$6+ Million in Grant Funding Announced for New Knox County Workforce Training Center

A new Work Ready Training Center is coming to Barbourville. The new center will offer trade, certificate and post-secondary education opportunities to the region for high-demand career sectors like healthcare, technology, advanced manufacturing and logistics.

The center is expected to create 10 full-time jobs for faculty and staff and accommodate 1,000+ students and trainees seeking new career opportunities or looking to build on existing skill sets.

Organizers expect to begin enrolling students in 2020.  The programs will be designed to meet employer demands and offer a fast-track format to help students attain employment quickly after earning their degrees or certificates.

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