Education is the cornerstone of all personal and professional growth. It is empowerment. WorkSource Atlanta's education and training programs are designed to offer Atlanta residents -- youth and adults -- an opportunity to advance their education, enhance their training skills and improve their quality of life. The staff at WorkSource Atlanta will assist with your job and career search, while offering the best-in-class education and training services at no cost.Youth Services
Support is available to in-school and out-of-school participants. In-School participants are categorized by enrolled high school students, including those students currently on spring or summer break with plans to return to regularly scheduled classes. Out-of-school participants have not completed high school and do not plan to enroll or return to high school.
WorkSource Atlanta has changed our paid Summer Training and Employment Program application process for Atlanta youth. Please click the Summer employment link for more information.
- Occupational skills training
- Transportation (to secure and retain employment or education opportunities only; MARTA only)
- Summer employment
- Community service
- Placement exam fees
- Tutorials and prep courses
- Supplemental study materials
- Skills assessments
- GED classes
- Work experience
- Support for post-secondary matriculation fees
- Compass preparation courses
- Scholarship application process
- Financial aid application process
Residents of the city of Atlanta and individuals who have been laid off from their jobs located in the city of Atlanta may be eligible to receive Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to pay for training in high demand careers for a period of two years or less. Eligibility requirements must be met to receive funding for career training.
Education and Training services are provided to adults and dislocated workers via WIOA funded and non-WIOA funded programs. Training is designed to improve participation in the workforce and lead to higher earnings for individuals who successfully complete available training.
Education and training services are provided through the Georgia Work Ready Online Participation Portal’s eligible provider list (EPL) www.workreadyga.org.
For online or out-of-state training courses, the provider must be listed on the EPL for the state in which the provider is located.
GED Education Training for Adults:The WorkSource Atlanta program is committed to serving minors (ages 16 and 17) and adults (ages 18 and older) who wish to improve their basic academic skills such as reading, writing and math, to prepare for the GED test. GED preparation classes are offered at no cost through state-approved adult education programs. These classes are offered onsite every week.
For more information, please call (404) 546-3000.