Workforce Training Initiatives


BRAC's Short-Term Training Resource Guide provides an in-depth listing of career and technical education providers and programs. It does not include every training course on offer, but focuses on growing sectors that provide high-wage careers.

The Baton Rouge Area is home to a robust network of workforce training initiatives to fill the needs of high-demand occupations in the Capital Region. Explore the various Baton Rouge Area training and workforce solution initiatives below.

Industry Training

– North Baton Rouge Industrial Training Initiative

The North Baton Rouge Industrial Training Initiative trains North Baton Rouge residents for successful careers with local industrial employers. Students are prepared for careers in either electrical, pipefitting, millwright or welding crafts. Each student will receive free training and credentials from the National Center for Construction Education and Research.

– ABC Pelican Chapter

The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. provides nationally accredited curricula developed for the construction industry to train individuals in industry related specialties.

Customized Workforce Solutions


– Apprenti Louisiana

Apprenti Louisiana works with tech employers to determine hiring needs in the rapidly expanding tech field. To fill these roles, Apprenti Louisiana offers tech apprenticeships to eligible candidates. Candidates receive intensive classroom training, paid on-the-job training, and an opportunity to interview with their employer for a full-time position at the completion of their program.

– Dow Apprenticeships

Working in partnership with River Parishes Community College, Dow is taking a leading role in crafting its workforce pipeline in the Capital Region with its apprenticeship program. Capitalizing off Louisiana’s public-private partnerships, DOW targets men and women who are interested in careers as instrument electrical technicians, process technicians or millwrights.

K-12 Workforce Programs


Andrew Fitzgerald

Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence
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