up to $5,000

Contact your Career Coach to learn about available funding including supportive services

training options

Short- and mid-term customized education and training solutions

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MiLEAP can help you earn a certificate or degree in a high-demand field

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Short-Term Training, High-Wage Careers.

Have you been temporarily or permanently laid off from a job? Have you been struggling with unemployment for six months or longer? Looking for a career? A better job?

SEMCA Michigan Works! has programs that offer eligible job seekers opportunities for free training to start a new career in high-demand occupations such as :

  • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Robotics Technicians, Mechatronics, CNC Technicians, Robotic Welders/Soldering
  • Health Care
    • Medical Billing, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Information Technology
    • CyberSecurity, Info Technology & Security
  • Transportation
    • CDL Licensing and more!

Up to $5,000* Available for

  • On-the-job training
  • Pre-apprenticeship training
  • Registered apprenticeships
  • Short-term and virtual training programs
  • *based on eligibility and availability of funding

    Contact a SEMCA Career Coach

    SEMCA Michigan Works! Services

    If you are unemployed or want to explore career options leading to better employment, you owe it to yourself to visit one of the American Job Centers operated by SEMCA Michigan Works! Our staff are trained Career Coaches who can assist you in the exploration of new careers and the education/training options to achieve your dreams. 

    All services are free to those seeking employment, regardless of your job situation, education level, experience or skill level. Job Seekers can access the following services through Michigan Works!:

    The Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program (MiLEAP) is a workforce training program made possible by a $17,827,178.11 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Education Stabilization Fund – Reimagine Workforce Preparation Program (ESF-RWP) provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act of 2020.

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