Learn more about GRCC’s job-training programs:
- Automotive Technician — This program prepares students for an entry-level position as a state-certified automotive technician. They will receive a combination of group, hands-on, and individual training for automotive and light trucks in braking systems, suspension and steering systems, heating and air conditioning systems, and electrical systems. As each module of training is completed, students will take Michigan certification tests for licensing. To learn more, click here.
- Computer Support Technician — This program prepares students to begin a career as an entry-level computer support technician and prepares them to pass the two CompTIA A+ certification tests: Core Hardware and Operating System Technologies. CompTIA’s A+ certification is the international, industry standard for computer support technicians. This training program is offered at the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. To learn more, click here.
- Construction Electrician — This program will provide the basic knowledge and skill required to become an electrician and be placed into an apprenticeship program. Students will be required to participate in job site, lab area, field trip, and classroom settings. They will receive hands-on training in the following areas: electrical employability skills, construction and electrical safety, hand and power tool safety, construction and electrical math, electrical history, electrical theory, the National Electrical Code and electrical material identification. To learn more, click here.
- Green Construction Remodeling — This program will take place at the construction site, where students will be remodeling a home. They will have hands-on learning and application about the entire process of residential building, including blueprint reading, site layout, concrete, carpentry, door/window installation, roofing, siding, wiring, plumbing, and interior finishing. Graduates will be qualified for employment in the residential construction industry. To learn more, click here.
- Introduction to Construction — This program focuses on the fundamental skills needed for entry into the construction industry. These include blueprint reading, measuring, math, safety, wall layout, roofing, drywall, basic electrical, basic plumbing, finish carpentry, and cabinet making. This training program is offered at the Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC. To learn more, click here.
- Machinist/CNC Technician — This program teaches students how to set up and operate manual and computer-controlled metal machining equipment. Blueprint reading, precision measuring, and layout may also be covered. Graduates successfully completing this training enter jobs in the tool and die industry, machine trades, and as CNC operators. This training program is offered at the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. To learn more, click here.
- Residential Construction — This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in carpentry and related positions in the construction industry. Students in this program will receive training in safety, site layout, blueprint reading, excavation, foundation, framing, roofing, flat concrete, siding, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, insulation, drywall hanging, painting and wood finishing, trim work, landscaping, installing cabinets, floor covering, construction math, business, and finance. To learn more, click here.
- Welding/Fabrication Technician — Students in this program are trained in all production and fabrication welding applications. Blueprint reading, metallurgy; math and problem solving are also covered. Employment opportunities include production welding, fabrication and skilled trades. To learn more, click here.