Get The Skills You NeedFor The Job You Want

West Michigan employers need skilled workers.

Are you interested in a long-term, successful career but need to learn new skills to get there? We can connect you to a variety of job training programs for high-demand careers in multiple industries.

Training Programs



Learn the skills for a new career while earning a wage. Learn more about Apprenticeships.

Integrated Education & Training (IET):

Earn a high school diploma or GED and get training for a career in a high-demand occupation.

Short-term Training

Hands-on classes that lead to a high-demand industry-recognized certificate or degree.


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Adult Education

Instructional-related activities to assist adults in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for employment leading to self-sufficiency. This includes basic literacy, English literacy, citizenship and high school equivalency. Contact a career coach to learn more.


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Instruction for employees that takes place at work. Designed to help obtain the knowledge and skills required for the position such as how to operate any equipment, tools or machinery. Contact a career coach to find out which training options are available and which would be the best fit for you.


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West Michigan Works! offers scholarships for many high-demand occupations. Take a look at our Hot Jobs List to see which occupations are eligible for scholarships or talk with one of our career experts.