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Workforce Development Training

Workforce development is a critical component of economic development. The City of Prattville and Autauga County have created an education pipeline including workforce development partnerships with existing industries and business leaders and representatives from state and local workforce development agencies.


The Air University is the U.S. Air Force’s primary center for professional military education.

AUM is governed by the Auburn University Board of Trustees, and is a branch campus of Auburn University.

Amridge University is a non-profit, private university with its main campus in Montgomery, Alabama.

Faulkner University is a private Christian university founded in 1942 as Montgomery Bible School.

Huntingdon College is a coeducational liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

South University is a private, for-profit University with a focus on degrees in business and health professions.

Trenholm State is a community college awarding associate’s degrees and certificates in a variety of healthcare and technical disciplines.

Troy University is a comprehensive public university with an extensive, well-known international program.

George Corley Wallace State Community College is a community college founded in 1963.

Workforce Training

Regional technical training programs within 15 minutes of Prattville:

  • Montgomery Workforce Regional Training Center managed by AIDT
  • K-12 Autauga County Technology Center with NEW welding and mechatronics program
  • Auburn University Montgomery leadership management programs
  • Alabama Technology Network industry and technical training
Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)

AIDT, an institute of the State’s Department of Postsecondary Education, provides job specific training services to new and expanding industries throughout the state. AIDT can offer pre-employment recruiting, screening, testing and training to the client’s specifications. All at no cost to the company.

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Focused Industry Training (FIT)

The FIT program was created through a partnership between the Alabama College System, AIDT, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and the Alabama Office of Workforce Development. The Prattville FIT program provides students with knowledge, skills and abilities needed to secure entry-level employment. Additional training and job placement services are available from the Family Support Center. Many participants in the FIT program will be considered for additional training that could lead to employment in Alabama’s growing automotive and other industries. The entire community also benefits from the FIT program because developing a pool of certified workers can help recruit new industry to the area.

Alabama Technology Network (ATN)

ATN is a non-profit organization compromised of ten Centers that link the University of Alabama System, Auburn University, the Economic Development partnership of Alabama, and selected two-year colleges throughout the state. ATN specializes in identifying the needs of existing industry, and then delivering technical assistance and technology solutions.

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Alabama Community College System (ACCS)

The Alabama Community College System provides nearly 300,000 citizens each year the tools they need to advance their college studies, earn a GED, or get a better job with workforce training.

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