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To register for any of these short-term training courses, fill out the Registration Form.

Short Term Training Preparation Course Phlebotomy Technician Training
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Wine Service for Tasting Room and Restaurant Employees
Child Development Associate Credential Preparation
Manufacturing Fundamentals




Short Term Training Preparation Course - Register Online
The Short Term Training Preparation Course is designed to help the student obtain all pertinent paperwork prior to entry into the Energy Industries Fundamentals, Certified Nurse Aide, Hospitality Training, Retail Customer Service, Supervisory Skills, Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation, Electronic Health Records, Phlebotomy Technician Training, and Patient Registrar programs. Students will complete an online assessment of their skill inventory, complete and obtain at least a BRONZE level in the WorkKeys assessment (SILVER in Math for Pharm Tech), prepare cover letters and resumes for gainful employment, and complete an online Patient/Customer Satisfaction course. This course is designed to be completed prior to your specific training start date. This class is self-paced; it is up to the student to decide how long it will take he/she to get through it, please plan accordingly.

Registration Deadline: Open Entry - Register Online
Date: Self-Paced – Start Anytime
Place: Labs available at LMC campuses
Cost: Free
Contact: Jackie Volker (269) 926-6832


 Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
To learn more about the program, and to access additional forms, read more.
Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and daily living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse. The Certified Nursing Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class.
On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Short Term Training Preparation Course (Bronze WorkKeys needed)
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background and a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

Books, scrub top, name badge, lab time, clinical time, and classroom time are included in the fee for the class. Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 8, 2015
Date: Monday- Friday, June 22–July 24, 2015
Time: 1-5 pm, Clinical 6 am-2 pm
Place: Room D-109 - Napier Avenue Campus
Cost: $635
Instructor: Kelly Parker
CRN: 60876

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 29, 2015
Date: Monday Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 6- August 21 (plus Wed and Fri on the last week -Clinicals)
Time: 8 am – 12 pm, Clinical 6 am - 2 pm
Place: Room D-109 - Napier Avenue Campus 
Cost: $635
Instructor: Petra Woods
CRN: 50715

Child Development Associate Credential Preparation

Expand your caregiving skills, including: Providing a safe, healthy learning environment. Supporting social and emotional development. Advancing physical and intellectual competence. Establish positive relationships with families.

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2015
Date: Tuesdays and Wednesdays June 9 - July 8, 2015
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Place: South Haven Campus
Room: TBA
Cost: $585  
Instructor: Ellen Russell 
CRN: 60868

Phlebotomy Technician Training
To learn more about the program, and to access additional forms, read more.
Phlebotomists are an integral part of the medical laboratory team. This short-term program will train students on the proper phlebotomy techniques.

Students will master venous and capillary blood collection techniques, specimen integrity, transport and processing, and proper universal precautions of infection control and safety. These procedures are performed on patients of all ages at medical offices, hospital labs, clinics, blood donation facilities, and nursing homes.

Students will also become familiar with medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology as they relate to the position. Training includes 76 hours in the classroom and hands-on practice in the lab. The student will also experience an internship at a local medical facility. The Short Term Training Preparation is the prerequisite for this program. Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician training the student may sit for the certification exam through the National Health Institute. Earning a certification improves the students’ chances of employment.

Students will need to purchase a uniform prior to class. Uniforms consist of royal blue scrub pants, a royal blue scrub top, white shoes, and a black lab coat.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Short Term Training Course
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Negative drug screen

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Date: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, May 19 - June 25, 2015
Time: 2:30 - 6:30 pm
Place: Bertrand Crossing Campus
Cost: $850
Instructor: Jessica Laylin 
CRN: 60877


Wine Service for Tasting Room and Restaurant Employees 

This is a good basic class for new employees, summer staff or employees who do not have wine service experience. This is an introductory class on grape varietals and where they come from. Proper service-how to open a bottle and pour- will be covered. Under age 21 employees will be allowed as no wine will be consumed.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Date: Mondays, May 11 and 13 
Time: 1-3 pm
Place: North Seminar Room, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College
Cost: $25
Instructor: Victoria Buckley 
CRN: 60873

Manufacturing Fundamentals
This program will provide students with 12 hours of OSHA certification preparation and exam; 24 hours of mechanical math and blue print reading; 18 hours of training in CNC through online instruction and hands-on activities in intermediate machining practices, intro to CNC mills, lathes and grinding; and 36 hours of hands-on welding practice for a total of 90 hours.

Registration Deadline: May 19, 2015
Date: May 26, 2015- July 30, 2015 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Place: Allegan Tech Center
Cost: $860
CRN: 60512
Instructors: Jesse Cruz, Samuel Volker, William Cain, Nate Haney

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