Workforce and Training

The workforce of Miami County and the contiguous counties in February 2012 was over 443,000.

Miami County

52,900

Champaign County

18,700

Clark County

68,400

Darke County

26,300

Montgomery County

253,500

Shelby County

23,600

Unemployment Rates are available through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ Office of Labor Market Information.
See ohiolmi.com/laus/current.htm

More information on local employment services and support for employment related services is available through Miami County’s One-Stop Center
See www.jobcenternetwork.com

Ohio has created a website for available jobs which offers free listings for all Ohio employers through www.ohiomeansjobs.com

Workforce Training available in Miami County

Upper Valley Career Center has locations in Piqua, Troy, and Sidney, Ohio, and is dedicated to train and motiviate successful employees who are ready to compete in today's global economy.

Edison Community College - The Business & Industry Center at Edison provides training that can help you manage people and projects, advance in your profession, or just sharpen your skills.

Miami Jacobs Career College - From our beginnings in the 1860s, we have been helping our students achieve a better life through a new career. Our students are motivated, highly skilled and reliable and many employers hire our graduates. We offer individualized career planning for information technology, business, legal and health care careers and are the first college in the area approved by Microsoft to deliver their official curriculum.

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology - The Institute provides training and certification for professional welders at their facility of can provide in-plant training at your facility. We provide specialized training such as aerospace welding, tool and die welding and structural and piping welding. We provide national welder certification and specialized welder certification and qualification training.