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Trade School & Certification Information

Looking for opportunities in skilled trade education and training within Metro Detroit? Click the links below to find job titles, required education credentials, and starting hourly rates for areas in high demand.

Additional Resources

DPSCD Career Tech Centers

Offers unique opportunity to participate in a variety of trade programs while in high school.

Durfee Innovation Society

“Opportunity Hubs” provide dozens of education, workforce development, entrepreneurship, and human services programs. 

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) RoadMap to Opportunity

Provides short videos and information sheets for available programs.

Detroit at Work

Provides dozens of free job training program and workshop opportunities.

Focus: HOPE

Offers an array of job training skilled trade programs.


Detroit Promise

 Free-tuition scholarship can be used toward obtaining your credentials for a skilled trade program at these participating schools

Skilled Trade Program Opportunities

This table provides an overview of programs available in Metro Detroit. If you have a trade program that is not listed or the information provided needs to be updated, please use the "add/update" link below to update your school/program's information.


If you would like to be included on citywide efforts educating families about postsecondary options use "join network" link below.

The following links provide detailed enrollment information for each school and program listed with downloadable materials you can save for your reference.

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