The MAT² Apprenticeship Program provides apprentices with hands-on, paid work experience and a debt-free associate degree, and, ultimately, a path to a career in high-tech manufacturing. Apprentices don’t need previous manufacturing experience, but there are traits that apprentices must demonstrate to be successful in the program. “When we look for applicants in the MAT² Program,…
The Train the Trainer Seminar offered by the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program is designed to help trainers plan and instruct more effectively. When companies invest in quality training, it promotes productivity and boosts morale and retention. Seyer Industries made this investment in one of its trainers, Dave Sweda. Seyer Industries is a participant in the MAT2-affiliated…
Bob Graham’s son, Nicholas is a recent MAT² graduate. Bob calls the program a “win-win-win” for apprentices, companies and the state of Michigan.
Jeanine Combs, whose son Matt graduated from the MAT2 program said it was the perfect fit for him and his career. Learn more.
Meet Austin Cronin, a graduate of the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program. Learn what drew him to the program and his career at ZF North America.
Recent graduate, Logen Okoniewski, shares his experience with the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program and how graduating debt-free has impacted his whole family.
Joy VanDeKerkhove, whose daughter Hannah is a recent graduate of MAT², said the program opened valuable educational and professional opportunities for her child.
How can companies work together to close the skills gap? Apprenticeship programs offer many benefits to companies.
How has the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program make a difference in the lives of apprentices and their families? Read what a few have to say.
The Michigan Talent Investment Agency announced that it selected the GACC Midwest as the recipient of a program management award for the MAT2 program.