Customized Training

Southern State offers many types of training and programs, but we can go beyond our standard offerings and completely customize a program to meet your specific needs. Let us know what you need and we can design a non-credit, high-impact, condensed program to help you meet your company goals.

Do you need to improve customer retention? Would you like your staff to become proficient in utilizing all the new features of the latest Microsoft® Word or Excel versions? Would you like to improve general performance in a non-threatening environment? We can help with all of these and much more!

Contact us to learn more!

Technical Training Programs Now Available - See if you Qualify

The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation is charged with developing and carrying out programs to help offset training costs.

Through a Technical Training Grant Program, individuals can receive reimbursements for such programs and training assistance. The available programs are:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Southern State Community College
  • Industrial Maintenance – Buckeye Hills Career Center
  • Advanced Manufacturing – Southern Hills Career and Technical Center

For information, or to apply, click here

Business & Professional Development

If you are a business owner, an individual seeking to advance your career or are looking for retraining due to layoff or disability, we can help.

Enterprise Center

If you are a business owner or are considering starting your own business, check out Southern State’s Enterprise Center to get free consulting and referral services.

Continue to Enterprise Center to learn more!

Online Training

If you have specific training needs for computer software such as Microsoft® (Excel, Access, Word, etc.) or Adobe® (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, etc.), management and leadership skills or various other training, consider some of our Continuing Education Courses Online that can be completed in the comfort of your home.

Continue to Continuing Education Courses Online to learn more!

Industrial Training

Industrial Training Zone


Southern State has partnered with Industrial Training Zone, a leader in online industrial training. These courses offer state-of-the-art online training for a variety of industrial applications.

Program Summary — Individuals or organizations can sign up to access the training from a computer with a broadband connection. Each online course consists of narrations, animation, 3D models and animated schematics that allow users to learn at their own pace.

Program Fee — $185 per module (except welding)

Registration — For more information or to register, Contact Workforce Development.

Available Courses

  • AC/DC Motors and Drives
  • Advanced Hydraulics
  • Brushless DC Motors
  • Diesel Engines
  • PLC Fundamentals
  • Electrical Theory Industrial Safety
  • Renewable Energy
  • Welding


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