• Industry Employers

    The CAAT works with automotive industry employers to prepare students for careers in emerging advanced automotive technologies.

    Through Macomb Community College and Wayne State University, the CAAT works very closely with automotive industry employers to respond to their immediate and future talent and educational needs. Macomb Community College and Wayne State University are active participants in the Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement (MAGMA).

    Our programs include:

    • Developing and delivering specialized curriculum, training, and worker preparation.
      The Electric Vehicle Technology Certificate Programs respond to the immediate and future vehicle electrification needs of the automotive industry.
    • Funding the development of specialized curriculum for incumbent or new employee training by partnering with a local community college or university.
      We currently have 17 Seed Funding projects completed or in progress.
    • Provide graduates from a variety of certificate and associate and bachelor degree programs
      Our Career Pathways page summarizes these programs and pathways.
    • Provide internship opportunities for students.

    Contact the CAAT at CAAT@macomb.edu with your questions or for assistance.

    Other Resources:

    • National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) offers accredited automotive programs around the country.
    • Driving Change: Greening the Automotive Workforce offers green and/or growing occupations and related training programs in the states of Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Search for training programs in occupations such as Automotive Service Technician, Automotive Specialty Technician, Engineering Technician, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technician, and Electrical Engineering Technician.
      Driving Change is funded by the State Labor Market Information Improvement Program of the U.S. Employment and Training Administration, and is a tri-state research consortium of the Indiana, Michigan and Ohio Labor Market Information Offices tackling changes in the auto industry and resulting workforce needs.