Meridian Community College's Workforce Development division believes a productive workforce is vital to our local economy.
The MCC Workforce Development Team works with local business and industry in Meridian and Lauderdale County to ensure their employees have the best training possible. We also help individuals learn new skills or upgrade the skills they currently have. Training programs can also be customized to meet the specific needs of individual businesses or a group of businesses. Financial assistance from the Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) and Workforce Investment Area (WIA) funds are available for some services and classes.
MCC Workforce Development Services include:
- Customized Industry Specific Training- Pre & Post Employment
- Industry Credentials and Certifications
- Leadership Training
- Customer Service
- Health and Safety Training
- Quality and Process Improvement (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma)
- Meeting and Training Spaces
To expand our efforts to meet our community's needs, MCC renovated a 60,000 square foot facility known as the MCC Workforce Development Center. Programs already housed at this site include motorized power vehicle training, law enforcement training, management training, distribution, electrical, plumbing, LEAN manufacturing, among many others.
The Workforce Development Center, located on Hwy 19 North, also houses two for-credit certificate programs, Industrial Maintenance Technician, a two-year program, and Welding and Cutting Technology, a one-year program.
Whether your company has five employees to be trained or 5,000, Meridian Community College Workforce Development can help. Through collaboration and expertise, MCC Workforce Development can design programs which meet your company’s and employees’ specific needs. Call for a free company needs’ analysis.
The Workforce Development team is located in Webb Hall on the MCC campus and at the Workforce Development Center on Hwy 19 N. To learn more about the programs and capabilities of MCC Workforce Development call 601.482.7445.