Huntsville is ASmartPlace to advance your career through continued education and training. Whether you need to get your GED or PhD, there are resources and organizations that will help you.
AIDT Pre-Employment Selection and Training
Trainee recruitment and screening, safety assistance, industrial maintenance assessments, and continuous improvement assessment.
Adult Education Drake State
Our Adult Education Program offers FREE Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and General Educational Development (GED) Classes.
Adult Education Calhoun Community College
Free Adult Education, Digital Literacy, Microsoft Office Basics, Certifications, STEPS and more.
Ready to Work Drake State
The Drake State Office of Workforce Development offers the state-certified Ready to Work program to provide workplace environment training that helps participants develop the skills necessary for successful employment.
Ready to Work Calhoun Community College
Alabama’s Ready to Work program provides trainees the entry-level skills required for employment with most businesses and industries in Alabama. The training curriculum is set to standards cited by business and industry employers throughout the state, and the skills cited in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Reports.
Still Serving Veterans
Helps Veterans and their families locate meaningful employment, access their VA benefits, and connect with the resources they need to build civilian lives they love.
Job Networking Club
St. Joseph The Worker Job Networking Club meets each Tuesday from 12:30 to 2:00 PM Central Time in the Church Hall of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.
CareerOneStop.org is your source for career exploration, training & jobs. The website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Defense Acquisition University, South Region
This regional campus supports the Army’s largest buying organization, the US Army Materiel Command.
Modernized Talent Center, driven by AMIIC
The Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Integration Center (AMIIC), established by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), is a nonprofit organization. AMIIC’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies and build North Alabama’s defense and aerospace engineering and industrial trades talent pipeline. The Modernized Talent Center, driven by AMIIC, is a community hub that leverages a national network of partnerships, including federal and state government, industry, academia, nonprofits, preK-12 schools, and small businesses. AMIIC offers an advanced manufacturing lab, quality non-degree credentials, the North Alabama Talent Acquisition Network, and more.
Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964. Students have access to room and board while they learn skills in specific training areas for up to three years. In addition to helping students complete their education, obtain career technical skills and gain employment, Job Corps also provides transitional support services, such as help finding employment, housing, child care, and transportation. Job Corps graduates either enter the workforce or an apprenticeship, go on to higher education, or join the military.