after training.
  • Credit or non‐credit, short and long‐term training available.
  • Opportunity for contract training and partnership with your local college.
  • Funding assistance may be available.

Leadership and management skills are also in great demand in today’s ever changing workforce.  In addition to customized training, our workforce program has offerings that can be brought to your company and delivered in easy to manage modules.  Content includes:

  • Leadership/Supervision
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Teamwork
  • Feedback and Coaching
  • Delegation and Time Management
  • and more. 

For more information, visit the Workforce Development web page at www.ncstatecollege.edu/workforce.