Regional Talent Innovation Program (RTI)

What is RTI?

The Regional Talent Innovation Program is a program that allows people to access free, short-term training in areas related to advanced manufacturing. People interested can enroll in up to 40 hours of trainings out of the 40 courses being offered through Delta College and Mid Michigan College. 

Who can apply for training?

Anyone who has been impacted in any way by COVID-19 and lives OR works in the following Michigan counties: Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, or Saginaw. Employers in these counties may request assistance in order to organize a training sequence and schedule that supports their workforce best. 

When does the program run?

Applications open in July 2022 and trainings will be offered through April 2023.

What are my next steps?

That depends. We've compiled information for employers looking to customize training programs for their employees and information for any individual who would like to take advantage of these free trainings. Keep investigating or start your application now!

What trainings are available for free?

Participants can select up to 40 hours worth of trainings that will be 100% covered by this program. Materials and supplies will also be free!