Now Accepting Applications for February, 2022 Class

Applications due January 31, 2022

Pre-Apprenticeship Information Session

  • November 18, 2021 at 1 pm

Registration is required 
Question:  Katelyn Kontny
Phone: 248.232.4572

OCC is looking to build a pipeline of qualified students to meet industry needs in high-demand occupations in advanced manufacturing fields.  Students going through the Pre-Apprenticeship program will learn a foundation of skills needed in advanced manufacturing fields.  In addition to coursework students will have the opportunity to earn up to three industry recognized credentials. Once course is completed OCC will prepare students to meet with prospective employer sponsors to continue in trade skills, apprenticeship and training. 

Benefits of Pre-Apprenticeship

  • Develop your skills and knowledge of the trade​
  • Prepare yourself for employment​
  • Explore a potential trade you aren’t sure about but have an interest in​
  • Upgrade your academics – some programs focus on a specific knowledge area and offer further courses to build up your knowledge before entering a full-time placement


  • Shop Math
  • Safety
  • Blue Print Reading


  • OSHA10
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Mike Rowe Works


  • Machining/Machinist
  • CNC Technician
  • Field Technician
  • Tool & Die Designer/Maker
  • HVAC/R Technician
  • Maintenance Technician/Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician


  • Training and course work will be completed in 5 weeks.
  • Classes will run Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm



This program is currently no cost


  • Students entering the program must be available during the scheduled time for all classes.
  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age or will turn 18 years of age prior to the completion of course work.