Skilled Trades of West Alabama, a state-of-the-art construction training center, held an open house Tuesday, Sept. 1. The center is located at 1300 James I. Harrison Parkway in Tuscaloosa.

The apprenticeship training center is a project organized by Premier Service Company, West Alabama Works and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship. The center will train students in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal fabrication and alarm systems.

Applications are open for enrollment. Students can complete an application here. Classes begin Sept. 14.