Onward OKC makes it easy for businesses to create a prepared workforce by leveraging the combined resources of five technology center districts. Each school brings its unique expertise to create programs in various disciplines targeted to the emerging needs of the OKC metro area employer. By pooling resources, Onward OKC streamlines access to training for business owners, HR managers, and job seekers, eliminating the guesswork for our customers while assuring they are getting quality training designed to meet their specific needs.
Five schools. One compact.
all of your training needs
Onward OKC is a partnership between five of Greater Oklahoma City’s largest and most diverse technology centers. Canadian Valley, Francis Tuttle, Metro Tech, Mid-Del, and Moore Norman work together to provide seamless workforce development solutions for economic growth throughout Oklahoma. Onward OKC is one joint venture resource program to help your business find the right training offerings throughout any of our campuses. Let us help you today!
Meet The Tech Center Partners
Our tech centers are ready to provide the solutions you need in order to succeed in your own career or as a business. Learn more about each of our campuses and find which location is right for you!
Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Workforce Development team has been helping businesses in Canadian and Grady counties become safer and more profitable since 1970.
Francis Tuttle’s Workforce and Economic Development team proactively creates talent pipelines that support our existing and prospective businesses.
Metro Technology Centers is one of the largest and most diverse technology centers in Oklahoma with four convenient locations in Oklahoma City.
Mid-Del Technology Center is the economic development leader for businesses and individuals in our community.
Moore Norman Technology Center is viewed as one of the nation’s premier career and technical education institutions.
"Onward OKC has helped to ensure that we have a workforce. If you're sending somebody or partnering with an organization like Onward OKC to provide specific training for people that you've already vetted, it's an investment into yourself as well as the individual."
Scissortail Waste Solutions, LLC
"Onward OKC has become a crucial part of our OBA Emerging Leaders Academy. We look to them for curriculum and subject matter experts that are outside of the realm of banking but that can help our bankers be better at their jobs. Onward OKC helps our workforce be better prepared."
"Onward OKC has impacted our workforce by providing our current employees with the trainings they need to be successful. But it also impacts our future workforce. That's a mutual benefit - whenever we go to Onward OKC for training, they get insight into the demands of our industry and they take that back to their training, which in the end provides us with a better labor pool to potentially hire from."
"I would recommend Onward OKC students to any company because they do bring the skills required to start work within the workforce without hesitation."
AAR Aircraft Services
"Onward OKC helps address the skills we need for new hires by partnering with us, asking us the questions of what types of skills a student needs when we're looking for an employee and they're willing to customize their training toward what we need."
Onward OKC helped pilot a new leadership development program based on short form trainings. The program's success has allowed our program to expand to line managers.
Onward OKC recognized the importance of well-qualified plumbers and other trade professionals and has prepared Bath Fitter's apprentices for the Journeyman's license.
"It's because of local talent and our partnership with a great local workforce development organization like Onward OKC that in less than a year, TTEC has been able to grow and develop a team of more than 300 insurance adjusters."
“Our partnership with Onward OKC has enabled company growth, economic development, and the support of technology center education in our community."
"The training relationship with Onward OKC provided affordable classes for our employees, such as new-hire orientation safety, hazardous communications, forklift and crane safety, machine shield guarding, and more. "
THE ONWARD OKC MISSION
Onward OKC is committed to providing career and lifelong learning courses to ensure Oklahoma’s employers have an avenue to a high-quality, world-class workforce.