November 18, 2020 – Shelton State Community College Workforce Development (SSCC) continues its JumpStartAL training with a new class beginning on Monday, November 30.  Using leading edge virtual reality (VR) training solutions from the job simulator TRANSFRVR, JumpStartAL offers new education and training programs to develop the state’s next generation of highly skilled workers.


One of five Alabama community colleges utilizing JumpStartAL training, SSCC is using modules that were created with input from industry partners and will help participants develop specific skills needed to jobs, beginning with manufacturing and expanding into other industries in the future.  JumpStart AL training is free of charge, and qualified completers will earn a $175 stipend.


“We’ve had great success incorporating this training,” noted Nicole DuBose, SSCC Director of Training for Business and Industry. “We remain excited about offering this as a free option for training, and with incentive for completion, there is no better time for employers and students to take advantage of this opportunity.”


JumpStartAL training is available for anyone interested in career in the skilled trades, including high school students, veterans, workers in existing industries, the unemployed, and the underemployed.   In addition to individual training available on campus, on-site employee training is available for interested business and industry.


To register for JumpStartAL training or receive more information about corporate training through JumpStartAL, contact SSCC Workforce Development at [email protected]