The Detroit Training Center’s Construction Training Courses are intended to provide students with a complete understanding of general construction and residential home building. Topics include green building and sustainable construction practices, safety, and project management. Our outdoor facility allows students to train in a real world construction project setting. Students will have the opportunity to learn from instructors who have actual field experience in capacities ranging from superintendent to project manager to business owner. Trade specific tools and heavy equipment will be used.
The Detroit Training’s Center Landscaping Training Courses are designed to prepare students for a career in the landscape industry. Students receive hands-on instruction in topics such as Turf Maintenance, Horticulture, Landscape Construction, Irrigation, and more from instructors who have years of specialized experience working in those fields. The majority of the instruction is conducted in our outdoor training facility where students have the opportunity to apply their classroom instruction on a real landscape project. Students will be exposed to work situations, tools, and equipment commonly found on landscape projects.
Facility Maintenance Courses
The Detroit Training Center’s Facility Maintenance Training Courses prepares students for work in the Facility Maintenance industry and is taught in three modules: Job Readiness, Trade Tools & Equipment, and Cleaning Processes. The Job Readiness module is lecture-based and focuses on the work life of a custodian. The Trade Tools & Equipment module is primarily hands on, and focuses on Personal Protective Equipment, and tool identification, usage, and best practices. The third module of the class addresses Cleaning Processes and includes a firm emphasis on Green Cleaning practices.
Heavy Equipment Operator
The Detroit Training Center’s Equipment Operator Training Courses provide student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be proficient in the use of heavy equipment and powered industrial trucks on construction and landscaping projects. Students will receive lecture-based instruction to develop general knowledge on the equipment prior to attending hands-on instruction where they will have the opportunity to driving the equipment.
The Detroit Training Center’s Computer Training Courses is designed to give students the computer knowledge, critical thinking skills, and self-sufficiency required to build a career in any industry. Knowledgeable instructors will show students the ins and outs of today’s hardware and software. Strong emphasis will be placed on developing analytical skills so that students can solve today’s most frequently encountered computer problems.
General Education Courses
The Detroit Training Center’s General Education Courses provide students with a foundation of skills in which they can build upon to pursue careers in their fields of interest. Classroom instruction will focus on soft skills and basic knowledge required for an individual wishing to obtain and maintain employment. Topics include resume workshops, interviewing practice, and professional etiquette.
Customized To Fit Your Needs
The Detroit Training Center specializes in offering customized vocational programs of study, tailored to meet the needs of individuals, corporate, governmental, and non-profit organizations.
Hands On Training
The Detroit Training Center focuses on hands on training that prepares students to utilizes their knowledge in real world situations. We teach students how to use our materials and equipment that are used in the work environment.
The Detroit Training Center works with various contractors, for profit and non-profits organizations to connect our graduates with job opportunities in Metro Detroit.