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Fast Start™ Training Programs

Delta's Fast Start™ training programs are a great way to gain some valuable skills that local employers are looking for. All programs are accelerated and range from 3.5 to 13 weeks. That means you can get the tools you need to start working faster.

Funding support for training costs may be available for those who qualify. Individuals are encouraged to visit a Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! offices in Bay, Midland or Saginaw to learn more about training options. Qualifications vary based on type of training. All programs require a high school diploma or GED and WorkKeys® testing. 

Diesel Technician Fast Start Students


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Diesel Technician Fast Start™

We are now recruiting for Diesel Technician Fast Start™. Classes will run October 9-December 16. Applications are due September 25. Download the application today!

This 10 week training program is designed to prepare individuals for careers as Diesel Technicians and is scheduled to begin this fall.  Starting pay is $15 to $16 per hour.

Limited seats are available for this training. All applicants are encouraged to visit Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! to take WorkKeys® assessments and see if you qualify for financial support to pay for training.

Benefits of the program include: 

  • 50% of training done in NEW diesel lab
  • You will earn 3 academic credits toward your Diesel Technology AAS degree
  • Get directly connected to employers who are hiring now

Training Programs

Spencer Mulder

“The hands on portion of the class is extremely helpful and makes the classroom materials easy to translate to real world experiences. There is no other program in the area that gives you the experience this class does with such a great opportunity for employment.”

Spencer Mulder
Chemical Process Operator Fast Start™ Graduate