About Business & Industry Training and Development
COS Business & Industry Services delivers customized workforce development solutions to Tulare and Kings County employers, as well as manufactures throughout the Central Valley.
Customized Training at Your Site or Ours
We can customize training to fit the needs of your organization in areas such as customer service, communication, management, leadership, computer skills and other business skills. We serve Central Valley businesses in Tulare and Kings Counties and can train at your work site or in our facilities. Click here to contact us.
How You’ll Benefit from Working with Us
  • Transform  your organization with training designed for your industry, with relevant exercises and real examples.
  • Maximize  workplace productivity with customized training offered at your worksite, on your schedule and designed to address your needs.
  • Achieve bottom line results and gain a competitive advantage with process improvement assessment tools that enable employees to enhance workflow.
Experienced Faculty
Instructors have practical experience and specialize in adult learning. Instructors are selected from among COS staff as well as
outside contractors affiliated with the College, who have specific industry knowledge, experience teaching adult learners, and the
ability to design courses to meet the needs of employers.
Special Resources for Manufacturers
The Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is a COS Program to support manufacturers with technical assistance,
technology transfer and workforce development. To help you optimize efficiency, CACT can conduct assessments, recommend
improvements, demonstrate technologies and provide employee training.

 Mission Statement

The mission of the Business, Industry and Community Services Division is to advance the economic growth and global competitiveness of business and industry in our region by:
  • developing networks and partnerships that allow for information exchange and increased opportunities to bring needed workforce resources to our region
  • delivering customized training and consulting services that provide a return-on-investment for the business served
  • adding value and richness to the lives of those who live or relocate to the area by offering continuing education or community services course, workshops or special events that promote life-long learning
Last Updated: 6/25/2014 4:11 PM