ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A program that gives its students a boost when applying for local jobs at some of our region's most prominent manufacturing plants needs more people to take advantage of the class.
Enrollment has been low at Albany Technical College's new Industrial Operations Technician program.
So far, 20 students have registered for the Fall semester which starts next week.
The program provides baseline skills necessary to land manufacturing jobs in Albany and Dougherty County and caters to people that have been underemployed or unemployed.
Upon completion of the program, students are given priority when applying for jobs at local companies like Procter & Gamble, MillerCoors, Mars and Pfizer.
"This brings to Albany a pool of workers in the manufacturing arena that will allow our existing industries to continue to be successful and continue to operate here," said ATC's Center for Business Solutions Vice President.
School officials said students have until Monday to register for the Fall semester.
But if you miss the deadline, you can register for the C-term in October.