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Workforce Development 2017-08-22T10:16:53+00:00

Castle Rock partners with the local, regional and state resources to provide employers with the best initial hires as well as training programs that are customized for companies so the employees can continue to evolve to meet the company mission.

Castle Rock partners with the local, regional and state resources to provide employers with the best initial hires as well as training programs that are customized for companies so the employees can continue to evolve to meet the company mission.

State Resources

Colorado FIRST Customized Training Program – This statewide job training program provides training assistance to the Metro Denver workforce as an incentive for companies that are relocating or expanding in Colorado.

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment – With many online workforce resources for employers, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment also offers the Connecting Colorado site where employers can post job openings and find quality workers.

Colorado School-to-Career Program – This program brings students, businesses, communities and schools together to create a highly trained and productive workforce and helps business leaders in Metro Denver improve workforce quality through work-based experiences and curriculum development tailored to today’s workforce needs.

Regional Resources

Arapahoe/Douglas Works! provides a wide variety of no-cost services to help employers meet their recruitment goals and ensure a qualified workforce. Their Business Development Representatives are experienced in listening to employers’ needs and providing solutions to save your organization time, money and valuable resources.

Arapahoe/Douglas Works! will help you recruit employees with confidence; assess and train talent for the best fit; and help you retain employees by investing in their long-term growth. Contact (303) 636.1160 or info@adworks.org.

Local Resources

The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of top-quality training programs that help both business owners and employees.

The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce offers one-on-one business counseling to help you hone your skills

The Economic Gardeners program offers assistance, customer service training, and other targeted business training

Castle Rock has Arapahoe Community College and is close to several other colleges and universities in the surrounding area

Arapahoe Community College

Arapahoe Community College began offering classes at its new Castle Rock Campus in October of 2011. The new campus is conveniently located off of Meadows Parkway on the west side of I-25 at 4700 Castleton Way.

The campus features five classrooms configured with the latest technology, a large computer lab and faculty dedicated to the success of the student. Course offerings will position students to complete an Associate’s degree and assist those students who wish to transfer credits to a four-year institution.

ACC also offers customized workforce training. Learn more by clicking here.