Northern Michigan high-school students recently took advantage of events created by key players in the skilled-trades movement — commonly referred to as professional trades. Driven by National Manufacturing Day, a Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program grant to provide Michigan community colleges funding to help deliver educational programs in high-wage, high-skill and high-demand occupations, Kirtland […]
Skilled trades have been in the news for years, but they’ve really bubbled to the surface in the past few months.
People with skills get paid.
People certified in a skilled trade get paid more.
What are you waiting for? Skilled trades are IN DEMAND. The focus on fixing our nation’s infrastructure is going to make that demand explode.
Kirtland’s Gaylord M-TEC is bringing a free four-day skilled trades summer camp to girls ages 14-17 on Jun. 20-23. This camp is designed for girls with an interest in skilled trades occupations or STEM careers and will run daily from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch is provided but space is limited and registration is […]
Governor Snyder announced Tuesday $50 million in awards to 18 community colleges across the state as part of the new Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program (CCSTEP), an effort to build capacity and meet the training demand for good-paying jobs in skilled trades. The funding will enable the community colleges to purchase state-of-the-art equipment to […]