Workforce Development

Don’t let our small-town appeal mislead you – We are a workforce powerhouse. Our region boasts 250,000 well-educated, well-trained locals who are used to and value hard work. Greenup County, Kentucky, is a Work Ready Community and we are ready to work for you.

Kentucky’s Work Ready Communities program requires communities to meet criteria in six key areas that are critical to producing a productive workforce. These include:
Greenup County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky have many programs in place to help employers find, train and keep the workers they need to succeed. We will work with you to match you with the right program and resources to grow in Greenup County.


Here’s what Greenup County companies say about their employees:

Bobby Jo Hill, Operations Manager at XYZ

Jackie Onasis, President and Owner at Fashion Distributers Inc.


A one-stop solution for employers

With four centers in the KCC – TENCO region, both employers have broad and direct access to information about specialized assistance and training programs. Staff is also available to help employers access the most recent labor market information, on-the-job training opportunities, and other employment-related assistance. The TENCO Workforce Development Board serves the following counties: Bath, Boyd, Bracken, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Montgomery, Robertson, and Rowan. Our Career Centers are available in four locations: Ashland, Maysville, Mt. Sterling, and Morehead.

Ashland Community & Technical College

Your workforce training Resource

With a campus in Greenup County, Ashland Community and Technical College provides a variety of Workforce Solutions. These include options ranging from open-enrollment short-term programs to continuing education classes to customized training to fit the needs of our business and industry.

Our open enrollment classes include short-term health programs (nurse aide, phlebotomy, ECG Tech, etc.), CDL, Lineman Training, and more! When you think of Workforce Development and Training, think of Workforce Solutions!

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