129 County Recreation Road, Suite 200
P.O. Box 801 • Blairsville, GA 30514
Union County became a Certified Work Ready Community in 2012 to demonstrate to potential employers that
Union County’s workforce has the necessary skills for whatever the employers need.
One of Georgia’s top incentives for job creation is Quick Start, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Quick Start is an internationally acclaimed provider of workforce training solutions for businesses that are creating jobs in our state. Quick Start has consistently ranked No. 1 in the United States for the quality of their workforce training.
A dedicated Quick Start liaison at the Blairsville Campus of North Georgia Technical College can help analyze your processes and corporate culture. This analysis helps to determine the optimum blend of training services to support your business, whether a new, expanding or existing facility.
North Georgia Technical College’s Blairsville campus is a state-of-the-art, $5.5-million facility with 48,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and administrative space. The latest technology is found in every program. North Georgia Technical College is accredited to offer two-year associate degrees, technical certificates and diplomas in a variety of career fields.
North Georgia Technical College maintains a close relationship with the business and industrial community.
The college keeps in step with the latest operating equipment and the skills needed to meet the requirements of each industry. Classes are available on a flexible schedule – day, evening and weekend – and may be delivered on your company job site.
North Georgia Technical College is also striving to fill the labor force pipeline by:
connects talent with opportunity by providing education and training assistance for eligible adults, dislocated workers (ages 18 and above) and youth (ages 16-24) with funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). One of the programs through WorkSource Georgia Mountains is the Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP). IWTP provides funding assistance to qualifying Georgia employers to assist with expenses associated with new or upgraded skills training for full-time, permanent company workers.