Business & Industry Training

Increasing the productivity of the existing workforce is one of the sure-fire ways of increasing the profitability of local companies in a very tight labor market.  Continuous training and retraining of the workforce is important to the viability of local companies.

The Calhoun Workforce Solutions (CWS) group provides customized, flexible, cost-effective and convenient training to local businesses and industries throughout north-Alabama allowing them to achieve and maintain peak efficiency in the global marketplace.  Programs are developed specifically to meet the need of the individual business.  CWS can also assist businesses with the application process for the Existing Industry Training Program Grant.

High Impact Training & Development

CWS partners with public and private organizations around North Alabama to deliver top-quality training programs to equip today’s employees with the skills of tomorrow.

  • We work with your schedule to deliver the training you need where and when you need it.
  • Our instructors are leaders in their field who understand the needs of industry and the importance of training solutions.
  • Courses can be customized to the needs of both the company and the employee.

CWS offers training for business & industry in many areas including, but not limited to:

  • Industrial Skills:
    • Industrial Maintenance – electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation
      • In-person
      • On-line
      • Hands-on
    • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician
      • On-line
      • Hands-on
      • In-person
    • PLC’s
    • Construction Trades
      • Electrical
      • Millwright
      • Pipefitting
    • Welding Skills Enhancement
    • Welding Inspection (CWI)
    • CNC Operator
    • Manual Machining
    • Aerospace Composites
    • Solar Photovoltaic
    • Arc Flash
    • Water Operator & Wastewater Collection Operator
  • Health & Safety
    • OSHA 10 & 30
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • First Aid/CPR/AED
    • Emergency Medical Responder
    • Basic Life Support
    • First Responder
    • Nurse Assistant
  • Computers & Information Technology
  • Quality
    • Six Sigma
    • Lean
    • Quality Controls
    • Lean in Higher Education
  • Leadership

Call Calhoun Workforce Solutions for a free consultation:
Houston Blackwood | (256) 306-2664 | Houston.Blackwood@calhoun.edu