Education and Training

​​​​​​​​Call 248-858-5520​ for Help with Education and Training

On-the-Job Training, Classroom Training, and Registered Apprenticeships are geared to help you secure the skills needed for a successful career. 

Did you know? 

Most job growth in Oakland County  will be in the fields of Health Care, Information Technology and Advanced Manufacturing. Skilled Trades demand is among the highest in the nation.  Find out ways to learn certain trades and decide what types of training will work best for you.

​​​Certifications and licenses often can be obtained in less than a year. Many skilled trades can be learned through apprenticeships or short-term training. Tuition assistance also may be available. Some training programs even offer college credits. Vocational schools, career colleges and technical schools can save you money and time when compared to earning a two or four year degree. ​

​Explore these careers at MI Trade School

Training Opportunities


 Events

 Oakland County Apprenticeship Showcase

Oakland County Apprenticeship Showcase

When: Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM  
Where:Oakland Schools 2111 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford Township, MI 48328

Cost: Free

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  Explore Registered Apprenticeships

 Searching for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity? Do you want to get paid to learn? Then come explore Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeships at the free Oakland County Apprenticeship Showcase. High school and college students, as well as adults, who are interested in this career pathway are invited to participate in this engaging, interactive event. Take advantage of personal, one-on-one conversations with our industry partners and learn about the broad array of apprenticeship opportunities available in a number of fields:

  - Building Trades
  - Healthcare
  - Information Technology
  - Manufacturing
  - Pharmacy
  - And many more

 Do not miss this chance to see firsthand why apprenticeships are growing in popularity among people of all ages.

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