Cultivating Talent

Career Ready Training

Application period for Summer 2024 Cohort is OPEN!

Apply between May 1 and May 17.

Please read the Program FAQ for more information regarding the Career Ready Training Program.

About the Program

The Career Ready Training Program offers free training to individuals in Douglas County, who are looking for careers in high demand career areas. The program provides access to a new pipeline of candidates for Douglas County employers, who are looking for a trained and qualified workforce.

The training includes: Effective Workplace Communication/Teamwork/Ethics, Precision Manufacturing, Forklift Safety and Operation, Workplace Safety and Hazards, Financial Literacy, HR Basics, and all participants take the Gallup Strengths Based Assessment.

The training program is offered three times a year:

  • Spring (March/April) - two mornings a week for four weeks
  • Summer (June) - everyday for two weeks
  • Fall (August/September) - two mornings a week for four weeks

The Career Ready Training Program is a strategic workforce development program of Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership and is funded through grant funding provided by Georgia Power and Google.

Interested in becoming an Employer Partner - Email Rachel Ash!

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