About Skilled Trades

Learn a Trade. Build a Career.

Skilled Trades of West Alabama is changing lives. With a mission to build a highly skilled, qualified and prepared workforce for the construction industry in Tuscaloosa County and West Alabama, we offer
opportunities for apprenticeships and training in the construction trades. With a high demand for and a shortage of skilled, ready-to-work employees and tradesmen, opportunities exist now to build a high-paying, successful career.

Skilled Trades of West Alabama was opened in September, 2020 during the midst of the pandemic, to meet the growing demand for skilled craftsmen for the construction industry. Our program has seen exceptional growth and impact with plans for future expansion.

Why Skilled Trades of West Alabama?

Get involved. Enroll today. Learn a trade. Build a career.

Skilled Trades of West Alabama is a registered apprenticeship program through the Alabama Office of Apprenticeships and is funding partner of the Alabama Construction Crafts Training Board.

Skilled Trades of West Alabama has been recognized as an effective model workforce development program for the construction industry.

Mark

Mark White

Program Director
Rex

Rex Hare

Director of Instruction
Johnnie

Johnnie Aycock

Development Director
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Rick Sheffield

Safety Director
Stamps

Steven Stamps

Jump Start
gene

Gene Jones

Jump Start
brett

Brett Horst

Electrical
bryan

Bryan Keef

Plumbing
steven

Steven Davis

HVAC
phillip

Phillip Brewer

Plumbing
jared

Jared Tucker

Electrical
van

Van White

Carpentry
tony

Tony Mancuso

Carpentry
kyle

Kyle Chronister

Recruitment
Melissa

Melissa Cochrane

Administrative Support