Many state and local programs promote apprenticeships in the skilled trades to train and upskill talented workers for local employers and businesses. The region offers many resources that create better connections between education and employment in high-tech industries like automotive and mobility, health care, information technology, energy, and advanced manufacturing. These unique, flexible, and diverse apprenticeship programs provide opportunities for every interest and skill level, meeting the economic needs and talent demands of the region.
Vocational training institutes provide specific or technical training to students to prepare them for a particular career.
Whether you want to work in construction, as a casino dealer, or in advanced manufacturing, there is training for every interest and need.
To learn more about vocational training in the Detroit region, view the list of organizations below.
Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships
|AHIMA’s Registered HIM Apprenticeship Program||Health Care|
|Access for All Program||Building and Construction trades|
|Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center Apprenticeship||Electric worker, 3-5 years|
|Detroit Employment Solutions||1 year|
|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|
|Michigan Advanced Technician Training program (MAT2)||Manufacturing|
Henry Ford College, Oakland Community College
|Michigan Apprenticeship||Boilermakers; Carpenter; Heat and Frost Insulators, etc.,|
|Plumbers Local 98 Apprentice Program||Plumber, 5 years|
|Skilled Trades Enrollment Assistant Program (STEAP)||Specially for returning citizens,|
|The Grand Circus Apprenticeship Program||Coding, IT|
|Workforce Intelligence Network||Helping businesses launch apprenticeships|
Learn more about vocational training in the region.