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Contract Training

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Contract Training

Bellingham Technical College is pleased to share with you its current offer of Customized Contract Training. Our training, education, and professional development workshops meet the needs of our local businesses and ensure employers a highly trained and skilled workforce, regardless of your industry. BTC partners with our business and trades community partners to offer these custom services and more:

  • Corporate, industrial and trades training
  • Cross-functional education & collaboration
  • Flexible course delivery methods and times
  • Cost-effective, cutting-edge training classes
  • Professional development workshops
  • Learning & development consultation

Examples of our customized contract training solutions include but are not limited to:

Computer Software

(Basic thru Advanced)

    Microsoft Office Suite:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • CAD (AutoCAD) and Graphic Design software
  • ERP Systems Training: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft

Business Management

  • Small Business Management
  • Frontline Leadership Series
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public and Community Relations
  • Media Techniques for Business

Professional Development

  • Diversity Training & Valuing Differences
  • Leading Teams and Team building
  • Communication & Public Speaking
  • Conflict Management & Difficult Conversations
  • Leadership Series and Career Development
  • Organization Development: Project & People Management


  • CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • Forklift Driver Certification
  • Contractor Safety and Training Operations
  • Industrial Safety Officer Training & Certification
  • Emergency Planning for Chemicals Flammable Materials
  • Behavioral Safety and Organizational Culture

Engineering and Trades

  • Engineering Technology
  • Instrumentation & Control Technology
  • Human Resources Mgt
  • Welding and Fabrication Technology
  • Project Management for Industry & Trades
  • Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics

Why Choose BTC To Be Your Preferred Contract Training Partner?

  • Training content and instruction is completely customized to meet your needs
  • Qualified, experienced instructors with local industry and trades experience
  • Valuable cost savings to suit your training budget while meeting your need for flexibility
  • Classes can be held on location at BTC, or at other convenient settings of your choice

For more information, email Kathryn Mathews or call 360.752.8458

NOTE: Businesses that provide employment opportunities in Washington state may be eligible for interest-free training loan assistance for customized contract training from community and technical colleges or certain Washington-located, private career school or colleges. For additional information please contact the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC): Anna Nikolaeva, Program Administrator, Workforce Education - or 360-704-4342

Bellingham Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or genetic information in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Executive Director for Human Resources, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, 360.752-8354. BTC publications are available in alternate formats upon request by contacting the Accessibility Resources office at 360.752-8345.