Craft Training Grants

Go Build Alabama is proud to partner with the Alabama Craft Training Board to provide assistance for Alabama community colleges and apprenticeship programs that offer workforce training and development.

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Students or Career Seekers

If you are seeking a career in the skilled trades or looking for additional training to advance in your career, the following programs are currently available across the state:


DISTRICT 1

Calhoun Community College

  • Plumbing Apprenticeship
  • Pipefitting

Marshall Technical School (High School Program)

  • Core
  • HVAC 1
  • Electrical 1
  • Welding

North Alabama Craft Training Foundation

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Sheet Metal
  • Plumbing

DISTRICT 2

Cleburne County Career Technical Center (High School Program)

  • Carpentry

Talladega County Schools (High School Program)

  • Core & Carpentry
  • Heavy Equipment Operator

DISTRICT 3

Shelton State Community College

  • Carpentry Training

TCS & TCCS (High School Program)

  • Intro to Construction Equipment Career

DISTRICT 4

Birmingham & Associates

  • Metal Building Assembler Apprenticeship
  • Rigging & Signal Task Training

Construction Education Foundation of Alabama (CEFA)

  • Electrical Apprenticeship (Birmingham)
  • Plumbing (Birmingham)
  • HVAC (Birmingham)
  • Equipment Operator
  • Carpentry (Birmingham & Anniston)

Hoover City Schools RC3 (High School Program)

  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Carpentry
  • Welding

Ironworker Skills Institute

  • Ironworker Level 1 & 2
  • Ironworker Level 3
  • Core
  • Crane Communication & Safety

IUOE Local 312

  • Operating Engineer Craft Training

Jefferson State Community College

  • Carpentry
  • Field Engineering

Craft Training Grant Participants

If your program has recently been awarded a Craft Training Grant, Go Build Alabama will assist each program with publicly promoting upcoming training opportunities. Paid media support from Go Build Alabama will include social media, public relations, and creative assets like posters or print ads.


Other pertinent information needed to promote your training program includes:

  • Logo files
  • Contact information (phone and email) for point of contact
  • Targeted range for age/experience (high school graduates, workers with some experience, etc.)
  • Target geographic region to promote within (state-wide, specific regions, specific counties, etc.)

Training programs that Go Build Alabama has worked with include:

  • Construction Education Foundation of Alabama (CEFA)
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Wallace Community College (Dothan)
  • Alabama Association of General Contractors
  • Ironworker Skills Institute (Garrison Steel)
  • Lawson State Community College
  • Bishop State Community College

While we cannot guarantee certain results, working with Go Build Alabama and the Alabama Craft Training Board can help increase interest in your training programs and yield a more qualified pool of candidates. We’ll use a strategic approach to help spread awareness of your program to the right audience, and we’ll analyze the results as we go to maximize effectiveness for the promotional campaign.

If you’re interested in working with Go Build Alabama, please email us at info@gobuildalabama.com or call us at 334-832-7300.

Go Build Alabama does request at least eight weeks advance notice in order to promote these programs to their full marketing potential.