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Healthcare Employers Invited to Apprenticeship Information Session

NORTHWEST LOWER, MI— All types and sizes of healthcare related employers from across Northwest Lower Michigan are invited to attend an apprenticeship information session Monday, March 11 in Traverse City. The information session will run from Noon to 1:30 pm at the Northwest Michigan Works! American Job Center, 1209 S. Garfield Ave.

The session will include an overview of apprenticeships, the process of developing a program, and using apprenticeships to fill workforce gaps. Various types of health related occupations will be discussed including Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, Community Health Worker, Home Health Aide, Pharmacy Tech, Surgical Tech, and Information Technology or Computer Applications, and more. The event will also provide a summary of potential funding options and career pathways in the healthcare field.

There is no charge to attend the information session.  Please RSVP to either or

Registered apprenticeships are offered through the U.S. Department of Labor and are a proven training method for employers to build a talent pipeline of highly skilled, educated employees. Northwest Michigan Works! provides technical assistance and administrative support for registered apprenticeships, including development and implementation guidance. 

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Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission