Career Preparation

People representing skilled trades careers, as noted by hard hats, tool belts, tool boxes, and building plans

The following are local, county, and state information and resources for graduates who are planning to pursue certifications, training, or apprenticeships for skilled trades positions. 

Certifications – Community College

Certificates of Achievement Programs at Mott Community College are designed for students who are seeking job entry skill and for those who wish to improve their performance on their present jobs or who wish to qualify for advancement.

Michigan Career Pathfinder

Michigan's Pathfinder is an online career exploration tool with valuable information about career and education opportunities.

Michigan Hot 50 Outlook

The Michigan Hot 50 Outlook highlights Michigan’s high-demand, high-wage careers that show a favorable mix of projected long-term job growth, projected annual job openings, and median wages through 2030

Michigan Works!

The Genesee, Shiawassee, Thumb (GCT) Michigan Works! is one of 16 Michigan Works! agencies across the State of Michigan operating workforce development programs designed to assist employers in finding skilled workers and job seekers prepare for, find, and retain employment. Connect with the Flint region's GST Michigan Works!

Skilled Trades/Apprenticeships

Learn a skilled trade through registered apprenticeship training. Includes both supervised on-the-job training through real work experience and related technical instruction in the classroom. Apprentices are paid during their training.

Today's Military

The Military is made up of six branches, each with their own active-duty and part-time components. Each varies in service commitment, location and how its members contribute to the overall mission of protecting our country, though all components are on the same rank-based pay scale. Visit the Today's Military website to learn more.

Air Force - 3446 S Linden Rd, Flint, MI 48507(810) 230-1327
Army - 5015 Miller Rd G, Flint, Michigan 48507 (810) 733-6478
Coast Guard - Mulberry Plaza 26097 John R Road, Madison Heights, Michigan (810) 230-1327
Marine Corps - 3450 S Linden Rd, Flint, MI 48507 (810) 230-1522
Navy - 5013 Miller Rd, Flint, MI 48507 (810) 720-0091
Space Force - Apply online or visit an Air Force office