Business & Industry Partners

What type employee training would benefit your organization? Look first to the Wiregrass Economic Development Department for your workforce development training resources. Let us partner with your business or organization to provide first class employee training to make your team competitive in the global marketplace. We work closely with our business partners to design and implement training which helps meet the ever changing demands of running your operation. The goal of our highly trained team is to provide services for workforce development that are effective, responsive, and cost-effective.

We can help you reach your business goals through customized contract training, continuing education, online learning opportunities, licensure testing, and much more. We can offer services at your location or at any of our state-of-the-art labs and teaching facilities. We have an extensive inventory of non-credit training curricula which can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization. Whether it is a one-time course or a series of courses, we want to be your partner to make it happen and get results!

In South Central Georgia, manufacturing and distribution is so important to our local communities! To ensure that our area industry partners have a local comprehensive training resource readily available, the Department of Economic Development at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has developed the Center for Manufacturing Excellence. The Center offers extensive workforce development training in four categories, Advanced Automation, Mechanical, Health and Safety and Leadership Development. Click on the icons below for a full description of our available training options in these key areas. Additionally, our Center will offer you customized assessment of your operation to help identify training needs in these four areas above.

We invite you to learn more about what the Economic Development team of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College can do for you!

Growing You
We are excited to introduce the newest Economic Development publication, "Growing You."

Lidell Greenway April Lamon
Vice President for Economic Development Director of Economic Development
(229) 468-2240 (229) 259-5191
Coffee Campus Valdosta Campus
Coffee Hall, Room 132 Brooks Hall, Room 547
706 West Baker Highway 4089 Val Tech Road
Douglas, GA 31533 Valdosta, GA 31602
Christy Cobb Bill Tillman
Director of Economic Development Director of Economic Development
(229) 468-2218 (229) 219-1379
Ben Hill-Irwin Campus Cook Campus
Irwin Hall, Room 8102B 1676 North Elm Street
667 Perry House Road Sparks, GA 31647
Fitzgerald, GA 31750  

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College provides cutting-edge professional, occupational and personal training and services to individuals, businesses, agencies and industries.

We also provide custom-designed training and seminars to meet specific workforce development needs in our eleven county service area.

Contact us at (229) 333-2122 or by email at


Contact us for WorkKeys Assessments

WorkKeys Hotline:
229) 333-2121

Office Location:
Valdosta Campus
Brooks Hall, Room 502
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.