|About||Kalamazoo Valley Technical Training Services provides training courses and certifications for in-demand skilled trades such as: Wind Turbine Technician, CNC Operator, Mechatronics, Telecommunication Tower Technician, and many more!|
|Mission||We are committed to enriching the lives of our students and communities through quality educational programs and services.|
Creating an educated workforce skilled to meet the demands of a changing economy is the focus at Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s third campus, The Groves Campus.
The Groves originally opened in 2001 as one of the 18 M-TEC facilities across the state of Michigan. In 2012, the M-TEC facility located in The Groves Business Park was renamed to Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center.
The Groves offers fast-track training programs that are designed with input from local employers. Available career academies include the Wind Turbine Technician Academy - which was initially launched in 2009 and has quickly earned a reputation as the premier training source for wind industry professionals. Other career academies offered at The Groves include Corrections Officer Academy, Police Academy, Patient Care Academy, and Phlebotomy Academy.
The Groves also offers customized workforce development training for area employers. Staff there works closely with business to ensure that services align with the employment needs of the region. Business and community leaders turn to the Groves Center for state-of-the-art education and training.
Wind Turbine Technician Academy - Focused on specific, hands-on competencies, our unique training model moves students from the classroom to the learning labs and into the field quickly.
Telecommunication Tower Technician Certification (TTT-1 and TTT-2) - Kalamazoo Valley is an approved practical examination facility by the National Wireless Safety Alliance.
Open enrollment courses for a variety of skills can be found online: http://www.kvccgrovescenter.com/training/
Academy training can be found online: