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HCAM Apprenticeship Program

Healthcare Industry


Organizations Involved

Healthcare Association of Michigan (HCAM)

Occupations Involved

Home Health and Personal Care Aides; Nurses, general; Apprentices

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; Expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals


The HCAM Apprenticeship Program will offer 750 registered apprenticeship slots to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the state of Michigan. The purposes of HCAM's Apprenticeship Program are to address the workforce shortage by increasing the number of long-term care workers at these facilities and to help employers improve recruitment and retention of healthcare providers in the long-term care industry. Apprenticeships will be registered with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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