Oakland County, Michigan/Workforce Development/Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Training Grant Program

Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Training Grant Program

Take your career in a new direction with a training grant of up to $4,000

​It’s Time to Retool Your Career

See what free training you qualify for to start a new career in a growing field.
Funding is available now. Contact us today for more information: 1-800-285-WORKS

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​Increasing use of technology has impacted many employers throughout Oakland County, most notably in the retail, financial services and manufacturing sectors. This has forced them to make adjustments to their workforce, as required skill sets have changed.

If you have been laid off from your job in one of these industries, funding is available through Oakland County Michigan Works! for training, career and supportive services for eligible participants. 

Start a rewarding career in health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, or other in-demand industries. 

Take your first step toward a new in-demand career today by contacting your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! office.

Eligible participants will receive funding of up to $4,000 for a variety of training opportunities:

Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Training Grant Program
  • Classroom training
  • Short-term, in-demand training
  • On-the-job training
  • Pre-apprenticeship training
  • Registered apprenticeships
  • Customized training

To qualify for funding, participants must prove they have been laid off from a job in finance, manufacturing, or retail. Contact your local service center for more details.

In addition to connecting job seekers with training opportunities, Oakland County Michigan Works! continues to provide a broad range of services, such as resume writing, job search strategies, interview preparation and career coaching. Service centers are closed to the public but virtual appointments are available now.

 ​To Determine Your Eligibility

​Contact your nearest Oakland County Michigan Works! service center.

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