Skilled Trades Hosts ABC Regional Conference

Over 70 construction industry leaders recently attended a regional meeting of the Alabama – Associated Builders and Contractors at Skilled Trades of West Alabama in March. Attendees were provided updates on a wide range of current topics for the industry including safety, new generation employees, legislative issues, legal topics and other relevant information.   Mayor Walt […]

Skilled Trades Can Provide Employers’ Training Needs

Skilled Trades of West Alabama wants to serve your training needs as a construction industry employer. OSHA-10 – scissor lift training – NATE certification – training for new hires – apprenticeships – or aspecific trade training subject. Skilled Trades is here for employers to support and meet your training and employment needs. Great facilities. Experienced […]

Skilled Trades’ Employer Council Meeting Set for Monday, July 18th

The next session of the employer council has been set for Monday, July 18th at the Skilled Trades Training Center at 11:30 am. Lunch will be provided. The emphasis for the program will be financial incentive and resources available for employers participating in apprenticeship programs. Mark yourcalendar and plan to attend. For more details, contact […]

Next Jump Start Class Begins July 11th

Applications are now being accepted for Jump Start classes beginning on July 11th. The award-winning program is designed to provide basic training in the construction trades for individuals with no experience as well as new hires that need training. Classes are held from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm for 14 weeks and prepares an individual […]

Carpentry Added to Skilled Trades Program

A new carpentry “Jump Start” program has been recently added to the training agenda at Skilled Trades of West Alabama. The inaugural class started on April 18th and is held on Monday and Wednesday nights from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm in Skilled Trades new carpentry center. The program is designed to prepare individuals for […]

Skilled Trades Designated NATE Training Center

Skilled Trades of West Alabama has been designated as an official NATE certified training center in Tuscaloosa and West Alabama. In addition, Skilled Trades is a designated NATE testing site and has NATE certified instructors on staff. NATE – North American Technician Excellence – is the nation’s largest nonprofit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air […]