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The corporate training staff at Chattahoochee Technical College works to ensure YOUR specific training and organizational performance needs are met through high quality programs and superior customer service. Contact us today at CorporateTraining@ChattahoocheeTech.edu or 770-529-2345 for more information.

Georgia Retraining Tax Credit Program:

Georgia Department of Labor logoFirms which provide certain types of training to their employees are able to receive a tax credit when filing their state tax returns. Qualified programs include, ERP and SAP systems, changes in operating systems, computer training, quality initiatives such as ISO 9000, and technology training on new equipment. The credit allows up to $500 per person per program per year. Unused credits may be carried forward for 10 years. The Vice President of The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Chattahoochee Technical College is available to assist and is authorized by the state to review and approve applications. Contact us today at CorporateTraining@ChattahoocheeTech.edu or 770-529-2345 for more information.

Georgia Quick Start Program:

QuickStartLogoCustomized training at no cost! In conjunction with the Technical College System of Georgia, The Center for Corporate and Professional Education coordinates training services of the Georgia Quick Start program. Georgia’s Quick Start program is nationally recognized for providing high-quality training services at no cost to new or expanding businesses in Georgia. Since 1967, Quick Start has provided customized training for hundreds of thousands of employees and for thousands of businesses and industries throughout the state. This program helps provide a trained workforce free of charge for eligible new and expanding businesses and industries in the area.

If your business is expanding, or interested in moving into our area, let us show you how this free service can decrease your start-up cycle, lower your up-front training costs, and improve your overall business performance. For more information on customized contract training, customized contract consulting services, or Quick Start, contact The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at CorporateTraining@ChattahoocheeTech.edu or 770-529-2345.

WIOA Incumbent Worker Training:

Georgia Department of Labor logoThe new federal Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has a program called Incumbent Worker Training (IWT). This program provides
funding assistance to qualifying companies to provide skills training or upgrading to full-time, permanent employees. Companies will receive the funding assistance needed to meet the demands of the rapidly changing economy, and the employees will receive the training necessary to upgrade present work skills, heighten job security, provide marketable skills, and increase the possibilities for higher wages and promotional opportunities. Generally these are training programs that comprise a series of courses or topics and, preferably, result with an industry-recognized credential. Companies may be reimbursed for up to 50% of the total cost of employee training!