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The Chattanooga Area Urban League is authorized to operate as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). Detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by the Knoxville Area Urban League are available at THEC. Click on Authorized Institutions and Data.

In some cases, student fees may be waived. Credits do not transfer. For more information about transfer of credits, see the Transferability of Credit policy. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (ULGC) provides individuals with computer training, job searching, resume building, and interview preparation. ULGC currently partners with employers in various industries to bridge the gap between talent ready ULGC Workforce Program Participants and employers that seek to provide career opportunities in both public and private sectors. We partner with employers to host Hiring Events. Our hiring events allow our partnering employers to conduct informational sessions and actively recruit for open positions within their company. 

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (ULGC) also offers basic computer training classes, as requested.  These training classes provide participants the opportunity to learn about Microsoft Office, internet navigation, and email setup.

In addition, we also provide resume building classes and interview preparation training aimed at improving job seeker's resumes and providing useful career advice and preparation skills for individuals seeking employment. 

Interview Preparation

Job seekers will be trained on the soft skills needed for a sucessful job interview. Individuals will learn communication and interpersonal skills that align with the demands of employers within the labor market all while enhancing their professionalism, confidence, and engagement throughout the interview process. 

Computer Training

Job seekers will learn how to operate a computer, how to use Microsoft applications as well as email, and how to navigate and search topics using the internet.

Current training and development activities can be found at Tech Goes Home 

Resume Building

Job seekers will learn the essential sections of a resume and the layout/design that is conducive to what employers are looking for. 

Click here to begin the resume building process 

Job Searching

Here, job seekers will be provided resources that help provide job requirements and descriptions currently available. 

Click here to find current job openings in the Chattanooga area.


 “I was very apprehensive about this class. I didn’t think I would gain any helpful information to aid in my current position. However after the first speaker Dr. David Banks, Phd., career development, I was so excited about what or who was to come with the next session. I learned how to be a professional with insight on how to best communicate with, customers, co-workers, and management. As the course goes on all the training and skills you are gaining prepares you for an interview as well as other professional engagements. I have received a job offer and with all the skill that I now have, I know it is up to me to achieve it. This the best program for any age person who is willing to do the work, take a self evaluation, and apply the skills and training to get, keep and move forward in a career or job.” 

Alaine Rivers, Chattanooga, TN. October 20, 2018

James McKissic

Work Force Development

Urban League of Greater Chattanooga

Office: (423) 756-1762

Email: jmckissic@ulchatt.net


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