Workforce Development -ASCEND

ASCEND - Advanced Manufacturing Career Training
Improving Lives. Growing Business.


ASCEND is a (non-credit) program, at no cost to the participant, that prepares people to enter the workforce making them a "preferred candidate" with our industry partners. This program can help improve your skills, making you a preferred candidate for full-time employment in a long-term career.

Our Industry Partners include:



If you are interested in the ASCEND program you will need to complete the steps below:

Step 1: 
Complete the registration form by clicking here

Step 2:
Once you complete the registration form someone will contact you by phone or email to assist you in the next step.

Completion of our ASCEND program prepares you for a career in advanced manufacturing facilities committed to hiring highly skilled workers and providing a desirable work environment. This program is also designed to be flexible to best accommodate personal work schedules.

For additional information contact Greg Leikvold at or Bradley Robertson at

ASCEND Article - Opelika Observer - July 17, 2019