Michigan Works! focuses on helping those in our community get the education and training they need to pursue a successful future.

Whether it is a short-term certificate or a degree program, we can help you chart your course.  We focus primarily on the high growth, high demand industries.  See below to learn more about the training opportunities near you.


Did you know that that you may be eligible to receive financial support through Michigan Works! for qualified training and/or education? Average amounts may range from $500-$2500 per semester.  Click on the options below to learn more.

Student Life
Student Life

Training for those enrolled at LMC or SMC

In partnership with Lake Michigan College and Southwestern Michigan College, we can help you earn a certificate or degree in a high-demand field.

College Classroom

Training for those not enrolled in LMC or SMC

Not attending Lake Michigan College or Southwestern Michigan College? You may be eligible for financial support for other approved certificates or degree program.

Doctor's Appointment


An apprenticeship combines paid work experience with classroom training.  Michigan Works! sponsors 3 health care apprenticeship programs and we support registered apprentices in other fields including manufacturing and professional trades.

Interior Design Construction

Heard of YouthBuild?

If you're 16-24 years old and interested in being paid to become certified in a competitive industry while finishing your High School Diploma or GED...


YouthBuild may be an excellent fit for you!


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