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Does your organization need funding for Occupational Skills Training?

Alabama Department of Commerce’s (ADC) Workforce Development Division, Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA) and the West AlabamaWorks! Local Workforce Development Board (WAW) are soliciting proposals through this Request for Proposals (RFP) for short term (26 weeks or less) standalone occupational skills training programs for adults and dislocated workers under WIOA. Occupational Skills Training is defined as an organized program of study that provides specific vocational skills that lead to proficiency in performing actual tasks and technical functions required by certain occupational fields at entry, intermediate, or advanced levels.

Region 3 Occupational Skills Training RFP

Does Your Organization Need Funding for Youth Workforce Development Services?

Alabama Department of Commerce’s (ADC) Workforce Development Division, Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA) and the West AlabamaWorks! Local Workforce Development Board (WAW) are soliciting proposals through this Request for Proposals (RFP) for youth programs to focus on educational attainment, work-based training opportunities
and training linked to careers aligned with the skills needs of industries in their area. Download the RFP here. 

Is Your Organization Interested in Developing and Creating and Alabama College and Career Exploration Tool (ACCET)?

The Alabama Department of Commerce “Department” solicits proposals from qualified professional firms (“Firm” or “Responder”) interested in developing the Alabama College and Career Exploration Tool (“ACCET”). Download the RFP here.

Dedicated To Improving Our Workforce Each And Every Day

West AlabamaWorks is here to ensure that everyone in West Alabama is provided with the tools, resources, and support they need to ensure a bright and prosperous future in Alabama’s workforce.

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#1 Reason—to improve the workforce of West Alabama and change lives in the process.

Fifteen million dollars of equipment on site, from cranes to helicopters to combines. There are more than 300 teachers, volunteers, and industry experts.  We have 850,000 square feet of total space used at Shelton State Community College.

  • 52 schools
  • 4,000 8thgraders
  • 800 high schoolers

Latest News

Governor honors West Alabama Works for helping people with disabilities

October 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

The Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities presented West Alabama Works with the Public Service Award for West Alabama at the Alabama Department of Rehabilitative Services [...]

Combating turnover with creative solutions in healthcare

September 27th, 2019|0 Comments

By: Peggy Sease, VP of Human Resources for DCH Health System DCH Health System employs over 4,000 people, but in recent years, we’ve found difficulty hiring our frontline [...]

Faith-based Youth Engagement Initiative

September 9th, 2019|0 Comments

West Alabama Works is partnering with our region's faith-based leaders to help West Alabama's youth succeed. The group is developing a strategic plan to help point their youth [...]

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We take pride in the fact that West AlabamaWorks is business led and industry driven, making it a unique workforce model focused on results.

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AlabamaWorks is a network of interconnected providers of workforce services, including all of the governmental, educational, and private sector components that train, prepare, and match job seekers with employers.

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