KCTCS-TRAINS is designed to promote learning focused on developing high-performance work organizations, and most importantly provide workers with the world-class transferable skills that will enable them to master technology and foster innovation and entrepreneurship.

KCTCS-TRAINS Program benefits Kentucky by:

  • Providing workers with world-class transferable and portable skills
  • Retaining and recruiting companies requiring high skills
  • Increasing the productivity of its workforce
  • Improving the employability of Kentucky's citizens
  • Strengthening and improving state and local economies

KCTCS-TRAINS funds may be used for qualified skills upgrade including information technology, Lean Manufacturing and Lean for Service, WorkKeys job profiling and assessment, instructor travel, facility rental and equipment.

KCTCS-TRAINS will provide funding for 50% of the total cost of the services to be delivered through a project. The company will be responsible for paying the remaining 50% plus the 10% KCTCS administration fee.

KCTCS-TRAINS Funding Example

Total Training Cost


KY WINS pays 50% of training cost


Company pays 50% of training cost


Plus 10% Administration Fee


Total Cost to Company


For More Information

Mike Davenport
Madisonville Community College
(270) 824-8661