High Point Employment & Training Resources

Looking for new skills or training opportunities?

Guilford Technical Community College - High Point Campus

High Point Construction Training Program

Welfare Reform Liaison Project

Need help searching for a job, creating a resume, or improving your interview skills?

GuilfordWorks - High Point Office

Welfare Reform Liaison Project

YWCA Women's Resource Center

Interested in your child exploring careers?

Boys and Girls Club of Greater High Point

GuilfordWorks - NextGen Program

Need financial or other types of assistance for training?

GuilfordWorks - High Point Office

Interested in Apprenticeships?

Guilford Apprenticeship Partners

ApprenticeshipNC

GuilfordWorks - Adult Apprenticeship Program

Need to complete your GED or High School Diploma?

Guilford Technical Community College - High Point Campus

Do you know someone who needs assistance learning English for the workplace?

Reading Connections

¿Necesita ayuda para conectarse a recursos relacionados con la fuerza laboral local?

YWCA Latino Family Center - El Pueblo

Have you or a family member previously been incarcerated and need assistance with connecting to local workforce related resources?

Guilford County Reentry Council

Are you interested in learning a construction trade?

High Point Construction Training Program

Community in Schools - Juvenile Crime Prevention Program: Construction & Mentoring Program

Welfare Reform Liaison Project


List of Workforce Development Resources in High Point

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) - High Point Campus

Local community college serving 2,500 students each semester in several programs, including Adult Basic Education (High School, GED, and English as a Second Language), continuing education, and curriculum courses. The High Point Campus curriculum programs include Upholstery, Pharmacy Technology, Human Services Technology, and Simulation and Gaming Design. Back to top...

GuilfordWorks - High Point Office

GuilfordWorks offers many services, either directly or with the help of service partners, to support the residents and businesses in Guilford County through the NCWorks Career Center. Whether you’re a job seeker, a young adult, a business or community partner, GuilfordWorks will help make a way for you to be effectively engaged in the local workforce.  Back to top...

Welfare Reform Liaison Project

The Employment & Training Program at WRLP provides workforce development training to individuals in Guilford County.  Participants will receive classroom training & participate in job training.  Back to top... 

High Point Construction Training Program

In cooperation with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) and the North Carolina Home Builders Association, the City of High Point conducts an occupational training program for low to moderate income residents. The program, which includes hands-on and construction theory, is designed to give participants an opportunity to learn skills and to make them more marketable to local employers.  Back to top... 

Community In Schools - Juvenile Crime Prevention Program:  Construction & Mentoring Program

The Community In Schools Job Skills Program introduces at-risk and court-involved high school students to the construction trades and on-the-job training where they learn to repair small projects for citizens in the community while working on character development and job readiness skills.  Back to top... 

Boys and Girls Club of Greater High Point

Education and Career Development Programs a the Boys and Girls Club include: 

World of Work Tours This program gives Club members ages 10 – 18 the opportunity to get acquainted with different career areas.  Members tour various companies within their areas of interest to find out what the particular job duties are for various positions. 

Junior Staff Career Develop This program provides Club staff and volunteers with tools to guide young people in preparing for a career in Boys & Girls Clubs and/or other service professions. Through participation in Junior Staff, teens will develop interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic and a sense of community engagement while experiencing on-the-job Club work.  Back to top... 

Guilfordworks - NextGen Program

GuilfordWorks Youth Program provides a comprehensive, integrated mix of services to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for young adults ages 16-24 to participate in a productive workforce. The service delivery approach is to lead youth through individualized planned activities targeting educational and career pathways — and there is no cost to participate! Back to top... 

YWCA Latino Family Center -El Pueblo

El Pueblo is a community access program that provides outreach services, information, and referral services to Latinos in the greater High Point area.  The program leaders provide assistance with translations of documents or language interpretation when interfacing with health, educational, social or legal systems. They also assist in helping program participants understand what resources are available to them (including workforce resources) and what avenues to pursue.

Póngase en contacto con Giselle Mansi gmansi@ywcahp.com  Back to top...

YWCA Women's Resource Center

For women and families in challenging situations, the center provides a range of services to meet their needs, helping them achieve their personal and professional goals through information, education, referral and support.  Educational workshops and training opportunities are open to the public and include information on economic education, job training, interview skills, and resume building.  Back to top... 

Reading Connections

Effective communication in the workplace is essential for businesses to grow and thrive. When employees lack advanced reading, writing, and speaking skills, it can negatively impact a company’s bottom line. Our customized workplace training programs are designed to improve communication, enhance workplace safety and teamwork, and reduce employee turnover. Workplace literacy courses are individually tailored to meet the needs of area businesses and are conducted on-site at a time that is convenient to you.  Back to top... 

Guilford County Reentry Council

The Guilford County Reentry Council's goal is to assist people who have been to jail or prison, as well as their families, in creating a successful transition from incarceration back into Guilford County.  Back to top... 

ApprenticeshipNC

Registered apprenticeship is a training program designed to meet the needs of the employer by providing the employee with structured on-the-job learning, related instruction and a progressive wage scale. Registered apprentices earn state and national credentials certifying their skills.  Back to top...

GuilfordWorks - Adult Apprenticeship Program

This program is an adult-focused apprenticeship initiative that prepares unemployed and underemployed adults and out-of-school young adults (age 18-24) who can benefit from this level of participation in the workforce.  Back to top...

Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP)

Does my student need a four-year degree, or maybe a military career?  Many students are finding another pathway to career success through apprenticeship, a model that has been successful throughout both the United States and Europe for centuries. More than 30 companies right here in Guilford County are offering apprenticeships to high school juniors and seniors through Guilford Apprenticeship Partners.  Back to top...