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Workforce Training

For more information about workforce training programs, contact the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance at 256-215-4411.

Central Alabama Community College (CACC)

CACC provides academic and technical degree programs, as well as industry-specific workforce training programs. Students can earn technical Associate degrees, short certificates, and advanced certificates. The campus includes the B. C. Graham Technology Center and the Advanced Center for Simulation and Modeling. Learn more about these centers.

Alabama Technology Network (ATN)

Visit the ATN website.

ATN offers primarily manufacturing workforce development courses. There is an ATN center at the Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City, as well as a center at Auburn University in Auburn, AL.

Topics covered include:

  • Lean manufacturing
  • Manufacturing systems – CNC, plant layout
  • Quality systems
  • Information technology
  • Environmental safety and health
  • Business services and strategic management
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Engineering and technical services

AIDT

Visit the AIDT website.

AIDT is a state-level workforce training program, which provides free workforce training for area businesses. The program also includes recruitment services for new and expanding industries. There is an AIDT training center located in nearby Montgomery, AL.

Some of the services offered, include:

  • Pre-employment screening and training
  • Leadership development
  • Industrial safety program
  • Industrial maintenance technician assessment program

Training for Existing Business and Industry

Visit the TEBI website.

The TEBI program is offered at Trenholm State Technical College in nearby Montgomery, AL. The program offer customized training programs for area industries, both on-campus and on-site at company locations. Courses for individuals are also available through the program and are offered during the day and night.

Coosa County Science and Technology School

Prior to joining the workforce, high school students in Coosa County can receive technical education at the Coosa County Science and Technology School. The school offers courses in agriscience, anatomy/environmental sciences, automotive technology, biology/chemistry, business education, consumer science, health occupations, and physical science.