Vocational Training

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Vocational Training Providers

Vocational training institutes provide specific or technical training to students in order to prepare them for a particular career.  There are more than 60 vocational training providers in the region, a few are provided below. They provide training from construction to casino dealer training to advanced manufacturing.

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American Education Systems(586) 469-8800
Carnegie Institute(248) 589-1078
Connection for Deaf Citizens(313) 875-4970
Detroit Business Institute(734) 479-0660
Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology(313) 824-4710
Detroit Training Center(313) 221-5876
Detroit Urban League Inc.(313) 832-4600
Dorsey School of Business1-888-422-1188
Focus Hope(313) 494-5500
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit(313) 964-3900
Matrix Human Services(313) 831-1000
MCM Learning Inc.(586) 393-0000
Michigan Carpenter and Millwright Training Program(248) 541-2740
Michigan Works! Dearborn (313) 945-8380
Michigan Works! Ferndale (248) 545-0222
Michigan Works! Oak Park (248) 691-8437
Middleton Real Estate Training Center(248) 885-8311
Midwest Careers Institute Michigan Detroit(313) 961-1955
Payne-Pulliam School of Trade & Commerce(313) 963-4710
Recording Institute of Detroit(586) 779-1388
SER Metro One Stop(313) 945-5200
Southeastern Michigan Red Cross(313) 833-4440
Specs Howard School of Media Arts(248) 358-9000
The William Davidson Institute(734) 763-5020
Vistage Michigan(586) 443-5880
Young Detroit Builders(313) 964-2763

Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships

Michigan is strongly promoting skilled-trades apprenticeship in advancing technology to provide talents for businesses. The Detroit region is contributing to bridge education and employment to correspond the increasing demands of high-tech skilled workers. In health care, information technology, energy and advanced manufacturing, Detroit region provides unique, flexible and diverse apprenticeship programs. The government announced the “Marshall Plan for Talent,” continued investing over $15 million in human capital, cooperated with local academies and non-profit organizations, building the economic future and competitiveness of the Detroit region.

ProgramIndustry
AHIMA’s Registered HIM Apprenticeship ProgramHealth care
Access for All ProgramBuilding and construction trades
Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center ApprenticeshipElectric worker 3-5 years
Detroit Employment Solutions1 year
Detroit Registered Apprentice Program (D-RAP)Customized reading
Detroit Skilled Trades Employment Program (City of Detroit and Union)Construction;
Commercial Driver’s License
Detroit Training Center Workforce Development Heavy Equipment Operator; Logistics; Facility
Training ProgramMaintenance; etc
6 weeks
Michigan Advanced Technician Training program (MAT2)Manufacturing
Henry Ford College, Oakland community college
Michigan ApprenticeshipBoilermakers; Carpenter; Heat and Frost Insulators, etc
4 years
Plumbers Local 98 Apprentice ProgramPlumber
5 years
Skilled Trades Enrollment Assistant Program (STEAP)Specially for Returning citizens
12 weeks
The Grand Circus Apprenticeship ProgramCoding, IT
10-12 months

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