February 2023

Workforce Development Newsletter

Quality Tech APP101 Graduates

1st Cohort of 2 Year USDOL Apprentices from 4 MFG Sector Employers representing

3 counties in the Georgia Mountains Sector now have 4 Graduates. Read more...


Be Pro Be Proud is on the move here! The February Workforce Development event at the GDOL Career Center was a success. The hands-on career exploration trailer will be in Gainesville City and Banks, Franklin, Stephens, Towns, and White. MFG Employers are encouraged to take part. See Be Pro Be Proud March dates here...

Short-Term Training matches those interested in investing in themselves to employers that partner with Georgia Mountains Works to create training and employ the graduates. We call it bootcamps. 32 graduates are projected from these planned

Summer Bootcamps:

  • Auto Mechanic
  • Construction Ready
  • Electromechanical
  • HVAC
  • Welding


Post a job, an apprenticeship, a work based learning opportunity or internship. Works posts are reviewed and approved before publishing and available for 90 days. Start here...

Job Seekers:

MFG Works Posts currently include CNC, Lab Tech, Engineer, Production, Lead, Apprenticeships, etc.

Seek here...

TCSG's has reopened funding applications for employers to apply to the cost of apprenticeships. High Demand Career Initiative -HDCI Funding applications are now open and close on March and apply to these apprenticeships:

  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Machinist
  • Quality Technician
  • Welding/Fabrication

MFG Sector Partners In Action

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Development Authority of Lumpkin County's V.A.L.U.E. program looks to provide services, info, solutions, and contacts to facilitate company success and growth.


Future Mechanical Engineer coming out of Franklin County High School names his #STEM instructor STAR teacher.


Career Day wouldn't have been the same without MFG Sector Employers such as Haering and Linde Wiemann, played a part.

#OneHartBeat #CTAE

Technology, hardware, installation, and competition. It sounds like some Career Tech hands-on instruction in action.


Precisely! An inviting environment awaits right up the road to learn to operate advanced machining equipment. #NGTC

Employers! Is your area High School hosting a Job Fair for graduates? Plan to participate.

#jobfair #WCHS