What is it like being a MAT² Apprentice?

What is it like being a MAT² Apprentice?

The MAT2 Apprenticeship Program is an innovative, industry-driven workforce development strategy that was designed to provide a debt-free associate degree, industry-aligned education, and real-world training. In a new video, MAT² Apprentices and a MAT² Graduate share their experience in the program, provide advice, and describe some benefits of the program. “You’re going to have a lot more…

Macomb Community College Joins MAT2 Network

Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program (MAT2) is happy to announce a new partnership with Macomb Community College to expand the opportunities for MAT2 mechatronics apprenticeships in Southeast Michigan. “We are very excited about the opportunity to work with Macomb Community College, especially given their leadership and long experience in teaching mechatronics. Expanding our network of community…

Adapting the German Apprenticeship Model for the U.S.

The MAT² Apprenticeship Program is based off the German Dual Education System, a world-renowned apprenticeship system that experts say contribute to low youth unemployment, and also to company innovation. “Programs like MAT² help Brose North America combat the challenges of Industry 4.0,” said Arnd Herwig, Vice President Development, Brose North America. “As our products get…

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How Successful Trainers Increase Productivity

The MAT² Apprenticeship Program is offering a Train the Trainer Seminar to help trainers plan and conduct training more effectively and gain skills they need to transfer knowledge to apprentices and other employees. Companies that invest in training see an increase in productivity almost immediately. As the Apprenticeship Manager at Endress+Hauser, a participant in the…

Participate in our Winter Virtual Train the Trainer Courses

Our popular Train the Trainer courses are available for anyone, anywhere. The course is designed to help trainers plan and conduct training more effectively, providing both theoretical and practical tools to anyone who regularly trains others. This winter, choose between January/February or February/March course dates. The virtual Train the Trainer course allows participation from home…