You are looking for a high-tech, hands-on career that provides a lot of career options in a variety of settings. Or you’re looking to begin an apprenticeship and need to complete relevant classroom hours.
Mid’s AIM program is offered in a flexible format with open lab hours, making it ideal for working adults or recent high school grads. Laddered skills and certifications build on one another, allowing you to work at your own pace and earn proof of your skills on the way to an associate degree. The program features five pathways that allow you to specialize in automation and robotics, plastics technology, machine tool, welding, or manufacturing management.
Industry-Recognized Certifications from respected companies and organizations, like Snap-on, Starrett, FANUC, the American Welding Society, and others, increases your employment potential by clearly demonstrating to employers the skills you have mastered. Learn more about these skill certifications below.
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Trade Apprenticeship Readiness Certificate
The Trade Apprenticeship Readiness Certificate provides 10 college credits, 161.6 contact hours, toward a company's apprenticeship program. The courses are selected based on required skills sought out when hiring for positions and in selecting apprentices in modern manufacturing facilities.
- Industrial Safety AIM.100 | Orients students to safety related items in the workplace.
- Intro to Hydraulic & Pneumatic Power AIM.294 | Introduces students to pneumatic power applications and hydraulic components used in industry.
- Industrial Writing & Communication AIM.295 | Learn how to compose professional and technical communications required in organizations and the work place.
- Technical Math MAT.170 | Provides a comprehensive overview of applied mathematics in various technical fields.
Tuition is Covered
The four college courses and in some cases, wrap around services are funded through Michigan Works! Contact your local Michigan Works! Northeast or Michigan Works! Region 7B office to learn more about the funding opportunity.
- Contact Natasha Allen, Chief Operating Officer at Michigan Works! Region 7B, at (989) 539-2173 or NAllen@michworks4u.org.
Q Can those going through the training already be employed at a company?
A Yes, incumbent workers are eligible to participate if the company has a Registered Apprenticeship Program with the Department of Labor or is working toward one.
Q Can Mid Michigan College offer a different grouping of classes?
A Not through this grant. These classes were specifically designed to build basic skills today's employers require.
Q Will these courses count towards the Apprentice's Related Technical Instruction (RTI)?
A Yes, however, the courses only count towards a companies RTI if the company included the course(s) in their schedule.