Workforce Development

Need talent for your business?

Your Chamber uses multiple partnerships to help the businesses in South Baldwin County with employee recruitment, mentoring, job placement and more.

You want a trained and dependable workforce in South Baldwin County.

Looking for part-time help? The Baldwin County Connect 2 Business Initiative can connect your business to a Baldwin County student interested in part-time work. Create an account at al.kuder.com to get started. Click here for more information on the Kuder Connect 2 Business program.


Baldwin Economic Development Alliance
The Baldwin Economic Development Alliance provides assistance to companies looking to hire talented, well-trained staff.


The Foley Career Center is a resource for employers to post their openings, but also for job seekers to explore careers, find training, develop a resume, prepare for interviews and more.



Coastal Alabama Community College
has Continuing Education classes in a range of fields.

Its Alabama Workforce Solutions offers the following programs:

The community college’s Coastal Alabama Industry Alliance creates a highly-skilled, highly-trained workforce for local pulp and paper industries.

Coastal Alabama Community College also has a program to help adults obtain their GED.


University of South Alabama
University of South Alabama Gulf Coast Campus
in Gulf Shores offers university courses, as well as professional development, conferences and special workshops, including hazardous materials training, paralegal studies certificate program, crisis intervention team training, drone pilot ground school, worker’s compensation law and more.


Columbia Southern University
Columbia Southern University
offers online degree and certificate programs:

Its Career Services partners with local companies to share career opportunities. 


Southwest Alabama Workforce
Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council
attracts educates and trains students ad workers to meet local industry needs in aviation, maritime, industrial construction/manufacturing, and healthcare.


AIDT
AIDT
provides training in welding, pipefitting and maritime jobs, among other trades.

The Academy at The Fairhope Airport offers offers dual enrollment and adult classes in A&P mechanics, industrial maintenance, and welding to serve the needs of the aerospace and aviation industry.



Baldwin County Public Schools
prepares the future workers with the following credential and accreditation programs.

Robertsdale High School

  • Information Technology - TestOut Network Pro
  • Business Management - Microsoft Office Specialist, Adobe Certified Associate-Photoshop or Illustrator
  • Agri-Science/Plant System - Landscape Management Technician
  • Fashion/Family & Consumer Science - ServSafe Certification
  • Naval JROTC - Naval JROTC Certificate

South Baldwin Center for Technology

  • Automotive - ASE-Automotive Service of Excellence
  • Building Construction - NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research)
  • Cosmetology - Natural Hair Styling Licensure
  • Health Science - CMMA-Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Hospitality & Tourism - ServSafe Certification
  • Agri Science/Plant System - Landscape Management Technician
  • Television Production - Apple Final Cut Certified Pro-Level One
  • Welding - NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research)

Foley High School

  • AFJROTC - Air Force JROTC Certificate
  • Agri Science - Adult Comprehensive Beef Quality Assurance Certification
  • Agri-Construction - NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research
  • Animal Science - Adult Comprehensive Beef Quality Assurance Certification
  • Power Mechanics - Briggs and Stratton Technician
  • Health Science - CMMA-Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Hospitality & Tourism - ServSafe Certification, National Professional Certification in Customer Service & Sales
  • Marketing Program - National Professional Certification in Customer Service & Sales
  • Project Lead the Way-STEM - Autodesk Inventor Certification
  • Teaching & Training - Alabama Educator Certification Assessment Program Certification

Gulf Shores High School

  • Environmental Management - Landscape Management Technician
  • Fire Science - National Emergency Medical Responder
  • Health Science - CMMA-Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, BLS Instructor with Healthcare Provider, National Emergency Medical Technician, American Lifeguard Association Certification
  • Hospitality & Tourism - ServSafe Certification
  • Marketing - Microsoft Office Specialist Naval JROTC -
  • Naval JROTC Certificate
  • Project Lead the Way-STEM - Autodesk Inventor Certification