Community & Business

Our services provide resources for individuals, business, industry, government, and professional groups desiring to supplement their in-house training and workforce development initiatives.

The programs offered through this division are fully coordinated with you, the business customer, and flexible to accommodate shift schedules and location. Most programs can be offered at your business location, and convenient to the workforce involved in the training.

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Welcome to the Division of Economic Development, where courses are designed to meet the needs of Georgia’s industries. Our team is committed to the growth and vitality of the State’s economy. Our objective is to serve new, expanding and existing industries through training and solutions to the challenges facing Georgia’s businesses, particularly in developing a skilled workforce. We recognize that workforce development and continuing education are best demonstrated by the variety of courses and programs offered through our division.


Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Department’s mission is to develop short courses, workshops, and seminars for professional development and personal enrichment. Certified and experienced instructors are employed to assist in the development and execution of course competences specific to the instructional requests of business and industry. On-site courses are structured and scheduled to meet the needs of the community.

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Customized and Contract Training

Customized training to fit the needs of business and industry is a large component of the Division of Economic Development focus. Workplace skills, equipment training, safety training, computer training, customer service, team building and much more can be integrated into modules and competencies that allow you to create your own training agenda specific to your company. Customized and Contract Training (CCT) is able to design, to develop, and to deliver. For more information, contact 404.225.4482 or

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American Heart Association Training Center

Atlanta Technical College is home to one of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Training Center (TC). The Training Center offers approved (HA) classes such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS). The Training Center also provides National Registry Testing. For more information, contact 404.225.4406 or

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Professional Assessment and Certification Center

The mission of the Professional Assessment and Testing Center is to support the educational mission of the College by providing students, faculty and staff, and the community varied, high quality national and local testing opportunities. To this end, the Center promotes and maintains an atmosphere that is conducive to individual and group testing of placement, proficiency, certification and other exams. For more information, contact 404.225.4681 or

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Dennard Conference Center

Dennard Conference Center The Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center is suited to host a wide range of events. The Conference Center event planners will create the right environment for your next special occasion. The Center Provides:

  • Professional Meeting Facilities
  • Competitive Prices
  • Personalized Meeting Planning Services
Our attentive staff is dedicated to providing impeccable customer service and would love the opportunity to host your next conference, banquet, wedding & wedding reception, seminar, corporate training session, or other private function. At the Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center, the possibilities are limitless. For more information, contact 404.225.4493 or

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