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Workforce Resources

Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce

Long considered the foundation of America’s steel and special metals industry, Beaver County and Southwestern Pennsylvania built a reputation for a dedicated and productive workforce.  As the jobs of the 21st Century move to advanced manufacturing, healthcare and new technologies, the County is at the forefront in developing the workforce of tomorrow.

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Innovative Learning Solutions

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For more than 50 years, the Community College of Beaver County has served the region with affordable educational opportunities that serve the career and quality-of-life needs of the community.  CCBC offers credit and non-credit programs, degree and certificate opportunities, dual enrollment and new, high school academy programs in a variety of disciplines.
Most importantly, CCBC is a recognized leader in developing the workforce of tomorrow.  Through a dedicated Workforce Development Department, CCBC leads a regional consortium of community colleges in developing customized training solutions.

CCBC’s staff provides complete training programs – on-site or on-campus – in many disciplines, including:

  • Management and supervisory leadership; conflict resolution, finance, strategic planning, team building and more;
  • Business process design, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001;
  • Safety training and workplace ergonomics;
  • Industrial and applied technology in construction, manufacturing, energy, logistics and transportation;
  • Healthcare training including nursing, medical billing/coding, electronic health records, radiology and pharmacy services;
  • Information technology, networking and computer training.

CCBC also operates one of the nation’s leading Aviation Sciences training facilities on the grounds of Beaver County Airport. The aviation program offers the nation’s number one air traffic control program and has expanded its offerings to include Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/Drone) and Aerospace Management Programs.

For more additional information on CCBC’s Workforce Development Programs, please click here >

Trade and Technical Skills Training

Employers that require specific trades and technical training skills are served by the Beaver County Career and Technology Center.
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Established in 1978, the Center works in close collaboration with area high schools and local businesses and industry to develop programs and a curriculum aligned with emerging job opportunities.  As the regional economy transitioned from a heavy industrial manufacturing base, Beaver County CTC has expanded its role to provide adult training resources for dislocated employees and those wishing to develop new skills in high-tech and service occupations.

For additional information on the Center’s programs, please click here >

Find Your Job


Whether you’re a job seeker or an employer, Pennsylvania Career Link provides the resources to bring employees and employers together. Staffed with qualified business professionals, Career Link provides access to services including:

  • Job search assistance.
  • Skills inventory assessments.
  • Resume workshops.
  • Career counselling.
  • Job posting assistance.
  • Recruitment support.
  • Training and more.

Locally, PA Career Link is supported by Job Training for Beaver County, Inc., which provides in-person career counseling, training and seminars to expand career opportunities for youth, displaced workers, and the under-employed.
To search a current database of available jobs, please visit PA Career Link’s Job Gateway site.

Imagine the Opportunities

Medical research. Big pharma. Information technology. Healthcare. Advanced manufacturing. Energy. Retail and e-commerce.  You’ll find unlimited career-building opportunities in Beaver County and Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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At last count, there were over 27,000 jobs available.  One of them might be right for you. And to help make the perfect match, the 376 Partnership works with Imagine Pittsburgh an affiliate the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.
To view a complete listing of currently available jobs, visit Imagine Pittsburgh.com