Searching for a job, but can’t seem to get your foot in the door for an interview? Feeling uncertain about re-entering the workforce? Looking for the chance to demonstrate to employers you have what it takes to make a great employee? Want to make yourself stand out from all the other applicants?
The Troup Trained program may be just the thing to help you become that one smart cookie employers are searching for.
Troup Trained is a 7-week, intensive training program offered through a partnership with West Georgia Technical College, the Workforce Investment Board and the Center for Strategic Planning will help you with skills needed to be successful in your job search and in your new job.
You will acquire critical job skills – professional attitudes, commitment, punctuality, computer training, safety training, team building and more – to help you secure and retain employment. And after graduation, you are GUARANTEED up to 24 interviews with employers in Troup County!
The Curriculum covers training such as:
- OSHA 10-hour general Industry Certification
- Manufacturing Industry Orientation
- MS Word Core Skills
- MS Excel Core Skills
Soft Skills Development including but not limited to:
- Organizational Behavioral Communication
- Business Ethics and Etiquette
- Customer Service
- More . . .
Employability Workshops including but not limited to:
- Developing as a Professional
- Resume Writing
- Interviewing Skills
Employers who recognize the Troup Trained certificate guarantee interviews to graduates who successfully complete the program. Currently, more than 20 regional employers support Troup Trained and continually inform the curriculum to keep the training program practical and relevant.
Troup Trained is free to both participants and employers.
- High School Diploma or GED (must provide verification of either)
- Reading and Math assessment
- Skills assessment
- Clean drug test and background check
- Attend and be on time for all classes
- A passing Work Ethic grade from your instructors
Classes are typically scheduled in the Spring and Fall of each year. We will post the next class dates right here as soon as they’ve been set.
Ready to get cooking with your career? Download a Troup Trained application packet below, or contact Troup Trained for more information.
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The Troup Trained program would not be possible without the support of our employer partners. Their commitment to the program includes evaluating curriculum, leading industry tours, participating in classroom discussions and much more. We’re proud to call these companies our partners!
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
7777 Kia Parkway, West Point, Georgia 31833
Dongwon Autopart Technology Georgia LLC
475 Meriwether Park Road, Hogansville, GA 30230
Hanil E Hwa
104 Wiley Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems Manufacturing, Inc.
100 Jane Fryer Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30241
3302 20th Avenue, Valley, Alabama 36854
1503 Orchard Hill Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
1300 Orchard Hill Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
1300 Orchard Hill Road (at the Kimberly-Clark campus), LaGrange, Georgia 30240
955 Meriwether Park Dr, Hogansville, Georgia 30230
1567 Lukken Industrial Dr. W, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
PowerTech America, Inc.
6801 Kia Parkway, West Point, Georgia 31833
SAFA Advics, LLC
1621 Lukken Industrial Drive W, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
Sejong Georgia LLC.
1641 Lukken Industrial Drive W, LaGrange, Georiga 30240
1000 Sewon Blvd., LaGrange, Georgia 30241
1606 Executive Drive, Lagrange, Georgia 30240
1504 Lafayette Parkway, Suite C, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
209 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
302-E Commerce Avenue, LaGrange, Georgia
220 Fort Drive, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
374 South Davis Road, Suite D, LaGrange, GA 30240
American Home Shield
106 Old Mill Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30241
100 S.L. White Boulevard, LaGrange, Georgia 30241
1700 South Progress Parkway, West Point, Georgia 31833
7001 Kia Parkway, West Point, Georgia 31833