Training Programs

Short-term training programs are designed for participants to receive all of the necessary training in six months or less that will prepare them for employment.

Listed below are our current offerings

Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA Training Program

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide important basic care services, including feeding, bathing and grooming patients, and taking vital signs. A valuable member of the patient care team, CNAs are also known as "nursing aides" or "nursing assistants" and generally work under the supervision of Registered Nurses (RNs) or Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Becoming a CNA is a great entry point to a career the nursing profession.

Oakland County Michigan Works!, in partnership with Oakland Community College, are offering a CNA Training Program, free to eligible candidates.

For additional information contact Jamie Stephens

Zoom information will be e-mailed closer to the event.
Information Sessions

CNC Machine Operator Program

There is an immediate need for CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine operators, who make parts and pieces from raw materials. Learn more about this short-term, eight-week training program at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills that will prepare participants for entry-level CNC machine operator positions.

Certifications:

  • NC3 Mike Rowe Work Ethics Certification
  • IC2 Digital Literacy Certification
  • NIMS Measurement, Materials & Safety Certification
  • NIMS CNC Mills Operations Certification
  • NIMS Lather Operations Certification

Date: Beginning March 21, 2022

Location: Auburn Hills Campus

Application Requirements

  • U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • 18 years-of-age or older
  • Not currently registered in school within a local educational agency
  • Registered with the Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Other eligibility factors may apply

Information Sessions

For additional information contact Kristen Charlton


Logistics Technician Program

The Logistics Technician Program is designed to prepare individuals for front-line material handling and supply chain logistics jobs in fulfillment centers, warehouses, distribution centers, and factories. This Program provides industry recognized certifications such as Certified Logistics Associate (CLA), Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) and OSHA 10. In addition to these certifications, the Program components include Project Based Learning, Mentorship with Industry Partner, Workplace Communication and Teamwork.

Certifications Earned:

  • Foundational Level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA)
  • Mid-Level Technical CLT Certifications
  • OSHA
  • MC3 Mike Rowe Work Ethics

Date: Beginning February 21, 2022 / April 25, 2022

Location: Auburn Hills Campus

Applicant Requirement:

  • Commitment to 8 week training
  • Other eligibility factors may apply

Information Sessions

For additional information contact Lina Gerchak


Programmable Logic Controller and Robotics Technician Program

Advanced manufacturing is one of the fastest-growing, high-demand industry sectors in Southeast Michigan, with thousands of positions open annually. If you have the interest and ambition, Oakland County Michigan Works! and Oakland Community College offer no-cost training to qualified workers. Take the first step in joining this career sector by attending a training program information session.

Certifications Earned:

  • FANUC Cert 1
  • OSHA
  • NC3 Mike Rowe Work Ethics
  • Digital Literacy

Date: Beginning March 7, 2022 / April 18, 2022 / August 22, 2022

Location: Auburn Hills Campus

Applicant Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • 16 years-of-age or older
  • Not currently registered in school within a local educational agency
  • Registered with the Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Other eligibility factors may apply

Information Sessions

For additional information contact Lina Gerchak


Sterile Processing Technician Program

The Sterile Processing Technician Program is designed to give entry-level and incumbent healthcare workers the experience, knowledge and skills necessary to become certified as a Sterile Processing Technician. These positions are responsible for decontaminating, inspecting, assembling, packaging and sterilizing reusable surgical instruments or devices in a healthcare facility.

Program Information:

This program includes 42 hours of classroom instruction toward exam preparation and 48 hours of on site clinical experience in a sterile processing department at a partnering hospital.

Certifications:

Individuals will have the classroom knowledge required to sit for the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution Exam.

Date: Beginning January 25, 2022 / April 25, 2022 / August 1, 2022

Location: Southfield Campus

Applicant Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • Registered with the Selective Services (if applicable)
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Drug free
  • Other eligibility factors may apply

Information Sessions

For additional information contact Jamie Stephens

Benefits

  • Salaries and job opportunities are determined through research and direct contact with area businesses
  • Occupations may be linked with other certificate and associate degree classes as well as four year institutions
  • Programs may be credit and/or non-credit
  • Individuals may become employed after the initial training package and continue on with their education for higher level employment

for more Information

Oakland Community College
M-TECSM Building
Training Programs
2900 Featherstone Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248.232.4100