Skills Training Programs

Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy

The Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant program is designed to meet the growing needs of the community's healthcare system. It prepares students to perform routine nursing-related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities, including phlebotomy. Successful completers are eligible to take the certification exams for nursing assistants and phlebotomists. Areas of employment include care in clinics, doctor's offices, home health services, hospice and laboratories. Find more information here.


The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program prepares individuals to apply basic technical skills and knowledge to repair, install, service and maintain the operation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. For more information, call the Skills Training Center at 256-549-8640.

Medication Assistant

The Medication Assistant Program is designed to complete in five weeks. The training prepares students to administer routine medications to patients in nursing facilities, assisted living environments, correctional institutions and more. Find more information here.

Office Careers

The Office Careers Program prepares students to perform the duties of administrative assistants. Instruction is provided in Microsoft Office applications, data entry, medical office procedures, records management, business calculations, accounting, career development and customized computer courses. For more information, call Baisha Woody at 256-549-8234.


Phlebotomy training prepares students to obtain blood samples suitable for testing in any laboratory setting. Once this fast-paced, six-week course is complete, students are able to enter the workforce and are eligible to take the Phlebotomy Certification Exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Find more information here.

Skid Steer Training

This free training is a part of the Alabama Community College System’s Skills for Success rapid training program. A skid steer is a small, versatile piece of construction equipment primarily used for digging. Part of the skid steer training is offered online with interactive learning that is self-paced. Upon completion of the online portion, students participate in a two-day, 16-hour hands-on training using skid steers. To register for the next skid steer training, contact Baisha Woody at or call 256-549-8640.

Truck Driving

The Truck Driving program teaches students to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles and other commercial vehicles. Successful completers earn a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Find more information here.


The Welding Program prepares individuals to unite or separate parts by heating, using a variety of techniques and equipment such as brazing, arc, gas and laser operations. For more information, call the Skills Training Center at 256-549-8638.