Customized Industrial Training

The major emphasis of SCILL is to broker the vocational needs of the industry in Starke County. SCILL is prepared and able to design curriculum, provide instructors and secure a suitable facility in which to train your workforce. SCILL understands that in today's global economy, a well-trained workforce is vitally important for businesses to succeed. SCILL partners with area universities, including Ancilla College, Indiana University, Purdue University and Ivy Tech, along with certified training providers, to deliver programs, such as:

  • Welding Techniques
  • Hydraulics
  • Lean Manufacturing (5S, JIT, TPM, Mistake Proofing, Blueprint Reading)
  • CAD
  • CNC
  • Industrial Mechanics
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership (Coaching Skills, Train the Trainer, Middle Management)
  • Workplace Safety
  • Product Quality (Statistical Process Control, Continuous Process Improvement)
  • Communications
  • Workplace Basics
  • Time Management

SCILL has a bank of computers and a facility for classroom instruction that can be used by area employers for training purposes or to help improve the computer literacy of their employees.

To learn more about how to work with SCILL to create customized training for your business, call us at (574) 772-8001 or contact us online.


SCILL assists companies in establishing 2-year and 4-year apprenticeship programs for adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Programs include tool and die maker, die set-up technician, maintenance mechanic, maintenance electrician and others, which are under the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Labor and its Employment and Training Administration and Office of Apprenticeship. SCILL can help your company formulate the curriculum for acquiring the set of required skills within the apprenticeship, as well as the design of the associated classroom schedule for the mandatory credit hours.

Call SCILL at (574) 772-8001 or contact us online to let us help you design, implement and broker a solution to your company's needs.