Workforce Training Programs

Now is the time to get the skills you need to start a new job or advance in your current workplace!

Southern Business & Development magazine ranks SOWELA Technical Community College as one of the Best Community Colleges for Workforce Training in Louisiana. Our instructors provide hands-on training with small class sizes so you can receive quality training. Plus, financial assistance may be available to those that qualify — ask for details when you sign up.

To register for the following training programs or for more information, call Workforce Development at (337) 421-6560. You can also visit in person to register at SOWELA’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, 3749 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Regional Training Center, Suite 308.

Workforce Training Programs

HVAC

  • Begin date TBA.
  • Six-month course offered Monday – Thursday from 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Cost is $1,895.

Machinist

  • Classes begin the first Monday of every month.
  • Two tracts available:
    • A six-month course offered during daytime hours Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or
    • A 12-month course offered during evening hours Monday – Thursday from 4 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost is $1,999.

Millwright

  • Classes begin on January 8, 2018.
  • Six-month course offered Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Cost is $1,468.

Structural Welding

  • Begin date TBA.
  • 15-week course offered Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Cost is $1,100.