December 2020 Business Connection


Business Connection
December 2020 

The official newsletter of Clark State's Workforce and Business Solutions.

Tech Cred Funding Announced for January!

Clark State is ready to assist with applications for the next round of TechCred funding. Clark State has identified 137 eligible programs, including 84 that are available completely online! 

Employer applications are easier than ever! Employers only need to identify the credential or certification and how many employees they plan to train. With Clark State's help, you can complete your application quickly and efficiently!

TechCred will fund $2,000 per certification/certificate, up to $30,000 per round!

Accepting Applications: January 4 - January 29, 2021
More information, including a full list of credentials, can be found by visiting

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Does your workforce need a different credential or training?
Work with us to submit an application customized to fit your needs for TechCred funding review. Employers can request a credential be added to the eligible list.

Professional Sales Ready Certification | Online
January 25 - March 10, 2021 |Mondays & Thursdays |7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST


This 7 week, 33 hour, non-credit online Sales Ready Certification program is highly interactive. It uses revealing assessments and true-to-life role plays to prepare students for successful sales careers that align with their strengths.

Earners of the Clark State Professional Sales Ready Certification badge have demonstrated an ability to effectively take a customer through the life cycle of a sale. Students mastered research, qualifying the prospects, applying negotiation tactics, and calculating a compelling ROI. Students demonstrated knowledge of customer relationship management CRM technology, sales goal planning, critical thinking, articulation, and communication skills.

Course Cost: $1,300

Register Now

Basic Welding
January 5 - March 4, 2021 |Tuesdays & Thursdays |6:00 - 10:00p.m. EST

In this 72-hour course, you will gain a basic technical understanding of ARC, MIG and TIG welding fundamentals, welding safety and equipment operation. Get hands-on welding experience in a modern ARC complete lab setting to assist you to develop the manual skills needed to make high quality welds, utilizing the processes on various metals. 

Use the skills learned to find local employment, build a career and develop a pathway for further education, certifications and/or degrees! 

Students are responsible for personal welding supplies including; welding jacket, helmet, gloves, welding hammer, wire brush, clear safety glasses and steel-toed shoes.

Course Cost: $1,100

Register Now

More Online Training Opportunities!
Click on each link for more information

Online Career Training Opportunities -
Certified Ethical Hacker
Content Marketing Associate
Grant Writing + Non- Profit Management
Project Manager w/ CAPM & PMP Prep

Short - Term Training
January 5 - Basic Welding
January 11 - STNA Training *
January 25 - Professional Sales Ready Certification *

*Grant funding may be available

Check out our full online career training catalog, by clicking here!



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