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Adult Education Drake State

Our Adult Education Program offers FREE Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and General Educational Development (GED) Classes.


MSSC CPT Manufacturing Certification

Free classes designed for those looking to develop foundational knowledge of manufacturing processes and production, safety, maintenance awareness, and lean manufacturing principles. Participants will have the opportunity to test for the nationally-recognized Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Certified Production Technician (CPT).


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.


Job Corps

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.


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.



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