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M-TEC Champions Program

Ready to make 2021 the year that changes your life?

This program takes commitment, determination and fortitude. Are you ready? If so, we can empower you to get there!

You may qualify for FREE college!

Become an M-TEC Champion in a few easy steps!

Step 1 

Fill out this GRCC M-TEC Champions Inquiry Form or attend a virtual Information Session.

Step 2

Fill out the GRCC M-TEC Champions Eligibility Application and submit to jessicapierce1@grcc.edu.

If you need assistance filling out the application, please email workforcetraining@grcc.edu or call (616) 234-3185.

About the program: A fast-track to work

The GRCC M-TEC Champions Program offers qualified applicants, ages 18-24, the resources to obtain job skills that can lead to a more secure and better quality of life for you and your family. There is no cost for those who qualify.

The Champions program begins with The Readiness Program. The Readiness program digs into career exploration and planning, employer interaction, tours, “ready to learn” activities, financial literacy, computer/digital skills, and leadership skills. This helps guide you toward a rewarding educational and career pathway. 

After successful completion of The Readiness program, you may choose and receive training in one of the below qualifying GRCC technical careers programs. These technical paths focus on building skills and credentials so you can have gainful employment.

Program

Duration

Start date

Automotive Technician Job Training Program

18 Wks

see Job Training

Automotive Servicing

<12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Baking and Pastry Arts

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A)

5 wks

see CAN

Computer Support Technician Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Craft Brewing, packaging & Service Operations

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Electrical Controls Mechatronics

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Entrepreneurship

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

HVAC

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Industrial Maintenance

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Introduction to Construction Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Machine Tool

<12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Machinist/CNC Technician Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Mechanical Design

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Mechatronics certificate/Electrical Controls

<12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Mechatronics-Basic Industrial Electricity

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Medical Assistant

22 wks

TBD

Pharmacy Technician

15 wks

TBA

Phlebotomy

10 wks

TBD

Plastics-Polymer Engineering Technology

<12 mo

TBD

Public Works

11 wks

TBD

Residential Construction Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Retail management

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Supply Chain Operations Management

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Tooling and Manufacturing

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Welding Skills

<12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Welding Technology

12 mo

Aug 31, 2021

Welding/Fabrication Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

We can’t wait to meet you and watch you transform your life!

The next cohort begins June 7, 2021

Eligibility

Requirements from the project funder:

  • You must be a US Citizen or have proper authorization to work in the US.
  • You must be 18 -24 years of age.
  • An applicant will not be admitted to this program if they have been convicted of any of the following:
    • Murder, as described in section 1111 of Title 18, United States Code
    • Child abuse
    • A crime involving rape or sexual assault

To learn more or determine if you qualify, please submit this Inquiry Form or attend a virtual Information Session

Applicant must:

  • Applicant needs must be in alignment with the Champions outcome.
  • Each applicant must agree to obtain career technical training and employment.
  • Applicant must comply with program rules and expectations.

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