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Workforce Development Resources

Need assistance with your job search? Listed here are different types of workforce development resources located in and close to Clayton County.

Career Centers

Target Audience……………………………………….. Career Counseling, Career Readiness
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Counseling, Career Readiness Workshops, Job Training, Applications for WIOA Funding, Computer and Office Equipment Access
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Resources, Job Search Assistance, Career Events
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Homeless, Veterans, Ex-Offenders
Services...……….……………………………………….. Job Readiness Workshops,Job Placement
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. *Office is closed due to COVID-19, but visit website for online services.
  • 230 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 2600
  • Atlanta, GA 30303-1600
  • Phone Number: 404-659-1150
  • https://ulgatl.org
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Young Adults
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Readiness Workshops, Computer Training, Job Search Services, Virtual Job Fairs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Low Income Women 18 and Older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Job Readiness Training, Professional Presentation & Etiquette, Resume Writing, Interview Prep, Self-branding, Suiting and Professional Clothing Services
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 am-2:00 pm*
*Office is closed due to COVID-19, but visit website for online services.
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals with Disabilities
Services...……….……………………………………….. Skills Training, Job Readiness Workshops, GED Preparation
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Counseling, Computer Access, Job Search Assistance, Career Readiness Workshops, Job Fairs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am-12:00 pm

VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 +, Veterans, Youth, Re-Entry Men and Women
Services...……….……………………………………….. Logistics Training including Forklift Certification, Heavy Equipment, CDL Training
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth ages 16-24
Services...……….……………………………………….. GED Education, Career Readiness, Customer Service, Basic Maintenance, ServSafe (Food Safety Training) *WIOA Funding Available*
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals with Disabilities
Services...……….……………………………………….. Specialized Job Training (Food Services, Logistics & Warehousing), MS Office Suite Training, Self-Advocacy courses, Job Readiness, ACT WorkKeys Certification, Job Placement Programs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm*
*Office is closed due to COVID-19, but visit website for online services.
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Young Adults
Services...……….……………………………………….. SACS/Cognia accredited High School, Postsecondary Placement (College to Careers), Credit Recovery and Transfer Credit Program, GED Prep Program
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
    Continuing Education Programs
  • 2000 Clayton State Boulevard
  • Morrow, GA 30260
  • Phone Number: 678-466-5118
  • https://www.clayton.edu/ce
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Classes in Industrial, Film & Digital Media, Healthcare Training, Career Readiness, Professional Development, Technology, etc.
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth ages 16-24
Services...……….……………………………………….. GED Classes, Internships, Career Readiness, Workforce Development Skills Workshops *WIOA Funding Available*
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm

The Training Expo

Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Health, Business, and I.T. Programs (Pharmacy Tech, Office Management, I.T. Support Specialist)
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 8:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Tile Certifications (Grout, Gauged porcelain, Membrane, etc.), Tile Setter Program, Internships & Apprenticeship programs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am- 4:30 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Dental Assistant Certification (Dental Impressions, Instrument Transfer, Restorative Materials, etc.)
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Friday-Saturday 7:00 am-7:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Construction Craft Laborer Certification, Courses in OSHA Silica Training, Basic Rigging Program, Etc.
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Center for Progressive Training

Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Certified Nurse Assistant Training (CNA), Phlebotomy Course
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 8:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Medical Professional Career Training, CPC and CMRS Certifications (Medical Billing and Coding), Job Search Placement
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday & Friday by appointment; Tuesday-Thursday 11:30 am -2:30 pm

ORGANIZATIONS WITH CAREER SERVICES

Target Audience……………………………………….. Refugees and Immigrants
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Pathways and Vocational Counseling, English Classes, Job Placement Services, Languages Spoken: Arabic, Bosnian, Farsi, French, Liberian, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Sudanese
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Young Black Men Ages 18-28
Services...……….……………………………………….. Job Readiness Institute, Referral for Employment, Mentoring/Life Skills Training, Career Development Workshops
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. The hours are not listed
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals of Latin American descent
Services...……….……………………………………….. Job Fairs and Recruitment Events, Job Search and Placement, Resume Assistance, Computer Services and Classes
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Homeless Youth
Services...……….……………………………………….. Job Readiness Programs, GED Preparation, Life Skills Training
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. 24 Hours (Homeless Center)
Target Audience……………………………………….. Men (Homeless, Ex-Offenders, Veterans)
Services...……….……………………………………….. Career Resource Centers, Job Training Services, Partners with Employment Services
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. 24 Hours (Homeless Center)

LOCAL UNIVERSITIES & TECHNICAL COLLEGES

  • Continuing Education Programs
  • 2000 Clayton State Boulevard
  • Morrow, GA 30260
  • Phone Number: 678-466-5118
  • https://www.clayton.edu/ce
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Classes in Industrial, Film & Digital Media, Healthcare Training, Career Readiness, Professional Development, Technology, etc.
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Courses in Healthcare, Trade, and Business Administration (Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, HVAC, Automotive Tech, etc.)
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Thursday 9:00 am-6:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Associates Degrees: Accounting, Business Information Systems, and Medical Office Administration, Diploma Programs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Associates, Diplomas, and Certificate Programs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Target Audience……………………………………….. Youth and Individuals 18 and older
Services...……….……………………………………….. Associates, Diplomas, and Certificate Programs
Hours of Operation ………………………………….. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm