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Workforce Development – Certifications and Credential Programs

Workforce Development provides quality professional development and training opportunities throughout Kentucky and draws upon the expertise of faculty, business leaders, and professional trainers to develop programs tailored to meet the current economic needs of business and industry.

OSHA Training Institute

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The EKU OSHA Training Institute Education Center is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthy work environment by taking a proactive approach to safety education to reduce the number of workplace accidents and fatalities. With unique training facilities and state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to provide hands-on learning, further enriching participants’ knowledge and understanding. EKU’s OTI Education Center also offers customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs.

Certificate Programs

  • Certified Safety and Health Specialist
  • Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals
  • Correctional Safety Officer Certificate Program

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Community Education

EKU’s Community Education Department offers a wide variety of non-credit classes that are open to the general public. Courses are taught by EKU faculty and staff, community professionals, and local tradespersons. Most classes are held on the Richmond campus where participants enjoy a relaxed learning atmosphere.

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Training Recourse Center

We are a team of multi-disciplinary professionals with expertise in areas of human services, organizational development/effectiveness, human resource development, information systems design, instructional design, facilitation, evaluation, and fiscal management.

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Corporate Educational Partnerships

521 Lancaster Ave.
Whitlock 144 / CPO 54
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-2264