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Grant Supported Job Training Assistance

Macomb Community College actively pursues state and federal grants and other collaborations that allow it to enhance its programs and provide free or low-cost training and educational opportunities to businesses and individuals. 

The following are the currently funded training and educational programs Macomb has partnered in with state and federal agencies and other educational providers and organizations.

Michigan Apprenticeship Program Plus (MAP+)

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Labor ($3.9 million)

Purpose:  Develop apprenticeship pathways and build a pipeline of qualified candidates for skilled trade apprenticeships and other employer-sponsored industrial training programs.  

Who Benefits:  Employed, underemployed, unemployed and high school students interested in entry or advancement in a skilled trade, and companies in need of a highly skilled workforce to remain competitive.  

Additional Information: Brochure
Additional Information: Industrial Readiness Certificate


Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT)

Funding Source: National Science Foundation

Purpose: Increase the pool of automotive technicians, engineering technologists and engineers qualified to work with advanced propulsion vehicle systems and their components.

Who Benefits: Automotive manufacturers through customized training programs and students preparing for careers in new and developing advanced automotive technology.

Additional Information: Website

For more information, contact Bob Feldmaier at