Kentucky Career Centers
The Kentucky Career Centers
provide job services, veteran employment services, unemployment insurance
services, labor market information, and training opportunities. Office
locations can be found here.
Kentucky Career EDGE
Kentucky Career EDGE is a free
web-based platform to deliver virtual career services to job-seekers. It
consists of 18 interactive modules with built-in virtual coaching. Modules
include career exploration, job preparation and work ethic tutorials, job
interview simulator, resume, cover letter, thank you note help, job application
builder and more. New users can register in less than one minute and have
immediate access to all modules and services within the Kentucky Career EDGE
Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS)
The Kentucky Center for
Statistics (KYSTATS) collects and links data to evaluate education and
workforce efforts in the Commonwealth. This includes developing reports,
responding to research requests, and providing statistical data about these
efforts so policymakers, practitioners, and the general public can make better informed
decisions. The Career Explorer tool matches Kentuckians to
careers that align to their skills, the KentuckyFuture Skills Report shows the projection of jobs in Kentucky and the WorkReady Communities dashboard shows whether communities meet the criteria to be ‘work
Kentucky Educational Television Adult Education - KET has worked to make education
equitable and accessible for all for more than 50 years. They have resources
pertaining to high school equivalency, workplace education, life-skills and
more. All content is course aligned to appropriate college and career readiness
standards and general workforce training practices.
Educational Television FastForward - The FastForward online test-prep system offers on-demand
courses in all GED® Test areas: math, language arts, science, and social
studies – all conveniently accessed online via your laptop, tablet, or even
your smartphone! KET is an aligned content provider for GED Testing
Service®, a HiSET® test prep provider, and a TASC publishing partner.
Skills U - Kentucky
Skills U provides free adult education services in all 120 counties to help
Kentuckians obtain a GED. Kentucky Skills U is in the Kentucky Education and
Workforce Development Cabinet within the Department of Workforce Investment.
The Kentucky Virtual Library
(KYVL) has a page dedicated to Kentucky Skills U centers and students. KYVL
offers GED® Test Prep as well as career tools, video-based computer software
training, job hunting resources and more.
Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board - The Kentucky Workforce Innovation
Board (KWIB) serves as an advisory board to the Governor on workforce training
and development issues. The KWIB is charged with creating a statewide vision
for workforce development and adopting a plan to move Kentucky forward through
workforce training and development.
Local Workforce Development Areas
The 10 local workforce development areas in Kentucky plan, oversee, and evaluate workforce service
delivery in a multi-county workforce area. Click on the link above to find a
map and contact information for each workforce area.