Start Local. Go Far.

The Customized Training Program at Rockingham Community College is state-funded and designed to help businesses and industries remain competitive in our rapidly changing world. In order to receive assistance, eligible businesses and industries must demonstrate two or more of the following criteria:

    • The business is making an appreciable capital investment.

    • The business is deploying new technology.

    • The business is creating jobs, expanding an existing workforce, or enhancing the productivity and profitability of the operations within the State.

    • The skills of the workers will be enhanced by the assistance.

  • Once your needs are known, our training director will work with your management team to develop a customized training project that fits your specific needs. After the North Carolina Community College System approves the project, training will begin either at RCC or at your business/industry. Most training occurs at your site to minimize downtime for your employees.

    After the project is approved by the North Carolina Community College System, training will begin either at Rockingham Community College or at your business/industry.

  • What is Customized Training? Customized Training is individually custom-made to meet your company's or organization's needs.

  • Continuous Improvement Training: As business and industries go through daily operations, it is important to continually improve and enhance the basic skills of your workforce.

  • Customized Training Program Purpose: The Customized Training Program is designed to make a difference in your bottom line, whether your organization is creating jobs, investing in new machinery and equipment, or streamlining processes for efficiency.

The Customized Training Program (CTP) at Rockingham Community College goal is to provide our local manufacturers the opportunities to develop and teach courses and workshops in job-related skills and assist individual companies with continuous improvement for their workforce.


Customized Training Program Development Process

    • Meet to assess training needs and develop a training plan that will meet your work schedule and skill improvement objectives.

    • Develop the training curriculum and delivery methods that meet the requirements of your organization. CEUs (Continuing Education Unit) are available for most training classes.

    • Instructors with industry experience that understand your business or organizational environment.

    • The training curriculum can meet your production schedule and timeline. Training can be delivered on RCC’s campus or your company’s site.

SNAPSHOT OF TRAINING TOPICS * If you don’t see your topic on the list, give us a call.

Leadership & Employee Development Training

  • Behavioral and skills assessments
  • Essentials of Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Roles of the Supervisor/Manager
  • Management Changes
  • Leadership Skills for New Supervisor
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building
  • Time Management
  • Communication Essentials
  • Constructive Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Service Fundamentals
  • Generations In The Workplace
  • Diversity
  • Workplace Readiness/Employability Skills

Continuous Improvement

  • ISO 9001
  • Lean Six Sigma

Workplace Efficiency in MS Office Applications

Introduction to Basic Industrial Maintenance Training

  • AC/DC Electrictiy
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Motors & Controls
  • Pneumatics / Hydraulics
  • Intro to PLC
  • Schematics & Diagrams
  • Industrial Safety
  • Intro to Maintenance Procedures
  • Metalworking Processes
  • Basic Welding Processes

General OSHA Compliance Safety Training

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • NFPA 70 E Awareness
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Forklift / Powered Industrial Truck
  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

  • OSHA 10- This 10-hour course provides instruction on a variety of general industry safety and health standards for workers

  • OSHA 30- This 30-hour course is designed for safety directors, field supervisors and foremen.

Some of Our Clients

Blow Molded Solutions
Commonwealth Brands
Envision Plastics
Frontier Spinning
Global Textile Alliance
Isometrics, Inc.

KDH Defense Systems
Loparex, LLC
McMichael Mills, Inc
Piedmont Distillers
Pine Hall Brick
Remington Arms Company, LLC

Short-term training projects

Southern Finishing

This is an opportunity you do not want to miss. To learn more about how state-funded customized training can benefit your business, contact Sally Newman at 336.342.4261, ext. 2151 or