Who We Are

The Shasta College Business Training Center (BTC) is your one-stop shop for customized, workforce training solutions. We partner with you to design specialized workforce training unique to your business and employees' needs. Our experts share their years of field-based experience and schooling by delivering engaging specialized training, technical consulting, and business development services that help your business thrive. Our goal is to invest in the skills of California's workforce - now and in the future. 

​Who We Serve

We provide workforce training services to businesses in the private and public sectors throughout Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity counties. Large or small, we help businesses of all sizes and from a wide rage of industries - manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, construction, and small business - stay competitive, grow  profits, and retain talented employees. 

​Services We Provide

We offer training programs to businesses that cut through the information overload to deliver simple, effective solutions to the challenges you face today. Our training will strengthen your organization's effectiveness, competitiveness, and profitability through our proven programs that contribute to continuous workforce improvement. 

We spend the time to research and understand your business, your culture, and your goals to develop a solutions-based training plan with measurable metrics to address your needs. We work with your employees to engage with them so they are invested in the training and are active participants resulting in a fun and rewarding experience for them and a successful outcome for you and your business.  

Customized Training - Bridging the Skills Gap 

The Shasta College BTC offers cost-effective, targeted training that is relevant and performance based. Our expert instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and expertise such as college faculty or industry subject matter experts. We implement a training plan with the programs and resources necessary for a successful outcome.

Our training is:

  • Custom designed - customized for your specific business needs.
  • Flexible for you and your employees - you determine when, where, and what; on-site, off-site, or online - minimizing downtime.
  • Employees learn together as a team - you select the participants, everyone receives the same information at the same time.  

We provide a wide variety of comprehensive training programs that will improve employee performance. A well-trained workforce maximizes your overall operational effectiveness and gives you a competitive edge. 

​Available Training 

View the list of trainings ​​that are currently scheduled via our schedule of classes using the Business Training Center (BTC) category. Please note, all training that is listed in our BTC section is available for customized, on-site training delivered at your place of business.  ​

Online Employee Training 

We offer your employees convenient online classes tailored to their timetables and pace. We offer expert instruction that is easy to implement across your enterprise. 

Trainings include, but not limited to: 

  • Project Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Creating WordPress Websites
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Business Communication
  • Accounting & Finance Applications 
  • Database Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Understanding the HR Function
  • Workplace Law Essentials
  • Manufacturing Applications
  • Continuing Education Hours for Healthcare Professionals
  • Grant Writing
  • Creating a Successful Business Plan
  • and many more!

Visit our online instruction center at Ed2go-Shasta ​(6-week courses) or Gatlin (Career Certificates) for additional course offerings and registration information.

Call today for a FREE no obligation consultation and see how the Business Training Center can design customized training to meet your workforce training needs! You can also email BTC@shastacollege.edu​ for more information.

Lorrie E. Berry, M.Ed.

Staff Contact Info
Position Program Coordinator, Community Education and the Business Training Center
Location 6/Downtown Campus