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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


MSHA 8 Hour Refresher

January 17, 2018     ***Date Change****

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for this MSHA Annual Refresher training.



February 16, 2018 - 8 hour Refresher

March 9, 2018 - 8 hour Refresher

March 19 - 23, 2018 - 40 hour Initial Training

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for this MSHA Annual Refresher training.


Appraisal CE Classes

January 18 - 22, 2018 - Grand Rapids - *New class offered**

February 15 - 17, 2018 - Flint

March 9 - 10, 2018 - Grand Rapids - *JUST ADDED*

March 15 - 17, 2018 - Waterford 

See the schedule for a complete listing of classes. 

Michigan Certified Assessing Technician

April 19 - 21, 2018 - Marquette (Registration Deadline is March 19, 2018).

Must register more than 30 days before class.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - February 2 & 3, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - Marquette

Beginning - May 4 & 5, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - Escanaba

Transportation Supervisor Training - TBD


Motorcycle Safety Registration

2018 Schedule coming in February 2018.

Online Registration will open on March 1 for the 2018 season.

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


Summer Skilled Trade Camps

Watch for a schedule in May 2018!



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.



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