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Upcoming information sessions outline advanced manufacturing training opportunities available through Macomb Community College

– Monday, October 6, 2014 12:00AM

Information sessions on Oct. 14 and 22 will overview training opportunities available from Macomb Community College for the high-demand positions of computer numerical control (CNC) machinist, welder, production operator and multi-skilled technician.

Those who are unemployed, displaced workers or veterans may qualify for free training, which is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The program is part of the Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing, which is an alliance of eight community colleges led by Macomb to train displaced workers to fill jobs available in the growing advanced manufacturing sector.  Information sessions will be held at both Macomb’s South and Center campuses:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6 – 8 p.m., John Lewis Community Center (K Building), Room 324, South Campus, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren.  For a campus map, click here.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1 – 3 p.m. University Center 1, Lecture Hall A, Center  Campus, 44575 Garfield Road (at Hall Road), in Clinton Township.  For a campus map, click here.

 For more information and to register, call 586.498.4046 or visit www.macomb.edu/Infosession.

 About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually.  Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges.  The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

Media Contact: James Melton, 586.445.7271, meltonj@macomb.edu