Workforce Training

Workforce Training

Arkansas Northeastern College (ANC) located in Blytheville, AR is the source for relevant industry training in Mississippi County. The exceptional industry partnerships fostered by ANC and the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) drive industry-specific training. We are in constant conversations with local employers to create and adjust courses so that students are prepared for productivity at their businesses. Notably, we are recognized as an ACT Work Ready Community.

If you want to work in Mississippi County, ANC training programs prepare you for the best jobs in manufacturing with programs in: steel industry technology, electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, safety, and computer skills.

Along with General Studies, Arts and Sciences Degrees, career-specific degrees and certificates are available in: Advance Manufacturing, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Aviation Maintenance, Computer Information Systems, Office Management, Healthcare, Welding and other programs. ANC offers concurrent college enrollment to help students accelerate learning.

Read about Arkansas Northeastern College’s customized training  with employers on the ANC Solutions Group blog.


Interested in getting paid while you learn? Internships are a great way to discover more about a company and industry, while showing a potential career employer your skills and work ethic. ANC coordinates paid internships for students 18 years and older in a wide variety of local companies.

Workforce Orientation Retraining Keys Program “W.O.R.K” 

Do you want to become prepared for the job you need? This program is a successful path from despair and no hope to career success and a job in which you take pride. W.O.R.K. involves comprehensive preparedness:

  • Training & Certifications

  • Mentors from our community

  • Support for work-related clothing and transportation

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