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Economic & Workforce Development:

About EWD

The Irvine Valley College Economic and Workforce Development Department’s (IVC EWD) mission is to collaborate with our regional businesses by developing the skills and capabilities of their employees to better position our regional businesses to meet their goals. IVC EWD achieves this by providing convenient, affordable, and responsive employee training solutions, including tailored programs, to our regional businesses. If you are an individual or a business in need of workplace training, skills enhancement, or professional development – our team at IVC EWD can help you and your business succeed!

 Training Resources 

Trades and Construction360 Training
Employee Skills DevelopmentLeadership and Soft-Skills

Workforce Development

EWD is an active partner with Orange County businesses and industries, helping them expand employee skills and knowledge to increase business competitiveness. Through its economic and workforce development programs, IVC EWD delivers proven workforce enhancement training and skill development to our business partners’ employees.

Solutions for your Business

Technology has raised the skill levels required for nearly all occupations. Employers are reporting skill gaps that hinder their employees’ performance. EWD can help employers with the proper training and skill development to improve on-the-job performance.

Classes offered through Irvine Valley College and its affiliates are not-for-credit classes, unless otherwise indicated. IVC EWD values your input - contact should you have any questions or comments about our or our affiliate’s course offerings.


Bill Kerwin (Email)
Director, Economic & Workforce Development

T: 949-282-2718

Advanced Technology and Education Park (ATEP)
15445 Lansdowne Road
Tustin, CA 92782
(Map Location)

Doing What Matters

 IVC EWD proudly supports the state of California’s Doing What Matters workforce training initiative by focusing on priority and emerging sectors within Orange County, including advanced manufacturing, energy, and bio-technology.

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