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AIDT training programs give Alabama advantage in industrial recruiting

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – In just about every corner of Alabama, AIDT, the state’s top-ranked job-training agency, is helping companies assemble workforces and upgrading worker skill sets. AIDT training programs are preparing workers to build “Made-in-Alabama” products such as next-generation warships for the U.S. Navy...

Written by Jerry Underwood

AIDT Maritime Training Center readies workers for jobs in Alabama shipyards

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MOBILE, Alabama – An eight-week welding course at the AIDT Maritime Training Center gave Rodney Patrick a future he didn’t expect – a career in shipbuilding. Around three years ago, the Mobile County man was working as an investigator for a law firm when the...

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Expansions, new projects fuel growth of manufacturing jobs across Alabama

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A manufacturing boom means Alabama is poised to produce more automobiles, engines, ships, railcars and airplane components. It also means thousands of new manufacturing jobs across a state whose economy continues to be reshaped by industrial projects. “Industrial development throughout the state remains in...

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Alabama workforce training programs gearing up for Airbus

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MOBILE, Alabama – Before Airbus can deliver passenger jets made in Alabama to the world’s airlines, Alabama workforce training programs must first deliver workers who can assemble them. It’s not exactly new territory for a state that has landed mega-projects from Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai,

Written by Jerry Underwood

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