Certification Training

Explore and prepare for new jobs

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Where do I go from here?

This might be a familiar question, especially with all the changes lately in our world, and our way of life.

You may be thinking about your future after school…or you’re re-entering the workforce after a break…or you’re a Veteran looking for new workplace training…or you just want a job that you can look forward to each day.

What’s the next step?

For decades, we’ve been told to get good grades, graduate, go to college, graduate with a degree, get a good job, move up the corporate ladder.

That isn’t how everyone is wired.

That doesn’t have to be the path for everyone to have career success.

A college degree is an admirable, aspirational goal; although it comes with a load of student loan debt to pay off as well. What if your interests change after all that coursework? There’s no guarantee that you’ll land a job in the areas of your degree expertise.

Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces is an honorable tour of duty; but the military job doesn’t always match civilian jobs when you come off active duty. How do you transfer your skills into a new career?

Some people learn by doing. They love tackling problems, trying solutions, learning from experiments, and making the world a better place during the process.

So…What is the Next Career Step for You?

Employers want candidates who have some training in basic skills, are eager to learn, and focused on making a difference in their position. Where do you find the training needed for this?

If only there were ways to introduce and explore career paths at an early age.

If only there were “middle steps” to take you from one stage of employment life to another.

If only there were mini certifications that helped you land a local job; and those certifications could help towards a higher degree when you’re ready.

Align Lenawee Certification Program

Imagine the possibility of completing certification programs in a variety of career paths – and then landing a job you love. Certifications towards hot jobs, those that give you the opportunity to excel and advance.

Our partnership has made this possible.

Align Lenawee teamed up with local educators, college resources, employers, and subject matter experts, to design a new series of certification programs that you can participate in while working towards your career ladder.

Career path exploration can start as early as middle school and high school. Certification programs and apprenticeships are a unique way to learn about a job and get the skills that give you an edge towards steady employment.

Information on each certification program below will soon be available for you to learn about!

Applied Computing
Cybersecurity
Digital Marketing
Early Childhood Education
Entrepreneurship
Future Educators
Health Care
IT/Data Management
Project Management
Web Development