CGTC's Office of Economic Development serves Georgia's new, expanding, and existing industries through training and developing solutions to the challenges facing Georgia's businesses. We are especially focused on the development of a skilled workforce that can meet the needs of businesses in the communities that we serve. Officially established in 1962 with our first students beginning classes in 1966, CGTC has been in the business of workforce development for over 40 years.
Providing Lifelong Learning Opportunities
CGTC is an administrator of Georgia's Quick Start program, a nationally recognized program that provides training services at no cost to new or expanding businesses in Georgia. We are an authorized WorkKeys service center, offering ACT's comprehensive system for improving the workforce. Continuing education programs offer classes in insurance, real estate, electrical, human resources, and more plus preparation for professional licensure tests.
Economic Development Programs
- Georgia's QuickStart Program
- ACT WorkKeys®
- Customized Training for Business and Industry
- Computer Training Center
- Continuing Education
- Certification Classes
- Administration of Georgia's Retraining Tax Credit
- Facility Rental for Community Events and Meetings
- Georgia Work Ready Initiative
- Learn more about CGTC's Economic Development Programs