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For more than 40 years, Quick Start has provided customized workforce training free-of-charge to qualified businesses in Georgia. Both new businesses locating to Georgia and expanding industries in the state can greatly benefit from Quick Start’s nationally acclaimed services. Quick Start delivers comprehensive workforce training services, from pre-employment assessment and training that helps companies “select the best,” to customized, job-specific training that delivers exactly the right skills your business needs.

Today, the program is one of the state’s key assets for supporting new and expanding industries. Quick Start delivers training in classrooms, mobile labs or directly on the plant floor, wherever it works best for a company. Quick Start has extensive experience delivering workforce training in a broad range of industry sectors including Advanced Manufacturing, Warehousing/Distribution, Automotive, Service, Biotech/Healthcare, Food/Agribusiness, and more.

Quick Start’s expert training coordinators familiar with their areas and the local workforce are uniquely positioned to provide timely, customized training. Quick Start is staffed with a team of graphic designers, illustrators and desktop publishers, to produce training materials tailored to your needs, quickly and efficiently.

Quick Start also works closely with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to provide customized contract training for continuing business support after your startup or expansion is complete. 

For more information about Quick Start contact Lidell Greenway, Vice President of Economic Development at (229) 468-2240 or e-mail at lidell.greenway@wiregrass.edu or visit Quick Start’s website at http://www.georgiaQuick Start.org/

Here are some of the companies Quick Start has served in the WGTC Service area:

American Insulated Wire, Bath Craft , Cady Industries, Crown Health Care Laundry Services, Elixir Industries, Firstline Corporation, Georgia Sweetwater Catfish, JM Manufacturing, John Deere Water Technologies, LARK Manufacturing, MarCraft, Inc., Martin's Bread, Organic Mills, Petroflex NA, Premium Waters, Roastwood Materials, SAFT, Steeda, TM Polyfilm, True Flight Aerospace, Wellington Industries, and Xella, Propex Global and MANA.

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Keeping up with the latest technological developments has never been more important than in today’s global marketplace. If you’re considering investing in new technology or processes to improve performance, Quick Start can help you maximize that investment by designing and delivering training customized to your needs.