CLTCC Workforce Development
Central Louisiana Technical College campuses are leaders in Workforce Development. We prepare participants in our programs with job skills that are necessary for the student to be prepared for today’s job market.
Whatever type of employee training or professional development you are seeking for your business, we can do it. Whether your business needs are latest technology, hands-on skills, construction, customer service, computer training, or personal development, we can make it happen. Contact us:
- Marvinette Holly
- CLTCC Chief Workforce Development Officer
- 4311 South MacArthur Dr.
- Alexandria, LA 71302
- Phone: (318) 487-5443 ext. 1148
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workforce Development Customized Programs
Incumbent Worker Training Program
Grants sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Labor, the Incumbent Worker Training Program offer businesses and industries needed upgrade training for present employees. Very often with the increase of technology comes an increase in the need to train to the new technology. Grant money is available to qualifying businesses and industries that need a little help with additional training needs of their company. Visit:
Pharmacy Technician Program
Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) Alexandria has partnered with Boston Reed College to bring you a Pharmacy Technician training program. Classes are held at the CLTCC Campus in Alexandria. For course registration and requirements, visit: Boston Reed College.
START (Skills, Tasks, and Results Training) ProgramCLTCC Workforce Department has partnered with the Educational Institute (EI) to provide this Hospitality Training program. EI is a 50-year old, independent, nonprofit subsidiary of the American Hotel & Lodging Association established to develop employee training materials for the hospitality industry.
This program focuses on the actual skills and tasks needed to secure a job and move up the career ladder in the industry. This is a 180 hour classroom and hands-on training. The course covers 12 of the major line-level positions in the hospitality industry and teaches the skills and tasks necessary to do each job. In addition, the student learns about the lodging industry, guest services, professionalism, and safety. Please contact the Region 6 Workforce Development Office at 318-487-5659 for further details regarding course costs, schedule training dates/sites, and customized curriculums.
Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS) ProgramChanging technology and work methods have created a shortage of workers who are ready to fill the needs of Louisiana’s manufacturing companies. The Louisiana Workforce Commission recently published Occupational Projections for 2006-2016 which indicated there will be a strong demand for replacement workers in the manufacturing industry. Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) has been licensed to provide the CMS Certifications through the Workforce Departments at their Community and Technical Colleges. The program includes the following modules:
- Introduction to Manufacturing
- Introduction to Business Principles
- Quality and Productivity
- Basic Manufacturing Skills
- Computers and Automation
- Workplace Skills
This is an excellent certification for individuals 18 years or older seeking entry level positions in the Manufacturing Industry. Please contact the Workforce Development Office at (318) 487-5659 for further details regarding course costs, and to schedule training dates and sites.
Continuing Education Courses
In this course you will learn how to use features and functions of Publisher 2007, create and edit publications, arrange text and pictures, create and format tables, flow text boxes and more...(16 hours) Class meets Tues. & Thurs. Time: 5:30-7:30pm, Dates TBD
Basic Computer Applications
(Microsoft Word and Excel)
Learn basic fundamentals of computer: Using toolbars and menus, opening and closing documents, entering text, saving documents, working with properties, using automatic features, borders, alignment, and working with templates. In Excel create workbooks, worksheets, create and edit formulas, work with basic functions, apply text attributes, use styles and find and replace data.
(16 hours) Classes meet on Tues. & Thurs. Time: 5:30-7:30pm, Dates TBD
Learning the basic fundamentals of Auto Cad is what this course is all about. To provide a solid foundation in the essentials of the drawing environment and basic draw and modify commands. Everything manufactured, constructed, or remodeled requires charts, and drawings created by drafters to be used by managers, engineers and others. You will have to have basic knowledge in computers to start drawing in Auto Cad at the end of instruction. More and more employers need workers skilled in this area. (90 hrs) M-T-Th 5:00 – 8:00 Dates TBD
Learn the basic introduction to the world of occupation, shop safety, electrical safety hazards and prevention, and OSHA regulations, tools and equipment. Basic electricity also introduces the concepts on DC/AC electricity fundamentals, matter, and atomic theory. Residential wiring is also discussed and applied in this course. This includes the identification of various types of conductors in residential wiring, connections, type of boxes, parts of a breaker panel and service entrance, switches and installation devices. (90 hrs) M-T-W-TH 5:30 – 8:00 pm, Dates TBD
COMPUTER MAINTENANCE 1
Get hands-on experience and prepare to learn to handle, store, protect, backup, recover, evaluate, and maintain software; utilize equipment, schematics, diagnostics, error codes, and safety in troubleshooting and repairing computers, power supplies and UPSs. Learn how to properly repair your own computer and to install system software (72 hrs) Tues/Thurs 5:30-8:30 pm, Dates TBD
QUICK BOOKS 2007
Make bookkeeping easy and efficient – learn basic accounting principles utilizing the application of a computerized accounting package which include setting up the accounting system, recording routine transaction, preparing financial statements, and completing the year-end operations.
Class meets Thurs. 5:00–7:30, Dates TBD
QUICK START WELDING
Learn various processes and techniques of welding. Including oxy-fuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, plasma arc cutting, and flux-core arc welding. You will also learn safe and effective work practices, proper use of hand and power tools, measurement weld symbols, welding detailed drawings, and inspection techniques. (90 hrs) Dates TBD
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE EXCELLENCE (ASE) - Prep Class
Prepare to become ASE-Certified in the automotive service and repair profession and the gain skills and knowledge needed to improve career opportunities. This prep class will update task list theory, practice test, demonstrative graphics, and latest information required to sufficiently prepare technicians to pass each of the A-1 through A-8 certification exams. (8 sessions four hrs each) Tues. & Thurs. 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dates TBD
Please contact the CLTCC Workforce Department Office at 318-487-5659 for further details regarding course costs, and to schedule training dates and sites.