GDOL will help Chattahoochee Tech recruit unemployed workers and other students for transportation training programs

The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will help Chattahoochee Technical College recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in training for in-demand occupations. The program includes an assortment of short-term training classes for a variety of jobs in the transportation field that will be taught during the fall semester.

The recruitment will be held Thursday, July 26, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the career center, located at 465 Big Shanty Rd. in Marietta.
Chattahoochee Tech, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public, two-year college. It is located at 980 South Cobb Drive in Marietta.

Officials of the college, including training instructors, admissions officers, and financial aid personnel, will be on hand to provide information about the training program.  Classes include automotive collision repair, automotive technology, diesel equipment technology, commercial truck driving, and motorcycle service technology.

Graduates of the training program will be qualified for entry-level positions in the transportation industry. Placement services will be available to the graduates. Entry-level salaries for these jobs range from $12 to $20 an hour.

The registration deadline for the fall semester is Saturday, July 28.

For additional information about the recruitment, contact Gloria Kusmik at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center at (770) 528-6100, or e-mail

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