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Mid Michigan College has several Short-Term Training and Professional Development opportunities scheduled.

In response to the COVID-19 risk, training start dates have been adjusted and are listed below. Additional precautions have also been taken, including delivering training content through online methods when possible. The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly. For the most up-to-date information visit or

Short-Term Training provides participants with career-ready skills in the healthcare and skilled trade fields. In as little as three to twelve weeks trainees are prepared for entry-level positions and State certification exams. Training costs may be significantly reduced or completely offset through MiWorks! assistance programs. Potential trainees should contact their local MiWorks! to see if they qualify.

“Many of the careers connected to Mid’s Short-Term Training are ranked among the fastest growing occupations by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, including certified nurse assistants (CNAs) and phlebotomists,” noted Kristine Stevens, Director of Business & Industry Training at Mid.

  • Drone Piloting – Commercial Users $395 per module NEW Lower Cost!
    • Starts June 22 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Drone Piloting – Public Safety $395 per module NEW Lower Cost!
    • Starts June 23 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Drone Photo & Video Production $995
    • June 29 & 30| Mt. Pleasant
  • Welding $1,600
    • Starts May 11 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts June 15 | Harrison
  • CDL-A Truck Driving $4,200
    • Starts May 4 | 2 Sessions | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts June 1 | Mt. Pleasant & Big Rapids – MOISD
    • Starts June 8 | Bad Axe - HISD
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) $1,600
    • Starts May 11 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts May 18 | Harrison
    • Starts July 13 | Harrison
    • Starts August 3 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts September 28 | Harrison
    • Starts October 26 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Phlebotomy $1,400
    • Starts May 11 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts May 26 | Big Rapids
    • Starts June 8 | Harrison
    • Starts June 15 | Bad Axe
    • Starts June 22 | Alpena
    • Starts July 13 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts August 17 | Harrison
    • Starts September 28 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts September 22 | Big Rapids
    • Starts September 28| Bad Axe
    • Starts October 12 | Alpena
    • Starts November 16 | Harrison
  • Local Corrections Officer Academy $1,100
    • Starts September 1 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Supervisory Skills June 10 & 11 | 100% Online!
    • This Supervisory Skills training series introduces important topics for new and experienced supervisors. It teaches how to effectively communicate, resolve conflicts, manage time, conduct meetings, motivate employees, and more.
    • Training will take place online.
    • June 10 & 11 | 8am - 4:30pm | $350 per person | Different topics covered each session.
  • Local Corrections Officer Professional Development Modules start September 1
    • Mid’s Local Corrections Officer Academy professional development modules fulfill training hour requirements mandated by the State of Michigan for Local Corrections professionals. From stress management to defensive tactics, Mid offers a wide variety of training modules and at just $10 per training hour you can complete your training on-time and under budget.

Mid’s Professional Development offerings provide an essential need in the surrounding area for individuals to broaden their skills and increase their appeal to local employers. Mid offers many different sessions and topics throughout the calendar year taught by qualified instructors who have extensive career and training experience.

“With topics from project management to improving your communication skills, you can continue building relevant skills for your current career or increase your employability. In the local area, employers are looking for individuals who take initiative and prepare themselves for the workplace—and Mid’s Professional Development opportunities allow you to do just that,” shared Stevens.

For more information about upcoming trainings or to register, visit,, or contact the Technical Education Center at or (989) 386-6614.

For more information about Mid Michigan College’s response to the COVID-19 risk, visit

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