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In these difficult economic times, a skilled workforce can provide the competitive advantage you need. The skill levels needed in the industry no longer are increasing gradually but are expanding at a dramatic rate.

Hutchinson Community College recognizes the critical training and educational needs of business today.  We will continue to work at accommodating your educational and training needs whether it is on-site at your industry, a customized training program, or a contracted program on campus.

Customized Training

Whether your business is in need of a customized training program for a large group of employees or a more general training for a few staff, the B&I Institute is ready to help.


The Business & Industry Institute at HutchCC offers consulting services to help your company find opportunities for process improvements, quality initiatives, leadership building, and technical skill enhancements.

Workforce Services

Hutchinson Community College partners closely with KansasWorks and our regional economic development professionals to provide workforce development services for Reno County, McPherson & Newton.

Training Specialties

Hutchinson Community College's Business and Industry Institute is your source for customized training.

Assessment & Certification

HutchCC's Assessment Services Office proudly offers skill professional certification exams for the following testing companies:

StartUp Hutch

StartUp Hutch will be the first contact that business clients make when planning a business startup, expansion, or succession

Customized Training

Providing solutions

When Siemens Wind Energy came to Hutchinson, we sat down with their Human Resources professionals to identify the skill sets required as they began hiring in the community.  To ensure a qualified workforce, we also worked with our Local Workforce Investment Board to provide the training necessary to potential workers for this industry sector. 

We can come to your business to deliver training or have your employees come to our hands-on labs and well-equipped classrooms, whichever works better for your situation.  We can deliver training face-to-face, online, or in a hybrid approach.

Comprehensive Approach

Hutchinson Community College's Business and Industry Institute is an integral partner for local and regional companies.  We provide customized training solutions for businesses that have identified a training need.  Sitting down with the stakeholders, we will identify and deliver the right classes and hands-on training to your current workforce.

We also focus on the future workforce, re-skilling displaced workers. Providing them with the skill set that will make them more competitive in the marketplace.


In addition to training for college credit and non-credit training, Hutchinson Community College can also offer consulting services for your organization. 


Conflict Resolution

In any organization, managing conflict is a necessary skill.  We can provide several levels of training in this area. We offer a program called We-Care that helps individuals identify their behavioral styles how they change in conflict, and how to improve their ability to control their reaction to conflict.

We also offer training for front-line supervisors, both experienced and those new to supervision.  Beyond this, we have manager-level training that we can deliver.

Soft Skills

In today's interconnected workplace, soft skills are every bit as important as technical skills.  We offer training in the areas of work ethics, teamwork, and communication skills.

Lean Manufacturing

Hutchinson Community College can provide hands-on training and consulting in the area of Lean Manufacturing. From facilitating Kazien Events to improve your processes, to 6S projects to help organize and streamline your work area, to value stream mapping to identify where to start your Lean journey.  HCC trainers use the proven methods of the "Toyota Production System" that have been widely adopted throughout the industry to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Six Sigma

Hutchinson Community College can work with your organization using Six Sigma tools to improve quality and reduce process variation.  With two Six Sigma Greenbelts on staff, we can customize an affordable Six Sigma program for your company.  

Workforce Services


Hutchinson Community College partners closely with KANSASWORKS and our regional economic development professionals. We host the KANSASWORKS offices not only in Hutchinson but also in McPherson and Newton.  We work closely with them to provide workforce development services. 

KANSASWORKS provides job seekers, employers, and training providers with easy-to-use tools that support a wide range of activities. As a service of the public workforce system, KANSASWORKS is completely free for you to use.


Spirit AeroSystems Assembly Mechanic

Spirit AeroSystems has joined with the Kansas Department of Commerce, Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas, 180Skills, and Hutchinson Community College (HCC) to offer a training pathway for a full-time employment opportunity at Spirit AeroSystems as an Assembly Mechanic.

Only individuals interested in a position as an assembly mechanic with Spirit AeroSystems and who are eligible to work in the United States will be considered for this program, which is offered at no cost to participants. Your new career is waiting!

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Training Specialties


Hutchinson Community College has a great breadth of training available for Manufacturing. We can offer classes both for college credit or as non-credit offerings, whichever works better for your organization.  As a foundation, we offer and are the lead institution in the state of Kansas for the Manufacturing Skills Certificate in which students cover Shop Math, Precision Measurement, Blueprint Reading, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Workplace Safety, and Employability Skills.

To build on that we offer additional training in Mechanical, Electrical, Welding, Construction, Fluid Power, Supervisory Skills, Communication, Teamwork, Workplace Safety, Lean Manufacturing, etc.  Furthermore, if your business has other specialized needs we would be excited to work with you to develop specialized training for your organization.

Health Care Training

Hutchinson Community College's Allied Health Center for Excellence trains scores of individuals every year to be Certified Nurse Aids, Certified Med Aids, LPNs, RNs, Pharmacy Technicians, Physical Therapy Technicians, Radiology Technicians, and Surgical Technicians.  In addition to our degree and certificate programs, we have a number of CEU offerings each year. 

We also train hundreds of people every year in CPR, the use of automated defibrillators, and first aid, and in our public safety area we train EMTs and Paramedics.  We also have a growing Health Information Technology program, offering a degree in Health Information Technology as well as certificates in medical transcription and health coding. 

More information about Health Care Training

More information about CPR (Public Health & Safety)

Supervision & Management

Hutchinson Community College provides a wide range of Supervision and Management topics.  From training first-time supervisors to a Certificate in Management and a Certificate in Human Resources Management, to individual topics like Conflict Resolution, Time Management, Project Management and Business Communications, HCC is your source for Supervision and Management training.

Public Safety

Hutchinson Community College offers several continuing education classes for those employed in public safety.  Some examples are:

  • Pediatric Life Support
  • Defensive Driving - Ambulance or Fire Apparatus
  • Emergency Airway
  • Wilderness EMT Training
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • 24 Hr EMT Refresher
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (Both Preparation and Testing)
  • Firefighter I & II Academy

For more information about Emergency Medical Science
For more information about the Firefighter academy


Computer Training

Hutchinson Community College can provide a wide variety of computer training. From improving your skills for using Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access, to AutoCAD and Cisco networking.  

Workplace Safety

Hutchinson Community College's Business and Industries Institute provides a wide variety of workplace training through our Safety Training Center of Kansas.  From OSHA 10, and OSHA 30 classes to fall protection, lockout/tagout and confined space entry to MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) required training, HCC is your source for safety training.
Our safety professionals can design and deliver high-quality, hands-on training for your organization. 

HutchCC Safety Academy

Providing new miner safety and annual refresher training per MSHA requirements. For more information

Renewable Energy

Hutchinson Community College now offers a Certificate in Renewable Energy.  In addition to our Renewable Energy Certificate, we offer a number of training programs and certificates that are in demand for Renewable Energy manufacturers including our Manufacturing Skills Certificate, and our Certificate in Industrial Mechanical Maintenance.

The following is an example of some of the training that we have provided or can provide.  If your organization needs training on a topic not on this list, we can work with you to develop customized training to fit your needs.  Hutchinson Community College's Business and Industry Institute is your source for customized training.

Arc Flash
AutoDesk Civil 3D
AutoDesk Inventor
AutoDesk Revit
Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED)
Blueprint Reading
Cisco Networking
Communication Skills
Confined Space Entry / Rescue
Conflict Resolution
Core Construction Skills
CPR / First Aid
Crane Safety
Customer Service
EEOC Training
Employability Skills
Fall Protection
First Responder
Forklift Certification
Fundamentals of HR
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances
Getting More Done Through Delegation
Green Construction
High Angle (Ropes) Work / Rescue
Leadership Skills
Lean Healthcare
Lean Manufacturing
Management Skills
Manager's Guide to Human Behavior
Manufacturing Skills Certificate
Microsoft Access=
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Mine Rescue
Performance Appraisals
Personal Protective Equipment
Plan / Conduct Productive Meetings
Precision Measurement
Six Sigma
Social Networking
Spanish for 911 Dispatchers
Spanish for Health Care
Spanish for Manufacturing
Supervisory Skills
Surface Mine Safety
Time Management
Trenching and Shoring
Underground Mine Safety
We Care Teaming

Contact Information

Business & Industry
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8123