Economic Development

"Southwestern Community College will be your partner and work to assure your firm's success."

Since 1964, Southwestern has provided quality technical education and training for the western region of North Carolina. At Southwestern, students are prepared to become productive and responsible employees, with strong work ethics and family values. Quality is given special emphasis throughout the College as being essential to success, whether institutional or personal.

Southwestern is committed to providing businesses and industries in our area with customized, affordable and quality education and training for their employees. Because of this commitment, we have a staff of workforce development professionals. Their responsibility is to make sure your education and training needs are met. They will design classes for you, help you secure funding for training, bring the classes to your site, or do whatever is possible to meet your needs.