Locations M-TEC at Lake Michigan College

Workforce Training & Development

Enhance your skills to get the job you want

Train for a new career in less than a semester! Short Term Training offers non-credit programs for up-skilling and continuous improvement. The theories and skills taught in our short term training programs may apply to small, large, non-profit, and government organizations. 

Programs are currently being offered in Healthcare, Skilled Trades and Hospitality Training, as well as retirement planning.


Healthcare Training

Job growth in the healthcare industry is expected to remain strong in southwest Michigan. 

A career as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) can begin with less than one year of training. Courses are offered at LMC campuses several times a year.

LMC also offers a four-hour course in AHA Basic Life Support CPR/AED that results in an American Heart Certification.


Skilled Trades

LMC offers short term training in skilled trades and manufacturing fields. Current offerings:

MIG/TIG Welding


Hospitality Training

Everyone working in the restaurant and hospitality industries is responsible for the safety of their customers. As an individual, certification will enhance your resume. As an employer, training your staff will equip them with the knowledge they need to be dependable representatives of you and your business.

ServSafe Alcohol Training & Certification

ServSafe Food Safety Program for Managers


Retirement Planning

This 6-week course will help you understand the three sides of the estate: legal/tax, insurance, and financial. Read more.


I'm looking to support my workforce...

Workforce Training and Development (WTD) offers customized training. WTD works closely with organizations in a consultative role to develop specific training programs, and responds with training and education that will meet an organization's need to solve problems and advance their workforce.

WTD can offer both credit courses and short term training programs at our campuses or company sites. Contact Ken Flowers at (269) 927-4103 for more information.