Workforce

Workforce, Career and Technical Education

The Workforce Division, serving Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Rankin and Warren Counties, offers a variety of services regarding careers, workforce training, assessment/testing, and Adult Basic and Continuing Education

The Workforce, Career and Technical Education Division of Hinds Community College is dedicated to providing current and prospective employers in our district a trained and educated workforce, enabling our district to retain and grow existing businesses and industries as well as to attract new ones.

In addition it is our objective to provide workforce training as well as career and technical education to the people located in Hinds’ district. It is our goal to ensure our population has the 21st century skills needed to secure, retain and advance in their chosen career pathway providing an improved quality of life.

"We can’t sell this state on land and infrastructure alone. We have to have people that are capable and ready to work.” Jay C. Moon (Chair, State Workforce Investment Board; President, Mississippi Manufactures Association)

“The college is in the business of developing human capital. Our goal is to identify skill gaps in the workforce and then to customize education and training programs to meet the workforce demand.” Dr. Chad Stocks (Vice President for Workforce Development and Coordination of Career/Technical Education and Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education)