Center for Training & Development

About Us

Northwest College Center For Training and Development provides superior quality training programs for communities and businesses throughout the Big Horn Basin.

Our mission is to enhance economic activity through education and training in concert with community and business needs.

Our Educational Partners:

Online Training

Anytime, Anywhere - You're There

Imagine being able to update your professional skills, prepare for a new career, or even learn just for fun while in the comfort of your own home or office…no class schedule, no babysitter, no traffic! The Northwest College Center for Training and Development offers FOUR types of online learning options that allow you to learn where you want and when you want.

None of our online courses require you to be online at a specific time. Some of our courses start anytime, while others have specific monthly start dates.

Some courses require textbooks, software, or other materials - please see individual course listings for specific information.

All of our online courses offer CEU credits and many of them have been approved for PTSB credits.

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Customized Training

Think of Northwest College FIRST for customized workforce training!

The Center for Training and Development (CTD) at Northwest College is your link to quality customized training programs for organizations or businesses throughout the Big Horn Basin.

Did you know ...

  • NWC Center for Training & Development classes can help your organization achieve performance, productivity, and profitability goals?
  • Training can be customized to address specific demands and challenges of your organization?
  • Classes can be taught at the NWC Training Center(s) or on site at your organization?
  • The CTD assists with grant writing needs for training programs?
  • The CTD is a comprehensive and affordable solution to your training needs?

The Center for Training & Development Supports all areas of your organization by offering:

  • Leadership & Management Programs
  • Certification & Licensure Training
  • Technical & Occupational Training
  • Customer Service
  • Workshops & Conferences

*Note: Classes are scheduled specifically for your organization OR participants may join one of the many open-enrollment classes.*

Test Proctoring

Services Offered

  • Job Skills Assessment - WorkKeys
  • Nursing Entrance Exam - TEAS / HESI
  • Test Proctoring for Distance Education


  • All tests require a Photo ID.
  • Payment is required prior to testing.

Schedule an Appointment

Powell CTD
(307) 754-6062

Cody CTD

Carri Dobbins
(307) 587-3376

Latest News

   It's cold outside! Hopefully Spring is just around the corner, but for now, stay warm while you learn something new! Our spring classes are ready to go - just waiting on you!

Get your staff trained in First Aid and CPR for the Work Site. March 8th in Powell and March 7th in Cody. Other training for staff includes Coaching for Performance, February 20th in Cody; and Customer Service Basics, May 10th in Cody - a must for any business!

Join us for a Peace Corps Informational Presentation. Max Miller served as a teacher in a small Dugarra village in the southwest corner of Burkina Faso in Africa. Max will share his experiences with the Peace Corps in a complimentary presentation on February 21st in Cody. Please preregister as we will be serving Bissap Juice - a Hibiscus-based drink - and need to know how much to have on hand!

Crisis Intervention Team Training will be held in Powell March 12th through 16th. Interacting with individuals who experience mental health problems can be one of the most challenging aspects of law enforcement work. This training will focus on recognition of mental health problems, de-escalation techniques and tactical considerations for interacting with people experiencing a mental health problem. Crisis Intervention Team training (CIT) is based on the Memphis Model and has been tailored to meet the needs and interests of law enforcement agencies in Wyoming.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention offered in Powell on March 16th and 23rd will equip your staff with proven strategies for safely diffusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. Learn how to promote a climate of care, welfare, safety, and security for your staff and those they connect with in their daily work.


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Public Speaking for Community & Business Leaders
Public speaking is a valuable and essential skill

Conversational Spanish
Develop conversational skills for travel and leisure!

Online Training
We have something for everyone!