Economic Development

Our mission is to provide non-credit workforce development programs and lifelong learning opportunities to businesses and individual citizens within the communities we serve.
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Certified Nurse Aide

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) provide hands-on healthcare to patients in medical settings. They assist with bathing, dressing, and other fundamental life activities. CNAs handle additional duties such as documenting health issues, dressing wounds, feeding, and simply interacting with their patients in a friendly and caring way.

CPR First Aide

CPR & First Aid

This essential class educates attendees on the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Course topics include first aid basics, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies, preventing illness and injury, and CPR/AED.

Drivers Education

Drivers Education

░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College campuses offers the 36-hour course that meets the State of Georgia requirements for Joshua’s Law.

Forklift Training

Forklift training

This OSHA compliant course is designed for individuals needing to learn or update skills for operating a forklift. The course includes classroom instruction and supervised hands-on operation of a forklift.

Georgia Dept. of Transportation Exams

The ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College Economic Development Department administers the written portion of the ÔÇó GDOT Aggregate CertificationÔÇó Roadway Testing Technician (RTT)ÔÇó Quality Control Technician Level 1 Certification (QCT Asphalt) examinations.


Georgia Pest Control Exam & Prep Course

The Georgia Pest Control Employee Registration Examination is a proctored exam that is required of any person employed in a job that focuses on pest control or extermination.



ManufactuREADY is an intensive six-week program that prepares unemployed or underemployed individuals for success in the rewarding field of manufacturing.

CPR First Aide

Safety: OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 COURSE

These trainings will provide you with the vital knowledge and skills you will need to recognize, prevent and respond to hazards and life-threatening situations.

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The ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College Economic Development Division offers the ServSafe Manager training and exam.

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Workkeys Testing

The assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace, and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance.

Meet Our Staff

We serve an eleven-county area surrounding ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═°. Our mission is to provide non-credit workforce development programs and lifelong learning opportunities to businesses and individual citizens within the communities we serve. ┬áForming partnerships with businesses and industries, schools, agencies, churches, and community centers, we make programs more accessible. Please get in touch with us to discuss any of our programs or customized training!

Tiffany P. Barnett

Economic Development Coordinator

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Michael Bosby

Drivers Ed Instructor


Debra Hitchcock

Testing Specialist

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Tammie Hutchison-Massey

Admin Asst to Vice President for Econ. Development & Elbert Campus

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Judy James

Economic Development Instructor


Al McCall

Vice President Economic Development & Elbert Campus

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Marvin Nunnally

Coordinator - Economic Development

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Jennifer Shea


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John Usry

Executive Director of Economic Development

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Program Registration Policies

Walk-in registration is available daily (Monday through Friday) from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. before the registration deadline. Walk-in registration is available at all locations and persons should call 706-369-5763 for directions. Walk-ins arriving for the first class meeting will be accepted only if the class has a sufficient number of applicants to operate and space is available. Fees must be paid by the first class meeting.

Registration by Phone, Mail, or Fax
Call 706-369-5763 to register by phone or to get instructions for registering via email. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted for payment.

Your class may still be canceled if enrollment is insufficient. ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College will attempt to notify students whose classes have been canceled, however, it is suggested you call or email for confirmation.

Refund Policy
A full refund will be issued if the continuing education class is canceled. Otherwise, requests for refunds must be received by the registration deadline published in the course descriptions.

Statement of Non-Discrimination
Laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, academic or economic disadvantage, handicap or disability. ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College does not discriminate in any educational program or activities or in employment policies.