The Skills Development fund program at the Richland College Garland Campus provides customized job training programs for businesses who want to train new workers or upgrade the skills of their existing workforce.

What our Clients are Saying


Student Testimonials

This course improved my skill set and added value to my trade and the company I work for. It was a very worthy investment.

—Juan Burio General Dynamics on PLC Troubleshooting

The expert knowledge and practical application techniques are beneficial for all organizations.

—Terry Harkins Aloe Vera of America on 5S Implementation

Companies can get great benefits from this course and employees can get an increase in knowledge.

—Enrique Reyna Aloe Vera of America on Electrical Basics

Extremely valuable information that I can immediately apply at work. I loved it!

—Yeralidina Samaniego RHE Hatco on Excel I

This training was very helpful in a basic understanding of motor controls. The instructor did a great job at providing hands on experience to apply to real world scenarios. Any employee with an advanced or basic understanding of how electricity is wired can greatly benefit from this course.

—Edward Escamillo Sherwin Williams on Motor Controls

Business Testimonials

Participants were better prepared to take on new roles and challenges. Many were promoted into other work areas. A lot of cross-training took place as well.

—Arnita Tyson HR Manager at Ecolabs

Of the active team members we have sent through this grant training, 81% have received a pay increase since the start of the training.

—Karina Brumit HR Manager at Karlee

Overall, those who participated did have an improved job performance which generated wage increases.

—Jody Hess HR Manager at J&A Manufacturing

Wages were improved by an average of 2.5%. This resulted in an improved competitive rate compared with local businesses, lower turnover and improved the quality of our product and production efficiency.

—Ramon Otero HR Manager at RHE Hatco