OCC Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Series of Events and Proclamation Highlight Career Opportunities 

In celebration of the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 14-18, OCC is hosting a series of events to highlight the benefits of Registered Apprenticeships. These events address area workforce challenges and provide students with a pathway to high-wage, in-demand technical and professional careers.    

Apprentice working

“Community college technical programs are a gateway to professional careers that help our economy develop and grow,” said OCC Chancellor Peter Provenzano. “OCC’s Registered Apprenticeships assist business and industry with a workforce solution for building, recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse labor pool.”  

The OCC National Apprenticeship Week events include:  

Nov. 16 – Employer and Apprentice Appreciation Celebration at OCC, Auburn Hills campus, F Building from 4:30-6:30pm.  For more information, contact Cameron Albring  

Nov. 17 – Medical Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Information Session with OCC, Oakland County Michigan Works and Henry Ford Healthcare System, Highland Lakes Campus, Room 401 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Register online 

Nov. 17 – Advanced Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Pre-apprenticeship Information Sessions 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Register online 

In addition to the events, OCC’s NAW Proclamation is available on the Apprenticeship web page and is also available on the Department of Labor’s website. 

For more information about OCC’s apprenticeship opportunities. 


 About OCC    

Offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates, OCC is Michigan’s largest multi-campus community college and one of the top transfer institutions in the state. The College provides academic, career training and enriching experiences, designed to empower students to reach their potential and enhance our community. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. A seven-person Board of Trustees governs OCC. Board members are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis, serve as volunteers and are not paid. Mission statement: OCC is committed to empowering our students to succeed and advancing our community. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu. 

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