Economic Development Services provides non-credit workforce development programs and lifelong learning opportunities to businesses and individual citizens within the counties served by Athens Technical College. Our goal is to become a strategic partner with organizations to enhance a culture of continuous process improvement and develop quality management systems.
The top industries impacted by Athens Technical College include:
Healthcare and Social Assistance
Manufacturing & Production
In addition, EMSI’s (Economic Impact Study) investment analysis revealed:
Partnering with Employers
Athens Tech partners with local employers to create courses directly related to their industry. This has had a tremendous impact on the economic status in the surrounding areas while helping recent graduates find high-paying jobs after graduation.
Georgia Quickstart and the Retraining Tax Credit
Athens Technical College’s Economic Development Services serves an eleven-county area surrounding Athens. Our customized training is tailored to meet specific needs and our classes include a variety of subject areas including safety, computer workshops, first-aid, CPR, management and supervisory development, maintenance improvements, quality systems such as Six Sigma, and forklift training.
The programs may be taught on-site at the company or at Athens Technical College locations and may be scheduled to accommodate all shifts. We also administer the Georgia Quick Start and the Retraining Tax Credit programs for clients in our service area. Please call 404-253-2815 for more information.
Working With Local Businesses To Establish a Stronger Economy
Check out career opportunities posted by local organizations!