Companies in Chambers County wanting to provide quality training programs to their employees have immediate access to multiple venues.
Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC)
Located in nearby Opelika, this technical division of the college is a mere 15 minutes from the Cusseta Industrial Park. The Industry Training Center was made possible through a joint venture with Michelin North America. With ongoing programs in electrical engineering, mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics, as well as a laboratory of high-tech Programmable Logic Controllers and Intelligent Motion Control equipment and customized courses for a variety of business needs, the Industry Training Center is poised on the cutting edge of manufacturing and corporate education. It also offers customized courses for companies in virtually any field. The programs are cost-effective and often more economical than in-house training or comparable regional or manufacturer courses.
Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)
This statewide resource provides workforce training and recruitment programs to help companies locate to or expand within Alabama. AIDT's Total Workforce Delivery System has provided thousands of skilled, motivated employees to Alabama industries since 1971. AIDT offers comprehensive pre-employment selection and training, leadership development, on-the job training, maintenance assessments, and industrial safety assessments and training—many of which are industry-specific. AIDT's unique workforce selection and training processes have achieved the world's first ISO 9001:2000 certification for a state-funded workforce training program. For additional information, visit the AIDT website.
Alabama Technology Network (ATN)
Companies can take advantage of quality manufacturing-specific workforce training and improvement programs. ATN links industries with technological resources from its network of universities, colleges, businesses, and government to deliver the help companies need be more efficient, productive, and competitive. Courses are offered at the Jasper Center at Bevill Community College in nearby Jasper, AL.
Topics covered include:
- Lean Manufacturing
- Quality Systems
- Environmental Safety
- Management Training
- Industrial Maintenance
For more information, visit the ATN website.