Workforce & Training

Fannin County has two excellent technical colleges, North Georgia Technical College in Blairsville and Chattahoochee Tech in Jasper. These colleges have economic development programs to assist with training employees and develop curriculum for future staffing needs. The technical colleges also assist with the State’s nationally recognized Quick Start training program, which is provided as an incentive by the State of Georgia.

Georgia Department of Labor – Blue Ridge Career Center
The Blue Ridge Career Center is a Department of Labor One Stop facility offering a variety of services for business & industry including information on wage rates, workplace regulations, job posting, applicant screening and hiring assistance.

Georgia Quick Start Training Program
As part of Georgia’s pro-business environment, Georgia Quick Start assists new, existing, and expanding businesses with finding and training qualified employees. Quick Start is a nationally recognized training program that works through the state’s technical schools to provide customized training at no charge for qualifying business and industry.