Education & Training
Opportunities through Work-Based Learning
What is Work-Based Learning? Sustained interactions with industry or community professionals in real workplace settings, to the extent practicable, or simulated environments at an educational institution that foster in-depth, first-hand engagement with the tasks required of a given career field, that are aligned to curriculum and instruction.
Want to learn a new skill or trade?
Career Ready Alabama is a statewide initiative aimed at increasing career or work-ready skills for individuals and providing businesses a tool to help them identify career ready employees. The program offers access to WorkKeys assessments, WorkKeys job profiles, Alabama Career Readiness Certificates, and online training.
The Alabama Community College System
The Alabama Community College System’s commitment to access is characterized by statewide geographical locations, open enrollment, and low-cost tuition, as well as a variety of programs and services that remove barriers to college entrance, education pathways, and workforce training opportunities.
Planning your future career starts at day one.
Manufacturing is North Alabama’s largest industry and is expanding. Check out the Modern Manufacturing Program that is being piloted to help students get on a manufacturing career pathway.