AIDT is Alabama’s nationally recognized workforce training resource for industries in Alabama and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Services available from AIDT are customized to meet the needs of employers and include:
WorkKeys® job profiling, assessments, and training is available through Shelton State Community College WorkKeys® Service Center located in the department of Corporate Training and Community Education. As a national workforce development system developed by ACT, the WorkKeys® system is the most advanced measure of the workplace skills needed for successful applicant selection and training.
Ready to Work is a workforce training program available at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Ready To Work provides trainees FREE training in basic skills and abilities required by most leading businesses and industries in Alabama. The RTW curriculum is designed by Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) to build skills based on demands of local businesses and industries along with a nation-wide growth in technology, computer knowledge and employment availability. Successful graduates receive an “Alabama Certified Worker” Certificate from AIDT as well as a National Career Readiness Certificate from ACT WorkKeys.
The Alabama Technology Network is a part of the Alabama Community College System and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership and links industries and businesses with resources from a network of universities, colleges, businesses, and government to deliver the training needed to help industry and business be more efficient, more productive, and more competitive. Training areas include Lean Manufacturing, Quality Systems and Engineering, Information Technology, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H), Business Services/Strategic Management, Industrial Maintenance, and Engineering and Technical Services.
The Thomasville, Alabama campus of Coastal Alabama Community College is part of the network of locations for The National Center for Pulp and Paper Technology Training, which focuses on preparing workers for the pulp and paper industry.
The Demopolis Career Center targets unemployed and underemployed individuals to help connect them to training or employment. The Career Center provides employers assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
For more information, call the Demopolis Career Center at (334) 289-0202 or visit the jobslink.gov website.
The Marengo County Business Development Center was established in 2015 to support and grow entrepreneurship and small businesses in Marengo County.