Education and Training Events

Gwinnett Technical College
Apr
15
to Jun 28

Gwinnett Technical College

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Gwinnett Technical College is enrolling students for Take Ten !, a program to train for a career while earning your GED and/or learning English. Career training will be provided in Comp TIA A+, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification over a 10-week period from Monday, April 15th to Friday, June 28th. The deadline to register is Wednesday, February 20th. 

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CNA Training Program | Covenant School
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

CNA Training Program | Covenant School

Covenant CNA School is recruiting for its free Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program which will begin on Monday, May 20th.  The training will be located at WestsideWorks (261 Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, Atlanta, GA). CNAs are an important part of today’s world of healthcare with knowledge and skills that are always in demand. This program prepares participants for the Georgia State CNA Competency Exam.  Graduates receive their CNA Diplomas and after passing the Competency Exam, they are placed unto the Georgia Health Partnership as Certified Nursing Assistants. Interested participants, must attend an Information Session to start the process of enrollment. To learn more about the free CNA program call 770-573-0370.

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Generation | Cloud Support Engineer Training
May
27
9:00 AM09:00

Generation | Cloud Support Engineer Training

Generation, in partnership with Amazon Web Services, is launching a Cloud Support Engineer Training Program beginning on Monday, May 27th, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The 12-week no-cost program is for young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 and will provide hands-on training in 12 weeks with an opportunity to earn the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification.  No experience is necessary.  Trainees will learn how to launch a career in cloud computing and get help from career coaches for better resumes and interview preparation.  Click here for a flyer.

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Pathway to the Future's Promise NEXT- Gen
May
30
9:30 AM09:30

Pathway to the Future's Promise NEXT- Gen

Operation Hope in partnership with BB&T is hosting the Pathway to the Future’s Promise NEXT-Gen event during its 2019 HOPE Global Forum on Thursday, May 30th, from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta (265 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA).  This event will bring together dynamic youth and young adults from across the country – presenting local youth associations, high schools, colleges, and professional fields for an action-packed day of programming to help empower youth to reach their personal dreams.  Interested youth should click here for more information and to register

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ABCs of Customs Brokerage
Jun
10
to Jun 20

ABCs of Customs Brokerage

ABCs of Customs Brokerage, a training partner of Atlanta CareerRise and WorkSource Georgia, is accepting applications for the June 2019 class (June 10th to 14th and June 17th to 20th ).  This 9-day, 72-hour dynamic training program prepares students to enter or advance as an international trade administrator, providing entry-level workers with the skills and knowledge equivalent to one year of experience as a customs specialist and the opportunity to earn national certification as a Certified Customs Specialist through the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America’s National Educational Institute.  Applicants must have state ID, high school diploma or GED, basic computer skills, and resume. To apply, email Donna Mullins at donna@mullinsintlsolutions.comClick here for a flyer.

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WorkSource DeKalb | WIOA Orientation
Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

WorkSource DeKalb | WIOA Orientation

WorkSource DeKalb is holding the WorkSource DeKalb Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Orientation on Thursday, June 20th, at 10:00 AM, at WorkSource DeKalb (774 Jordan Lane, Building #4, Decatur, GA).  This orientation will be held every other third Thursday for the remainder of 2019.  WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. Upcoming training for eligible participants will focus on short-term in-demand industries, including: transportation, distribution and logistics; healthcare; information technology and construction. Registration for WIOA orientation will be required and seating will be limited. Interested applicants can click here to register.

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CobbWorks | BB&T Banking
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

CobbWorks | BB&T Banking

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BB&T Banking is hosting the Bank on Your Success Workshop on Friday, May 17th, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA).  Participants will learn about banking basics, family budgeting, and becoming a homeowner.  Click here for a flyer. To register, call 770-528-4300 or email information@cobbworks.org.

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Atlanta Beltline | Workforce Empowerment Session
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Atlanta Beltline | Workforce Empowerment Session

The Atlanta Beltline Partnership is partnering with GoodwillUrban League of Greater Atlanta, Generations, CEFGAPer Scolas and Atlanta Technical College to bring you the first Workforce Empowerment Session designed to connect you with high-growth job opportunities and the skills training needed to apply for them. If you live in an Atlanta BeltLine community and are interested in finding a new career, or learning new job skills, please join us for this important information session on Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Atlanta Technical College - Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center (Bldg. B 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, S.W., Atlanta, GA, 30310). The session is free and is open to the public and it will last for two hours. Interested participants should click here to register.

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Youth Summit 2019 - Rethinking Education and Employment for Youth
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Youth Summit 2019 - Rethinking Education and Employment for Youth

Youth Summit 2019 will provide an opportunity for youth ages 16-24 to learn about different career paths by participating in hands-on workshops, and interacting with employers and key community partners who provide certification programs.

This one-day summit will have three components:

  • Opening session -The Summit will open with a session to connect youth and speakers from different industries (i.e. Information Technology, Construction, etc.) The conversation will focus on the importance of youth employment and how we need to rethink the future of education and employment. 

  • Workshops - Attendees will participate in workshops that focus on four topics suggested by metro Atlanta youth and young adults, giving participants an opportunity to share ideas and experience and learn about how to navigate their future education and employment pathways. The topics are Career Planning, Networking, Mentoring and Financial Literacy.

  • Closing session - Youth will share their learnings from the summit and discuss what else they need to be prepared for education and employment opportunities in metro Atlanta.

JOIN US FOR 2019 YOUTH SUMMIT - CAREER OPPORTUNITIES, MUSIC, FOOD AND GIVEAWAYS!

REGISTER TODAY!

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WorkSource Atlanta | IT Careers and Opportunites
May
7
10:00 AM10:00

WorkSource Atlanta | IT Careers and Opportunites

WorkSource Atlanta is hosting an IT Careers and Opportunities Orientation on Tuesday, May 7th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at our WorkSource Atlanta (818 Pollard Boulevard, SW, Atlanta, GA). This orientation is held on the first non-holiday Tuesday of every month. The orientation will discuss high demand job opportunities within the field of IT and how WorkSource Atlanta can provide assistance to gain employment in the IT industry.  Click here for a calendar of events.

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Georgia Power | 2019 Energy Industry Experience Event
May
3
to May 4

Georgia Power | 2019 Energy Industry Experience Event

Georgia Power presents the 2019 Energy industry experience event May 3rd and May 4th at the Klondike training center located at (4826 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA). Interested attendants should choose just one of the two days. The event will begin approximately at 7:30 am with flexibility for school scheduling. This event is open to students parents, teachers, counselors and career influence’s. come learn about the diverse and financially rewarding skilled career paths in the energy industry with hands-on experiences and conversations with our workforce! Internship and scholarship opportunities will be available! And we’ll feed you pizza.

  • Are you a student or applicant interested in attending this event? Take a look at the steps below to register and prepare!

1. Please register and RSVP – we want to know you are coming and you’ll be eligible for some cool giveaways at the event.

Link: http://stem.getintoenergy.com/student-registration/. Fill out the registration and select “Georgia Power” as your Energy Company and “2019 Energy Industry Experience Event” with the date you plan to attend. Both days are the same, just pick one.

2. Interested in a paid summer internship with Georgia Power? Before you come, head over to our careers portal and create a profile here and we’ll work together to complete the application during the event.

3. Are you interested in a scholarship for an Electrical Lineworker Apprenticeship Certificate at South Georgia Technical College this summer? Start pulling together the information below and be prepared to talk with the admissions team during the event!

• You must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and eligible to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Permit.

• You will need to complete an application, provide placement test scores, a copy of high school or college transcripts, and a copy of your birth certificate.

4. If you are under 18 and plan to attend without your legal guardian, please bring a signed release document.

Questions? Contact Cedric Sheffield at cesheffi@southernco.com.

Directions to Klondike

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ATL Real Estate Industry Day
Apr
30
9:00 AM09:00

ATL Real Estate Industry Day

  • 1900 Sullivan Road College Park, GA, 30337 United States (map)
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Learn about Hartsfield-Jackson’s real estate and development program, including upcoming RFP opportunities on ATL-owned land sites in close proximity to the Airport. To register or for more information on this event click here

Presentations by:

  • Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance

  • City of Atlanta Department of Procurement

  • City of Atlanta Office of Contract Compliance

  • City of Atlanta Risk Management

  • City of Atlanta Law Department

  • Department of Aviation Business Diversity

  • Department of Aviation Concessions Management

  • Department of Aviation Real Estate and Development

  • Department of Aviation Security

  • Jones Lang LaSalle Consultant Team

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Southern Crescent Technical College | Drone Technology
Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

Southern Crescent Technical College | Drone Technology

Southern Crescent Technical College, in partnership with Cross Flight Education, is offering a Drone Technology course from Monday, April 29th, with classes beginning at 5:30 PM, to Saturday, May 4th, with class beginning at 9:00 AM, at Southern Crescent Tech’s Griffin Campus – Building 100 (501 Varsity Road, Griffin, GA).  The 22-hour course will enable students to acquire the technical training needed to explore exciting business opportunities in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. This instructor-led training class will cover Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, airspace classifications, risk assessment tools, aeronautical decision making, weather awareness and more. Students will complete a combination of classroom training and practical hands-on flight experience. Practice tests for the Part 107 FAA exam to become FAA Certified Drone Pilots are also included.  Click here for further details or for more information, contact Steve Hendrix, Director of Economic Development (steve.hendrix@sctech.edu).

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Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta | Gwinnett
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta | Gwinnett

The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is hosting Camp Gwinnett on Sunday, April 28th, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, at Tribble Mill Park (2125 Tribble Mill Parkway, SE, Lawrenceville, GA).  Camp Gwinnett is an annual event that is held to expose Girl Scouts to a variety of outdoor skills. Many have not attended camp, or even spent much time outdoors. For the afternoon, Girl Scout troops and lead booths in a variety of activities like how to set up tents, roll sleeping bags, light a campfire, cook meals over a fire with no electricity, identify plants, wilderness first aid, archery, caving and animal tracking. One of the main goals of this event is to get girls and their parents to feel more confident about camping and experiencing life in the outdoors. Girl Scouts interested in participating can click here for a registration link.

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Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program
Apr
25
5:00 PM17:00

Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program

Atlanta Technical College will hold its Radiologic Technology Program Information Session on Thursday, April 25th, at 5:00 PM, in Room H139 of the Allied Health Building (1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA).  Contact Danielle Hibbert at dhibbert@atlantatech.edu or 404-225-4567 for more information click here.

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Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program
Apr
25
5:00 PM17:00

Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program

Atlanta Technical College will hold its Radiologic Technology Program Information Session on Thursday, April 25th, at 5:00 PM, in Room H139 of the Allied Health Building (1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA).  Contact Danielle Hibbert at dhibbert@atlantatech.edu or 404-225-4567 for more information click here.

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WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P4
Apr
25
9:00 AM09:00

WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P4

WorkSource Cobb is offering a Workshop Series with Terence Norman in the month of April at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA). Part 4 Session focus is on Interviewing Techniques. Click here for a flyer.  To register, call 770-528-4300 or send an email to information@cobbworks.org with your name, address, phone number, and workshop selection. 

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WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P3.
Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P3.

WorkSource Cobb is offering a Workshop Series with Terence Norman on Wednesday, April 17th, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA). Part 3 Session focus is Resume and Interviewing Alignment, Click here for further details. To register, call 770-528-4300 or send an email to information@cobbworks.org with your name, address, phone number, and workshop selection.

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Worksource Cobb | Resume Workshop
Apr
4
9:00 AM09:00

Worksource Cobb | Resume Workshop

WorkSource Cobb is offering a Workshop Series with Terence Norman in the month of April at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA). Thursday, April 4th, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM: Behind the Scenes of Resumes: HR Perspective. To register, call 770-528-4300 or send an email to information@cobbworks.org with your name, address, phone number, and workshop selection ; or Click here for further details.

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Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program

Atlanta Technical College will hold its Radiologic Technology Program Information Session on Thursday, March 28th, at 5:00 PM, in Room H139 of the Allied Health Building (1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA).  Contact Danielle Hibbert at dhibbert@atlantatech.edu or 404-225-4567 for more information click here.

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WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P2
Mar
26
9:00 AM09:00

WorkSource Cobb | Resume Workshop P2

WorkSource Cobb is offering a Workshop Series with Terence Norman in the month of April at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA). Thursday, April 11th, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM: Getting it Right: Writing a Resume Click here for further details. To register, call 770-528-4300 or send an email to information@cobbworks.org with your name, address, phone number, and workshop selection.

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WorkSource Cobb | Financial Planning
Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

WorkSource Cobb | Financial Planning

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WorkSource Cobb is hosting a Financial Planning Bootcamp on Taxes, presented by the Financial Planning Association of Georgia, on Friday, March 22nd, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at the CobbWorks Workforce Development Center (463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100, Marietta, GA).  Topics to be covered include most common tax credits, above-the-line deductions, itemized vs. standard, and more.  Registration is required.  Click here for more information

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WorkSource Dekalb | Workforce Wednesday
Mar
20
10:00 AM10:00

WorkSource Dekalb | Workforce Wednesday

WorkSource Dekalb - Wednesday, March 20th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral (2500 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA).

Workforce Wednesday is designed to connect DeKalb County residents to eligible training providers and employers in a centralized location. DeKalb County residents can learn about Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility requirements, meet with eligible training providers and learn about high demand careers. This event will equip DeKalb County residents with the knowledge and resources to overcome barriers to employment, education and economic development. Job seekers should click here to register and come wearing job ready attire. For more information about WorkSource DeKalb, visit www.worksourcedekalb.org or call 404-687-3400.

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CareerWorx - Gwinnett Technical College
Mar
14
4:00 PM16:00

CareerWorx - Gwinnett Technical College

Gwinnett Technical College is hosting CareerWorx on Thursday, March 14th, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, on its Lawrenceville Campus (5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA).  At CareerWorx, guests will explore our 140+ programs of study and career paths, meet recruiters, financial aid counselors and enrollment advisors to see how a degree, diploma or certificate will lead to a rewarding career. The event is open to high school students and families with 9th to 12th graders, transfer students, adults looking to enter or return to college, as well as all members of the community.  Click here for a registration link.

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Crossroads Community Ministries
Mar
11
to Mar 14

Crossroads Community Ministries

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Crossroads Community Minisitries – currently enrolling students for its upcoming Professional Security Guard Training course. Classes start on Monday, March 11th, and will take place Monday through Thursday, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, at Crossroad’s Orientation Room (420 Courtland Street, NE Atlanta, GA).  The four-week training program will provide unarmed security guard training for entry level security guard positions and include job readiness preparation. To register, contact Rhonda Green at 404-873-7656 or rgreen@crossroadsatlanta.org.

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IT Careers & Opportunities Orientation
Mar
5
10:00 AM10:00

IT Careers & Opportunities Orientation

WorkSource Atlanta is hosting an IT Careers and Opportunities Orientation on Tuesday, March 5th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at our WorkSource Atlanta (818 Pollard Boulevard, SW, Atlanta, GA). This orientation is held on the first non-holiday Tuesday of every month. The orientation will discuss high demand job opportunities within the field of IT and how WorkSource Atlanta can provide assistance to gain employment in the IT industry.  Click here for a calendar of events.

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Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program

Atlanta Technical College will hold its Radiologic Technology Program Information Session on Thursday, February 28th, at 5:00 PM, in Room H139 of the Allied Health Building (1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA).  Contact Danielle Hibbert at dhibbert@atlantatech.edu or 404-225-4567 for more information click here.

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Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Atlanta Technical College - Radiologic Technology Program

Atlanta Technical College will hold its Radiologic Technology Program Information Session on Thursday, April 25th, at 5:00 PM, in Room H139 of the Allied Health Building (1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA).  Contact Danielle Hibbert at dhibbert@atlantatech.edu or 404-225-4567 for more information click here.

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Smyrna - Health Environment Services (EVS) Training Program and Technology Careers Program Information Sessions
Feb
27
2:00 PM14:00

Smyrna - Health Environment Services (EVS) Training Program and Technology Careers Program Information Sessions

SmyrnaHealth Environmental Services (EVS) Training Program and Technology Careers Program Information Sessions – Tuesdays, 6:00 PM, and Wednesdays, 2:00 PM, Smyrna Career Center (205 South Cobb Drive, Smyrna, GA).  Contact Margaret Johnson at mjohnson@ging.org or 678-766-8173 for more information. 

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South DeKalb - Hwy Construction, Forklift, Custodial & Maintenance Training Info Session
Feb
27
2:00 PM14:00

South DeKalb - Hwy Construction, Forklift, Custodial & Maintenance Training Info Session

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South DeKalb Highway Construction, Forklift, Floor Technician/Custodial, Maintenance, and Environmental Services (EVS) Technician Training Information Sessions – Wednesdays, 2:00 PM, South DeKalb Career Center (1295 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA).  Contact Ruquais Wiley at rwiley@ging.org or 404-728-8605 for more information.

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