Durham Tech provides flexible, dynamic customized training for industries and our community partners. Learn more about the different types:

Management and Leadership Development

Offerings can be customized and include everything from team leadership to specific training for supervisors. Durham Technical Community College has partnerships with AchieveGlobal and Developmental Dimensions International (DDI) human resources development programs. Certified facilitators lead these courses. In cooperation with Flexstudy.com/American Management Association (AMA), Durham Tech also offers certificate programs in Business Management, Human Resources, Quality Improvement, Administrative Assistant, Finance and Accounting, Customer Satisfaction, and Business Communication. Other courses cover project management, interviewing skills, building and developing teams, and problem solving.

Interpersonal Skills, Communication, and Teamwork

Experienced instructors can offer courses designed to improve basic communication skills, team skills, customer service, business writing, and language skills. The demand for Spanish language training has increased tremendously, especially in the areas of health care, education, construction, emergency services, and customer service. Short-term job-specific Spanish materials that fit your business can be provided.

Employee Health and Safety

Durham Tech offers a wide range of industrial safety and health training programs that can be customized for the organization’s particular situation. Staff can provide assistance in planning training that will meet state and federal requirements and your organization’s needs. Programs include first aid/CPR, PPE, emergency first responder, forklift safety, ergonomics, lab safety, food safety (ServSafe), and 10- and 30-hour OSHA Safety and Health training.

Technical Skills

The Corporate Education staff at Durham Tech can work with organizations in planning and customizing training in many technical skill areas. Whether training needs are sought in construction, biotechnology, manufacturing techniques, electrical and electronics technology, industrial maintenance, or cleanroom behavior, the College’s instructors can deliver classroom and hands-on training either at the organization’s location or in specialized training labs on the Durham Tech campus.

Quality and Continuous Improvement

From a basic understanding of quality principles to root cause analysis and process improvement, training can be tailored to the organization and offered on-site for immediate application of knowledge and skills. Programs include lean, Six Sigma, project management, statistical process controls, ISO, and GMP training.

Computer Training

Computer training can be offered at the worksite or at various locations throughout Durham and Orange Counties. Training occurs in networked environments that have the most recent versions of computer application software. Experienced instructors use hands-on methods to teach PC and software skills that are critical in today’s economy. All levels of training are available.

Commissions – Notary Public

Notary public training can be held at the organization’s location for groups of 10 or more people. A couple advantages of this convenience are scheduling flexibility and enhanced training.

Workplace Literacy

For local industries and businesses, the College can provide on-site instruction for employees who need to upgrade their skills in reading, math, communication, and other work-related abilities. This customized training may include Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency, English as a Second Language, and other basic job performance skills, depending on the organization’s specific needs.