Oakland County Michigan Works!, aligned with County Executive David Coulter’s goal of 80 percent of its citizens securing a post-secondary degree or advanced certification, offers a variety of education and training programs for people who are laid off or otherwise unemployed.
Our goal is to help you find your next position and reenter the workforce as quickly as possible. Most job growth in Oakland County is in the fields of advanced manufacturing, health care and information technology. Demand for talent in the skilled trades is among the highest in the nation.
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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