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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 the GRCC M-TEC Champions Inquiry Form.

Step 2

Fill out the GRCC M-TEC Champions Eligibility Application and submit to

If you need assistance filling out the application, please email 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.



Start date

Automotive Technician Job Training Program

18 Wks

see Job Training

Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A)

3 wks

see CNA

Computer Support Technician Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Construction Electrical Job Training Program

18 weeks

see Job Training

Machinist/CNC Technician Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Medical Assistant

22 wks

see Job Training

Pharmacy Technician

15 wks

October 18, 2021


10 wks

October 4, 2021

Public Works

11 wks

Oct. 19, 2021

Residential Construction Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

Welding/Fabrication Job Training Program

18 wks

see Job Training

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


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.

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.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration grant


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