The polished Michigan Statewide Joint Apprenticeship Training Program sanctions five carpentry and millwright training centers - Wayland, Grayling, Saginaw, Negaunee and Detroit. Each location facilitates 4-year apprenticeships - training blended with working on the job. If you're looking to start career in the skilled trades and don't want to pay for training and increase your debt, apprenticeships in Carpentry, Welding and Floor Layer are sound options.

Carpenters work with a tools and materials to build houses, construct bridges, highways, skyscrapers. Carpenters saw, level, hammer, and measure wood and other building material. They install tile, insulation, acoustical ceilings, cabinets, and siding.

Millwrights install conveyor systems, turbines, and electrical generators in factories. They drill pipes and perform precision work on nuclear power plants. Millwrights are experts at reading blueprints and performing drilling and welding.

Floor Layers are professionals that install carpets, vinyl and laminate.