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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

This office is committed to professional, workforce development and personal training, delivering opportunities for anyone interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or participating in professional development. We partner with business and industry throughout the Upper Peninsula. The primary objective is to create, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports current business and industry while considering the future workforce.

Upcoming Events


Summer Skilled Trade Camps

July 2017

Registration is now OPEN!


MSHA 24 hr. & 8 hr. Refresher Classes

May 1 - 3, 2017 - 24 hour
May 2, 2017 - 8 hour Refresher
Register today!!

Motorcycle Safety Registration

Online Registration is open for the 2017 season.

This is a new program.  Read all the information before registering!

Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - May 5 & 6, 2017 (Friday & Saturday) - Escanaba

CE - May 20, 2017 (Saturday) - Bark River - Harris - JUST ADDED!

Transportation Supervisor Training - Available online: Part 1 & Part 2


Appraisal CE Classes

April 27 - 29, 2017 - Lansing
May 4 & 5, 2017 - Midland
May 4 - 6, 2017 - Escanaba
See schedule for most current information.


See a complete list of upcoming events by visiting the training calendar. This is regularly updated with each of the upcoming events from the Continuing Education and Workforce Development office.



JER Online

Looking for a class for personal enrichment or pursing professional development? NMU Continuing Education and Workforce Development has partnered with a leading provider of online education. Learn more.

Training Opportunities

Brief descriptions of some of the training courses offered by NMU, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Learning to Lead

Materials and Links from the 2017 seminar can be found here.
The opportunities offered by the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Office (CEWD) fall into three main categories: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/27">workforce development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/52">professional development</a>, and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/64">personal development.</a>             CEWD also offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/non-credit-online">non-credit online classes</a>. Photo of Tyler LaCourt

Quick Links

Continuing Education and Workforce Developmentconteduc@nmu.edu906-227-2103